We’re SO excited about the 2018 World Cup! As I write this, we’re only 33 more sleeps away from kick-off in Russia. Don’t worry, we’ve got plenty of great new reading material to help you through these waiting days. What better way to gear up for the biggest football tournament on the planet? ROAD TO THE WORLD CUP (OUT NOW!) In this special limited edition … Continue reading THE 2018 WORLD CUP!!!
Brinsworth Manor Junior School, Rotherham When I arrange school visits, I always send through the outlines for a range of different workshops. Most of the time, one is deemed to be suitable and that’s that, but it’s always nice to get some valuable teacher input. Before my trip to Brinsworth Manor, I sent through the outline for Messi vs Ronaldo, a persuasive writing workshop about … Continue reading Who is the Ultimate Sporting Hero?
Apologies for the months of silence – it’s been all systems go at Ultimate Football Heroes HQ! As well as writing lots of exciting new books for the series, I’ve been travelling all over the UK, spreading the word about football, reading and writing. In my role as Patron of Reading at Upminster Junior School, I ran a six-week writing project with a great Year … Continue reading Football Hero Writing Project, Upminster Junior School
During a great visit at Rosslyn Park Primary School, Nottingham this week, the kids asked me for my Dream Team. It was a good question but naturally, I panicked. After all, you can’t rush something like that. Creating a Fantasy XI requires time and thought. In the end I picked not one, but two teams. So here they are: my heroes of today vs my … Continue reading Dream Teams – Current vs Classic
Happy New Year everyone! Harry Kane had a record-breaking 2017, and 2018 is going to be another massive year for the super-striker. First, he’ll look to win the FA Cup and the Champions League with Tottenham. Then, there’s the World Cup in June! Can Kane become England’s hero in Russia? Before we find out, read all about Kane’s amazing journey from young Spurs fan to … Continue reading KANE!
November was another busy month at Heroes Football HQ. Here are some (often blurry) highlights: Continue reading November Highlights
1. When I was growing up on Merseyside, I got a big, rusty fork stuck in my big toe. Luckily, it wasn’t too serious. Who am I? 2. My mum Dolores named me after a US President. She knew that I’d go on to great things! Who am I? 3. I made my first-team for Independiente at the age of 15. Who am I? 4. … Continue reading Quiz – How Well Do You Know Your Football Heroes?