The kick off season

The kick off season

Get ready for Football Season with Insight TV. From the keepers to the strikers, the fans to the fanatics - check out our favourite football episodes with The Kick Off.

The kick off season
  • Episode 1

    In Episode 1 of ‘Inside Oranje U21’, we follow Holland’s captain Teun Koopmeiners leading his team in the opening game of the European Under-21 Championships against Romania. Can the highly regarded Dutch talents live up to expectations?

  • Episode 2

    After the disappointing result against Romania, we follow the Dutch team as they prepare for the match against reigning champions and arch-rivals Germany. Wonderkid Noa Lang has big plans but needs to deal with a major setback.

  • Episode 1

    Players and coaches arrive at St George’s Park for an intense 10-day training period. Eni Aluko, Rachel Brown-Finnis, Rosie Kmita and Mollie Kmita get to grips with their squad.

  • Episode 3

    Competition for places in the final 16 heats up, with Eni Aluko, Rachel Brown-Finnis, Rosie Kmita and Mollie Kmita facing the task of sending players home.

  • Episode 2

    As the emotion of making it to the academy hits home within the squad, Fara Williams delivers a midfield masterclass.

  • Episode 4

    Our final selection face emotional farewells to their teammates as well as masterclasses from midfielder Jill Scott and winger Freddie Ljungberg.

  • Episode 5

    With the match against Birmingham City fast approaching, Jens Lehmann and Peter Crouch visit St George’s Park to help turn a strong squad into a winning team.

  • Episode 6

    After last-minute advice and tactical masterclasses from Faye White and Robin van Persie, matchday arrives. It’s a game that could change their life forever.

  • Edward van Gils: Godfather of Street Football

    Edward van Gils, the 'Godfather of Street Football', dedicates his life to educating and inspiring communities across the world all through the power of the beautiful game. For him, football used to be an escape from daily life. Now it IS his life.

  • Tiffany Cameron

    Canadian-born Tiffany Cameron is a professional football player and member of the first Jamaican female team to ever qualify for the World Cup. Tiffany speaks about the hopes and dreams she had as a kid, as well as her passion for music.

  • Lorenzo Taddeucci

    Lorenzo Taddeucci plays in an ancient Calcio Storico tournament, a brutal and violent form of historic football from the Italian city of Florence. We follow Lorenzo’s team in preparation for the semi-finals against their rivals.

  • Aguska Mnich

    Meet women’s freestyle football World Champion Aguska Mnich. Under the gaze of the iconic London Eye she is about to compete against 3x World Freestyle Record Holder Ben Nuttal. It’s the ultimate freestyle girl vs boy battle. Stand well back!

  • Darius Lewis

    Darius Lewis is an American professional football player who plays in one of Europe’s smallest competitions on the remote Danish Faroe Islands. We meet Darius and his family as he introduces them to his new life as a professional football player.

  • Charlie Pomroy

    Charlie Pomroy is the football-crazy British Head Coach of Soltilo Angkor FC, a professional football team in Cambodia’s top league. We meet Charlie and his star-player Sophal, as they train and prepare for the local derby.

  • Bryan Yano

    Bryan Yano is a Brazilian beach soccer player who travels the world playing for different international beach soccer teams. He combines his sport with fashion designing, juggling both passions from his home on Copacabana Beach. It’s a hard life!