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New football season

How did your team do last week? Or do you support someone in the Premier League, so your first match is tomorrow?  I went to the opening match of Huddersfield Town v Brentford and it was excellent. Apart from winning … Continue reading

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Good luck, Lionesses

How brilliant is it that the England Women’s football team (ranked 6th) has reached the semi-final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada! They play Japan just after midnight (BST). I have to admit I wasn’t hopeful that they’d survive … Continue reading

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FA Girls’ Football Festival

So, how do writers spend their Saturdays? Well, this one spent Saturday in Peterborough at Netherton United FCs super ground selling Girls FC books at one of the FA’s Girls’ Football Festivals. The FA is running events like this up … Continue reading

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Take the speed test

Collins, the publisher of my non-fiction title, Here Come the Girls! have devised this fabulous quiz based around the book. It’s great fun – have a go.  Collins is also offering a massive 20% discount off the book all through … Continue reading

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Adam Johnson reads from ‘Are All Brothers Foul?’

Get in there!  I’m  over the proverbial moon to announce that two of my books  ‘Are All Brothers Foul?’ and ‘Here Come the Girls!’ are featured in this year’s Premier League Reading Stars Challenge brought to you by the mighty National … Continue reading

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Radio Nottingham

TV one week, radio the next… I could get used to this!  Today I was invited on to the Gareth Evans Show on Radio Nottingham.                               … Continue reading

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‘…they could hardly kick the ball for nuts…’

I was featured in the Lincolnshire Echo last week. They were interested in a football report I’d uncovered in Lincoln Library about Nettie Honeyball and the British Ladies. As you’ll know if you’ve read my blog before (or my Girls … Continue reading

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Here Come the Girls

Yes! My first non-fiction book is available now. It’s called Here Come the Girls and is a perfect companion for the Girls FC series. The book is part of the Collins Read On series which is targeted at 11-14 year-old … Continue reading

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Teenage Kicks

I’m heading for Derbyshire today to talk to librarians and young adults about young adult fiction. The event is called Teenage Kicks and Bali Rai is the keynote speaker.  I’m sharing the final slot with Bali on ‘What publishers want.’ … Continue reading

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