Imagine having a Premier league and England striker as your dad! Lee Brooks loves it, until his dad - 'Brooksie' - loses form and goes downhill embarrassingly fast. Lee hates Brooksie for letting him down. And Lee hates having to move to a grotty new home without his dad. With his own on-pitch confidence at an all-time low, he even begins to hate football. But then he meets Dent and his mates and the chance is there for him to play again - with a team of seriously talented players. They've just one problem - no pitch!
"The narrative moves along quite quickly with constantly changing domestic scenes, exciting match reports and various groups and people interacting ... A suitable short novel for 10 year olds and upwards" The School Librarian "A real winner with reluctant boys in Years 7 and 8 ... There's action and a great deal of drama in this pacy story: the reader is never given time to be bored!" Literacy and Learning