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The Wartime Winger

The Wartime Winger Binding: Paperback, 160 pages
ISBN: 978-1-906132-15-6
UK £7.99
Format: 198mm x 129mm

BISAC Code: JUV002050, JUV016020


Growing up in the North of England in the 1930's, Jimmy Evans and his best friend Stan share a burning ambition to play for England in the World Cup. After years of hard work, and against the odds, it seems like their dream may even come true as they are tipped for a call up to the national team. However, a terrible new war is brewing. When Jimmy and Stan are finally asked to represent their country, it will be in the skies of Europe and not on the football pitch.

About the author
Joseph Curry is a primary school teacher based in Bournemouth. He has a passion for sport and history.

“You’ve given up haven’t you Jimmy,” he said, struggling to control his emotions. “You’ve accepted they’re better than us and you’re going to wave the white flag. Let them walk all over you.”
“Stan, I...” I stammered.
“What about England Jimmy? Our dreams. Dreams don’t just happen do they. It takes sweat and determination – leave everything you’ve got on the field. Never give in and never give up.”
He stormed off, his face thunderous.