Score Alerts is a free Windows 8 sports app which brings live scores and latest fixtures from the top football leagues directly to your Windows 8 desktop. You can follow 213 teams spread across 12 different leagues through this app. You can also follow different championships, like: Europa Cup, FIFA World Cup 2014, Champions league, and many more. You can follow your favorite team directly from your desktop through this app.
This app not only shows live scores, but also notifies you of any update. You can also track scores from Live tiles of Windows 8 Start screen. The app brings latest news regarding the teams and their achieved scores. You can check teams of any league, and the schedule of football matches, with details like date and time, directly through the app.
You can even choose your favorite team for score alerts/notifications or also get alerts for entire league as per your choice. You can also track the headlines of every day about different teams and leagues.
The app lets you edit any team’s details like crest’s color (logo), official website, etc.. (if the provided details are wrong).
Key features of Score Alerts Windows 8 Sports App:
- Shows scores on live tiles.
- Get notifications for every goal.
- Get notified for your favorite team or for entire league as per your choice.
- Track 12 leagues with 213 different teams.
- Latest league tables.
- Follow different competitions like: Europa Cup, FIFA, Champions League, etc..
- Shows previous fixtures and upcoming fixtures of every match.
- Fixtures, updates, and match reports from 12 different leagues.
Different Options Available In Score Alerts Windows 8 Sports App:
You can get free Score Alerts app from Windows store or use the link given at the end of this review.
After launching the app, you will find leagues divided according to regions: England, Scotland, UEFA, Europe, and FIFA. Each category contains different tournaments/leagues relevant to that particular category. For example Scotland contains leagues like: The Scottish Cup, Scottish Championship, Scottish Premiership, etc.. Scroll down to find more categories. Most of the tournaments are free but a few are paid like: FIFA World Cup 2014, UEFA Champions League, etc..
Now you can check the details of any league, like: their scheduled matches, headlines (if any), latest league tables, and many more by clicking on the name of that particular league. For example to view the details of Barclays England Premiership league, click on Barclays Premiership option available within England region.
After clicking Barclays Premiership, you will find different sections: Schedule, League Table, and Headlines.
- Schedule contains all the upcoming match’s timings with dates.
- League table shows all the teams with their achieved points in that particular league. Click on Full league table to view all the teams of that league.
- Headlines displays different news regarding scores and goal scorer.
- You can also turn on notifications of that league.
You can even check the details of many teams like: Official Website, Latest news regarding that team, Previous and upcoming Fixtures, etc.. To check details, click on the name of the team available in the league table or in schedule.
The news are taken from the official website of BBC sports. Clicking on any news will redirect you to the source of that news (official website of BBC sports) from where you can read that particular news in detail.
You can also get notifications for that particular team. To get notifications turn on the notification option available just below the crest (logo) of that team.
Editing Team Details In This Windows 8 Sports App:
This app lets you edit details of any Team, if you think the provided information is wrong. You can edit details like: Team’s Official Website, Stadium Name, Crest’s color, etc.. To edit, click on Edit icon (shown in above screen shot)available at the team’s detail page, make changes and save it. The developer will update the changes after validating it. You can even add news for the team’s page by providing the RSS Feed URL of news source in the Edit Team Details page.
Similarly, you can check for any league or team simply by clicking on the league, and then on team.
Score Alerts is one of the best app for tracking live scores of your favorite team or league. Get live scores in notification or on live tile directly on your desktop. You can get updates regarding many leagues or championships with this app. I find this app to be very interesting and useful. If you are looking for an app which updates you with live scores of football, then you should try it.