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  • Toshiba becomes official tech supplier to England football team
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    Toshiba becomes official tech supplier to England football team

    By 16 November 2009

    Toshiba and the The Football Association have announced a new partnership that will see Toshiba become the official consumer electronics supplier to the England football team, to and through next year's 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals. As part of the agreement,...

  • Everton-themed blinged BlackBerry launches
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    Everton-themed blinged BlackBerry launches

    By 22 October 2009

    We've seen white Bolds, pink Bolds and yellow Bolds but now BlackBerry's popular smartphone has been given a serious case of the blues by Katherine Hughes of Republic Fashion. The Blackberry Royal Blue Edition is all about Everton football club and mixes...

  • England match saw half a milion online viewers
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    England match saw half a milion online viewers

    By 12 October 2009

    Close to half a million football fans watched the England vs Ukraine World Cup qualifier on Saturday, making the game Britain's biggest internet pay-to-view sports broadcast to date.   There were no technical issues, say the companies behind the broadcast,...

  • How to watch football on the Internet
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    How to watch football on the Internet

    By 9 October 2009

    So Setanta went bust, no one else has picked up Ukraine vs England and you're wondering whether a) you want to watch the football on the Internet and b) exactly how you're going to do it. Fear not. You'll be just fine. Here's the Pocket-lint guide of...

  • Orange to offer England Ukraine match
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    Orange to offer England Ukraine match

    By 7 October 2009

    Orange has announced it is to offer live coverage of the England versus Ukraine World Cup qualifier on Saturday, via the official Kentaro online broadcast. We're not entirely sure why you'd want to go down the Orange route, rather than go direct, it's...

  • Sagem to create Puma phone for World Cup
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    Sagem to create Puma phone for World Cup

    By 6 October 2009

    Sagem and Puma have announced they are to team up and create a mobile phone to launch in time for the World Cup in 2010. A global licencing agreement will see the phone debut across the world in the second quarter of next year. The Puma handset will "embrace...

  • Ukraine World Cup qualifier only available live online
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    Ukraine World Cup qualifier only available live online

    By 5 October 2009

    Those who want to watch England's World Cup qualifier will have to dish out up to £12 - and sit in front of a PC or Mac to do so. The Ukraine match is to be shown exclusively live online at www.ukrainevengland.com with payment via PayPal. Pricing is...

  • Five offers iPhone app for live UEFA Europa League matches
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    Five offers iPhone app for live UEFA Europa League matches

    By 1 October 2009

    iPhone owners will be able to watch an season of live football matches for a one-off fee of less than a fiver. The deal is thanks to a new app from Channel Five, that has the broadcast rights to the UEFA Europa League, formerly the UEFA Cup. The app will...

  • Virgin Media announces new ESPN channels
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    Virgin Media announces new ESPN channels

    By 29 July 2009

    Virgin Media and ESPN have announced that a new ESPN channel will be available in both standard and high definition to Virgin Media's 3.5 million digital TV customers from 3 August. The ESPN channel will offer live Barclays Premier League and Clydesdale...

  • FIFA 10 dated
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    FIFA 10 dated

    By 15 July 2009

    EA has confirmed that FIFA 10 will hit the high street on 2 October. The yearly sports title will be available on the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PC, PS2, Nintendo DS and the Sony PSP with only Apple Mac and iPhone fans missing out. The new game, as with previous...

  • PES 2010 for Wii due this Autumn
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    PES 2010 for Wii due this Autumn

    By 8 July 2009

    Konami has announced that the Wii version of Pro Evolution Soccer (better known as PES) 2010 will be released this autumn, shortly after the other consoles. PES 2010 adds a game balance system for both attacking and defence that reduces the stamina available...

  • Football League Championship games return to BBC
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    Football League Championship games return to BBC

    By 1 July 2009

    The BBC has announced that live Championship football will make a return to the public broadcaster for the first time since 1987. And, marking the changes in how such events are broadcast, and how we watch them, since the late Eighties, the games will...

