The best new feature yet: Map Chat! You can now chat with other BPL fans within MatchMaker.
Simply tap on another user when the map screen is activated to initiate a chat
Accepted chats can be accessed at any time by clicking on the chat icon on the map screen
Choose who you chat with and when by toggling map chat & notification settings
Meet up with other supporters of your favorite Premiere League team, make new friends and keep the banter going, even between matches. It’s our newest feature designed for you, the dedicated soccer fan.
NBC Sports MatchMaker: Find Soccer Fans, Organize Meet Ups, Chat with Friends
Diehard football (soccer) fans know the only thing better than watching football is watching it surrounded by other fans. But sometimes, finding other fans to watch with can be a challenge. The NBC Sports MatchMaker app. solves that problem by enabling users to locate, chat, and meet-up with other fans of their BPL team, so they can enjoy the thrill of watching matches together.
At game time, the app activates an interactive map showing exactly where other fans of your BPL team are congregating, as well as showing the best football watching bars and venues as voted by other fans. From here, you can seamlessly invite your friends to meet up in the moment, or organize a get together for an up-coming match. You can even start the pre-game banter early, with an integrated group chat function. And because it is directly linked to NBC’s broadcast schedule, you'll get reminders about your team's upcoming matches so you'll never miss a kick-off, while the app’s integrated feed will ensure you stay up to date with breaking Premier League news.
• Locate other fans in real time during game time on the interactive map
• Find the best bars to watch your team as voted by real fans
• Invite friends to watch a game with our intuitive match + friend + venue picker
• Group chat with anyone you’ve invited to a meet-up
• View match schedules, broadcast times and BPL news highlights from NBC Sports
• Push notifications alert you of impending kick-offs for your team, breaking BPL news, new chat comments from your friends and exclusive offers for app users.
Who is this app for:
• Fans who are new to the game or their neighborhood and want to know the best place to watch their team play.
• Fans who are away from home, who need to find where other fans are congregating
• Fans who want an easy way to organize their regular football watching meet-up.
NBC Sports MatchMaker is a dedicated soccer experience for the dedicated soccer fan.
- January 25, 2015 Initial release
- February 06, 2015 New version 1.1
- March 26, 2015 New version 1.2
- August 28, 2015 New version 1.3
- October 03, 2015 New version 1.4