Dear Paz and Bez, Match of the Day Magazine writers and all-round footy experts

March 31, 2015

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Dear Paz and Bez, Match of the Day Magazine writers and all-round footy experts, hi there

Against all the odds I got picked to play for my school footy team. We are pretty rubbish and probably won’t take home any cups but my dad says it’s not the winning that matters, it’s the taking part. If you see the guys from Leicester City anytime soon maybe you can pass that on so that they don’t feel too bad about themselves.

Good luck and have fun


P.S. I like your videos. I made a Zombie video and you can read about it in my first book SHOUTYKID – How Harry Riddles Made a Mega-amazing Zombie Movie


Dear David Beckham

March 27, 2015

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Dear David Beckham, England’s Greatest Dad and Footballer, hi there

My mum said if there’s one player in the whole of England who could help turn me and my school team from a bunch of losers into the best team in the South-West, it would be you.

I told my mum that’s not going to happen because you don’t live in Cornwall, but my mum said you LOVE Cornwall. So that gave me a great idea!! Why don’t you move your family down here and live your CORNISH DREAM?!! Then you could send your kids to MY school. I think Cruz is about my age, and if he’s anything like you, I can tell Mr Phillips we have some real talent on the way and maybe – JUST MAYBE – we won’t get CRUSHED in the first round of the cup. That’s all I have to say.

Good luck and have fun and GBTM soon!


Dear Sir Alex Ferguson

March 25, 2015

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Dear Sir Alex Ferguson, the greatest football manager of all time, hi there –

I know you’ve won more trophies than any other manager has EVER won in British history, but there’s one you missed – The South-West Schools’ Cup! How would you like to help bring this home to my school, Mount Joseph’s? Before you say yes, I should warn you that we really suck at football, but if you fancy a new challenge and you’re getting bored of being retired, let me know.

Good luck and have fun.