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The English Game 

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The story of the invention of football and how it quickly rose to become the world's most popular game by crossing class divides.
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Series cast summary:
Edward Holcroft ...  Arthur Kinnaird 6 episodes, 2020
Kevin Guthrie ...  Fergus Suter 6 episodes, 2020
Charlotte Hope ...  Margaret Alma Kinnaird 6 episodes, 2020
Niamh Walsh ...  Martha Almond 6 episodes, 2020
Craig Parkinson ...  James Walsh 6 episodes, 2020
James Harkness ...  Jimmy Love 6 episodes, 2020
Ben Batt ...  Cartwright / ... 6 episodes, 2020
Gerard Kearns ...  Tommy Marshall 6 episodes, 2020
Henry Lloyd-Hughes ...  Alfred Lyttelton 6 episodes, 2020
Kerrie Hayes ...  Doris Platt 6 episodes, 2020
Joncie Elmore ...  Ted Stokes 6 episodes, 2020
Mary Higgins Mary Higgins ...  Ada Hornby 6 episodes, 2020
Sam Keeley ...  Smalley 6 episodes, 2020
Harry Michell ...  Monkey Hornby 6 episodes, 2020
Philip Hill-Pearson ...  Tom Hindle 6 episodes, 2020
Daniel Ings ...  Francis Marindin 5 episodes, 2020
Kate Phillips ...  Laura Lyttelton 5 episodes, 2020
Kelly Price ...  Lydia Cartwright 5 episodes, 2020
Anthony Andrews ...  Lord Kinnaird 5 episodes, 2020
Sylvestra Le Touzel ...  Lady Kinnaird 4 episodes, 2020
Sammy Hayman ...  Davy Burns 4 episodes, 2020
Lara Peake ...  Betsy Cronshaw 4 episodes, 2020
John Askew ...  Jack Hunter 3 episodes, 2020
Michael Nardone ...  Douglas Suter 3 episodes, 2020
Charles Armstrong Charles Armstrong ...  Mr. Parker 2 episodes, 2020
Tim Chipping ...  Cotton Masters' Club Manager 2 episodes, 2020
Kate Dickie ...  Aileen Suter / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Richard Dixon ...  Wilson 2 episodes, 2020
Eilidh Fisher ...  Moira Suter 2 episodes, 2020
Richard McCabe ...  Colonel Jackson 2 episodes, 2020
Don Gallagher Don Gallagher ...  Doctor 2 episodes, 2020
Daisy Littlefield Daisy Littlefield ...  Grace Suter 2 episodes, 2020
Mary Jo Randle ...  Publican 2 episodes, 2020
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England, 1879. With football still in its infancy and an amateur sport, upper-class teams, led by Old Etonians, have dominated the early years of the FA Cup. But a revolution is brewing: against the rules of the FA, James Walsh, the owner of working-class side Darwen FC and the associated mill, secretly pays talented Scottish players Fergus Suter and Jimmy Love to join the team ahead of the cup quarterfinals against Old Etonians, whose roster features several members of the FA Board, including team captain Arthur Kinnaird.

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English

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20 March 2020 (UK) See more »

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The English Game See more »

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The Old Etonians did in fact win the FA Cup in 1879 and 1882. The were runners up four other times 1874, 1875, 1876 and 1881. See more »

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Enjoyable but flawed.
21 March 2020 | by jakasperowiczSee all my reviews

Enjoyed this new series. Captured the mood of the times quite well. However, as a Blackburn Rovers follower and someone who went to secondary school near the home of Blackburn Olympic I found the historical inaccuracies a little annoying at times. I suppose it did its job in displaying the development of professional football in this country well - but not the progression of the two Blackburn clubs and Darwin.


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