Children's Sports Book of the Year


How To Be A Footballer by Rachel Yankey

How to be a Footballer

And Other Sports Jobs

By Rachel Yankey
Illustrated By  - Sol Linero

Do you have what it takes to become a professional footballer, a manager or even to work in sports TV? Learn all about football and the incredible sports jobs you could do, from training to become a player or team coach to running the game as a referee, scouting young players for talent or even working inside the stadium.

This book will inspire any girl or boy who wants to kick start their interest in playing football.

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Striking Out by Ian Wright and Musa Okwonga
Run Like A Girl by Danielle Brown
Play like Your Heroes by Seth Burkett and Matt Oldfield
Jaz Santos vs The World by Priscilla Mante
I Love my Bike by Simon Mole
Fall Off Get Back on Keep Going by Clare Balding