Book 3 in an action-packed series following the dramas and excitements of a close-knit cast of characters whose lives revolve around Goal Kings JFC.There are serious signs of discontent amongst the team mebers of Goal Kings JFC. Davey is convinced that his true talent as a striker isn't being recognised, and he decides to make secret approaches to another side. Meanwhile Alex is alos plotting a surprise move, and- despite a hopeful new signing - the Kings make a disastrous mess of their first game of the season. The pressure is on Coach Ricky Todd to bring the Kings back to winning form. But unfortunately, Ricky has problems of his own . . .
Michael Hardcastle was born in Huddersfield. After leaving school he served in the Royal Army Educational Corps, before embarking on a career in journalism, working in a number of roles for provincial daily newspapers from reporter to chief feature writer.He has written more than one hundred and forty children's books since his first was published in 1966, but still finds time to visit schools and colleges all over Britain to talk about books and writing. In 1988 he was awarded an MBE in recognition of his services to children's books. He is married and lives in Beverley, Yorkshire.