Five of the best: Apps to keep you updated and entertained during the 2014 World Cup

World Cup Mastermind
Know your Sturridge from your Sterling? Course you do. But what about your Pranjic from your Perisic? This world cup trivia app is the perfect way to warm up for heated World Cup discussions.

iOS/Android; free

ESPN football and World Cup
As the official US broadcaster, ESPN is going all out for the World Cup. It’s a one-stop-shop for footie fanatics, with live goal, match starts, and penalty updates, post-match video highlights, and analysis and it’s fully integrated with Twitter.

iOS/Android; free

FourFourTwo Stats Zone
This award winning app is back and improved just in time for the World Cup. Never again will you lie awake at night wondering about Luka Modric’s pass completion rate. A football nerd’s paradise.

iOS/Android; free

AdrenalynXL
The football stickerbook reimagined for modern times. Collect your favourite players, build your own team and even play matches, this visually enhanced Adrenalyn app is the perfect way to occupy time between fixtures.

iOS/Android; free

SofaScore LiveScore
SofaScore offers more than the name suggests. Not only can you keep up to date with live scores, you also get video highlights from leagues all over the world, and, of course, the world cup.

iOS/Android; free