Frequently Asked Questions



📲 General

What is Sportening?

Sportening is a social app for sports fans, where you can meet, chat & discuss sports. You can also check stats, scores, and rate players' after each performance.

We have:
Group chats ➡️ Meet other passionate fans
Chat with other fans from all over the world & discuss your favourite team

News Channels ➡️ Be the first to know
Get the most relevant news on your favourite team & competitions

Scores & Stats ➡️ Save time & be informed
Explore stats, lineups, results, and more => Save Time, be informed

Player ratings ➡️ Let your voice be heard
Rate players and managers after each performance & check other fans' ratings

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How can I add another favourite Team?

You can add more teams by double-clicking on the club crest in the bottom left corner and selecting the “Add” option.

How can I add a national team?

You can add more teams by double-clicking on the club crest in the bottom left corner and selecting the “Add” option. Search for the country's name and add the team!

Do you have dark mode?

Yes, Android users can click on their profile picture on the home page (club crest in the bottom left corner) and choose which version they want to go with.

For iOS users, the version of the app is the same as their system default.

Can I watch livestreams here?

We don’t have that option, sorry! You can follow the Match Events- find the match you want to follow in the Matches tab on the lower right and stay updated by turning on notifications and following the Live Ticker

How can I change the language to...?

Currently, Sportening is available in English and Croatian

Will you add ... to the app?

Maybe! Send Sportening all your app recommendations and we’ll be sure to check them out 😊

👤 Profile

Can other users see my phone number or email address?

Your phone number is used to receive the verification code. Other users can only see your profile picture and username.

How can I change my profile picture or username?

Click on the club crest in the bottom left corner, and you’ll see a circle with your profile picture in the upper right corner. Click on it to change your username and/or profile picture.

I can’t change my username!

Please note that your username can’t contain blank spaces, uppercase letters, most special characters, emojis, and such. Also, don’t forget to press “Done” at the bottom to save your settings.

My username in Sportening is my full name! Why is that?

This is probably happening because you have your own phone number under your full name in your phone contacts and you’ve allowed contacts in Sportening. We assure you other users cannot see that name and will only see the username and name you have entered when signing up for Sportening.

💬 Chat

How to join a Group Chat?

For Public Group Chats:

  • Click on the “Chat” button on the bottom tab, and there you can browse various public groups!

For Private Group Chats:

  • If you want to enter a private Group Chat or a group that isn’t on the list of public Group Chats you’ll need to have a member of that group send you the invite link.

I am looking for a specific Group Chat but I can’t find it!

Try searching for the Group Chat on the list of public Group Chats. If it isn’t there you can try to have a member of that Group Chat send you the invite link to join.

How to create a Group Chat?

Click on the Chat button on the bottom tab, and in the lower right, you’ll see a blue “New chat” button. Click on it to create a group, and don’t forget to invite your friends!

How to invite people to join a Group Chat?

Enter the Group Chat in which you want to add new members and click the group's name at the top. There you will see an option to add friends or invite them via link.

How to mute Notifications?

Enter the Group Chat you want to mute/unmute and click on three little dots in the top right corner. Select the mute notifications option and choose a period of time.

I want to join more groups!

Click on the “How to join a Group Chat” to find out how to join an existing Chat.

📰 News

Do you have News for...?

If you don’t see a News Channel for a club you’ve added we probably don’t have it. Tell Pepper which club you would like to see a News Channel for!

Currently we have these News Channels:

In English language: Premier League, World Cup 2022, UEFA Champions League, Transfer News, Liverpool FC, Manchester United, Manchester City FC, Chelsea FC, Arsenal FC, Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, PSG

In Croatian language: HNL, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, Hajduk Split

I want to join more News Channels!

Check out more News Channels by going to the News tab and clicking on the “All news channels” bar at the top. (Please note we don’t have News Channels available for all clubs)

I have accidentally deleted a News Channel! How do I get it back?

Click on the “All news channels” bar at the top of the News Channels list and find the News Channel you want to join.

How do I turn off notifications for News Channels?

Enter the News Channel you want to mute, click on the “Mute” button at the bottom and choose a period of time.

I am not receiving notifications for every post in the News Channel!

We are determined to keep you updated about your club on a daily basis but also do not want to bother you with notifications - so we only send out notifications for the most important daily updates. Would you like to be able to customize the frequency of notifications? Let us know by telling Pepper in the chat!

🏆 Scores

How do I Rate a Player?

For a period of 24 hours after a match has ended, we offer you the possibility of rating player performance. Click on the club crest on the bottom left and you’ll see a “Fan ratings” option.

How do I build a Lineup?

For a period of 72 hours before the kickoff, we offer you the possibility of building your own starting XI. Click on the club crest on the bottom left and you’ll see a “Pick your starting XI” option.

How do I build a Dream Lineup?

Dream Lineup builder is available at all times on your My Team page. Click on the club crest on the bottom left and you’ll see a “Build your dream team” option.

How do I turn on notifications for a specific Match?

You can turn on notifications by clicking on the bell icon next to the match card either on the Match tab or MyTeam tab (club crest at the bottom left)

Where can I find Lineups for a specific Match?

Go to the Matches tab in the lower right corner, search for the match there. When you find it click on it and you should see a Lineup tab if that information is available.

Where can I find information about League standings?

Click on the Matches tab in the lower right corner and search for the league you’re interested in by clicking on the search bar up top.