The Man With The Magic Foot

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“A thrilling soccer adventure for 9 – 12 year olds. Very enjoyable!” - ‘Wishing Shelf’ Book Review

“Exciting, intriguing, full of jeopardy and a page turner. Just right for readers 8+” - The Book Dragon

But amazingly, he suddenly finds himself travelling back in time to the 1960s, just days before the biggest occasion in the club’s history – their one and only FA Cup Final appearance.

He’s desperate for a ticket to watch his beloved team win the Cup, but an accident the day before the final threatens to change the course of history. It’s up to Ches to put things right to make sure Chadmouth are still champions.

Can Ches make it to Wembley, and has he just ruined the Crabs’ chances of winning?

Danny Mann Super Fan


Danny loves Chadmouth Town Football Club more than anything, but a run of defeats and terrible luck has left them bottom of the table and looking certain to be relegated with time running out.

But then, Danny and his best friend Nelson stumble across a bizarre pre-match ritual that seems to turn their luck around, and his beloved team starts winning again. Is it too little too late though, and can he keep doing everything right before each match, even when he starts finding more and more obstacles in his way and despite the relentless teasing from his classmates? It’s going to come down to the wire.

Does Danny have what it takes to save Chadmouth’s season?

What readers have been saying about Danny Mann Super Fan?

If you have a football-crazy child at home then Danny Man Super Fan would be a fantastic read for your little one. Recommended for children aged 9 to 12 years of age. Yeah Lifestyle

Does your child love football (in the US, soccer)? If they play or love watching matches, this book is going to be one of their very favorites! Danny Mann Super Fan has all the action, adventure, and drama found in a football match. Your children will want to finish the final chapters of this middle-school book and see what would happen to Danny and the Crabs. Lisa’s Reading

A refreshing change from football stories on the field, Danny Mann celebrates life on the terraces and all the dedicated supporters that turn out week in week out to cheer on their team. Primary Teacher Bookshelf

Danny Mann Super Fan is fun and engaging with lots of laughs and team spirit.  I think all young football fans would enjoy this story. It's all about the love of the game and younger fans are sure to enjoy it. Four Moon Reviews

An engaging story that may well appeal to some who would otherwise be considered reluctant readers, especially if they are football fans. It is a fun story, with plenty of football drama to appeal to middle grade readers. Splashes Into Books

I recommend this book to all football fans as well as readers from about age eight and up. I’m not personally a soccer enthusiast, but I had no trouble enjoying this well-written tale. Gina Rae Mitchell

A great story celebrating a worldwide sport celebrated by players and fans alike. Insatiablereaders

I thought that this was a great book. As someone who isn’t a big soccer fan, I still found myself enjoying the book. Kathryn Books

Perfect for the chapter book reader/ reluctant reader, and absolutely chock full of football. Lexi Rees / Mum’s Book Blast

If you have a reluctant younger reader, which often tends to be boys, who likes football then this might just be the kind of story that creates a new reader. Cheryl M-M’s Book Blog

This book is perfect for football-mad kids, and got a big thumbs-up from my little bookworm. The story makes it ideal for reluctant readers as it has plenty to keep 8-11 year olds hooked. I’ll definitely be buying more from this author! bookwormsina

It is a perfect read for any football obsessed 8 year (and up!) old and a lovely book to share together. The rituals have us laughing out loud! Short chapters which make a perfect bedtime read too! Jojoreads_50