Trouble for Foz – Sam’s Football Stories, Book 2 (Set B)

Sam’s Football Stories are specially written to stimulate and motivate your slower learners and reluctant readers. Written by Sheila Blackburn, an experienced primary school teacher, the books will appeal particularly to reluctant boy readers. The six compelling stories in Set B continue the story of Sam, the football crazy boy, started in Set A.


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In Trouble for Foz the team reflect on their last game. It was a good result. The first match ended in a 1–1 draw and everyone was pleased. Eddie has even more good news – he has managed to get the Newton Devils into a league. The new team for the first leg has been picked but some boys are unhappy. David and Foz argue and there is a scuffle.

What has happened to Fozʼs arm? How long before he can play again? Will he make the next match?

Let your pupils follow Sam and his friends on their journey. Join in the fun and excitement as they suffer injuries, lose their training pitch, enter a league and finally compete in a tournament.

  • Provide stimulation and motivation especially for boys who are slower learners or reluctant readers
  • Gripping story lines make children want to read the next book
  • Compatible with the Primary Literacy Strategy category of everyday stories
  • Vocabulary and sentence structure carefully controlled for easy reading
  • Number of words per book increases as you progress through the series
  • Clear font and print style

To extend the stories further, use Sam’s Football Stories – Are You on the Ball?, a reproducible teacher resource linked to the stories in Set B.

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