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Best sporting documentaries to stream right now

| 03.04.2020

Stuck for something to watch but still want to get your sports fix? We’ve put together a list of the shows you need to know about!

Whether you want a behind-the-scenes look of Pep Guardiola’s title winning Manchester City team, be a fly on the wall of Andy Murray’s return to fitness or check out Formula 1’s inner sanctum – we’ll have you sorted!

Kick back, flick on your streaming service and quench that thirst!

All or Nothing: Manchester City

2017/18 season. The 100-point season. The Centurions. But how did City really do it?

Amazon Prime delves deep into the inner workings of the then Premier League champions and just what makes Pep Guardiola so special!

Pep Guardiola - Man City
Picking the brains of Pep Guardiola

Released: 2018

Episodes: 8 (45-54 minutes each)

How to watch: Amazon Prime Video

The English Game

So how did football really come about? The English Game takes us back to the 19th century to re-tell the tale.

Starring actors Edward Holcroft as Arthur Kinnaird and Kevin Guthrie as Fergus Suter, we discover how these two men changed the face of football forever!

Released: 2020

Episodes: 6 ( 43-55 minutes each)

How to watch: Netflix

Diego Maradona

The award-winning team behind Senna and Amy takes us behind the scenes at perhaps the biggest sporting star that has ever lived.

With never-before-seen footage, we watch how Diego Maradona reached the pinnacle of the sport and the love affair with Napoli that turned sour.

Was Maradona really ‘bigger than God’?

Released: 2019

Running time: 124 minutes

How to watch: 4od

Andy Murray: Resurfacing

A gritty, access all areas account of tennis superstar Andy Murray’s rehab from a career threatening injury.

We go deep into the heart of the Murray family and see the good, the bad and the ugly of the British number one’s return to the court.

Can the three-time major winner be a force to be reckoned with again?

Released: 2019

Running time: 108 minutes

How to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Formula 1: Drive to Survive

Under the hood of the 2018 and 2019 Formula 1 season’s we go with an in-depth look at drivers, teams and their Grand Prix preparations.

Sebastian Vettel - Ferarri
All smiles: But can Vettel chase down Hamilton?

With the need for speed, there’s fall outs, frenemies and flash points to keep you on the edge of your seat..

Season one and two are available to watch now.

Original release: 2019

Episodes: Season one 10 (27-40 minutes); Season two 10 (31-40 minutes)

How to watch: Netflix

Sunderland ‘Till I Die

Fly-on-the-wall account following Sunderland AFC’s fight to return to former glories.

2018 saw the release of season one during the club’s 2017/18 Championship season. With the cameras gaining unparalleled access to players, owners and managers – what could go wrong?

Season two is out now, all ready to binge-watch!

Original release: 2018

Episodes: 8 (37-42 minutes); Season two 6 (30-53 minutes)

How to watch: Netflix

Take Us Home: Leeds United

Marcelo Bielsa. Leeds United manager. Yes, this really happened.

After a sorry ten years in English football’s second and third tiers, Leeds United catapulted super manager Bielsa into Elland Road with the aim of playing Premier League football.

Armed with his innovative approach and touch line bucket seat, can Bielsa re-ignite this sleeping giant?

Original release: 2019

Episodes: 6 (40-45 minutes)

How to watch: Amazon Prime Video

The Last Dance

From left, Dennis Rodman, Scottie Pippen, Michael Jordan, Ron Harper and Toni Kukoc. Credit from Credit Field ***

Before LeBron James and Kobe Bryant there was Michael Jordan. This docuseries coming soon to Netflix features hours of unseen footage charting Jordan’s rise to become the biggest name the sport has ever seen.

The 1997/98 Chicago Bulls needed a leader. Step forward MJ.

Original release: 2020 (April 20th 2020)

Episodes: 10 (TBC)

How to watch: Netflix

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Charlie Dear

Charlie has covered sport for the likes of The Guardian, Football365 and FourFourTwo. Arsenal sufferer. German football enthusiast.