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Special screening of The Keeper

Friends of Football hosted members and their guests to a special screening of the critically-acclaimed feature film The Keeper, the story of footballing Bert Trautmann.

Trautmann – famous for helping Manchester City win the 1956 FA Cup despite breaking his neck during the match – is the subject of this moving story of his journey from German soldier to British hero.

Admission to the screening (at the Rialto, Newmarket, in Auckland) is free to financial members Friends of Football.

Watch the film trailer here:

The movie launched in New Zealand in late July and Friends of Football has secured a private screening for its members and their guests:

  • When: 6.30pm Monday July 29, 2019
  • Venue: Rialto Cinemas, Newmarket, Auckland
  • Cost: Free to Friends of Football members, $15pp for their guests
  • Refreshments: We have access to a cash bar at the cinema

Watching this special movie in the company of fellow football enthusiasts made it even more enjoyable.