The Big Goal

The Big Goal

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Andrew Weston is overjoyed when he wins a SPOT THE BALL competition and gets the chance to form a five-a-side football team and take part in a special weekend tournament. Naming his team the Vikings, Andrew is determined to play well - especially since talent scouts from his favourite club, United, will be watching the matches. But the opposition is tough. Especially Dean's Demons, who play their football hard with bruising tackles and unfair fouls. Now Andrew and his team don't only want to win the Cup - they want to beat the Demons and show them how football should REALLY be played!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
  • 0552573256
  • 9780552573252

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 Pups.show more

Back cover copy

'C'MON, THE VIKINGS!' Andrew Weston is overjoyed when he wins a SPOT THE BALL competition and gets the chance to form a five-a-side football team and take part in a special weekend tournament. Naming his team the Vikings, Andrew is determined to play well - especially since talent scouts from his favourite club, United, will be watching the matches. But the opposition is tough. Especially Dean's Demons, who play their football hard with bruising tackles and unfair fouls. Now Andrew and his team don't only want to win the Cup - they want to beat the Demons and show them how football should REALLY be played!show more