Football Academy: Boys United

Author: Tom Palmer

$12.95
SKU: 9780141324678

Jake loves football and dreams of becoming a professional footballer. He's worried about his height though – what if he's too small for football? But on the day of his trial Jake is quick on the ball and scores – he's made it! Jake can't wait to pull on his shirt and join the team. But someone at the club wants to make his life difficult. Can Jake face up to the bullies and become man of the match again? Stay on the ball this season with the first four stories following the boys in United's under-twelves.

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