Fantasy Football League returns for a second season, kicking off on Sky Max & NOW in 2024

Matt Lucas, Elis James & Andrew Mensah are back on the sofa with a new line-up of footballing legends and star-name ‘guest managers’

Thursday 7 December 2023

With another raucous Premier League season in full swing, Sky has today confirmed that hosts Matt Lucas and Elis James - along with fellow football fanatic and comedian Andrew Mensah - will be back with a second season of the critically acclaimed, iconic comedy series Fantasy Football League, returning to Sky Max and NOW in early 2024.

Watch some memorable moments from series one HERE.

The second series of Fantasy Football League will continue to delight fans old and new as it honours the format of the cult original series, with Matt and Elis combing over the week’s football news sharing hilarious clips and anecdotes. Also returning is the much-loved ‘Phoenix From The Flames’ segment – where a famous moment from footballing history is recreated with an array of iconic players. Already lined up for the upcoming series are Jack Wilshere, Gabby Agbonlahor, Wes Morgan, Pedro Mendes, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Jermain Defore, Emile Heskey and more.

Each week, a pair of celebrity guest managers will sit on the legendary sofa to chat about their love of the beautiful game and reveal hilarious personal stories around their diehard football fandom. While the line-up for series two is still to be announced, ‘guest managers’ from series one included: Maisie Adam, Doc Brown, Sir Mo Farah, Tom Grennan, Russell Howard, Guz Khan, Roman Kemp, Sally Lindsay, Gabby Logan, Chris McCausland, Sir Trevor McDonald, Sam Quek, Rachel Riley, Jennifer Saunders, AJ Tracey and Jamie Winstone.

The 8x30” series was commissioned by Phil Edgar-Jones, Director of Sky Arts and Entertainment, alongside Dwayne Eaton, Commissioning Executive at Sky for Zai Bennett, Managing Director of Content at Sky. Produced by Avalon (Taskmaster, Starstruck, The Russell Howard Hour, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver), Fantasy Football League will be Series Produced by Spencer Millman (TV Burp, The Inbetweeners 2) and the Series Director is Peter Orton (Fantasy Football League, TV Burp, The Russell Howard Hour).

To join in and compete with the celebrity guest managers each week, sign up to the League using code a7qb7a via the official Fantasy Premier League app find more information on the website.

Fantasy Football League Season Two returns to Sky Max and NOW in early 2024

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