Are you missing football during lockdown? If so, why not have a virtual kickabout on a football video game instead? There are so many great options out there to choose from that provide endless entertainment for footie fanatics.
In this article we share some of the best football games for iPad, iPhone and iPod that will give you that exciting, challenging football experience from the comfort of your own home.
1. FIFA Football
With a rating of 4.7/5 on the app store, FIFA Football tops our list of the best Football games for IOS. For the first time ever on the mobile version of FIFA, you can play online with your friends in real-time. Challenge your mates to a match anytime you like and keep track of your wins, draws and losses using the in-app scoreboard. This is a great feature for those who love the competitive side of the original game. As with the console version, you can build your ultimate team, training the squad for success. Other features included in the FIFA Football app include an all-new Rewards system, Live Events that correspond with the real-time tournaments and Adidas GMR which allows you to merge your physical football skills into the digital game.
The app itself is Free. However there are in-app purchases for certain features, such as FIFA points.
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2. New Star Manager
New Star manager comes in at a close second on our list, also receiving a 4.7/5 rating on the app store. In this game you become the manager of the football club New Star FC. Your aim is to help the club grow, thrive and succeed as you manage every element of the club. From managing the players’ training routines to finding the best sponsors, you’ll have total control over New Star FC. Other features include on-pitch gameplay, tactics (formation, gameplay, etc) and even detailed interactions with the players themselves.
New Star Manager is free in the app store. However, there are a number of in-app purchases that are required to use certain features.
3. Flick Kick Football
If you’re less interested in managing a team and keeping up with all of the ‘behind the scenes’ elements of running a club, Flick Kick Football might be a great choice for you. Instead of spending your time planning tactics, finding sponsors and managing your players Flick Kick Football brings you a much for fast paced style of game. With this one, the clues in the name as you flick the ball past walls of defenders by swiping your finger across the screen. As described on the app store, it’s “easy to play, but challenging to master!”. Receiving a rating of 4.1 out of 5, this game is a great choice for those with shorter attention spans, who prefer to be in the centre of the action on pitch.
The game costs just 99p on the app store, and also has in-app purchases that can be disabled – perfect for kids!
We hope you enjoyed this roundup of some of the best football games for iPad!