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How to Be a Footballer and Other Sports Jobs

Rachel Yankey

A book for children aged 6+ who want to know the score about football jobs, written by former Arsenal and England footballer and CBeebies TV presenter Rachel Yankey.

Do you have what it takes to become a professional footballer, a manager or even to work in sports TV? Learn all about football and the incredible sports jobs you could do, from training to become a player or team coach to running the game as a referee, scouting young players for talent or even working inside the stadium.

This book will inspire any girl or boy who wants to kick start their interest in playing football.

Other titles in the series include: How to be an Astronaut and other Space Jobs and How to be a Vet and other Animal Jobs


Rachel Yankey is a tremendous ambassador for football and at one time was the highest capped player in England across both the men’s and women’s game. Starting her career at Arsenal she moved on to short spells in Canada and the USA before becoming the first professional female footballer in 2000 when she joined Fulham. Rachel then joined Birmingham before returning to Arsenal. Rachel runs her own business coaching football in schools and is very passionate about her work and having a positive impact in education. She is involved in various campaigns outside of football utilising interest in the game to reach wider issues.  

Category:  Teens and Young Adults
ISBN:  9781788006965
Publisher:  Nosy Crow
On sale:  June 2021
Format:  Paperback
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