The First Team

The BEST episodes of The First Team

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

The series follows three young footballers Mattie, Jack and Benji and their adventures with terrifying team hard-man Petey, mercurial Italian manager Cesare and eccentric chairman Mark Crane.

Last Updated: 5/19/2022Network: BBC Two
Octopus Situation
24 votes

#1 - Octopus Situation

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/11/2020

After a sexual conduct briefing Mattie, Benji and Jack are determined to keep out of trouble. But a chance meeting with friendly Nicola leads to a very tricky situation.

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24 votes

#2 - Upheaval

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/2/2020

Petey plots to bring an end to Chris Booth’s run of success. Meanwhile Jack gets a girlfriend and plans a romantic surprise. Benji has had enough of his social media manager.

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Selling Shirts
38 votes

#3 - Selling Shirts

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/28/2020

New signing Mattie arrives, but has the chairman signed him by mistake? Meanwhile, club hardman Petey takes a dislike to him, and a team-mate shares an embarrassing problem.

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Pints of Sorry
20 votes

#4 - Pints of Sorry

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/25/2020

The Chairman announces a caretaker manager. After a poor start the team is forced to attend a pub night as an apology to the fans. Benji employs a social media manager.

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International Break
21 votes

#5 - International Break

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/18/2020

Petey insists that Mattie, Jack and Benji come to his BBQ. Meanwhile Jack’s dad oversteps the mark with his online posts and Cesare’s job as manager starts to look uncertain.

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New Friends
25 votes

#6 - New Friends

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/4/2020

Mattie befriends the team’s star player Carlos Velez. Meanwhile Jack plucks up courage to date a girl he met online and Benji is approached by a mysterious Malaysian businessman.

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