Football Documentaries

FIFA Futbol Mundial - The Matao

FIFA Futbol Mundial - The Matao

FIFA Futbol Mundial recently completed a 7 minute documentary on the Matao, Guam men's national football team, and the rapid development of the sport in Guam. The segment was broadcasted to billions of people around the world. This is Guam's story.

The Guam national football team is the national association football team for the United States territory of Guam and is controlled by the Guam Football Association.

They are affiliated to the Asian Football Confederation's East Asian Football Federation region. The team was founded in 1975 and joined FIFA in 1996.

It is among the weakest national teams in the world, its highest FIFA ranking was 178th in October 2012 by joining the federation. Since 2012 they have been managed by Gary White.

Rangers - The Men Who Sold The Jerseys

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Rangers - The Men Who Sold The Jerseys

As this proud footballing giant stands on the brink of extinction, BBC Scotland Investigates the inside story of the scandal which brought Rangers FC to its knees. This is a programme based on dozens of secret emails, letters and documents which uncover the truth behind the tax scheme which threatens the club's very existence, and reveals what went on behind the scenes in the run up to Craig Whyte's infamous takeover.

From the day Sir David Murray took up the reigns at Ibrox, through the nine-in-a-row Championship years to the ignominy of owner Craig Whyte's reign and the plunge into administration, this programme charts the descent from glory into chaos of one of Scotland's great institutions. Along the way, investigative reporter Mark Daly goes in search of answers to the questions every Scottish football fan is asking, and attempts to confront those who are responsible for the Ibrox club's plight.

The Rising - Rangers One Year On From Administration

The Rising: Rangers One Year On From Administration

The Rising: Rangers One Year On From Administration covers the extraordinary events from last spring to the present day. With exclusive contributions from Charles Green, Ally McCoist, Lee McCulloch, Neil Alexander, Ian Durrant, leading journalists and fans the programme gets to the very heart of the matter. The Rising chronicles the dark days from administration, through the purchase by Charles Green, the rows with the authorities to the incredible backing of the Rangers support and the hugely successful share issue.

Working quietly in the background all that time as a member of the coaching team was Kenny McDowall, the former Partick Thistle and St Mirren player who had joined his childhood heroes Rangers from Celtic where his talents as a coach of young players, gained him considerable respect in the Scottish game.

The Great Game

The Great Game

Football as a true British institution; 'The Great Game' starts with schoolboys being taught by famous footballers, followed by extended footage of the Football League War Cup Finals from 1945.

'A famous footballer tells how boys learn football at school and describes the part the game plays in British life. Most towns have their teams, and matches are played every Saturday. Almost everyone takes an interest in these matches, and at the end of the winter the best two teams play in the 'Cup Final' for 'the Cup', a silver trophy kept by the winners until the next year.'' This film has been made available for non-commercial research and educational purposes courtesy the British Council Film Collection.

The Game of Their Lives

(78 votes)

The Game of Their Lives

The Game of Their Lives or "Chollima Chookgudan" is a 2002 documentary film about the seven surviving members of the North Korean national football team who participated in the Football World Cup 1966. Its victory over the Italian team propelled the North Korean team into the quarterfinal: it was the first time an Asian squad had advanced so far in a World Cup.

A BBC documentary producer is given unprecedented access in North Korea to chronicle the story of the famed 1966 World Cup team from the North that advanced to the quarterfinals. The feature includes interviews with surviving members of the team, English fans and soccer pundits who saw the North Koreans upset Italy, 1-0, and go up 3-0 against Portgual before Eusebio eventually rallied the Portugeuse.

AC Milan #thefuture

(82 votes)

AC Milan #thefuture

#thefuture is a 28-minute documentary about A.C. Milan youth academy. An emotional journey in the lives of the champions of tomorrow. Creating men and not just footballers.

Dedication and sacrifice. This is the essence of the Milan youth sector, from the youngest 'Pulicini' all the way through to the 'Primavera' where the youngsters are on the brink of the first team.

#thefuture is a film dedicated to the Milan Youth Sector. It was first shown on December 20th at the Christmas party in Milan and has since been shown numerous times on Milan Channel. Directed by Stefano Righi in collaboration with blossom

Glory Glory Tottenham Hotspur - 100 Years Special

Glory Glory Tottenham Hotspur FC - 100 Years Special.

Documentary from Sportsnight made in 1982 about 100 years of Tottenham Hotspur. The club was formed in 1882, as Hotspur F.C., and played in the Southern League until 1908, when it was elected into the Football League Second Division. Before this promotion Tottenham had won the FA Cup in 1901, making it the only non-League club to (or likely to) do so since the formation of the Football League.

Since then, Tottenham have won the FA Cup a further seven times, the Football League twice, the Football League Cup four times, the UEFA Cup twice and also the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. The Cup Winners' Cup victory in 1963 made Tottenham the first English team to win a UEFA competition. In 1960–61 it became the first team to complete The Double in the 20th century.

Reneè meets Circus Zlatan

(80 votes)

Reneè meets circus Zlatan

In this unique 45 minute portrait of Zlatan Ibrahimovic from 2008, Rene Nyberg has closely been following Ibrahimovic at Inter Milan. We can see what his apartment looked like in Milano, see him spending some time with his son Maximilian and we also we get to see him in Rosengård where he was raised.

We visit his new house in Malmö and a thai-boxing traning with former world champion Jörgen Kruth. We also get to see 1on1 games. Zlatan plays against his best friend Maxwell, Seb Larsson and a young talent from Malmö FF. The documentary is called "Reneè möter Cirkus Zlatan" which means Reneè meets circus Zlatan.

The Four Year Plan

(77 votes)

The Four Year Plan

In 2007 Queens Park Rangers, a small Football Club of West London, were bottom of England's Second League and 2 hours from bankruptcy. Just as the club faced liquidation, they were bought by billionaire businessmen. Filmed in an observational fashion from a poetic distance, the documentary follows the larger than life and high profile characters who put their money and reputations on the line through 4 tumultuous years of enormous ups and downs.

For 98 dramatic minutes we are given unprecedented access and remarkable insight into the worlds of sport, business, finance, power and ego - culminating in success in 2011, when QPR won promotion to the Premier League and the four year plan - set out by the owners in 2007 - was spectacularly achieved.

Football Rivalries - Hadjuk Split v Dinamo Zagreb

Football Rivalries: Hadjuk Split v Dinamo Zagreb

This edition of the ESPN football series with an edge investigates the long-festering feud between Dinamo Zagreb and Hajduk Split. In the world of club football there are particular derby matches which are steeped in history and catch the imagination of fans everywhere. Using a mix of archive footage and featuring some of the clubs most iconic players and managers. Football Rivlaries explores the legendary games and investigates what lies at the heart of the rivalry both on and off the pitch

Eternal Derby also known as the Croatian Derby, is the name given to matches between the two biggest and most popular Croatian football clubs Dinamo Zagreb and Hajduk Split.The rivalry can be traced back to 1920s when Zagreb's Građanski and Hajduk often clashed in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia championships. After World War II, Građanski was disbanded by the authorities, and Dinamo Zagreb was formed to take its place, retaining its colours.

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