Book 4 in this action-packed series following the dramas and excitements of a close-knit cast of characters whose lives revolve around Goal Kings JFC. Under their new coach Jane Allenby, the Kings develop some exciting new training techniques and it looks as if they will finally win through to the Championships. But Dominick Allenby isn't so sure that having a mother as a boss is a good idea - and a couple of ex-Goal Kings players look set to sabotage the team's winning chances.
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.