We take a look at the recently launched BBC Sports app for iOS.
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Match of the Day is an English football institution but, like anything else, it can always be improved.
The BBC’s international website, BBC.com, has launched a sports mobile application for iPhone and iPod touch device.
Dave Wood calls for a new order to emerge, amidst widespread mainstream media ignorance of penalty shoot-out statistics.
Kosovo’s most famous footballer has called for FIFA to recognise his homeland, writes Dave Wood.
In his first article for BackPageFootball, Callum Wilson describes his thoughts the day after the World Cup Final having sat through another night of BBC coverage.
Attention always falls upon the different terrestrial channels as the World Cup rolls around the corner and how they will fight to entertain, inform and excite the coveted World Cup viewership for the month. British viewers must ponder over a choice of Gary Lineker or Adrian Chiles (succeeding Des Lynam), Alan Shearer or Andy Townsend, [...]
RTÉ Sports broadcaster Paddy McKenna tells us about the new Kentaro experiment, where England’s dead rubber qualifying game this Saturday with Ukraine will only be shown exclusively online. This Saturday evening could well be of the red letter variety for anyone who has ever sat beer in hand on their sofa, or pulled up a [...]
It was during the second half of the recent Ireland/Cyprus nightmare (yes we won but tell me you didn’t despair for 90 minutes) that I realised something. I was longing for something more than the eventual winning goal. I was braced with excitement for more than just the prospect of being one step closer to [...]
This week’s trip down memory lane sees the invention of the penalty kick, the first-ever televised match and the passing of one of the game’s all-time greats. September 14 The humble penalty kick: scourge of England, masterminded by Germany, invented by an Irishman and first seen today in 1891. In order to stop the excessive [...]