5 Apps to Follow World Cup 2018 With

World Cup Russia 2018 is right round the corner! Most of us, however, will be hard-pressed for time to watch it at home either due to work or family commitments. Here’s where our phones are our best friend, helping us keep up to date with standings and broadcasting live matches. Here are five apps to follow World Cup 2018 with.

To celebrate World Cup fever, we’re also giving away Nokia 2 smartphones! More information on this giveaway at the end of the article.

Fox Sports Mobile

Fox Sports appIf you are a football fanatic, you probably already have a subscription to Fox Sports to watch on TV. With this app, you can livestream major sporting events while you are travelling to work or even overseas. You can gain access to a complete coverage of World Cup 2018, and even listen to podcasts if your eyes are tired from hours of streaming. If you are a fan of the nitty-gritty details, key plays and stats are displayed on the scoreboard for you. Fast and personalised notifications keep you in the know constantly. The highlight of this app is definitely the heated debates between top personalities from FS1 Studio Shows that makes streaming much less mundane.

Available on iOS and Android.

FIFA Official App

FIFA Official App

No points for guessing that this will be in the list of apps to download. Besides getting full coverage, you can enjoy detailed news, exclusive interviews and analyses of the matches. Very few apps out there have the huge panoply of videos and pictures to relive the intense World Cup moments that this app has. The FIFA Official App keeps you updated on team rankings and even gives you the power to vote for the man of the match. You won’t be just an audience behind your phone screen as you would play a part in the footballers’ popularity.

Available on iOS and Android.

BBC Sport

BBC Sport app

Not a hardcore fan of football but still want to be in the know? From comprehensive news to a fun gossip column, BBC Sport offers you multifarious content for you to choose from. I kid you not, there are over 300 topics to follow, so you will be spoilt for choice. BBC Sport also tailors what you see in ‘My Sport’ page that brings you the news you want to see. With so many matches going on, you don’t want to be overwhelmed!

Available on Android.


theScore app

This app covers major leagues and competitions to feed your hunger for football, and sends you notifications (only if you switch it on, of course) about key plays, major news and injury updates so you will never miss a significant event. theScore also acts as a social network where you can discover viral social stories and videos, which can entertain you while you are waiting for half-time to be over.

Available on iOS and Android.

Sling TV

Sling TV app icon

Sling TV is essentially cable TV  but you save money on channels that you don’t care about. Furthermore, you can cancel your subscription or change the service easily. This isn’t just a sports app, so you can watch shows like The Walking Dead to kill time while waiting for a match to begin. If you are surrounded by international friends who love football as much as you do, they will surely thank you as Sling TV offers 18 different languages to choose from.

Available for iOS and Android.

Nokia 2 Giveaway

Nokia 2

Tell us which is your favourite team or player, app to watch football and why. Submit your answers to info.nxt@kingsmanmedia.com and the two best entries win a brand new Nokia 2 smartphone.

Look out for the next article on 5 Apps to Keep Up with World Cup for another giveaway.

Contest ends on 31 March 2018.