  • WEBSITE OF THE DAY - Twilight football
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    WEBSITE OF THE DAY - Twilight football

    By 24 June 2009

    The hour before dark is what photographers call the "magic hour" and Sony is gearing up to celebrate the most beautiful time of day using the beautiful game. Sony is staging seven games of footy at some of the world’s most breathtaking locations, in...

  • Freesat gets high-def footie finals
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    Freesat gets high-def footie finals

    By 27 May 2009

    Freesat, the free-to-air digital satellite TV service, is highlighting the "two biggest matches of the season" available in "pin-sharp" HD on the service this week. Freesat brings you a week of the best footballing action in high definition with both...

  • Championship Manager now available for iPhone
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    Championship Manager now available for iPhone

    By 11 May 2009

    Arguably Championship Manager is up there with World of Warcraft and Tetris in the running for "most addictive game of all time". As we reported would be the case, it's now got a leg-up on its rivals as it's been released for the iPhone. Championship...

  • Championship Manager coming to iPhone
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    Championship Manager coming to iPhone

    By 17 April 2009

    iPhone users could be about to be sucked into a football vortex never to be seen again, following the news that Championship Manager is being developed for the iconic Apple handset. According to The Times, the game, which is awaiting approval from Apple...

  • USB football hub launches
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    USB football hub launches

    By 16 April 2009

    Are you "soccer mad"? If you're a footie fan in the market for a USB hub, then Gadget4All claims to have the hub for you. Their football-shaped effort offers four USB ports to connect your peripherals up to your PC and a touch-to-open design that's said...

  • Legal threat shuts down Footy Tweets site
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    Legal threat shuts down Footy Tweets site

    By 13 April 2009

    Twittering about the football scores when you attend a football game could land you in trouble following the news that one football mad twitter fan has been hauled over the coals by the English Premier League and Football League for infringing copyright....

  • Konami details PES 2010
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    Konami details PES 2010

    By 8 April 2009

    Konami has announced details of what gamers can expect from its latest edition of PES later in the year, as it continues its fight against EA's Fifa series. Although not expected to hit a console near you anytime soon the games' publisher has said that...

  • Brand new England kit debuts on PES 2009
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    Brand new England kit debuts on PES 2009

    By 28 March 2009

    This is the brand spanking new England kit available for free download to Pro Evo 2009 from, well, right now actually. If you're watching the England v Slovakia game right now, you'll probably have noticed the kit has just made its debut on the real pitch...

  • PES 2009 to debut new England strip
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    PES 2009 to debut new England strip

    By 25 March 2009

    Konami has announced that football fans playing Pro Evo Soccer 2009 will be able to download a free version of the new England strip to kit their team out. Umbro is set to unveil the new kit on 28 March when England take on Slovakia at Wembley, and as...

  • Official England netbook and laptop launched
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    Official England netbook and laptop launched

    By 23 March 2009

    Hi-Grade has announced the launch of the "official England FA laptop", describing it as another way England fans can "show their support to the lads". Available in home kit white as a 10-inch "mini notebook" and away kit red as a 15-inch laptop, the official...

  • Win a copy of Football Academy for the DS
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    Win a copy of Football Academy for the DS

    By 20 March 2009

    To mark the release of Football Academy on the DS, Pocket-lint has teamed up with EA Sports to give you, the lucky reader, a chance of winning the game. There are five copies to give away and the competition will run for 2 weeks. EA Sports Football Academy...

  • Win a copy of Football Manager Live
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    Win a copy of Football Manager Live

    By 5 February 2009

    To mark the release of Football Manager Live, Pocket-lint has teamed up with Sega in order to give away three copies of the game to our lucky readers. We reviewed the new footy title a few weeks back where it received the Pocket-lint "Hot Product" award...

  • Go!View offers Champions League coverage
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    Go!View offers Champions League coverage

    By 19 September 2008

    The best of this year's UEFA Champions League is now available on GO!VIEW, the video on-demand service for the PSP. Throughout the new football season, GO!VIEW customers will be able to watch highlights from all 125 UEFA Champions League matches. Action...