5 Portsmouth F.C. apps for iOS devices

By Marlon Votta - Sep 28, 2011

Pompey fans will be glad to know that there some great apps out there for fans to enjoy. We have come up with five that are compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Portsmouth F.C. is an English football club based in the city of Portsmouth. The club is nicknamed Pompey. Portsmouth’s home matches have been played at Fratton Park since the club’s formation in 1898. The team currently play in the Football League Championship after being relegated from the Premier League after the 2009–10 season. Until then, Portsmouth had been a member of the Premier League for seven consecutive seasons.

The club was founded in 1898 with John Brickwood, owner of the local Brickwoods Brewery as chairman, and Frank Brettell as the club’s first manager. Portsmouth have been champions of England twice, in 1949 and 1950, and have won the FA Cup twice, most recently in 2008 when they beat Welsh side Cardiff City 1–0 in the final with Kanu scoring the only goal. They also won the FA Cup in 1939, beating Wolves in the final at Old Wembley. Here are five apps to keep Pompey fans busy.

Portsmouth Soccer Diary by SpringApp Technologies Inc contains everything a fan needs to know about their team. With results, fixtures, team line-ups and current news this application is a great way to inform supporters what is happening at present. View a complete history of the club with interesting facts including when and where the team was founded, the greatest players, how many goals Peter Harris scored, when Portsmouth won the FA Cup and the story of all the clubs managers. For £2.99, this application is available to download through the iTunes App Store.

Football Fans – Portsmouth by Brighthouse Labs is an ideal way to follow your team’s current news stories. With detailed team information the latest stats, standings and scores this application contains great features. There is a built in chat feature so supporters can communicate with other fans and get involved in lengthy discussions about the team. View the latest Portsmouth highlights, interviews and video updates. For £2.49 at the App Store, this application will allow fans to access the latest Portsmouth news as it happens.

Talk Portsmouth by Silver Pride Software Ltd has Pompey related news and gossip with interesting debates and topics discussing the issues of the day with fellow fans. View all league tables from the major four leagues and new league position after the match. There is also the option to share news stories on Facebook, Twitter and more. This application is free to download at the App Store.

Portsmouth ‘+’ Fanchants & Football Songs by iAppMaker.com is a fun application with real chants by real fans. The professionally recorded and mastered chants can be an ideal way of adapting a new ringtone or an alarm. There are many songs to choose from including Blue Army, Chim Chiminey, Chim Chiminey, Don’t Sing Or You’ll Wake Them Up, Hello Hello We Are The Portsmouth Boys, Pompey Score…We’re Gonna Win The League, Play Up Pompey, He’s Only A Little Scummer, Portsmouth City FC, Portsmouth Till I Die, Que Sera, Sera, We Love You Portsmouth, Who Are Ya? (With Bells On), You What? and many more. For £2.49 at the App Store there are cheaper versions although they wont have as many chants and songs.

Portsmouth Total News by Bright Artificial Intelligence Ltd has all the latest news and gossip. There are not many details given with this app so at £0.69 it would be worth investigating how much readily information this application will have. With a title like total news there should be enough content for fans to find useful. To download this application or find out more, visit the App Store.

Whether it is news updates and scores or team data and fun chants Apple apps are a great way for fans to keep informed and entertained. How do you think Portsmouth are going to do this season? With a great fan base like Portsmouth have it is time to get behind them and support them in climbing the league.

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