Jason is June’s JJ Fan Of The Month!

Each month we profile some of the biggest Jamie Johnson fans from around the globe. Congratulations to Jason Bradley-Irvine who came to our attention after Dan received a really nice email from him. He is this month’s pick! Name:- Jason Bradley-Irvine How old are you?:- 11 Where are you from:- Belfast When did you start […]

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Louis, Lenna and Jonnie, a.k.a Jamie, Jack and Boggy!

JJ back on TV!

  The time has come for a new TV series of Jamie Johnson! The second series of CBBC and ShortFormFilm’s adaption of Dan’s books is live once more. Each Wednesday from now until the end of June, a new episode of the Jamie Johnson story will be released at 5 o’clock, with a repeat later in the day. Ten 30 minute episodes follow Jamie’s dream to become a professional footballer. […]

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Dan and The Football Academy at St Gregory

Have Dan visit your school

Dan has visited schools around the country and around the world.  During his career he has interviewed many famous people in the world of football including David Beckham,  Wayne Rooney,  Steven Gerrard and  Rio Ferdinand.  His books have inspired children,  who are sometimes reluctant readers,  to pick up a book and finally enjoy reading.   […]

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The Real JJs Write!

Sometimes I’m lucky enough to be asked to visit professional football clubs and speak to their academy players about books, reading, writing, JJ and football. The clubs feel it’s important that, while the players are with them, they get a good all-round education. I always enjoy these sessions because, in working with the academy players, […]

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Fan of the Month from Greece!

  Congratulations to Jim, who is April’s JJ Fan of the Month! Name:– Jim Tsapatsaris Age:– 12 From:– I live in Athens but I am from mani which is placed in Peloponnesus, Greece. Started playing football at:– I started playing football at the age of 5. Football idol:– Lionel Messi. Heard about the JJ books through:– My […]

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Meet Oscar – February’s JJ Fan of the Month!

Congratulations to Oscar, who is February’s JJ Fan of the Month! Name:– Oscar Sanders Age:– 8 From:– Tunbridge Wells Kent Started playing football at:– 4 years old Football idol:– Eden Hazard Heard about the JJ books through:– Dan visiting the Foresters Football Club Like the books because:– You just can’t stop reading them because you […]

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Great writing from Owen

Recently I had an incredible visit to the British International School of New York. While I was there, we did a writing workshop and I would like to share one of the stories with you. It was written by Owen O’Toole who is ten years old and has written his very own Jamie Johnson story. […]

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In Interview with Thomas

It’s great to be able to feature young footballers on the website and today I would like to introduce you to, not only a player, but a writer as well!  His writing kept me on the edge of my seat and he certainly managed to put a lot of suspense in a small amount of writing. […]

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