95 minutes


Drama, Family



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Set in 1980s Manchester, this funny and touching fictional tale sees legendary Manchester United football manager Sir Matt Busby help a wayward boy fulfil his dream. An act of petty crime by 11-year-old Georgie becomes a collision of fate as Sir Matt tracks him down, only to discover that the boy is a sprightly, hugely gifted young footballer and captain of a team of unruly talents - similarities to a young David Beckham may or may not be deliberate. Sir Matt comes out of retirement to transform a young group of scallywags into a dream team, in this warm, unashamedly old-fashioned family drama.


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Contains mild bad language and injury detail

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