Watching live sport is a hugely popular pastime and whether you’re a casual observer or vociferously cheering on your favourite team, it’s impossible to match the thrill and the drama of seeing a live sporting occasion unfolding in front of your eyes. Unfortunately, our increasingly busy lives don’t always enable us to capture every single moment, however, the ever-increasing availability of smartphones now allows us to follow our favourite events from anywhere in the world. Android users are always keen to stream top-class sporting events and thankfully, there are plenty of apps which enable us to keep abreast of all upcoming sporting events. We’ve picked out five of the best.
BBC iPlayer is available on Google Play and can be downloaded for free. Although the number of sporting events broadcast by the BBC has dwindled in recent years, they do still possess the rights to several competitions and events including the FA Cup, Six Nations, Wimbledon and the FIFA World Cup 2022. The latter is set to be a tremendous sporting occasion and with up to four matches taking place per day during the group stage, this free app allows you to keep across all of the action as well as following the progress of the latest World Cup Predictions and tips.
If you don’t mind your sporting coverage on a slight delay, this app also allows you to catch up on highlight shows such as Match of the Day and the NFL Show.
Live Net TV
If you’re a sports fan who owns an Android device and you haven’t already downloaded Live Net TV, then you’re missing out! With over 700 channels available from a variety of different countries including the UK and India, you can stream a number of sporting events for free. It is easily accessible and simple to use. You can simply locate your preferred match, check the list of streams and click on each one to see if you can access pictures.
Each event will open in an external player, so you can also check your emails or see if there are any other games taking place whilst keeping across all of the action.
If you’re into American football, then the NFL app provides the perfect platform to keep across all of the action. With updates and news ahead of every single match throughout the season, plus the opportunity to stream the action using NFL+, this is the only place to follow every single second of both the regular season and the play-offs.
It is available to download on Google Play and even if you don’t wish to subscribe to NFL+, you’ll still be able to access coverage of several pre-season matches using this app.
ESPN Live Sports and Scores
Similar to the NFL App, the ESPN Live Sports App is free to download and is a comprehensive database of all US Sport. The well-known provider broadcasts hundreds of live events each season and the app allows 24/7 access to live events and highlights. If you don’t wish to stream a live event, you can also follow all of the action on ESPN Radio.
The App is slick and is a great way of following your favourite leagues and competitions throughout the season, irrespective of the time difference.
beIN Sports Connect
The beIN Sports Connect app is available in the Google Play store and is the perfect way to keep across various sporting events. Although its primary content is football, their offering does extend to other sports throughout the course of the year. With state-of-the-art 1080 HD Streaming facilities, you can use this app to follow various competitions including La Liga, Serie A, Coupe de France and the UEFA Champions League. Sports fan can also enjoy live score updates and highlights of recently concluded events. This is one of the most impressive apps on the markets and is the perfect way to get your football fix each weekend.