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November 2018

Season 1 Episode 1 - Who Wants It More?

4.0 8 x
After leading her team to sensational results in European women’s football, coach Helena Mikkelsen finds her achievements ridiculed by the male experts of the footballing world. The humiliation continues as she’s offered the job as assistant to Michael Ellingsen, a European star player looking to become head coach of a new...

Season 1 Episode 10 - The Great Escape

3.0 4 x
Helena has been fired after losing the Rosenborg-game to a faulty offside-call by the referee. Michael and the players conceive an unorthodox plan to convince the board to give her a second chance, but will they succeed in time for Helena to save their place in the league? By the end Helena and her team must pull off an im...

Season 1 Episode 2 - Jolly Good, Lads!

4.0 5 x
After a disastrous first meeting with the players Helena must prove her worth to the men in the locker room, persuade the misogynistic head sponsor to fund new players and convince a traumatized 17-year-old with magical talents to get back in the game and sign for the club. Helena’s teenage daughter Camilla comes to visit,...

Season 1 Episode 3 - Debutants

3.0 9 x
The pressure piles on Helena as the first game of the season approaches. With all eyes on Helena a good result would give her a flying start, but her only conceivable way to victory is through the talents of 17-year old new signing Adrian who’s brilliant in training but is revealed to have bigger mental issues than Helena ...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Supporters

3.0 3 x
When Helena publicly criticizes the supporters for their lack of enthusiasm, supporter-inchief Gunnar declares war on Helena and the club. Helena must find a way to win the supporters back or risk playing the highly anticipated local derby in an empty stadium. Michael Ellingsen is beginning to feel his age and fading glory...

Season 1 Episode 5 - Fair Play

3.0 5 x
The second half of the hard fought local derby is just about to begin when Helena receives word that Eivind, her most important player and only voice of support in the locker room, has a wife about to give birth in the hospital. Desperate for a win Helena refuses to let Eivind know what’s going on. Camilla is in the stands...

Season 1 Episode 6 - No Comment

3.0 3 x
When Helena is given a four match suspension for pushing an opponent’s coach during a game, Helena must decide if she wants to appeal the decision or stay quiet and let Michael take control of the team for a month. The problem is an appeal would need Helena to explain that the coach she shoved put his hand between her legs...

Season 1 Episode 7 - Deadline Day

4.0 5 x
When an important signing falls through on deadline day, Helena has two hours to find the money to sign a new striker or risk going the rest of the season without scoring goals. Helena sees only one way to raise that type of money on such short notice: She has to sell Eivind, her cherished midfielder and only ally in the l...

Season 1 Episode 8 -Penalties

3.0 4 x
A penalty shootout is just about to begin. Helena must choose her five penalty takers. As each man faces the keeper and prepares for his penalty we flash back to the private events bringing them to this moment. New Senegalese signing Mario searches for a home in a strange and rainy Norwegian town, Michael Ellingsen’s marri...

Season 1 Episode 9 -It Was A Very Good Year

3.0 8 x
With team morals at an all time low and Adrian’s form flailing after reuniting with his father, Helena is faced with the impatience of the board and sponsors. Helena’s fate is to be decided in an impossible matchup against league champions Rosenborg where Helena must find a victory or lose her job. Desperate to save hersel...