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Compuware's UK Professional Services division has delivered
a key Web-based project -the Euro 2000 section on Digital
Sport's onefootball.com website - in under three weeks. As
Euro 2000 fast approached in May this year, Digital Sport
called on Compuware's Rapid Response team to develop new
pages and functionality for its site in record time.

The Compuware Professional Services team provided the
linguistic and technical capability to develop the Chinese
and Spanish Euro 2000 pages and Euro 2000 fantasy football
competition on onefootball.com. It also built in the ability
to dynamically link photographs to stories, bringing an
important visual aspect to the content on the site. The
Compuware team will be extending its services to provide
ongoing support and development of the site for all UK,
European league and World Cup football being covered this
year.

As more and more people turn to the Web for information, it
is becoming a perfect medium for real-time sports results
and commentary, particularly in local languages. The
high-profile Euro 2000 tournament was an opportunity for
onefootball.com to provide new services to its existing and
potential customers, such as foreign language content,
competitions and chat rooms.

As Richard Ellis, CEO, Digital Sport, comments
"onefootball.com has been enormously successful since it
launched ten weeks ago and Compuware's input has been a
major factor in this success. The technical expertise and
professionalism of the Compuware team has been first class
and we look forward to continuing to work with them as we
further expand our services."

onefootball.com has ambitious future plans, which Compuware
will be involved in. The Professional Services team is about
to begin development of both a WAP service and live score
information via SMS text messages.

Irene Dawson, director, Compuware Professional Services,
says, "Achieving the increased functionality and content
within the timescales for onefootball.com was a real
challenge and we are very proud of the end result. We have a
very talented and committed team of people - everyone pulled
out the stops to get the Euro 2000 sections up and running
by the start of the tournament. We look forward to further
supporting Digital Sport in the coming months."


About onefootball.com

onefootball.com is a website of Digital Sport and can be
found at http://www.onefootball.com


About Compuware

With fiscal year 2000 revenues of more than $2.2 billion,
Compuware is a world leader in the practical implementation
of enterprise and e-commerce solutions. Compuware
productivity solutions help 14,000 of the world's largest
corporations more efficiently maintain and enhance their
most critical business applications. Providing immediate and
measurable return on information technology investments,
Compuware products and services improve quality, lower costs
and increase the speed at which systems can be developed,
implemented and supported. Compuware employs more than
15,000 information technology professionals worldwide. For
more information about Compuware, please visit Compuware on
the World Wide Web at http://www.compuware.com

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