Happy New Year everyone and thanks for all your support – we couldn’t have done it without you! 2018 was the best year yet for the Ultimate Football Heroes series. It kicked off with Kane and ended with Mbappé, oh and football nearly came home in the middle! The great news is that 2019 looks set to be just as brilliant, if not even better. … Continue reading Ultimate Football Heroes in Kickaround Magazine!
I get asked that question a lot – in schools, at football clubs, and on social media too. It’s a really important question, and it’s so great to hear more and more girls asking it. I just wish that I had a better answer for them than ‘Coming soon, I promise!’ So, in the meantime, I’ve put together a top reading list for football-mad girls. … Continue reading Where are the Female Ultimate Football Heroes?
When it comes to our football heroes, we’re looking for players with talent but also, I believe, style and personality. In sport, we often talk about courage, determination and leadership, but ‘personality’ is also about kindness, generosity and intelligence. That’s why I’ve made a list of 5 of my favourite off-the-pitch football heroes. These guys are ultimate role models, showing that there’s more to life than … Continue reading Ultimate Football Heroes, On & Off the Pitch
No, football didn’t quite come home this summer, but England’s achievements at the 2018 World Cup will live long in our memories. And in our books too because at Ultimate Football Heroes HQ, we’ve been working on 2 exciting updates and 3 totally new titles. So now you can re-live all the magic moments from Russia, right there with your heroes! THE UPDATES KANE – … Continue reading England’s Ultimate World Cup Heroes!
What a World Cup this is turning out to be! We have seen so much skill and excitement already, so many shocks and stories, and we’ve still got two weeks of football to go. Let’s hope the nail-biting drama continues! We’re looking for new World Cup Heroes to write about and here are 5 players on my list: 1. Alireza Beiranvand – Iran It’s been … Continue reading Matt’s 5 World Cup Heroes So Far!
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?