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The Most Incredible True Football Stories (You Never Knew): Winner of the Telegraph Children's Sports Book of the Year 2020 (Unbelievable Football) Paperback – 3 Oct. 2019
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The perfect read for the football-mad kid in your life
*WINNER of the Telegraph Children's Sports Book of the Year, 2020*
Do you think you know everything there is to know about football?
Have you heard of ...
* The psychic octopus who could predict the winner?
* The Lancashire Lasses who became football's best kept secret?
* The dog detective who saved the World Cup trophy?
* The superstar footballer who never actually played football?
Discover the most incredible, sometimes ridiculous, and always completely unbelievable football stories you never knew. From bestselling author Matt Oldfield, this is Unbelievable Football - true tales from the world's favourite game where there's everything to play for and anything can happen.
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The perfect book for the football-mad kid in your life!
Discover the most incredible, sometimes ridiculous, and always completely unbelievable football tales from the author of the Ultimate Football Heroes.
Packed with fascinating facts alongside engaging black and white illustrations, this is both a fun and informative read for reluctant readers who love football.
- The Christmas Truce over a football game during World War One
- The dog who saved Manchester United
- Paul the Pyschic Octopus who predicted the World Cup scores
- The goalkeeper who saved a crucial FA cup goal with a broken neck
- The woman who set up the first Women's World Cup
This is an excellent book for a football fan aged 7+. -- Brenda Marshall ― The English Association
- Publisher : Wren & Rook (3 Oct. 2019)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 240 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1526362449
- ISBN-13 : 978-1526362445
- Reading age : 8 - 11 years, from customers
- Dimensions : 13.02 x 1.91 x 18.73 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 286 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Have already bought another copy as a gift and will no doubt buy more!