Achilles '29 from Groesbeek has been a top club in amateur football for years. In recent years they even surpass De Treffers, their bigger brother and competitor in the construction worker's village. When the club can promote to professional football via a pilot project, it takes on the challenge. It becomes a huge risk for the people who love the club.
In the Song Dynasty, a group of patriots play soccer against the traitor with a team of foreign enemies, royal pro-nobles, bandits, martial arts masters and embrace the country hatred to compete for the first time in the history of China International soccer match.
A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
A warm-hearted comedy about a compulsive soccer mom who masquerades as a famous Italian soccer star hired to coach her daughter's floundering soccer team, then struggles frantically to keep her wacky charade going long enough to see the girls win their big tournament.
Soccer Dog: European Cup opens with the titular hero, Kimble, escaping the clutches of an evil scientist, bent on performing animal experiments. Our plucky canine hero then falls into the hands of Zack (Jake Thomas), an American boy who's been brought to Scotland after the death of his mother to be reunited with the father he never knew, Brian (Nick Moran). After a bumpy introduction, father and son eventually connect by playing soccer together, and when the unusually nimble Kimble storms onto the field one day, their lives change forever.
A woman hires a Norwegian soccer player to be a male au pair and help her raise her two sons. It deals with personal loss and how a soccer ball can change sadness into laughter.
Soccer Shockers is packed full of football cock-ups and moments of madness. It’s all here; from goal-keeping nightmares and missed open goals, to tantrums, refereeing foul-ups, back-pass howlers and more. With great action from today’s star players and matches around the world, Bradley Walsh’s Soccer Shockers leaves no player safe from joining the football hall of shame. This is the soccer horror show the players won’t want you to see!
Race. Class. Poverty. Faith. Hope. Soccer. Welcome to Alex––the largest and most notorious township in South Africa where soccer is lived, not played. With the first ever FIFA World Cup in Africa as a backdrop, witness the cultural importance of soccer in township South Africa through the lives of five individuals born and raised in the oldest and toughest of South Africa’s townships, Alexandra, locally known as ‘Alex.’ Seventeen-year-old dribbling sensation Nancy ‘Maradona’ Majola, former national team player Isaac ‘Shakes’ Kungwane, current professional Patrick ‘Raiden’ Phungwayo, 69-year-old Jacob ‘Babes’ Bopape one of the first professional soccer players in South Africa, and scholarship-winner Ricardo ‘Rico’ Kutumela will all take you into a culture dominated by soccer and into a storied township still largely unknown and misunderstood even among South Africans.
A heart-warming comedy about the friendship between the new kid in town and a soccer-playing dog on the lam from the dog-catcher. It's up to these two underdogs to win the PeeWee Soccer League championship game.
Italia 90 was another fascinating tournament, a melting pot of different styles, culture and technique. The biggest tournament to date, it saw the emergence of the African nations with the free-flowing Cameroon capturing everyone's hearts. The final was tight and not for the squeamish, but the well-drilled and better-disciplined Germans prevailed 1-0 winners to claim the crown for the third time.
Soccer player Mbark Boussoufa faces some hard dilemma's. He plays in Russia, while his family is in The Netherlands and Morocco.
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After a night out drinking, a soccer mom wakes up bound to a chair in the basement of a masked killer. But as luck would have it, there's someone else in the basement that she wants to see even less.
Inspired by the story of former Rwandan soccer player and the resilience of a nation, we follow Eric Eugene Murangwa’s incredible journey, using his role in soccer to promote peace to future generations affected by conflict.
A game of 9-pins played among the stars.
Faced by the 2011 earthquake, the fanatical supporters of J-League underdogs Vegalta Sendai challenged their team to win in the name of their fallen friends. The partnership they forged would capture the imagination of the footballing world.
A comedic romp that celebrates the power of friendship to turn your life around, Dias de Futbol introduces us to Antonio, an ex-convict and amateur shrink who convinces his pals that the best way to overcome their midlife crises and lack of success with women is to reassemble their old soccer team and win something in life, even if only a local championship. Directed by David Serrano. Starring Alberto San Juan, Natalia Verbeke (Dot the I, Son of the Bride), Pere Ponce, and Fernando Tejero.
After his parents separate and he loses his place on the soccer team, Moritz must put together a new team against incredible odds.
Three soccer fans are determined to do literally anything to get to the soccer match between Czechoslovakia and the famous representation team of Brazil. Reaching their goal to see the dream match live cannot he precluded neither by a sudden work task nor family obligations. However, there is one more obstacle in their way: for some time, their enthusiastic behavior during soccer matches has been monitored by the police. This time, it will not be easy for them to get to the stadium.
The team members of the near-bankrupt Chinese Football Victory Club try anything to raise money they need in order to save their club.
