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Tweet your matches automatically

You can use our ‘Subscribe to new or updated matches’ feature and IFTTT to tweet about your matches automatically.

Tweet your matches as you add them

IFTTT is a free service that lets you take updates from our site and tweet them from your account. Create or sign in to your account and follow the following steps:

  1. Go to the settings page for your account and add your Twitter account, if you haven’t already done so.
  2. Select ‘Create applet’. You can find this on the menu for your account at the top-right.
  3. IFTTT says ‘if this then that’. Click on ‘this’ and pick the ‘RSS Feed’ service and then ‘New feed item’.
  4. On your club, team or league page look for the ‘Subscribe to new or updated matches’ link. Right-click it and copy the link. (The wording of this option will differ depending on the browser you’re using.)
  5. Where IFTTT asks for the Feed URL, paste the link and add ‘&format=tweet’ on the end.
  6. Click ‘Create trigger’.
  7. IFTTT says ‘if this then that’ again. This time click on ‘that’ and pick the ‘Twitter’ service and then ‘Post a tweet’.
  8. The default format of ‘EntryTitle EntryUrl’ is fine, but you can change it if you want to. Click ‘Create action’ then ‘Finish’, and you’re done!

An example tweet about a new match

Tweet your matches on match day

You can also tweet ‘We’re off to [tournament name]!’ at 8am on the day of the tournament, ‘It’s practice night – come and join us!’ at 4pm on practice days, or ‘It’s match night! [match title]’ at 4pm on match days using the same method.

Following the steps above, create another applet and, in step 5, instead of adding ‘&format=tweet’ add ‘&format=tweet&today=true’. We’ll do the rest.

An example match night tweet