We're on the ball with Matt Oldfield

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Are you football crazy and reading mad? Author Matt Oldfield is an expert on writing books all about football and he's got some great tips to share with you.

His latest book, Unbelievable Football recently won the Telegraph Children's Sports Book of the Year and is full of fantastic and sometimes ridiculous football facts about the sport and its players including Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford and Jamie Vardy.

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Watch the video

In this video, Matt Oldfield shares his top tips for writing fun non-fiction on a subject you love and are passionate about - just like he loves football!

He explains his 'three i's' method to make sure everything he includes in his stories is important, interesting and informative for the reader. Try it and see what you can write!

Try the Unbelievable Football activities

Ultimate Football Heroes activity

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The Ultimate Football Heroes series is written by Matt and his brother Tom.

In this series, they tell the exciting life stories of all your favourite footballing legends including Marcus Rashford, Gareth Bale, Lionel Messi and Christian Ronaldo.

Get a sneaky peek at the extracts below: