After what seems like an eternity, well a few weeks break in the sun then pre-season, the English Premiership is back in full swing, as the new season kicks off in style with Hull City's visit to Chelsea.
Manchester United are targeting a fourth successive Premier League crown and a record 19th league title, while new boys Birmingham, Burnley and Wolves will be hoping to simply stay up.
With games spread across the leagues and week and a wealth of European and International football available to many, keeping track of scores and results can be a bit of a headache.
Enter the iPhone and iPod touch with a wide variety of football themed applications from live updates to football management simulators and games.
Apple kindly sent us a choice selection of the many football themed applications currently on the iTunes App Store.
Sky Sports Live Football Score Centre - Free
Just in time for the Premierships, this application provides live coverage of every match in England and Scotland, Europe's top leagues, domestic and European Cups and international fixtures, and that's just one of the great services the application includes. A four star Macworld Editors' Choice, you can read our review here.
Real Football 2009 - £0.59
The sports simulation for iPhone - perform the most amazing football moves with the touchscreen.
Manage Your Football Club - £3.49
Choose your favourite team and then make all the decisions, leading your team to glory. Easy to pick up and play, you can have a quick five minute football fix or longer promotion chasing and European competition seasons, promise the makers.
3D Penalty World Cup - £0.59
Represent your country and experience the excitement of a penalty shoot-out on your iPhone. This application brings the tension and excitement of football's Penalty Shoot-Out to the iPhone, so get ready to experience some dramatic moments.
X2 Soccer 2009 - £3.99
Lets you experience the highs and lows of taking more than 50 teams through tournaments, leagues and cups. Almost like the real thing we suspect without the rainy Wednesday winter in Hull and half eaten pie.
My Football Pro - £2.39
A complete and easy to use application with data from over 600 leagues.
Championship Manager 2009 Express - £2.99
A favourite with many football fans with high ambitions. Select any team and begin the journey to managerial success.
iFooty World Plus - £1.19
Offers league tables, post match results, minute by minute commentary and stats for live matches.
Soccer Manager - £2.99
Take control of a top European team and guide them to success using your managerial skills. Buy and sell players, negotiate contracts and deal with your chairman on your path to glory.
NikeGoal - Free
For those who like to follow Italian football teams and players this is the application for them.
Whichever team you support best of luck for the 09/10 season.