Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World by Alex Bellos
(Walker Books, 2017)

Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World

by Alex Bellos

The second book in the groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the world through the prism of football. This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads.

Why are footballs round? When do footballers wee? Where are red cards from? You will find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as biology, maths and history.

Illustrated throughout with hilarious cartoons and filled with laugh-out-loud gags this is the perfect book for any boy or girl who loves football. Your coaches at Football School, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton, are journalists, broadcasters and award-winning science and sports writers. Their knowledge, enthusiasm and engaging writing make them the perfect team to teach you how to score with your head.