Football: A Brief History By Alfie Allen
Co-produced by Woodcut Media and The Development Partnership, lifelong football fan Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones) uncovers a century’s worth of stories, moments and characters in this intimate and engaging documentary, as he searches for football’s roots and, at the same time, the seeds of contemporary Britain.
Our cultural, national and societal development are exemplified in football’s evolution from a rarefied pastime, the preserve of elite upper class schools, to today’s billion-pound global industry. So how did we get here and why does the sport continue to dominate? Alfie sets out on a geographical, cultural and historical journey in search of the true story of football, meeting families, fans and our most glorious goal scorers, as he revels in the diverse living history of the beautiful game.