The World Cup: A Captain’s Tale

Directed by Tom Clegg

Made for Tyne Tees television by the ever-reliable Tom Clegg Smith once again delivers a top-notch, uplifting, football drama. The World Cup: A Captain’s Tale tells the story of West Auckland F.C. a part-time team made up of local miners who represented England in the Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy. A competition often dubbed the ‘First World Cup’.


150 minutes


Country of origin:
Great Britain

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