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Cod Army documentary details revealed

18 April 2019

Fleetwood Town have signed an exciting deal with Friday Films & SENT Entertainment, to produce a docuseries capturing the 2018-19 season.

Friday Films began filming the Cod Army’s campaign in pre-season following the appointment of Joey Barton as first team head coach in June 2018, enjoying access-all-areas 24 hours a day.

As well as being a fly-on-the-wall during Barton’s team talks, the crew filmed board meetings, transfer negotiations including a dramatic January deadline day, and all aspects of the day-to-day workings of the English Football League club to provide an unprecedented insight for viewers. 

SENT Entertainment, who put pen-to-paper last week, is a UK based media company that creates innovative products for the sports and entertainment industry. In the last 12 months, SENT has created and invested in over 25 television projects for the global market including a number of football related titles with some of Europe’s biggest clubs.

Fleetwood Town Chairman Andy Pilley added: “As one of the biggest characters in football makes the transition from player to manager, this series closely charts Joey’s journey at Fleetwood Town.

“The level of access that has been given to the film crews to Joe, the players and his staff I believe is unprecedented.

“The production crew are embedded at the very heart of the club, and in Friday Films, we found a partner who we could trust, in what can be a very intimate and highly charged environment. We are also delighted to have SENT entertainment also very much involved, who also shared our vision of bringing such unique access to viewers.

“We as a club are looking forward to revealing the true story of the current season.”

The club are in discussions with a number of broadcasters and streaming platforms, with the distribution being handled by ICM Enterprises.

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