A hapless keeper, a hopeless defence and captain who has lost the will to win, Emmett Rovers FC are a team in trouble. And now this motley crew of Sunday league losers are facing the final whistle, with no manager and the ground up for grabs. The Rovers need a hero... Enter the unlikely figure of Walter Keegan (Brendan Gleeson) - a mysterious man in a big coat who persuades the lads that it's not all over yet. Inspired by Walter's wise words, a sudden winning streak has the once calamitous club chasing championship glory. But will it be a fairytale ending for ERFC or will one last twist of fate shatter their dreams?