Jürgen Klopp

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The First Team review

The First Team just isn't ready for the big time. Back to the training ground.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 29th May 2020

The First Team, review: second division comedy

The German Bundesliga and reruns of classic matches have been trying valiantly to fill the football-shaped hole in our lives. Could new pitchside sitcom The First Team (BBC Two) further plug the gap? No, it couldn't. Viewers were left sick as a parrot, rather than over the moon, Clive.

Michael Hogan, The Telegraph, 28th May 2020

Laura Lexx gets two book deal

Following on from her viral Twitter thread, Laura Lexx has been signed by a publisher to write an imaginary diary of life married to football manager Jürgen Klopp. She'll also write a novel about an amateur women's netball team.

British Comedy Guide, 11th May 2020

Laura Lexx's Jurgen Klopp fantasy goes viral

Brighton-based stand-up Laura Lexx tweeted the following: "If I ever met Jurgen Klopp I'd say omg if we have a baby we should call it Klipp, just so he'd raise an eyebrow at me and tell me I'm a moron and I'd be so naked by the time he'd finished doing that." And sure enough it went viral. In less than a day the tweet has received nearly a thousand retweets and nearly 30,000 likes.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 14th March 2020

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