The First Team. Image shows from L to R: Olivia Talbot (Tamla Kari), Mark Crane (Will Arnett), Benji Achebe (Shaquille Ali-Yebuah), Mattie Sullivan (Jake Short), Jack Turner (Jack McMullen), Chris Booth (Chris Geere), Petey Brooks (Theo Barklem-Biggs).

The First Team

BBC Two sitcom about footballers. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Stars Jake Short, Shaquille Ali-Yebuah, Jack McMullen, Will Arnett and others.

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The First Team, review: second division comedy

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Michael Hogan, The Telegraph, 28th May 2020

The First Team - a football sitcom fit for relegation

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Rebecca Sayce, The Guardian, 28th May 2020

Review: The First Team

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Steve Bennett, Chortle, 28th May 2020

TV review: The First Team, BBC2

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Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 28th May 2020

The First Team review

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Susannah Butter, Evening Standard, 28th May 2020

The First Team writers interview

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Louisa Mellor, Den Of Geek, 28th May 2020

Iain Morris and Damon Beesley on The First Team

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Jay Richardson, i Newspaper, 27th May 2020

An Inbetweener on how to write a self-isolation sitcom

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Rich Pelley, The Guardian, 26th May 2020

How players gave Inbetweeners writers inside stories

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Sarah Hughes, The Observer, 23rd May 2020

28 new British TV comedies for 2019 and beyond

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Louisa Mellor, Den Of Geek, 17th July 2019