If you're looking for an elegant way to follow the World Cup, then you can't do much better than South Africa 2010.
South Africa 2010 is an application for following the FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010. With it, you can view the match schedule, save the final score, show both groups and second stage table, build statistics and you also update the results on-line.
South Africa 2010 features a complete matches calendar which you can conveniently filter by stage, group and team. One particularly handy feature is that South Africa 2010 supports the conversion of match dates and times based on your local timezone so you don't need to get confused by the South African time schedule. Finally, you can also export the table and results to both text and HTML format.
There is no information about the venues, teams or background information to any of the matches and groups but if you just want a simple way to track the World Cup, it's very effective.
South Africa 2010 is a simple, well presented and logical way to follow the 2010 World Cup.