"THEY'LL PULVERIZE US!"
Fizz and her mates at Hillside Primary love playing football - but the school team's first match is against the Church Street gang (mean, nasty and horrible - and that's how they play their football too). That's when their teacher decides Smithy gets the job of goalkeeper - a position Smithy HATES. Now they've got to play against the roughest bunch ever, with a goalie who doesn't want to be there. Can Fizz and Smithy team up to beat the Church Street team?
The pafce is brisk and there is enough humour to keep the reader entertained to the final whistle. Sheppard's roughly sketched, spindle-legged characters add to the humour