Great Sporting Events: Football

Great Sporting Events: Football

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Whether you are taking part or just watching, football is an exciting and dramatic sport.
Discover everything you need to know about it from training to playing. Brilliant step-by-step photography will help you perfect your technique, while profiles and stats tell you more about the world's greatest players.
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 170 x 238 x 4mm | 112g
  • Franklin Watts Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated edition
  • 1445140942
  • 9781445140940
  • 687,300

Table of contents

1: Introduction 6
1: The Game 8
1: Training to Play 10
1: Ball Control 12
1: Passing 14
1: On the Ball 16
1: Attacking 18
1: Goalscoring 20
1: Defending 22
1: Tackling 24
1: Goalkeeping 26
1: Statistics and Records 28
1: Glossary and Websites 29
1: Index 30
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About Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including Eye Benders, winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated Out of This World and Cool Technology which won the School Library Association Information Book Award. His book, The Colours of History, won the Blue Peter Book Awards' Best Book With Facts. He has travelled through 70 countries, run a computer games company and taken part in all manner of sports from parachuting and gliding to Ultimate Frisbee. Clive's official website can be found at
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