"Theo's own story of developing his exceptional speed and striking skill that in the book causes him to fell the irate head teacher but in reality made him the fleet-footed darling of the Emirates at only 17 is threaded through the story. Good on detail, nicely written with a light humorous touch, Theo shows as sure a foot in print as on the pitch." (Julia Eccleshare The Guardian
"Now his range (Theo Walcott's) of kid's books look set to be a huge success too." (The Sun
"the first two books are actually pretty good... thoroughly enjoyable. Their climaxes, little more than made-up match reports, are particularly well done. Like their creator, this series could run and run." (Simon Burnton The Observer
"Both stories... deal with the hard graft of training... Entertaining reads for soccer fans aged seven and upwards." (Irish Examiner
"a great idea to get football-mad boys and girls reading and enjoyable enough to welcome others into the world of the beautiful game" (Junior Magazine
The first in an unmissable new series about a football-mad group of friends, by the brilliant Arsenal and England star, Theo Walcott.