Match of the Day at 50

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As the new football season kicks off this August, the television institution that is Match of the Day celebrates 50 years since it was first aired.

This definitive documentary charts the history of this iconic programme and highlights its long-ingrained place at the heart of Saturday night television.

Programme starts at 22:50 BST on BBC One NI.

Available to UK users only