Top 10: Good football films

We've named and shamed the worst football films but now Dan Ross, our very own Barry Norman (ask your dad), lists the 10 best football films

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Purely Belter

Back before its name resembled an email address, Newcastle United'™s St. James'™ Park was the backdrop for a tale of two working-class Geordie lads trying to raise the cash for a season ticket to watch their favourite team.

Embarrassingly poor Alan Shearer cameo aside, this film is packed with the wit, humour and language that made the Viz such a hit, the two boys giving performances that make their characters impossible not to like.

And while the protagonists are believable, there's nothing irrelevant about their mission either: every modern football fan can relate to the Geordies'™ yearning for a time '˜when you didn'™t have to be loaded to watch football.'