Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
My First Soccer Book

My First Soccer Book

A brilliant introduction to the beautiful game

by Clive Gifford




Soccer is the world's greatest game, played by billions of people around the globe, including countless millions of children. My First Soccer Book will inform and encourage all young soccer players already caught up in their love of the game and hungry to develop their skills and knowledge. Perfectly pitched text by an expert author provides a highly practical guide to every aspect of soccer, from basic skills such as passing, heading, and shooting, through more detailed explanations of tactics and game-play, to information about the world's great players, teams, and tournaments. Hints and tips throughout will help every child make the most of his or her soccer games and classes.


Praise for My First Soccer Book

“Surrounded by attractive, action-packed photographs, Gifford's narrative covers basic skills, such as passing and shooting, as well as rules and regulations. Even though there is a plethora of soccer books each season, this updated guide will refresh aging collections.” —School Library Journal

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About the author

by Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is an award-winning author who has written hundreds of articles and more than 80 books. A life-long supporter of Queens Park Rangers, he has also been a football coach, and has contributed to various football fanzines. He lives in Manchester, England

Clive Gifford

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