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What is Motty?

Mini Motty is a desktop toy - a small Windows-based application that allows you to follow live football scores and news, without directly reading pages on the BBC Sport website.

You will need to be connected to the internet to use it, but that is all you need - no browser, email or other application open.

Once you have selected up to five teams to follow, you will be alerted every time...

  • They score - or concede - a goal
  • There is a booking or sending off in a match they are playing
  • There is a substitution
  • A match kicks off, reaches half-time or finishes

    Match drama

    Motty won't give you the full details. There is no place like the BBC website for doing that - and finding out if your team has scored or conceded would ruin the suspense!

    So, once a goal is scored, Motty will celebrate the strike - it's up to you to click on the team name to visit BBC Sport Online and discover whether the goal brings joy or despair.

    Latest news

    Regardless of the teams you select, you will receive an alert of major football news stories as they are published on BBC Sport Online.

    Motty gives you the basic details - headline and brief summary - and you click on the headline to read more.

    Play the game and make him dance

    Motty's features do not end there. Try right-clicking him and you can make him dance to a well known tune - or do all sorts of other actions.

    Meanwhile, he will even commentate on your prowess in the Keepy-Uppy game.

    Click on the links on the left for more help on specific topics.

    Download page
    What is Mini Motty?
    Who is Motty?
    Basic operation
    How to follow live action
    How to receive football news
    Selecting a team
    Options screen
    Playing and stopping the actions
    Switching off sound
    Playing Keepy-Uppy
    Proxy settings
    Sending feedback to BBC Sport
    E-mail services | Sport on mobiles/PDAs | Headlines for your site


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