The ex-Manchester United stars known as the Class of '92 are going on a new adventure. They've bought a football club seven tiers down from the Premier League with a dream of taking it up to the top. This new series captures the humour and drama on and off the pitch as Ryan Giggs, Phil and Gary Neville, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt spend their first season in charge of Salford City F.C, a club run by volunteers with an average gate of 80. With intimate access to the Class of '92, the series captures the closeness of their friendship and their determination to succeed.
In this first episode, reality sinks in. The Class of '92 are shocked to learn that their two managers have holidays during important pre-season matches, the stadium is falling apart, the toilets are a health hazard and their team of part-timers are sometimes late for training. It soon becomes clear that the five ex-professionals have a lot to learn about life in the amateur league. However, the season gets off to a flying start. Star striker (and male model) Gareth Seddon drops down four leagues to play with his heroes and delivers results, but the bubble soon bursts. Tempers flare on the touchline as Salford's manager is sent off for fighting, and the team drops position. The first four months are a baptism of fire. The Class of '92 need to save their season, and Scholes and Phil Neville start to coach. But can the team find their winning form again and get the promotion dream back on track?
The documentary following Salford City FC returns, as the semi-professional football club owned by former Manchester United stars Ryan Giggs, Gary and Phil Neville, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt try to win back-to-back promotions. The squad begin their first-ever season in the Northern Premier League Premier Division, three levels below league football and six steps below the Premier League, but it soon becomes clear that life in a higher tier might not be a fairytale story, despite a thrilling run in the FA Cup
Following Salford FC as it is transformed into a full-time club, and as the season draws to a close, Salford have three games to salvage a place in the play-offs.
Expectations are high for Salford City, but with a new manager in place and a trip to Wembley on the horizon, the team are struggling to keep pace with the league leaders
Another departure in the dugout sends shockwaves through the club, and Salford begin the hunt for their fourth manager of the season. Can they maintain their promotion hopes?
It's February, and new managers Anthony 'Jonno' Johnson and Bernard Morley have arrived at Salford FC, bringing with them a fearsome reputation and much-needed discipline in the dressing room. Jonno and Bernard's tough regime is one the Class of '92 have to learn to accept and resist interfering with. With rivals Darlington now sitting in the top spot of the league, everyone is expected to dedicate themselves to winning the final games and claiming that coveted promotion. But the star striker's day job and a well-intended thank-you dinner have dire consequences for the club - much to the frustration of the new owners. The Class of '92's first season in charge draws to a close, and all eyes turn to Salford. But will the gamble on their new venture pay off, and will Salford FC realise their dreams of promotion?
Salford City FC continue their quest for promotion from the Northern Premier League Premier Division during the 2015/16 season, with the managers attempting to reverse a poor run of form following an ill-fated trip to Ilkeston, that seemingly leaves their hopes in tatters. Meanwhile, two of the clubs famous owners - Gary and Phil Neville - are experiencing a touch time of their own at Spanish La Liga outfit Valencia, where Phil is working as a coach, and Gary is appointed as manager midway through the campaign
Following Salford FC as it is transformed into a full-time club, which begins with uncertainty around the future of players, managers and volunteers affecting morale and results.
As the "Class of '92" continue to try and turn Salford City FC into a full-time club, the futures of the managers and players are still unresolved, and results continue to suffer.
As the Class of '92 begin their seventh season as owners of Salford City, an early managerial change disrupts the team's start to the campaign.