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2010 FIFA World Cup Plugins for WordPress

The 2010 FIFA World Cup has just started to kick off in South Africa. This in itself has nothing to do with WordPress, although I do think plenty of posts about it will published using WordPress, but you can however do a few things to pimp your WordPress site with some World Cup 2010 goodies.

This is one of those examples where it never seizes to amaze me how creative WordPress developers can be with a topic they find inspiring. There are a few plugins and even a dedicated World Cup 2010 theme.

WordPress plugins for the World Cup 2010

There are a few very specific World Cup plugins, but I’d also like to mention a few you can use very well in this context.

  • England World Cup Countdown WordPress Plugin This plugin shows a countdown to the next England World Cup game, with a nice sidebar England graphic on which the time counts down. It automatically switches to the next game after the previous game has started. Granted, you have to be an England fan, but if you are.. download the plugin here.
  • World Cup Predictor This plugin is designed to collect users predictions for each of the matches in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Users predict the score for each World Cup match in the group and knockout stages and are awarded points based on the accuracy of their prediction. Match results may also be displayed using this plugin. Download the World Cup Predictor.
  • wp-football With this plugin you can administer football (soccer) championships. Complete table of the World Cup 2010. The League table or part may be published through widgets or posts. WP-football automatically calculates, from the classification criteria, classification of teams per group when is informed the result of a match. Download wp-football.

World Cup FIFA 2010 Theme

Someone went even as far as to develop a theme specifically for this World Cup, sporting a lot of grass and the obligatory balls. I haven’t personally tested this theme, so use it at your own discretion. For more info check out the theme page on

So, for which plugin / team are you rooting for?

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  1. John Paul Aguiar ) says: 6/11/2010

    Coming from a portuguese soccer family.. bro played semi pro in Portugal for Benfica.. it’s nice to see soccer getting all this mainstream luv.. even


    • Remkus de Vries ) says: 6/11/2010

      Even plugins yeah, sorry I couldn’t provide for a Portuguese plugin ;)


  2. bernard pollack ) says: 6/11/2010

    Just an FYI, you might want to check out my post: “54 Tips on Things You Must Do While in South Africa for the World Cup”

    Here is the link.


  3. NomikOS says: 6/12/2010

    Hi there. Sorry by the self promotion, but I think that I made a very cool plugin. You can see it and download it from:

    Portuguese? ask and I’ll do it!


  4. CSSReX ) says: 6/12/2010

    Thanks for this mate, I appreciate it :)


  5. Ali Hussain says: 6/14/2010

    The FIFA fever is really on now. WordPress is good with major events.


  6. Kamal Hasa says: 6/14/2010

    Hi Remkus,

    Thanks for featuring my post in here :)

    But am afraid I can’t take credit for the theme development. I just made a blog post about the theme developed by one of my friend from another blog.

    But thanks though :)


  7. zhaofuan ) says: 6/19/2010

    thx Remkus de Vries,I like this plugins!


  8. wu san ) says: 7/9/2010

    Someone went even as far as to develop a theme specifically for this World Cup, good


  9. fifa 11 game says: 5/28/2011

    I must share this article to my friends thank you so much for writing this


  10. Cpa websites says: 6/3/2011

    the plugin is great , but could any one built one for all major sports events , am ready to pay for one of my sports blog


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  13. riad says: 7/30/2012

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