Football Pakistan’s guide to following international football
Want to know where and how to keep up with all the international football news outside of Pakistan? Here are our guides of the best websites and podcasts to keep you up-to-date:
The British television sports channel also provides a website with the latest news, previews, reviews, opinion pieces and rumours covering all the major leagues. Mostly the English Premier League, you can also get the latest from the Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga and Italian Serie A too.
Football experts include Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher and Guillem Balague. As well as articles on their websites, there are also podcasts available featuring a number of their experts and journalists.
- The Football Ramble
A podcast created in 2007, the Football Ramble has a couple of episodes each week, previewing and reviewing the weekend’s football games and others just talking about the game in general.
The four hosts, Marcus Speller, Jim Campbell, Luke Moore and Pete Donaldson all bring humour to the podcast whilst also having excellent knowledge of the subject in question. They also had a podcast until last summer called On The Continent where they dealt with European football leagues and were regularly joined by the likes of James Horncastle and Andy Brassell.
The Football Ramble’s popularity had seen them expand to SiriusXM and Eon Sports Radio.
- News Now
The biggest news aggregator on the web, News Now has been around since 1998 and the football section is one of the most popular topics they have to offer. With 1000s of publications including newspapers, official club websites and blogs, football fans are fed with new articles from around the world almost by the minute.
News Now is particularly popular during the two transfer windows as fans regularly check in to find out if their club has signed or sold a player.
If you want access to all the highlights, funny football videos and transfer rumours then this is a great site. 101 Great Goals has the latest highlights as soon as they are available online as well as videos you may not come across too.
On top of all this you can get access to live streaming too. Whereas the news is mostly focussed on the top European teams, their live streams and highlights cover leagues all across the world.
If it’s football stats and data you’re looking for then Transfermarkt is the perfect place to go. Their database contains pretty much any player who plays the professional game all over the world, with their appearances, goals, assists, minutes on the pitch and other data from each game in all major competitions.
Transfermarkt also has their only transfer valuation system of which their prices are regularly quoted by a number of top news sources.
When football fans aren’t in front of a television set watching their favourite team, they can get live score updates from this website. The feed is up to the minute meaning that fans using this service to find out in-play scores are up-to-date.
As well as the score and scorers, fans can also use the site to find out their side’s starting lineup, substitutions and bookings. Live Score has real time updates from virtually every professional football game in the world, as well as several other sports.