Fail to Succeed – Dan’s poem!

Here’s the text for Fail To Succeed – Dan’s entry for Premier League Primary Stars Writing Stars Competition, in case any schools want to use it! The competition, open to 5-11 year olds, will be judged by a star-studded panel, namely children’s author and ex-Chelsea legend Frank Lampard, Everton winger and lyricist Yannick Bolasie, Lauren […]

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The Final Whistle is Blown

Are you one of the thousands who read, ‘The crowd held their breath’ and turned the page to find out what happened in Final Whistle? If so, five years after the book was first published, eager readers can finally discover what happens as Dan releases an updated edition of Final Whistle. It’s the story so […]

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JJ is on Social Media!

Jamie Johnson – your favourite book character himself – is on Instagram and Twitter! If you have ever read a Jamie Johnson story and wanted to actually speak to JJ, ask him a question or just see what he likes to do other in his free time (other than playing football, of course!) than you […]

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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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Great writing from Finley

Dan recently spent the day with the Blackpool FC Community Trust, meeting and working with 150 Primary School pupils from the local area.  A writing competition had been run in the build-up to the day and Dan was so impressed with Finley’s story that he wanted to reproduce it for you here.  “Finley is way […]

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Great writing from Freya

Dan recently spent the day with the Blackpool FC Community Trust, meeting and working with 150 Primary School pupils from the local area. A writing competition had been run in the build-up to the day and Dan was so impressed with Freya’s story that he wanted to reproduce it for you here. “Freya is way […]

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