Best Sports content to watch during lockdown

With many people stuck in isolation we’ve taken a look at some of the best sporting content to watch on Amazon Prime, Netflix, iPlayer and others.


Sunderland Till I Die (Season 1 & 2)

Season two of Sunderland Till I Die has recently been released on Netflix following the success of the first season. For any football fan this is a must watch as the crew follow Sunderland throughout their first season in League One, including two trips to Wembley.

Before you watch season two make sure you watch season one to understand the mess Sunderland found themselves in, highlights of the first season include a mess of a transfer window and Martin Bain’s seemingly never-ending collection of watches as Sunderland plummet to a second successive relegation.

Formula 1 Drive to Survive

An insight into life in the fast lane this series tracks the lives of the world’s greatest motor racing stars with exclusive access to their most charged, intense moments both on and off the track.

Drive to survive helps understand the crazy world of Formula 1 where every millisecond counts in the pursuit of being the best driver in the sport.

Amazon Prime

All or Nothing

The All or Nothing series are essential viewing for sports fans. Several different sports have been covered to date with four seasons of NFL, tracking the Arizona Cardinals, Carolina Panthers, Dallas Cowboys, LA Rams and Philadelphia Eagles as well as the Michigan Wolverines in the NCAA.

If American Football isn’t your thing maybe Rugby Union is where All or Nothing track the New Zealand team to give you an eye into the world of the All Blacks.

Manchester City and the Brazilian national football team have also been covered to give football fans unprecedented access to some of the game’s biggest stars.

The Test

The Test follows the Australian Cricket in the aftermath of the sandpaper scandal that shamed the nation and tracks their rise back both in the eyes of the Australian public and as a cricketing force, culminating in retaining the Ashes on English soil.

For English cricket fans watch out for Justin Langer’s reaction when Nathan Lyon fumbles the opportunity to win the Headingley test and a glorious response to being knocked out of the World Cup.

Building Jerusalem

A wonderful documentary that retraces England’s build up to the 2003 Rugby World Cup and covers the stories that helped create one of the greatest British sporting feats.

Insight from all the major players including coach Sir Clive Woodward, captain Martin Johnson and World Cup final hero Jonny Wilkinson help paint the picture of a meticulous preparation and execution of a plan to win the biggest prize in Rugby.

BBC iPlayer

iPlayer has highlights of classic World Cup football matches, search for FIFA World Cup Rewind. In addition, they a full match replay for France v Argentina from the 2018 World Cup.


When English Football Ruled Europe

A two-part series documenting English football’s dominance in Europe throughout the 1980’s featuring Brian Clough’s Nottingham Forest incredible triumphs before Liverpool’s famous side of the 80’s emerges and Aston Villa surprise everyone to take the 1982 title.

This series is only available for 11 more days so if you want to watch it be quick.