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Football, Paperback / softback Book

Football Paperback / softback

Illustrated by Laszlo Veres, Stephen Lillie

Part of the Hot Topics series


Football is a hugely popular sport with boys and girls of all ages. It can form the basis of a wide range of cross-curricular activities and lessons, and has lots of opportunities to teach PE, History, Geography, Maths, Literacy, Music, Science, D&T, Art and other curriculum areas.

The contents of this book are as follows: 1. History of football; 2. Kit, badges, mascots; 3. Football grounds (structure, pitch, locations); 4.

Who's who at a football ground (from Groundsman to chairman of the board); 5.

The game (positions of players, referee, assistant referees (linesmen), different formations); 6.

Being a player (different types of skills, diet training regime, top ten injuries); 7.

How is the team doing? (lots of calculations based on wins, draws, defeats, line graphs, promotion, playoffs and relegation); 8.

Football around the world (Spread of football, famous clubs and locations); 9.

Cup competitions (national, international, world cup medals, caps, cups)


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