Football Stories

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Oxford University Press, 2004 - Children's stories, English - 153 pages
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The stories in this book will make you laugh, make you cry, make you hold your breath - just like the game!They're all written by keen fans who follow their teams all over the country. People like Michael Rosen, Robert Swindells, Michael Parkinson, Barry Hines, and lots more.Football - it's the greatest game in the world...
 

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Contents

A Perfect Match Pam Gidney
14
Football Wes Magee
31
Football Mad Matt Simpson
60
And Here Are
74
Fair Game Gina Wilson
92
Unfair Michael Rosen
106
Whisked Off Matt Simpson
121
Footballers Dont Cry Brian Glanville
122
Playing for the School Matt Simpson
135
The Ghosts of Park Avenue Stuart Henson
148
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Other publications by the author: 'Young Oxford Book of Sport Stories', 'Young Oxford Book of War Stories', 'Sweet Clarinet', 'The Prisoner', 'When the Guns Fall Silent', 'War Song', 'Match of Death', 'The Cello', 'The Gift', 'Russian Folk-tales', 'Korean Folk-tales', 'Pinocchio', 'Gulliver'sTravels', 'King Arthur', 'The Wizard of Oz', 'Great Expectations'.'Sweet Clarinet' won the 1999 NASEN Award and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book Award.

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