Football Shorts by Tom Wyatt, Mark Long


Football Shorts by Tom Wyatt, Mark Long

Billy's telling tall stories about his famous grandfather, Raphael suspects his coach of murder, Tom and Jerry surprise a talent scout and Katy gets picked to play for England. It's all going on at Shelby Town! A collection of football short stories by a fantastic line-up of children's authors, football writers and players: Alan Davies, Terry Deary, Matt Holland, Nick Hornby, Tom Palmer, Hilary Freeman, Mal Peet, Paul Cookson, Alan Sefton, Curtis Davies (Birmingham City), Vincent Kompany (Manchester City), Faye White (Arsenal) and Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal).


There will be something here to appeal to everyone who loves football. A great way to encourage boys to read. Parents in Touch A top read for football fans everywhere! INIS Magazine

About the Author

Tom Watt is best known as Lofty from EastEnders, a role he played for three years in the 1980s. Since then he has appeared in West End hits, national tours and films that include Patriot Games, Sherlock Holmes and Small Island. Tom now primarily writes and broadcasts about football and has written extensively for The Observer, The Times, The Daily Mail, The Evening Standard and The Sportsman as well as fronting a weekly phone-in show for Arsenal TV and participating regularly in Radio 5's Fighting Talk. Most recently he wrote A Beautiful Game: Football Through the Eyes of the World's Greatest Players and ghostwrote David Beckham's million-selling autobiography My Side as well as devising a football-based literary and numeracy resource for schools entitled The Jags. Tom lives with his wife and son in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

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160 pages
Interest Age: From 10


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Publication date

2nd August 2012



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