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Dan Freedman - Author

Dan Freedman was born in London in 1977. During school and university he did work experience at, among other places, Arsenal FC, Radio Five LIVE, Carlton TV, The Mail on Sunday and Sky Sports. In 2000, after he had graduated and gone travelling around Australia and New Zealand, Dan became Editor of The FA. He also writes all the programmes for England matches and The FA Cup Final.

It was when he wanted to buy a present for an 11 year-old football mad boy that the idea to write the book ‘Kick Off’ actually struck. There didn’t seem to be a football novel for kids. He couldn’t understand it. He knew that if someone had given him one when he was 11 that he probably would have read it in two days flat. He also knew that writing about football was something that he could do. So he did it.

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Jamie Johnson: Man of the Match
Dan Freedman
For footie mad children this series by Dan Freedman are the perfect books to get kids reading and may be to becoming a brilliant footballer too. They're real page-turners as well as being realistic and believable. On a penalty...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/07/2010
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Golden Goal: Jamie Johnson 3
Dan Freedman
There's a massive buzz around Jamie Johnson. His dreams of becoming a professional footballer seem to be coming true, after years of hoping and practising. But, just when he seems close to living the dream, a shocking event turns his...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/05/2009
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Shoot to Win: Jamie Johnson 2
Dan Freedman
Jamie Johnson can't believe his luck. He's playing for Kingfield School in the Cup Semi-Final and scouts from his favourite club, Hawkstone United, are coming to watch. But Jamie's hopes of a professional career still have a long way to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/05/2008
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Kick Off
Dan Freedman
For footie mad children this is the perfect book to get them reading and may be to becoming a brilliant footballer too. It's a real page-turner as well as being realistic and believable. On a penalty shoot-out this book would...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/06/2007
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