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Telegraph World Cup App Hits 100,000 Downloads

The Telegraph World Cup iPhone application has been downloaded more than 100,000 times over the last week, the paper has reported.

The Telegraph app is designed especially for iPhone and iPad users, and has been developed to keep Football fans all over the world updated with the events of the football World Cup. The application is available free of charge from Apple's iTunes store.

The World Cup app will provide users with analysis and reviews from experts including Michael Owen, Adrian Chiles, Alan Hansen, Ossie Ardiles and the newspaper's own team of reporters.

Users can keep track of up to three favourite teams, game results and fixtures throughout the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, and will send users Twitter updates from key reporters of the Telegraph.

The app also provides users with the kick-off times of matches, whatever country the user is in.

Users can even vote for their favourite players, winners and losers in the voting section. All results will be posted on a "global consciousness map", allowing it to be explored in detail.