If you love sport, there’s a new-fangled means with which you can get even more exciting, electrifying action than you otherwise would; apps. These amazing, tech-heavy programs for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices have been around for a few years now and are growing increasingly sophisticated, granting all manner of fun possibilities for tech-savvy sports fans. Here are some of the best out there.
Bored with the usual social networking sites? Want to talk shop with like minded, sports-centric individuals? You need Fan Cred! This awesome new app lets users build networks with friends and fans from across the world, letting them share photos, comment and share articles in a sports-obsessed platform, however it’s the fan-to-team interactions that really elevate the app; through the app you can talk to the teams, pose questions and evaluate progress, all in a neat and easy-to-use way.
With Breaking Sports you can see scores, breaking news and injury reports in an up-to-the-minute fashion, beating back the often rather slow new-cycle of many sports-focused news sites. You won’t find complex and in-depth reports and articles, however through the Twitter-ish feed system used by the app, your finger will constantly be on the pulse of your favorite teams and leagues.
Many fans enjoy kicking up the excitement levels a notch with a bet or two, and Coral makes wagering a dream. The site hosts great odds, regular promotions and lets users keep up to date with all the important news, all year round. Right now the site’s rugby union betting phase is in full swing – make sure you head over to check all of the latest and greatest odds available!
This is the app for rugby fans, period. Ultimate Rugby provides scores, match coverage, live match chat, squad news, schedules, highlights, tickets and news, all updated at an incredibly frequent rate. Every single Tier One match taking place across the world is covered too, making this an app that should appeal to fans of all nationalities.
Lacking a good group of mates to join you in a few sports shenanigans? Paranoid Fan to the rescue! With the app you can crowd-sourced social sports activities, finding like minded people through the GPS-based functionality of the app; pre-game parties, viewings, bar visits – they’re all here and ready to be enjoyed!