Eighteen year-old Jesminder's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play soccer like her hero, David Beckham. For Jess, that means kicking a ball around the local park with the lads until she's spotted by Jules, who invites her to join the local women's team.
Previously successful manager Brian Clough takes over England's top football club Leeds United. His abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous manager Don Revie and how much he is missing his usual right-hand man, Peter Taylor, who decided to loyally stay with Brighton & Hove Albion.
Gracie Bowen is your average 15-year-old, except for one thing-- she is determined to play varsity boys soccer. When her school forbids her to play and even her family questions her ability, Gracie sets out on an extraordinary quest to prove them all wrong. Fighting to change the school's policy and facing off against some of the toughest competitors on the soccer field, Gracie must summon all of her strength and courage to finally show the world that a girl with a dream can do whatever she wants.
High school soccer prodigy Sara Davis juggles life, love and sports on her way to becoming the youngest player ever selected to the U.S. National Team. Conflicts arise as Sara deals with her over-zealous sports dad, a free-spirited boyfriend and her hectic existence in the social quicksand commonly known as high school.
Henry's gambling addiction ruined his soccer career and landed him in jail. As a condition of his parole, he must perform community service at a children's home for abandoned boys. The kids decide to form a real soccer team find a sponsor and join the inner-city league. Only problem is they are terrible. Can Henry help out?
An inspiring tale of one of the greatest underdog stories in sports history. Based on the true story of the 1950 United States soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Coming together to form the team just ten days before the start of the Cup, this ragtag team of recreational players came together to represent the United Sates.
The Tehran soccer stadium roars with 100,000 cheering men and only men. According to Islamic custom, women are not permitted to watch or participate. The ambitious girls who manage to sneak into the arenas are caught and sent to a holding pen, guarded by male soldiers their own age. Duty makes these young men and women adversaires, but duty can't overcome their shared dreams, their mutual attraction, and ultimately their overriding sense of national pride and humanity. Persian/Farsi dialogue, English or French subtitles.
From the rural banana plantation where they play soccer for the village team to the big city stadiums, two brothers have become rivals and battle each other on opposing sides. When a talent scout gets stranded in their tiny town, brothers Beto and Tato are discovered. They are whisked away to Mexico City to play for the big leagues where they quickly achieve fame. Beto is nicknamed 'Rudo' for his hotheaded goalkeeper style and Tato is called 'Cursi' for his peculiar scoring technique. Success leads to excess. Rudo descends into a quagmire of gambling debt and drug abuse. Cursi is distracted by beautiful women and a second career as a pop singer. Having come so far, will the siblings remember their original goal to build a home for their mother? Spanish dialogue, English or French subtitles.
Viola becomes furious when she learns that her high school, Cornwall, has just cut the girl's soccer team. So furious, in fact, that she takes advantage of her twin brother Sebastian skipping town for a few weeks to take his place at his school, Illyria, so she can join the soccer team there. But her disguise as her brother leads to major complications when she falls in love with her soccer-playing roommate and the girl he's in love with falls in love with "Sebastian". Based on the play "Twelfth night" by William Shakespeare.
Gordon McLeod is the manager of a second-tier Scottish soccer team. Faced with pressure from his American owner, he is forced to bring on a marquee player to improve the fortunes of the team. With the new addition to the team's roster, McLeod hopes to prevent his team from being moved from the fiercely loyal town it has known for a century.
Shot entirely in Brazil with Brazilian players, learn why Brazil has been the core of modern soccer for decades. These players show that street soccer is a radical underground movement that will change the face of the game forever. Shelved in the adult non-fiction DVDs in 796.334 S915.
Mauro is a 12-year-old boy, who is left to fend for himself when his parents 'go on vacation' during the Communist regime in 1970's Brazil. The culturally diverse community of São Paulo unites to watch Péle lead his country in winning the World Cup of soccer. Portuguese dialogue, English and Spanish subtitles.