Soccer AM is a British Saturday-morning football-based comedy/talk show, predominantly based around the Premier League. Originally presented by Jane Hoffen, Gary Stevens and Russ Williams, they lasted just a year before Helen Chamberlain and Tim Lovejoy replaced them, where Lovejoy served for over a decade. He has since been replaced by Andy Goldstein and, more recently, Max Rushden. The show has been aired on Sky Sports 2 each Saturday morning of the football season since 1995 from 7:00am or 9:00am to noon originally and currently between 10:00am and 12:00pm. In early 2009, the 500th episode was broadcast. Although the show is filmed live from 2010 it has been broadcast on a momentary delay due to bad language and/or inappropriate content from certain guests. The show's current sponsor is Procter & Gamble through their Head & Shoulders brand. The show was previously sponsored by Frijj, a brand of milkshake, after Dairy Crest signed a £2 million sponsorship deal. Parts of the show have remained since the beginning, whilst new items have been introduced each season. In that respect, it is almost the same every week, the difference being new football footage and comedy skits. Every week sees a new group of celebrity guests, generally featuring at least one footballer who is free on the Saturday, and a mix of musicians, TV personalities, and other sportsmen.
Gillette Soccer Saturday is a weekly television programme broadcast on Sky Sports in the United Kingdom and Ireland during the football season. The programme updates viewers on the progress of association football games in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Saturday afternoons. The current host is Jeff Stelling. The programme is sponsored by Gillette. The 3pm to 5pm portion of the programme is also shown on Sky Sports 1.
Soccer Aid is a biennial British charity event that has raised £6.5 million in aid of UNICEF UK through ticket sales and donations. The event is a football match between two teams of celebrities and former professional players, representing England and the Rest of the World. Television coverage began on ITV on 22 May 2006 in a show presented by Ant & Dec. Soccer Aid was initiated by Robbie Williams and Jonathan Wilkes. The event returned on 7 September 2008 and again on 6 June 2010. England beat Rest of the World in 2012.
Soccer Fever is an anime produced by Tokyo Movie Shinsha, RAI and TMS-Kyokuchi, it was broadcast by NHK and RAI. This anime is part of Eisei Anime Gekijou. In Italy it is known as I ragazzi del mundial.
The Soccer Academy is a children’s television show produced by Capistrano Films. The show is shown in over 23 countries around the world, including the United States, Africa, and the Middle East. Soccer Academy is a children’s television show based upon the skills needed by children to participate in soccer. The demonstration of soccer skills during the program are performed by professional soccer players participating from the country in which the show is taking place in. Along with the soccer skills, there is also a mix or culture, religion, as well as interaction with the local people from whichever country the television show is featuring for that specific episode. "The Soccer Academy" qualifies as children-friendly programming from an instructional and educational perspective, and has been issued the IE certificate by the United States for the shows educational value to children. The parent company, Capistrano Films, has offices located in both Los Angeles, California and Detroit, Michigan.
Soccer Dreams, a.k.a. Football Dreams, is a Canadian reality television programme that gives footballers ages 14-19 in North America the opportunity to win a contract with the Everton Football Club. Based on the UK show Football Icon, Soccer Dreams tryouts began on June 29th 2007 in Toronto. Tryouts were also held in Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Winnipeg. At each trial, a team of coaching staff, including Everton Football Club Academy Manager Ray Hall, whittled the trialists down to 36 competitors. On August 20th, the final 36 reported back to Ottawa, where they played for the contract at the Oz Dome. The show was produced by, amongst others, action film producer Jalal Merhi. Soccer Dreams debuted on June 7th, 2008, on Fox Soccer Channel.
Soccer Night was a regional television football programme on independent television in United Kingdom between the 1990s and 2008.
Some call them stadiums, or arenas, or pitches. We call them shrines. Come take a pilgrimage to some of the most famous soccer stadiums in the world as seen through the eyes of their devoted worshipers: the fans.
Soccer Central is a soccer news program broadcast by the Canadian sports channel Sportsnet. The program was first introduced on August 17, 2012 as Fox Soccer News; at the time, the program was shared with the U.S. channel Fox Soccer as a replacement for the Fox Soccer Report. With the launch of Fox Sports 1, Fox Soccer News was replaced in the United States by the in-house Fox Soccer Daily on August 19, 2013. Consequently, Fox Soccer News was re-branded as Soccer Central, and its Fox Sports-style presentation and graphics were replaced with that of Sportsnet. The show is aired as a half an hour show from Monday through Friday and an hour show on Sunday.
Monday Night Soccer is the RTÉ's main football television programme. It is shown on RTÉ Two on Monday evenings during the Irish football season, showing highlights of recent matches in Irish football's top division, the League of Ireland Premier Division. MNS is presented by RTÉ presenter Peter Collins, who is usually joined by two guests. Some of the guests to appear on the panel include League of Ireland XI manager Damien Richardson, and former Millwall striker Richard Sadlier. The first edition of Monday Night Soccer was screened on RTÉ Two at 8 pm on 10 March 2008. It was hosted by Tony O'Donoghue. RTÉ won the rights to host a League of Ireland highlights show from TV3 as part of an updated rights deal with the FAI. The show is broadcast at the earlier time of 7 pm, as opposed to the 11:30 pm Monday night slot occupied by its TV3 predecessor, eircom League Weekly, which was repeated Tuesdays at 5 pm. Since the beginning, MNS has gained notability by being broadcast at an earlier time to its predecessor. Due to the broadcasting at an earlier time, Monday Night Soccer has maintained a high rating. Along with Monday Night Soccer, RTÉ also airs live games on the day of the match, usually on a Friday night on Airtricity League Live, and shares live rights with Setanta Sports.
