Buy football scores for less

Football fans are so used to being soundly ripped off that any fairly priced soccer service risks being castigated for not respecting the game’s

Football fans are so used to being soundly ripped off that any fairly priced soccer service risks being castigated for not respecting the game’s traditions. Luckily, that hasn’t stopped Carphone Warehouse from going against the grain and announcing a dirt-cheap scores service for mobiles.Its MyMobileLife venture has been around since early November, but it’s now offering live football score alerts for as many teams as you like for £10 a year. Unlike some of the more expensive SMS-based alerts, you also get league table updates, team line-ups and match reports.To get the prices lower than your average team scarf, MyMobileLife uses some Java software which you download to your phone. Apparently, the service then cuts the cost of GPRS data by up to ten times, leaving you free to get score updates for pittance.Football isn’t MyMobileLife’s only game. It also offers instant messaging and, to keep the punters coming, Carphone Warehouse says it plans to add support for banking and ordering cinema tickets. We love ya Carphone, we do!    

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