The Big Clash

The Big Clash

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I've heard you're a good keeper. How about producing one for me, eh?' Chris Weston, goalie and team captain of Danebridge school football team, can hardly believe it when his team - fighting relegation - make it to the semi-finals of the Cup! But how can he concentrate on his football when his absentee father makes an appearance. For Dad can't keep his mouth shut, shouting out his comments from the touchline and completely putting Chris off his game. Can Chris keep his head and focus on his football? And can Danebridge make it to the Final?show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 6mm | 64g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Young Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552573280
  • 9780552573283

About Rob Childs

ROB CHILDS is an ex-Leicestershire teacher with many years' experience of coaching and organizing school teams in football, athletics, cricket and cross-country. He is well-known for his successful THE BIG MATCH series, the SOCCER MAD, PHANTOM FOOTBALL and COUNTY CUP series in Yearling and for the popular GREAT! series for Corgi more

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'Rubbish, Danebridge! So sloppy. C'mon, Chris, sort your players out. Show 'em who's boss!' Chris Weston is under a lot of pressure as captain and goalie of Danebridge School football team. With the team battling to avoid relegation, Chris knows that he needs to be on top form to help them survive - and to keep their hopes alive in the cup. But then his father suddenly turns up after an absence of many years - and starts to take a noisy interest in the team's performance. As Danebridge face a crucial cup-tie, can Chris ignore his father's presence and give his very best for the team?show more