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.

Video Clips

Rituals and superstitions

The boys discuss their various pregame superstitions. Mattie befriends the team's star player Carlos Velez.

From Series 1, Episode 2. Featuring: Jake Short (Mattie Sullivan), Shaquille Ali-Yebuah (Benji Achebe), Jack McMullen (Jack Turner), Vadhir Derbez (Carlos Velez).

Trailer

Brand new comedy from the makers of The Inbetweeners following the off-the-pitch misadventures of three young footballers.

From Series 1. Featuring: Jake Short (Mattie Sullivan), Shaquille Ali-Yebuah (Benji Achebe), Jack McMullen (Jack Turner), Will Arnett (Mark Crane), Chris Geere (Chris Booth), Theo Barklem-Biggs (Petey Brooks), Tamla Kari (Olivia Talbot), Paolo Sassanelli (Cesare), Yetunde Oduwole (Mrs Achebe), Vadhir Derbez (Carlos Velez).