Fox Soccer Report was Fox Soccer's flagship studio program. The show was produced by Fox Sports World Canada, a Canadian international sports network owned by Shaw Media, from CKND-TV's studios in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The show, formerly called Fox Sports World Report and Global SportsLink, aired nightly on Fox Soccer in the United States and EuroWorld Sport at 10 p.m. Eastern Time, with numerous re-airs, usually at 1 a.m. Eastern. The show also aired on Fox Soccer Plus nightly at 11 p.m. Eastern Time. With the shutdown of Fox Sports World Canada in April 2012, Fox Soccer Report continued to be produced until August 16, 2012, when it was replaced by Fox Soccer News, a new soccer news program produced by Rogers Media's Sportsnet in Toronto, the following day.
MLS Soccer Saturday was a weekly presentation of Major League Soccer games that aired on ESPN from 1996 to 2006. MLS Soccer Saturday was the first weekly presentation of MLS games, which usually started at 4PM EST and was sponsored by Radioshack. Before the start of the 2007 season, the league and ESPN announced that MLS Primetime Thursday would be the flagship broadcast as part of a new television contract, ending an 11-year broadcast run of matches on Saturday afternoons.
Kung Fu Soccer is a Hong Kong television drama series that aired on TVB from December 6, 2004 to January 9, 2005.
Premier Soccer Saturday was formally the principal weekly club association football programme on RTÉ. In June 2013 RTÉ Sport confirmed that due to cost cutting initiative's to save the station up to €1.3m a year, it will no longer have the Irish rights to television coverage of the Premier League, with the 2012-13 Premier League season being the final season shown on RTÉ Sport. It was broadcast on RTÉ Two every Saturday evening between 19:30 and 21:00 and occasionally on Sunday during the English league soccer season, showing highlights of Premier League football matches. When the show was aired on a day other than Saturday, it used the appropriately customised title. The programme only showed English association football, as Monday Night Soccer covers Irish association football. The most recent theme tune for the show was a cover of the Republica song, "Bloke".
Soccer Made in Germany was a PBS show that ran from 1976 until 1988. The program, distributed to 256 PBS member stations by the German Educational Television Network was initially sponsored by KQED Channel 9, San Francisco. The - Emmy Nominated - weekly series featured hour long edited highlights of games involving West German association football teams and select international and European cup games from UEFA. The show was hosted by Toby Charles from 1976-1983. Soccer Made In Germany showed a Woman Soccer German CUP match from Frankfurt in 1981, pioneering the sport to U.S. audiences, and promoted girls/women soccer in schools and universities a trend that has been very successful to date. View #Soccer Made In Germany CLIP German Educational TV also produced a daily SPECIAL program life from its New York studios presenting highlights of the day from the 1982 World Cup from Spain. This was the first time that World Cup was presented on Public Television in the United States bringing the sport to millions of homes each day, and leading up to the FINAL MATCH which was also live-broadcast on ABC-Network as a FIRST LIVE showing of a FIFA WORLD CUP event on U.S. network TV.
ESPN Major League Soccer is a promotion of Major League Soccer on ESPN and ESPN2, with simulcasts on ESPNHD and ESPN2HD. Major League Soccer on ESPN2 debuted in 1996, the league's first season, and is guaranteed to stay on the network till at least 2014. From 1996 to 2006, the weekly soccer match on ESPN2 was called MLS Soccer Saturday, but in the new contract, that was replaced by MLS Primetime Thursday. For the 2009 season and beyond, the Thursday telecast was replaced by a variety of primtime games on Wednesdays through Saturdays. Beginning in 2009, as part of ESPN's far-reaching strategy of moving sports programming to ESPN, all matches - including MLS Cup - are now aired on either ESPN or ESPN2.
Soccer Night in America was a weekly presentation of Major League Soccer games on FOX Soccer that began in 2003. In 2007, MLS Saturday started showing a 30 minute pregame and a 30 minute postgame show for each game. From 2005 to 2011, FOX Soccer showed 25 to 30 live games each season, plus 2 to 3 playoff games. In 2011, MLS on Fox Soccer was rebranded as Soccer Night in America, with its production revamped to provide a viewing experience similar to NFL on Fox. However, Fox was outbid by NBC Sports Network for its MLS package for the 2012-2014 seasons.
Premier League Matchday is a soccer news show, made by Rogers Media, shown on Sportsnet most Saturdays before and after Premier League matches. The show features Canadians Gerry Dobson and Craig Forrest. Before August 2012, the show was known as Soccer Central, but was renamed because of the introduction of the show Soccer Central. The name was changed again before the 2013-14 Premier League season.