Football archive

  • Coca-Cola launches Football League podcast
    Online

    Coca-Cola launches Football League podcast

    By 19 September 2008

    The latest news on all of the 72 Football League clubs is soon going to be available as a podcast. Coca-Cola, which sponsors the Football Championship and Leagues One and Two, has teamed up with Radio 5 Live presenter Mark Clemmit to offer the service....

  • Prices for TV sports packages putting fans off
    Home Cinema

    Prices for TV sports packages putting fans off

    By 15 September 2008

    TV sports packages are prohibitedly expensive, claims a new report by the Liberal Democrats. According to the reports, the results of which were revealed at a Virgin Media-backed CentreForum event at the Liberal Democrats' conference, sports fans are...

  • Premier League Football comes to PSP
    Gaming

    Premier League Football comes to PSP

    By 15 August 2008

    Sony has announced that it will be offering 45 minutes of extended highlights from Sky Sports matches to watch on the go via the PSP for those keen to see the action on a small screen. To nicely tie in with the start of the premiership season, footie...

  • Samsung launches Chelsea-themed cameras
    Cameras

    Samsung launches Chelsea-themed cameras

    By 5 August 2008

    Samsung Cameras, the official camera sponsor of Chelsea, is celebrating the start of the 2008/2009 football season with the launch of the Limited Edition Samsung NV4 titanium and L100 8 mega-pixel digital cameras with the Chelsea FC team crest and free...

  • Euro 2008 in full, free high def on Freesat
    Home Cinema

    Euro 2008 in full, free high def on Freesat

    By 5 June 2008

    Freesat, the new, subscription-free, digital satellite TV service from the BBC and ITV has announced that Euro 2008 matches will be available in free high definition on BBC HD and ITV HD. ITV HD launches on Saturday, exclusively on Freesat, with the first...

  • Arsenal TV kicks off on Virgin Media
    Home Cinema

    Arsenal TV kicks off on Virgin Media

    By 14 March 2008

    Virgin Media has announced the launch of "Arsenal TV" on its TV platform. The new channel will be available from Tuesday 18th March, free for all Virgin Media's XL TV customers, and included as part of the Setanta Sports pack for TV customers on M or...

  • Firebox offers Subbuteo cufflinks
    Gadgets

    Firebox offers Subbuteo cufflinks

    By 18 February 2008

    The perfect pressie for anyone who has ever pinged that oversized football, these cufflinks are exact replicas of the original 70s Subbuteo pieces and come in a gift box with Subbuteo branding. £19.95, available now.

  • Puma match ball boasts d3o tech
    Sports Fitness

    Puma match ball boasts d3o tech

    By 6 February 2008

    Puma has launched the next generation of its v1.08 ball, complete with a d3o cushioning layer that makes the ball the world's first "intelligent" football. The d3o layer (from UK-based material developers, d3o) affects the material's sensitivity to impact...

  • Football Manager 2008 - PC review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Football Manager 2008 - PC review

    By 5 November 2007

    The old adage of "if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it" has never rung more true than with the Football Manager series. Year after year we’ve been handed pretty much the exact same game, but with just the right number of tweaks to push the enjoyment...

  • Tiny Games: miniature table football
    Gaming

    Tiny Games: miniature table football

    By 27 September 2007

    "But we couldn't fit a table football in the office..." Well, you can now; truly tiny, this wee table football, er, table measures just 8 x 17 x 5.3cm. Get one ordered and watch the life-blood drain out of your girlfriend's face when you tell her you've...

  • MYiOTA launches football news to mobile info services
    Phones

    MYiOTA launches football news to mobile info services

    By 13 August 2007

    MYiOTA has announced the addition of football news to its range of mobile services. Designed to provide fans with the latest information for the new season, the service includes alerts for favourite teams together with headlines for all leagues. Offering...

  • Beckham debuts new adidas +Predator Absolute Globe
    Sports Fitness

    Beckham debuts new adidas +Predator Absolute Globe

    By 21 July 2007

    David Beckham will officially debut his new, specially developed adidas football boots on his first match for the Los Angeles Galaxy against the English premier league club, Chelsea FC. The specially designed +Predator Absolute is called “Globe”,...

  • adidas and LA Galaxy show off Beckham kit
    Sports Fitness

    adidas and LA Galaxy show off Beckham kit

    By 12 July 2007

    adidas and the LA Galaxy of Major League Soccer (MLS) yesterday launched the newly redesigned Galaxy team uniform and logo for the 2007 season. This is the first re-branding that the franchise has undergone in their 12 year history, timed with the Galaxy’s...

