The Drum's ten favourite English football ads: ft KitKat, Nike, Carlsberg, Carling, John Smith's, NBC, Budweiser and Accrington Stanley...
The Drum staff and readers have contributed to this compilation of the finest ten English football ads to celebrate the return of football to our TVs.
Production values and viewing metrics aside, we were on the hunt for the ads that resonated and stuck in the minds of the public. Sit back, get relaxed and let the nostalgia flow.
Watch the featured ads in their entirety below.
Kit Kat: Distracted Linesman: JWT, London: 2006
John Smith’s: Ball Skills: TBWA\London: 2003
National Dairy Council: Accrington Stanley: BMP DDB Needham:1989
Nike: Streaker Strikes Again: Wieden & Kennedy: 2002
Greatest Moments ft. Thierry Henry: Brothers and Sisters: 2015
Budweiser: SoccerTainment: RKCR/Y&R London: 2005
NBC Sports: An American Coach in London: The Brooklyn Brothers: 2013
Nike: Parklife: TBWA Simons Palmer: 1997
Carlsberg: Old Lions: Saatchi & Saatchi: 2006
Carling: Love Football: Leith London: 2004
Also, check out our round-up of our top 5 Euro 2016 ads here.