10/30 Clare Balding charts how Britain spread the passion for football around the world.
9/30 Clare tells the story of how football went from an amateur pastime to big business.
8/30 Clare reveals that sport was the glue that helped keep the British Empire together.
7/30 Clare Balding looks at the era when footballers were gentlemen, both on and off the pitch.
6/30 Clare discovers the freedom that Victorian public school girls found on the sports field.
5/30 Clare visits Rugby School to discover why it produced men fit to run the empire.
4/30 Sport and gambling are inextricably linked, especially when it comes to horse racing.
3/30 Clare Balding explores the importance of boxing to the 19th-century alpha male.
2/30 Unlike the French, was it our bonding love of cricket that prevented a revolution?
1/30 Claire visits Rugby School, which can claim to be the birthplace of the modern Olympics.