2020 marks 75 years since the end of World War II.

Premier League Academy football players have interviewed 11 World War II veterans who were also professional football players about their experiences during the war. The Football Remembers Eleven films are being released across the year building up to Remembrance Sunday on 8 November 2020. Watch these films here. (Filmed prior to current rules around social distancing)

You can read more about each interview with the veterans here:

To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, Academy players produced moving tribute films for WWII veterans.

Watch a compilation of the VEDay75 tribute video messages

To mark 75 years since VJ Day, the end of the war in the East, four new films were released:

Watch a VJDay75 video tribute by Academy players

To mark Remembrance Sunday the final three films in the Football Remembers eleven were released:

Download your copy of the Football Remembers WWII Legacy book containing poems and letters by Academy players inspired by the films.


75 years since VE and VJ Day

The British government marked VE and VJ Day with a series of online celebrations and activities. You can find out more about their activities and watch interviews with veterans on their website.