About the Book and Authors
Perfect for young fans of the beautiful game in this book you can learn about the greatest football moments of all time in this collection of 50 exciting true stories written by Football School‘s bestselling authors – Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton.
In this book you will discover the incredible stories of heroes such as Messi, Ronaldo, Klopp and Rapinoe, but also the tales of the dog that helped win the league for his team and the team who won the championship with the very final kick of the game.
Bringing together the best names in the game with some truly weird, wonderful and hilarious occurrences, this book will be enjoyed by young football fans, including reluctant readers. It is fun, factual and contains lots illustrations by the awesome Spike Gerell. The Football School series is published by Walker Books
I found some facts about football that I didn't know before
I found Football School – Epic Heroes a really interesting book. How many interesting tales it has!
I found some facts about football that I didn’t know before. There were a lot of dramatic victories and the illustrations were perfect!
I really liked the stories about how teams at the bottom of the league can win their way to the top.
Another story I remember was more about cheaters than heroes. Fans helped their team to cheat by throwing a blaze on the pitch. One of the players rolled in the fire causing the game to be stopped.
I thought Football School was an awesome book – 5 stars!
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- Name: Sid
- Age: 8 years
- Likes: football, gaming and Liverpool FC
- Dislikes: cheese and slugs
- Favourite Book: The Beasts of Buckingham Palace by David Walliams
- Favourite Film: Lego: The Movie 2
- Favourite Song: You'll Never Walk Alone by Gerry and the Pacemakers