For a sport as dramatic as football, it’s not surprising to see so many acclaimed documentaries.
Football documentaries have become increasingly popular over the years, offering fans a unique behind-the-scenes look at some of the biggest clubs and players in the world.
In this article, we’ll be exploring the top 5 football documentaries to watch in 2023.
5- Take us Home (2019)
Take us Home is a six-part documentary series that follows the story of Leeds United as they aim to return to the Premier League after a 16-year absence. The series documents the highs and lows of the 2018-19 season, offering fans a unique insight into the inner workings of the club.
4- Diego Maradona (2019)
Directed by Asif Kapadia, the man behind the critically acclaimed documentaries Senna and Amy, Diego Maradona is a fascinating look at the life and career of one of the greatest footballers of all time. The documentary focuses on Maradona’s time at Napoli and his relationship with the City, as well as his struggles with addiction and the pressures of fame.
3- The Class of ’92 (2013)
The Class of ’92 is a documentary film that follows the story of six young Manchester United players who went on to become legends of the club. Featuring interviews with David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, and other members of the famous Class of ’92, the film offers a unique insight into the development of some of the greatest footballers of their generation.
2- Bobby Robson: More than a Manager (2018)
Bobby Robson: More than a Manager is a documentary film that explores the life and career of one of the most beloved figures in English football. The film covers Robson’s time as a player and manager, including his successful spell as manager of Barcelona and his stint as England manager. The film also covers Robson’s battle with cancer and his legacy in the world of football.
1- All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur (2020)
All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur is a behind-the-scenes documentary series that follows the story of Tottenham Hotspur during the 2019-20 season. The series covers everything from the hiring of Jose Mourinho as manager to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the club, offering fans an intimate look at one of the biggest clubs in the Premier League.