Goal Kings Book 1: Shoot Out

ISBN
9780571191420
Published
04/05/1998
9780571191420
Format
Paperback
Price
£3.99
Paperback
208

About the Book

This is the first book in an action-packed football series from the bestselling sports writer Michael Hardcastle, following the dramas and excitements of the close knit cast of characters whose lives revolve around Goal Kings JFC. Striker Alex is the most talented player on the team, but he is finding it increasingly hard to control his temper in front of the referee. Off-pitch, an ambitious parent launches a secret plot to have the coach Sam Saxton replaced and the tension peaks when the most important game of the season ends in a penalty shoot-out.
This is the first book in an action-packed football series from the bestselling sports writer Michael Hardcastle, following the dramas and excitements of the close knit cast of characters whose lives revolve around Goal Kings JFC. Striker Alex is the most talented player on the team, but he is finding it increasingly hard to control his temper in front of the referee. Off-pitch, an ambitious parent launches a secret plot to have the coach Sam Saxton replaced and the tension peaks when the most important game of the season ends in a penalty shoot-out.
  • Michael Hardcastle

    Michael Hardcastle was born in Huddersfield. After leaving school he served in the Royal Army Educational Corps, before embarking on a career in journalism, working in a number of roles for provincial daily newspapers from reporter to chief feature writer.$$$He has written more than one hundred and forty children's books since his first was published in 1966, but still finds time to visit schools and colleges all over Britain to talk about books and writing. In 1988 he was awarded an MBE in recognition of his services to children's books. He is married and lives in Beverley, Yorkshire.

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