football gaming

Are you a lover of football? Do you also have a passion for gaming? If so, you should combine these two all-important elements of your life by playing the games listed below. No matter what it is about the beautiful game that specifically interests you, there will undoubtedly be a video game out there that actively piques your footballing interest.

Here are three games all football fans will be sure to love:


As an Irish football fan, you might not be afforded the opportunity to see your favourite teams playing week in, week out. However, this does not mean that you can’t immerse yourself in the very latest footballing action. When you play FIFA, you can experience the thrills and spills of match day from the comfort of your own home. 


If you want to maximise your FIFA-playing potential, be sure to put the following advice into practice:


  1. Don’t commit to challenges or dive into tackles — jockey for position for as long as you can
  2. Refrain from sprinting, as this will make your players tired and compromise your team as the 90th minute draws closer
  3. Take full advantage of the radar, as this will help you to pinpoint which players are being marked and which are being afforded a degree of space
  4. Activate Agile Dribbling and keep the ball tight
  5. Vary the length and type of passes that you perform
  6. Get to grips with set pieces in the practice drill mode
  7. Inject balance into your strikes by turning on timed finishing
  8. Make counter attacking a cornerstone of your FIFA game play style


Sports betting

Sports betting might not be a game per se, but it is still a fun pastime for anybody that loves to watch football in their free time. Should you have a little flutter on the outcome of the matches and games that you watch, you will instantly feel more enthralled by the action that you witness. Whether you opt for Euro 2021 betting or whether you choose to put money down on the GAA football league, this is a great way to inject some added excitement into match day.

Football Manager

For those of you that have a keen interest in the behind-the-scenes aspects of football, Football Manager is definitely the game for you. Widely regarding as being one of the most addictive games of all time, this game franchise will allow you to take on the challenge of being a virtual football coach. In this role, you will be tasked with training players, buying new players, and picking your team’s formation, all in the hope that you can lead your club to unrivalled success going forward.

For advice on how to optimise your performance on Football Manager, be check out the advice and guidance provided by Games Radar.

Whenever there isn’t a big football match to watch on TV, why don’t you fill your free time with the games listed above? 


By Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO and expert in transport and Mobile tech. A fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia Mobile expert, Former Nokia/Microsoft VIP,Multiple forum tech supporter with worldwide top ranking,Working in the background on mobile technology, Weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show, Cavan TV and on TRT WORLD. Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger. Security and logisitcs Professional.

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