  • Suunto launches "hard core" wristwatch computer
    Sports Fitness

    Suunto launches "hard core" wristwatch computer

    By 10 July 2007

    Suunto has launched the Suunto Core - a new outdoor wristwatch computer. The Core is a altimeter, barometer and compass as well as offering new features like a depth meter, sunrise and sunset times, a revamped user interface and a menu in four languages....

  • Pop-A-Post portable goal posts
    Gadgets

    Pop-A-Post portable goal posts

    By 22 June 2007

    Deviously clever, this black and white ball of gadgetry transforms into two goal posts for your footie-in-the-park sesh. No more jumper-for-goalposts when the Pocket-lint team go down the rec for a lunchtime kickabout. £9.99, link below.

  • Zuku offer Soccer Pro and Foot Conditioning ointment
    Sports Fitness

    Zuku offer Soccer Pro and Foot Conditioning ointment

    By 8 June 2007

    Sport invariably involves some use of your feet, so it is important to look after them. In steps Zuku stage left with their Foot Conditioner, designed for sporty feet. For the sporting lady, having an ointment for your feet is probably a very normal thing...

  • Football-themed MP3 player
    Audio

    Football-themed MP3 player

    By 15 May 2007

    While we're not immune to novelty gadgets this football-shaped offering from Shiro looks decidedly impractical. Measuring less than 5cm in diameter this is apparently designed to be attached to your keyring, although we're not sure that would do the OLED...

  • adidas Official Match Ball for UEFA Champions League Final
    Sports Fitness

    adidas Official Match Ball for UEFA Champions League Final

    By 17 April 2007

    adidas presents the Official Match Ball for the UEFA Champions League Final in Athens on May 23rd: the adidas "Finale Athens". The Greek capital is hosting its 4th UEFA Champions League Final in the newly built 2004 Olympic Stadium, where Europe's best...

  • UEFA Champions League 2006-2007 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    UEFA Champions League 2006-2007 - Xbox 360 review

    By 14 April 2007

    Just in time for the final on the 23 May, EA has rolled out UEFA Champions League 2006-2007 to get a piece of the action from gamers swept up in the excitement. So footie gaming must have, or one to miss? To make the game EA has followed a tried a trusted...

  • England fans complain about new Umbro kit
    Sports Fitness

    England fans complain about new Umbro kit

    By 9 February 2007

    Everyone likes to support their national team, but the ever changing England kit and allegations of price fixing have angered fans. The latest incarnation was officially released on 5 February in time for a showcase at the pitiful 1-0 loss in a friendly...

  • Chelsea v Levski Sofia competition winner announced
    Sports Fitness

    Chelsea v Levski Sofia competition winner announced

    By 4 December 2006

    Lloyd Major from London has won our first competition of our newly launched Competitions page. The lucky Pocket-lint reader will be off with a mate to see Chelsea play Levski Sofia at Stamford Bridge tomorrow in the last match of the group stages, before...

  • Win a pair of tickets to see Chelsea FC v Levski Sofia
    Sports Fitness

    Win a pair of tickets to see Chelsea FC v Levski Sofia

    By 1 December 2006

    Can you get to London for this Tuesday? Are you a big Chelsea fan? Would you like the chance of winning two tickets to the game? Then read on. To celebrate the launch of their new tariff giving unlimited calls to friends and family, Vodafone, an official...

  • TUNiT 2 football boot from adidas
    Sports Fitness

    TUNiT 2 football boot from adidas

    By 2 November 2006

    adidas has unveiled the TUNiT 2, the next generation of the revolutionary TUNiT football boot. It is the most technologically advanced boot ever made by adidas and builds on the success of the amazing TUNiT 1 - the world's first fully customisable football...

  • Sports Fitness

    Queen substituted for Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium opening

    By 27 October 2006

    The official opening of Arsenal’s £390 million Emirates Stadium took place on Thursday. The Queen had been expected to make an appearance to honour the official opening of the ground in Ashburton Grove but had to cancel the engagement with only 3-hours...

  • Sports Fitness

    West Ham's take over bid

    By 1 September 2006

    It seems that the Hammers are not content with just one headline. Whilst speculation is still raging about the successful luring of two top Argentinian players, rumours of a take-over bid have started to surface, as the BBC News website reported a club...