Back of the net! Not only is Ted Lasso season two happening (it is currently filming), however, also the heartwarming Apple TV+ first has been signed up for season three. Hat trick!
The favorite footie sitcom follows the titular American soccer coach as he travels to the UK to utilize the power of positive thinking to deliver minnows AFC Richmond into the peak of the big leagues. Lasso’s brand of warm optimism has made the show a lockdown hit, together with big audiences turning to the series for comfort viewing.
Starring Saturday Night Live alumni Jason Sudeikis as Lasso (he won a Golden Globe for his performance, together with the actor going viral when he accepted his prize at a tie-dye hoodie), the series has enough enthusiastic fans to fill several stadiums.
However, what will season two bring Lasso and his lads? Let’s have a look at the pitch.
Here’s everything you need to know concerning Ted Lasso season two.
No premiere date has been announced for Season 2, but the series returned to production in January 2021. If there aren’t any production delays we can see new episodes as early as 2021, but it’s a safer bet to expect new episodes in the fall.
Ted Lasso season 2 plot: What will the second season be about?
Expect a larger scope this season, mainly because the story’s going to perform over more episodes. Fans will get a match of 12 halves (well, 12 complete episodes — we’re starting to run out of football metaphors here, someone fetch the orange pieces!), instead of the first season’s 10.
And they’ll need that extra time (ooooh, we are back on the metaphor pitch, those orange slices worked!) To pay AFC Richmond’s fall to the lower leagues, as a result of season one’s striking relegation plotline.
We fully expect Lasso to rally the team to a speedy premier league return over season two, setting up a potential underdog run to the peak of the league for now three. It’s the stuff entertaining sports stories are made of, and we fully expect the series to follow this classic three-act construction.
Right now, we know for sure that Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt, Nick Mohamed, and Jeremy Swift (he plays with Rebecca’s underling Higgins) are coming. We must think that when Higgins is back, then Rebecca is probably still at the helm of this club too.
No new cast members have been announced yet but as the team has fallen into a different league, maybe we will see some new team members. We hope the ever-joyful Danny Rojas is still part of the group since we love it every time he cheers, “Soccer is life!” And though Roy is having bodily issues in the area, perhaps he’ll change to the training side of the team. In the words of coaching assistant Nate the Great,” Roy, you were able to kick off the ball just like it –ed your spouse.” That sort of fire and struggle would be something to instill in the young players.