Five brings live UEFA football to iPhones

UK public service broadcaster Five has released an application on the Apple App Store which will allow football fans in the UK to watch the UEFA Europa League matches live in full screen on their iPhone and iPod touch devices.

The service, developed in association with Livestation, the online TV specialists based in London, is available exclusively to iPhone and iPod touch owners in the UK. For a one-off fee of £3.99 (E4.37), football fans will be able to watch every one of Five’s Thursday-night fixtures, plus highlights of each week’s competition, for the entire duration of the tournament throughout 2009-10.