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Speech Soccer is an addictive game where the players respond to your voice to pass the ball, tackle and shoot in fast flowing football action

Speech Soccer is the first voice only activated online football game and the fans are going wild for it at It's the brainchild of automatic speech recognition specialist and football fan Nick Wilkinson PhD of Peterborough in Cambridgeshire whose love of the game inspired him to create Speech Soccer.

Speech Soccer is an addictive game where the players respond to your voice to pass the ball, tackle and shoot in fast flowing football action. It is the game for the football purist that wants to recreate the art that was Brazil 1970, Liverpool 1988 or Arsenal 2004. The speech interface liberates you from focusing on the individual players giving you the freedom to play as a team . There's a formation editor too, which allows you to develop your own tactics for attacking and defending.

Once you've trained the speech recogniser you're ready to play. To score goals you must move the ball quickly about the pitch to create space for shooting. When your team has the ball, say the number of your player you wish to pass to. Or, if you keep saying the number of the player who already has the ball, he will run with it. When you are in range of the goal simply say "shoot". When the opposition has the ball you need to win it back. Say the number of one of your players and he will start moving towards the ball. When you get close say "tackle" to challenge for the ball.

Beware though, tackling from behind results in a yellow card and if that player commits another foul then a red card is given and the player is removed from the pitch!

The real fun of Speech Soccer is playing against other people online. Registration to play online is £5 for six months access and if you're one of the first 1000 people to register you'll be in with a chance to win a football shirt personally signed by England Captain John Terry.

To join in the fun download your FREE copy of Speech Soccer at

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For further information or to arrange an interview with creator Nick Wilkinson contact:
Sarah White
01223 900121

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About Speech Soccer
Speech Soccer was created by Nick Wilkinson, 32. Nick has a PhD in Automatic Speech Recognition and was a researcher at the University of East Anglia before combining his love of football with the technology to bring Speech Soccer to life. The game is available to download for free from the internet at To play online against other Speech Soccer fans registration is required. Registration is £5 for six months.

About the signed England shirt
The England shirt was personally signed by England captain John Terry in a private signing session on July 16, 2009. The centre-half is the heartbeat behind the Three Lions side and will be wearing this style of shirt as he leads England in their pursuit of glory at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Terry made his debut for England in 2003 and was later made skipper by Steve McClaren. He was outstanding in the 2006 World Cup, being the only English player to be named part of the all-star team for the tournament. He has since become the first name on the teamsheet under Fabio Capello, epitomising the Italian bosses virtues of dedication and professionalism and playing each game as if he's ready to die for the cause.

This shirt is a hugely collectible item of sports memorabilia.

Full terms of the free prize draw are available online at No purchase is necessary to enter.

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