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6 TV Shows Every Sports Fan Must Watch (Part 1)

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Let’s face it, Covid-19 isn’t miraculously getting away anytime soon and with most of the country still stuck indoors and working from home, our TVs / Laptops / iPads have been more active than usual. If you’ve run out of things to watch and are interested in a new TV show to binge on, you have come to the perfect place. Here are 6 TV shows that every sports lover can binge on while they are stuck at home…It’s time to Netflix and chill with some sport – now that’s a recipe for a great night!  

Our Picks:

6. Sunderland’ Til I Die

Sunderland’ Til I Die is a fascinating drama-documentary that follows Sunderland Association Football Club in the season after it has been relegated from the Premier League. Trust us when we say you don’t need to be a Sunderland fan to watch this series – there’s a feel-good factor and great film-making that elevates this series to be one of the best out there. The series highlights the undying passion that the people of Sunderland have for their football club and is a must-watch for any sports fan.

Available on Netflix

5. The Test: A New Era for Australia’s Team

The Test is a one-of-a-kind documentary that gives exclusives behind the scenes access to the Australian Cricket Team, once the greatest team in the world, now marred by scandal and on their ways to become a better side both on and off the field. The series gives fans an incredible glimpse of the Australian team as they try to restore their reputation after the 2018 sandpaper scandal. The series focuses on Justin Langer and Tim Paine as they take over a new team and battle through the 2019 ODI World Cup and an away Ashes series against the old enemy. Does it make the Aussies likeable again? That’s for you to decide…

Available on Amazon Prime

4. All or Nothing: Manchester City

This fly on wall docu-series gives us an unprecedented insight into Manchester City’s 2017-18 title-winning season. Narrated by Sir Ben Kingsley, the series gives fans a great understanding of Pep Guardiola’s methods as a coach that gets the best out of his players and is an all-access pass into one of the more successful modern-day Football teams. This show is a must-watch for all football lovers, even if you aren’t a Manchester City fan.

Available on Amazon Prime

3. Cobra Kai

The highly rated, Emmy nominated show is a must-watch with an IMDB rating of 8.6. Cobra Kai is a sequel to the hit movie the Karate Kid and is set 34 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament. Daniel Lawrence, the main antagonist in the Karate Kid reopens his famous Cobra Kai dojo and reignites his rivalry with Daniel LaRusso. This martial arts comedy-drama series is a blast from the past as the rivalry between Johnny and Daniel reignites, in this sequel to the “Karate Kid” films, decades after the tournament that originally changed their lives! 

Available on Netflix

2. Tiger

This inspiring 190-minute documentary series spread over two parts tells us the story of a flawed champion and is narrated by those closest to him including his friends, journalists, former girlfriends and mistresses. The documentary peels all the layers behind his character and explores his life beyond the golf course which included his relationship with his father and his downfall after cheating on his wife with multiple women. Tiger is a must-watch as it takes you on a journey along his rise, his mistakes and one of the greatest comebacks in this history of sports.

Available on Disney+ Hotstar

1. The Last Dance

The Last Dance is the untold story of Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls as they go after their 6th NBA championship in 8 years. The 10-part series takes a look at Jordan’s career from his high school days to becoming the greatest player to grace a basketball court with footage that no basketball fan has ever seen before and insights on Jordan from teammates like Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman among others. The show gives us all a fascinating insight into how special Jordan really was, Jordan’s mindset and what it takes to be a champion over a span of time at the very highest level in sport.

Available on Netflix

 

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