Football School Terrific Teams: 50 True Stories of Football's Greatest Sides

By Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton

Illustrated by Spike Gerrell

Discover the incredible true stories behind the most famous clubs in history.

From the bestselling Football School series, which teaches you about the world through football, packed with superstar stories, fun facts and laugh-out-loud illustrations. Perfect for readers 7+ and recommended by the National Literacy Trust, BookTrust, the Premier League and parents and teachers. Find out the stories behind the most legendary clubs in football history, such as Manchester United, Real Madrid and Liverpool. Explore how these teams have overcome failure and tragedy to win leagues, lift trophies and enter the record books. Also discover fascinating facts about more unknown clubs, including the German team with a skull and crossbones logo and the most eco-friendly club in the world. Perfect for fans of Football School: Star Players and Football School: Epic Heroes, this collection of fifty true stories is a must-read for any young football fan.

Categories: Non-Fiction

For readers aged: 7+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406386660
  • Published: 01 Jul 2021
  • Price: £6.99
  • Size: 198 x 129 mm
  • Pages: 208

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Customer reviews


'Featured in The Bookseller July Previews.' The Bookseller

'What a gem of a book packed full of stories and facts about football and players. I know that on Monday my class are going to love reading this… just wish I had more copies. Perfect timing for the Euros starting too.' Toppsta

'Sebastian loves this series. This one is about many different teams. So many new facts he didn’t know. A great book especially if your into football.' Toppsta

'A great book for football fans! Perfect to dip into! My class particularly liked the best of the crest information. It is in alphabetical order too which is useful and has a contents page too. Lots of facts like world cup records, home kits and a bit of Geography too!' Toppsta

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