Best iOS Live Scoring Apps for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 on iPhone and iPad

June 5, 2018
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Football fever is in the air with the FIFA World Cup 2018 just around the corner. This is the time to get excited for everything football. How will you stay in touch with the game minute-by-minute while you are on the road? Who will be the bearer of football’s breaking news for you?

In short, you need apps. There are lots and lots of awesome football apps for your iPhone and iPad to chose from.  

But, you need to pick the right ones for the World Cup since the event happens every four years! This is why we have curated a list of best live scoring apps that can accompany you throughout the World Cup:

    1. BFIFA Official App
    2. FotMob Live Soccer Scores
    3. LiveScore: World Football 2018
    4. Goal Live Scores
    5. ESPN: Live Sports & Scores
    6. Onefootball Soccer News
    7. theScore: Sports News & Scores

FIFA Official App (Free)


If you don’t know about this app then you have probably been living under a rock.

The official FIFA app uses both the iPhone and iPad to be immersive and always available to suit your soccer cravings. This is an app that can even claim to be the ‘only’ football app you will ever need. That claim is no joke for crazy football fans but this official app truly has so much to offer that it may actually be a one-stop digital football “shop”.

The official FIFA app makes sure you are up-to-date with live scores, breaking news, interviews, and exclusive videos and highlights without ever having to leave the app itself.

This app is something designed for providing in-depth coverage of the FIFA World Cup specifically. It will be something that that you won’t regret downloading.

FotMob Live Soccer Scores (Free)

by NorApps AS

This app, with over 15 million downloads, claims to be the pulse of football. The app claims that anyone can become a football expert with FotMob providing scores, stats, and storylines that keep you updated with everything football. It also provides the option of commentary apart from schedules, news and stats.

A live text-based commentary of the games may solve many problematic scenarios for those can stream matches at work or due to limited internet connectivity. Such a feature may seem like a heavenly bliss.

On top of things like player comparison tool and audio commentary in more than 10 languages, my favourite thing about this app is the personalized news and notifications feature. All in all, this app truly has value for a soccer fan and it should be .

LiveScore: World Football 2018 (Free)

by LiveScore Ltd.

The iPhone-only app is designed for the sole purpose of providing coverage for the World Cup 2018. So, if you find other apps to be annoying just because they have so many non-worldcup features that aim to cover football around the globe, you know this app is the right one for you.

As you can notice, this app comes from the desks of LiveScore, a popular football app that is trusted by millions of users like you and me. You can expect reliability and speed from this app without worrying about your favorite team’s schedule.

You can always use this app to put your football knowledge to test with its tournament predictor and see what soccer fans from around the world are thinking.

This app frequently updates all that is important for the World Cup as well. All of this in one single app makes it very hard to ignore.

Goal Live Scores (Free)


Goal Live Scores thrives in bringing soccer updates right to your iPhone instantly. They also deliver extensive match statistics and head-to-head data on your fingertips along with important things like instant goal alerts.

They guarantee that you won’t find a faster live scoring app for FIFA World Cup 2018. In my opinion their most noticeable feature is their advanced team form. It will allow you to follow your team and compare them to their opponent in a detailed manner.

If you are someone that has the urge to follow their team every minute, this app is a must-have for your iPhone.

ESPN: Live Sports & Scores (Free)


ESPN’s app covers a wide range of sports for you to live stream, check live scores, or watch best highlights. FIFA World Cup is no exception. With the best brand in sports news, you can easily pick the teams you are supporting. This app will make sure you spend the entire World Cup with the assurance that you won’t miss any major related news or development that occur on or off the field.

This coverage for the event will provide a custom-built feed based on your preferences or choice of teams. It doesn’t matter who you support, there is something for everyone here. Your home screen, which is meant to have your feed, will be changing dynamically to maintain its usefulness to you.

Don’t forget to favorite the World Cup event to get scores on top among all other sports and leagues. You can find relevant ESPN podcasts or even the live ESPN Radio to listen to right from within the app. It can be downloaded to iPhone, iPad, and even the Apple Watch.

Onefootball Soccer News (Free)

by Onefootball GmbH

With over 20 million downloads from more than 200 countries, this app is something every soccer fan has to at least give a shot. You will get personalized content based on the teams, players, or even the World Cup itself. That can actually be pretty neat in the heat of the moment when you just don’t have the time to look everything up but want to stay fully informed.

You also get access to live commentary and instant push notifications along expert analysis. There is an opportunity to predict results and upvote your favorite player with a worldwide audience as well.

theScore: Sports News & Scores (Free)

by theScore

Score is is the goto option for millions of sports fans from across multiple sports, but our focus right now is on the coverage of the upcoming football World Cup, and it is definitely supported.

You get a personalized feed based on your interests regarding specific teams and players of even the entire the FIFA World Cup. What you want to see is always customizable. Just tap the ‘Manage’ button and set up notifications, so you never have to miss any news or any relevant information about anything that is important to you.

So these are our top picks for the best Football live scoring and companion apps this World Cup. Which ones will you be using? or do you think we missed your favorite app? Let us know in the comments section below.

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