If you're one of the many sports fans lamenting the loss of football to the coronavirus, then The English Game – a new Netflix Originals historical drama from the creator of Downton Abbey – could help you satisfy those pangs for footy. It's set to be a big hit with fans of both period dramas and soccer-deprived sports fans, so read on to find out how to watch The English Game online from pretty much anywhere in the world.
The big-budget production focuses on the culture clash of upper class Eton College students that had developed a form of football, and working class factory workers that took the game a step further by forming professional clubs in industrial towns.
It stars The Kingsman's Edward Holcroft and Game of Thrones star Charlotte Hope and was directed by The Spanish Princess' Birgitte Staermose and Happy Valley's Tim Fywell.
Read on to find out how to watch The English Game and stream the new series online from all corners of the globe.
How to watch The English Game on Netflix
How to watch The English Game from outside your country
The English Game is all set to be rolled out at a time when people are desperate for something new to watch. If you're looking to get stuck in but find yourself stuck abroad in the lockdown in a country where Netflix isn't available, you might worry that you'll be unable to watch show using your normal streaming service, due to pesky geo-blocking restrictions.
Fortunately, there's an easy solution. Downloading a VPN will allow you to watch The English Game no matter where you are by changing your IP address to one in another location.