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Blake's the star of the football team, but he and his mum are in trouble - they can't make the rent and it looks as though they'll have to move. So when a stranger offers Blake cash to fix the match, it seems like an easy solution, right? Wrong. If Blake goes along with it, he stands to lose more than just the game. Will he do the right thing? Gripping football thriller. P ...more
Paperback, Dyslexia Friendly, 96 pages
Published February 22nd 2009 by Barrington Stoke (first published January 16th 2009)
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16alhayekm637
Jul 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This was a story about football
I think that this is the first serie I have read
I actually loved this book because it was talking about my favourite sport which is football

So it was talking about a group of teenagers that broke into a football stadium and the manger was there but they had no idea so they kept on playing and the manager noticed that these boys had hidden talents and the manège wanted the boys to be on his team and win the cup and earn money !

It was a fun story
I liked how the i
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Melanie O'Neill
Jan 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The storytelling was excellent it really captivated me i felt like I was there. When the main character felt bad or sad I felt the emotion. I am a ten year old boy and I would recommend this book to girls and boys between ages 10 and 14.Just note that there is a bit of swearing but it's nothing too bad. This review was written by my son, Harry, who borrowed this book from the library.
Bruce Gargoyle
I received a copy of this title for review from Allen & Unwin.

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Blake is a star striker on his football team, but at home his mum is struggling to pay the rent. When Blake is offered the opportunity to earn some money by deliberately throwing his next match, it seems like the solution to Blake's rent problem is right in front of him.

This book is touted as "super-readable" by a helpful sticker on the back, and as a "low reading level, high interest" book, it is a great choic
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Daniel
Sep 27, 2016 rated it liked it
A perfectly average book, aimed at middle school aged children. A really quick read.
June Jones
Mar 13, 2018 rated it liked it
Very short, read in an hour!
15GowerD
Feb 28, 2018 rated it liked it
football story it was a good story is quite exciting. And i think its for year 7-9 for people who like sports and football and it had a great ending
Sophie
Jun 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: 10+
I thought this book was quite interesting towards the end but could have been more exciting at the beginning! I loved the character of Blake because he tried to help his mum with the rent. I would recommend this book to 10+ and I would give it 5/5!
Jenny
Sep 10, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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2.5. Perfectly average
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