The next World Cup is still two years away, but the Euro Championship is the next best thing for soccer (fùtbol) fans. The battle commences on Friday, June 10, as 24 teams from across Europe meet in 51 matches to decide who is the best on the continent. And if you want to keep up with every corner kick, save, and sliding tackle, below are some of the best Euro 2016 apps to do it.
UEFA Euro 2016 Official App
The obvious place to start is with the tournament’s official app. You’ll find information on all 552 players in France, details of every fixture, group standings, and all the results as they come in. You can customize the app to follow your chosen team, and use it to track statistics and other results on your mobile device as you watch the game in on your big screen. You’ll also find the latest news and tons of video clips from past Euro championships.
This popular soccer app is all set to keep you to up to date with every single second of the action in France this summer. From fixtures and match statistics to notifications for goals and results, everything you need is here. You’ll also find match predictions, quality analysis, and minute-by-minute commentaries. There’s a section for all the latest news on your team’s antics on and off the pitch, too, and you can even set up group messaging within the app to chat with friends while you watch.
Maybe glitzy photographs and video footage bother you. if so, this Euro 2016 app is ideal if you just want a clean and crisp breakdown of the teams, players, fixtures, and updates as they come in. It’s packed with all the information you really need in an easy-to-read format, but you can also dive into more statistics if you want to, and there are live match reports and built-in notifications to keep you posted your team’s progress.
This app is for fantasy fans who are looking to spice up the live action. You can pick two players before each match and earn points in real-time based on how well they do on the pitch. You can face off against up to five friends, or strangers, and see who can pick the right players and get the most points. There are even power-up cards that allow you to briefly double your points tally, or freeze an opponent’s player.
Stats Zone: Football
If you’re looking for in-depth coverage, then the Stats Zone app has you covered and then some. You’ll find all the latest lineups and live scores, and every match is laid out in statistical detail given the app tracks passes, shots, assists, tackles, and everything else you can think of. You can even run data visualizations and video animations to help you analyze the action, or set up alerts to track goals, cards, and other metrics.