5 October 2012 | arvidgerge-494-152743
Most people needn't bother
Having seen a few teasers I thought this would be an interesting series. Having watched the two first episodes that illusion is gone. In the first ep nothing much happens at all. Liverpool is a working-class city, lfc is a great club having been mediocre the last few seasons and has got a new manager who is supposed to turn the ship around. Pour some footage of players doing bland interviews in the car, showing snippets of their expensive homes and playing golf. And no, being a footballer doesn't mean you've got anything interesting to say. In ep two there is at least some football played (although that only amounts to snippets of preseason matches with a team full of reserves) and a young player gets told off for saying 'steady' to the manager. And yes, training in Boston in the summer can be hot. Probably the series will pick up at least some steam with the pace of the premier league season (however, lfc has started disastrously and I very much doubt that this glossy production will provide an interesting view on that). Or otherwise just watch the games.