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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Book Cover:  Own Goal: Foul Play

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Book Cover:  Black Op: The Squad

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Book Cover:  Killer Pass: Foul Play

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Book Cover:  Off Side: Foul Play

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Book Cover:  Football Academy: Striking Out Book 2

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TOMASZ BOBIK
AGE: 11
POSITION: GOALKEEPER
SUPPORTS: CITY

Tomasz loves playing for United – but he isn't so keen on Ryan , the team captain – and bully .  Ryan is always picking on him and making him feel bad about being Polish.

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ISBN-13:9780141324678
ISBN-10:0141324678
Publisher:Penguin UK
Imprint:Puffin

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