Football by Peter Riley
  

Football

Written by Peter Riley
Illustrated by Laszlo Veres, Stephen Lillie
Part of the Hot Topics Series

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Synopsis

Football by Peter Riley

Football is a hugely popular sport with boys and girls of all ages. It can form the basis of a wide range of cross-curricular activities and lessons, and has lots of opportunities to teach PE, History, Geography, Maths, Literacy, Music, Science, D&T, Art and other curriculum areas. The contents of this book are as follows: 1. History of football; 2. Kit, badges, mascots; 3. Football grounds (structure, pitch, locations); 4. Who's who at a football ground (from Groundsman to chairman of the board); 5. The game (positions of players, referee, assistant referees (linesmen), different formations); 6. Being a player (different types of skills, diet training regime, top ten injuries); 7. How is the team doing? (lots of calculations based on wins, draws, defeats, line graphs, promotion, playoffs and relegation); 8. Football around the world (Spread of football, famous clubs and locations); 9. Cup competitions (national, international, world cup medals, caps, cups)

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
80 pages

Author

Peter Riley
More books by Peter Riley

Publisher

Scholastic

Publication date

1st January 2012

ISBN

9781407127101


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