Apr 1st, 2021 publishUpdated   Apr 2nd, 2021, 12:01 pm

It’s almost that time again. The time when 24 sides play across 12 host cities in a bid to win the coveted Henri Delaunay Trophy. The UEFA European Championships, or the Euros, are one of the most important football tournaments in the world. The atmosphere surrounding the games is always electric and this year it’s expected to be better than ever before. Could this year take Euro 2000’s place as the greatest ever Euros? Prepare for a golden summer and get the most out of the tournament with our must-have apps for the Euros. From games to betting tips, these apps will ensure you get the most out of every match, from the first kick-off on Friday June 11th to the final whistle on Sunday, July 11th.

The official UEFA Euro App 

This is a Euro 2020 essential. Keep up to date with every goal, penalty and red card with the official UEFA Euro app. You’ll get coverage of each game and receive team updates and competition news as well access to the official fixtures and standings. If you’re lucky enough to be in a host city, get involved with the UEFA Festival. You’ll receive full event schedules and locations plus info on fan meeting points. 

LiveScore

Simple yet effective, LiveScore is your perfect companion for checking scores in a hurry. The app is quick to update and with the option to turn on notifications, you’ll never miss out on real-time results. Watch live matches or check out team line-ups and stats. The app’s coverage now extends from the Coupe de France, to the Chinese Super League, so you can keep up to date with games across the continents before and after the Euros kick-off.  

OLBG Sports Betting Tips 

Sports betting is ingrained in British culture and the Euros offer a huge range of betting opportunities. Thanks to the rise of the smartphone, placing a bet has never been easier. For all of your Euros betting needs, look no further than the OLBG Sports Betting Tips app. It’s arguably the best place to be for football betting tips, giving you access to the opinions of experts and consistently profitable tipsters, enabling you to confidently place your bets. Download the app/open the site to build your accumulator and take advantage of the latest bookmaker offers and free bet bonuses. 

FIFA Mobile

Live out your dreams on the pitch with FIFA Mobile from EA Sports. Pick your ultimate squad from the Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and more or create a team of icons from the past. Train your players and put your skills to the test by challenging your friends in real-time 11v11 gameplay. When the Euros begin, play along live, from the group stages to the final and earn exclusive players along the way.

BBC Sport

For breaking news during Euro 2020 and beyond, the BBC Sport app is the best way to keep up to date with all of the action. You’ll have access to live scores, match stats and in-depth analyses of the games. Choose which teams you want to receive updates for and turn on notifications to receive personalized alerts to your phone. Want to see that goal again? Play it back with on-demand highlights. 

Stats Zone 

Stats Zone allows you to analyze, dissect and number-crunch every single match in the Euros. You’ll have live access to every pass, tackle, interception and foul. Any data point you can think of, Stats Zone will provide visualizations for it. Compare teams and players in any specific match period and use the animated chalkboards to share your comparisons across your social accounts.  

Score! Hero

Ever wanted to relive some of the most iconic goals in the Euros? Better still, you could score them yourself, kind of! Take control of your favorite player in Score! Hero. Play in some of the biggest teams in the world on this mobile-optimized game. With over 800 levels, you’ll never have a dull moment throughout Euro 2020.

FotMob

Another scores app that has everything you need to take you from the group stages to the final. FotMob has full match statistics including penalties, assists and substitutions. The simple layout of tables and fixtures lets you easily check how the tournament is playing out. There is also a news section so you can keep up to date with the events taking place throughout Euro 2020. 

BBC iPlayer 

For UK-based fans who want to watch live matches or want to relive iconic tournament moments, BBC’s iPlayer gives you access to a selection of matches straight to your smartphone or tablet. If you’re not able to watch, tune into the iPlayer Radio app for a high-quality audio stream of the games. 

SofaScore 

Keep track of scores, catch up on team news and read player stats on the free SofaScore app. Check out your team’s stats as they play live and see how they compare to other teams in the tournament. The app also provides ratings for your players using an Opta-based algorithm. 

Will England achieve their first European Championship victory? Or will Belgium knock them off the top spot? Place your predictions and never miss a second of this year’s Euros with our 10 must-have apps. Get into the spirit early and download them today from the Google Play Store.