Is AFC Richmond, from Ted Lasso, a real Premier League team? Do the teams they play against exist?
The final episode of Ted Lasso season 3 airs tomorrow, May 31st, in what could be the last episode of the series in general.
Get ready for a wild ride with the Apple TV+ hit series! Follow the hilarious and tumultuous journey of an American college football coach as he takes on the challenge of managing a Premier League team in England. Starring the talented Jason Sudeikis in the lead role, this show will surely keep you on the edge of your seat! As he steps into his new role as the head of AFC Richmond, Lasso is faced with a daunting challenge.
Not only does he have to navigate the complex world of soccer, but he also has to win over the team and the club owner, Rebecca. Yet, despite his lack of experience, Lasso is determined to lead his team to victory and prove that he has what it takes to succeed in this competitive world.
In the first season, Ted’s unwavering sincerity, compassion, and ability to motivate his team and foster connections proved to be a winning combination, even though it wasn’t enough to keep Richmond in the Premier League.
But is AFC Richmond a real team? And do they play real Premier League clubs?
The thrilling world of AFC Richmond may not be found in the Premier League.
The comedy incorporates a genuine football setting, which adds a sense of realism to the story. AFC Richmond is a team that competes against actual teams in the premier league. Additionally, the character of Roy Kent appears to be inspired by the well-known midfielder of Manchester United, Roy Keane.