Southgate Rules

Southgate Rules

Simon Mugford, Football Superstars

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Is Gareth Southgate your ultimate hero in football? Discover how this 'posh' boy survived the mean jokes about his nose to become a dependable defender for club and country, and then after retiring as a player, make it all the way to manage his country,

Despite the mean footballing environment, find out how the polite though steely Southgate stuck it out, carving a career that's seen him captain Crystal Palace, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough in the Premier League, winning 57 caps for England, and then becoming England manager. The rest, as they say, is history!

The Football Superstars series is aimed at building a love of reading in young children, and is filled with fun cartoons, inspirational stories and a cast of characters chipping in with quotes, jokes and comments.


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Simon Mugford:
After studying the history of everything at Goldsmiths College, Simon worked at the Science Museum making paper aeroplanes and setting fire to hydrogen balloons. His favourite subjects include dinosaurs, robots, rockets, loud music and Star Wars. An Ipswich Town fan since they won the FA Cup in 1978 (it's true – look it up) he lives in Kent with his wife, daughter, and a cat with two names.|||After studying the history of everything at Goldsmiths College, Simon worked at the Science Museum making paper aeroplanes and setting fire to hydrogen balloons. Despite being a fully grown man, his favourite subjects include dinosaurs, robots, rockets, loud music and Star Wars. An Ipswich Town fan since they won the FA Cup in 1978 (it's true – look it up) he lives in Kent with his wife, daughter, and a cat with two names. Dan Green has drawn silly pictures since he could hold a crayon. He has worked on books about Doctor Who and Star Wars. He lives in Suffolk with his family and a dog that takes him for very long walks.

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