Broadway To Brazil
04 It Takes A Village
Having looked at the on-field success yielded by the club's players and management, Episode 04 of Broadway to Brazil explores the Corinthian-Casuals' tight knit community of volunteers, whose behind-the-scenes devotion ensures the club's survival week in week out. From beanie hats to pitch maintenance via cheesy chips and stadium construction, this bumper length episode is a tribute to the unsung heroes of non league football whose incredible efforts keep clubs like the Casuals alive...
03 Bracken to Broadway
Episode 03 sees the Broadway to Brazil team step away from the fascinating history of the Corinthian-Casuals, and peer into the no less interesting plight of the current squad. For in recent years the first team - led by charismatic manager James Bracken - have been defying the odds and vying for promotion from the Bostik South Division, despite the fact that they do not a penny to their players, unlike almost all of their peers. As well as charting the short yet success-ridden coaching...
02 Crush The Shamateurs
In episode 02 of Broadway To Brazil, the team connect the dots between the Victorian era, where the original Corinthian FC were almost the Harlem Globetrotters of their time, to the present day, which has seen Corinthian-Casuals continously struggle to secure its own future. Why does the history of both Corinthian FC and Casuals FC dictate a modern day refusal to pay their players, unlike all of their peers at the same level? How did they compete in the era of 'shamateurism' - which saw...
01 Broadway to Brazil
In our opening episode, the Broadway to Brazil team set the scene for the journey ahead. Host Jarek Zaba wanders the streets of Tolworth Broadway to find out just how much the man and woman on the street know about their local football side, Corinthian-Casuals FC; we catch up with Sao Paulo resident Rafael Pedroso to discover just why he felt the compulsion to visit this anonymous suburban area when he first landed in London in the summer; and we speak to the club's manager James Bracken...