Alex Bellos & Ben Lyttleton

Alex Bellos & Ben Lyttleton

Football School - Where Football Explains the World. Saturday30th, 12:15pm

FOOTBALL SCHOOL is an award-winning series of books based on the simple premise you can explain the whole world through the prism of football. Whether it’s how the geography of Brazil helps its players acquire the fanciest footwork in the land, or how the biology of digestion helps players plan their meals before a game, there’s so much to discover through the power of the beautiful game. Join local authors Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton as they teach you some lessons in this hilarious and interactive event.

“The Football School workshops at Anfield were engaging , captivating and brilliantly relatable to all the young people. Executed in a fun and humorous way: 10 out of 10.”

David McParland, Liverpool FC Foundation

‘Ben spoke to 300 of our upper junior children. They were utterly captivated by his very interactive presentation. I would recommend that Ben visit every school to inspire them – our pupils wanted to get hold of his books immediately!’

Rachel Shear, Co-Headteacher, The Orion Primary School

‘The pupils absolutely loved Ben’s visit and have been keen to take his book everywhere, even to play time! It’s wonderful to see the boys so inspired to read!’

Anna Helmreich, Head of Year 3, The Hall School

‘QPR captain Nedum Onuoha enjoyed joining Ben and Alex for their Football School talk at Ark Swift. It’s an innovative way to inspire a love of learning!’

Alan Sendorek, Head of Strategy, QPR FC