Exclusively for men over 25, Budweiser Open Trials is a nationwide search for the pub team playmakers, armchair experts and Sunday League stars who never quite made it. Injuries, attitude or illness cost them their dream of playing professionally, but some dreams never die. This is a second chance to prove they've still got what it takes, in front of professional coaches, scouts and legends of the game.

Meet one of the players

A three-part documentary broadcast on BT Sport.


8 players were then selected to represent England in the Bud 6v6 Tournament.