With the FIFA World Cup 2010 commencing on June 11th, TUAW has been receiving a lot of info about iPhone apps for the event, including the indie effort Total Football 2010 which we'll be checking out soon. One of the most intriguing tips came from veteran mobile developer Handmark, which has teamed with huge soccer site Goal.com on a new app.
The Goal.com Mobile app (World Cup 2010 edition) displays a special World Cup tab for news coverage from a team of 550 reporters, 10 of whom are based in South Africa for the finals. Features of the app include:
- Up to the minute top news & photos
- Live scores with play-by-play details
- Player ratings
- Teams with schedule and lineup details
- Fixtures and Results by day
- Group State with team standing
- Knockout Stage with the final tournament schedule
The Goal.com Mobile app is available in 9 languages -- English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Japanese, Turkish, and Indonesian. Time for football!