With the Champions League well under way for another campaign, football (or soccer) fans all over the world will be eager to see their favourite team in action. Whether you’re an armchair fan, a regular at your team’s home matches, or a die-hard follower of your club all over Europe, keep yourself completely up-to-date with the latest goings-on from the world of The Champions League.
Just to get you in the mood, cue the spine-tingling Champions League music. Now imagine a montage of your favourite Champions League goals; Zidane’s goal in the 2002 final, Solskjaer’s winner in the 1999 final, or what about Messi’s master class in the 2011 final? Anyway, now that you’ve got the European football bug, let’s talk Champions League Apps.
1. The Official UEFA App – Free
There’s no better place to start than with the Official UEFA App, available for free on both Apple and Android. Open up the world of European football in the palm of your hand. With this App, not only will you get to follow the Champions League, but also the Europa League and the European under 21 Championship. If you love your European football, you’ll love this App.
So what exactly do you get? Live results, match video highlights, match alerts for your favourite teams, standings, news, reviews, previews, photos and a whole lot more. For everything you need to know about European Football, the official EFA App is highly recommended.
2. Champions League Team App – Free
An unofficial App created and designed by Genero Communications, it’s a bit more fun and irreverent than the official UEFA App. Not only do you get live scores from all the teams in the league as well as team news from every club in the competition, but there’s fun sounds, plus all your team’s social media comments with Official club Tweets integrated into the App.
The great thing about this app is the ability to go beyond the confines of the application. It also boasts links to club sites and unofficial blogs where all of the online chat is regarding your club. It’s free and compatible with iPhone and iPad.
3. Eurosport – Free
Okay, so this is not an exclusive App for the Champions League, however the level of coverage and analysis is second to none, so it’s worth an inclusion. In addition to football, there are a number of sports for you to keep an eye on, with over 100 stories and features on a daily basis. There’s a comprehensive database of results for every sport, and real-time coverage of scores.
For Champions League content, the Eurosport App is as good as any. It boasts live text commentaries for every single Champions League game. However, if you like to get your teeth stuck into analysis, then this App is the one for you. Web chats with players, pundits and journalists as well as expert analysis from top European managers Arsene Wenger and Rafa Benitez.
4. Ringier Studio’s Champions League: True Passion, Big Business – $4.99
If you’re looking for something a little more interactive and fun, the Ringier Studio’s Champions League App is exactly what you’re after. Explore goals in 3D, build your own dream team, view stunning 360 panoramic stadium photos, plus a great deal more.
There’s video content featuring exclusive interviews from the game’s best and well-liked pundits and characters. There are documentary segments for all of the top teams in Europe including Barcelona, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal. With so much exclusive and interactive content this is the app that keeps on giving, you’ll never tire of it.
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