Dedicated fans unable to get to the World Cup in Germany this summer are being offered a bevy of internet sites to catch up on the games.

First up is NTL's dedicated World Cup website that promises daily news, video clips and news, and city and stadium guides for those lucky enough to go to Germany.

Competition prizes include a holiday for two to the country of the winning team, as well as DVDs, signed books, and merchandise.

ntlworld.com

Meanwhile, if you can't bear to wait for match results, download Envi.con's application for PDA's and smartphones.

World Cup Mobile 2006 brings the latest match standings, team lineups, detailed descriptions of games, and news directly to your pocket PC.

The Windows Mobile version is available

here

, for Palm OS go

here

, and for Symbian check

here

.

Finally, at PredictWorldCup.com you can take on your friends and rivals in predicting each and every World Cup game score. As long as you complete your submission before June 9, you will be eligible to win the Grand Prize of an iPod.

Visit

predictworldcup.com

to sign up.