Author: Texi Smith




Texi Smith's fourth 'unashamed football novel' takes a detour from Jarrod Black and introduces us to Jarrod's younger sister, Anna.


A product of suburban Sydney's large grassroots clubs, Anna blossoms into being a local star turning out for Australia's biggest W-League clubs, and a regular starter with the Matildas. 


'Anna Black - this girl can play' charts Anna's football journey culminating in the Matildas reaching the final of the 2023 World Cup on home soil and a move to the USA, as well as her life journey as she discovers that falling head-over-heels - something she thought was not for her - can and does happen. 


Published under the Popcorn Press imprint.


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Available in March 2021 from Popcorn Press (Fair Play Publishing), all good bookstores and Amazon.

Anna Black - this girl can play

  • Format:  Paperback

    Published:  March 2021

    ISBN:  978-1-925914-21-4

    ISBN e-book: 978-1-925914-22-1

    Weight: to be confirmed

    Size:  229mm x 152 mm 

    Pages: to be confirmed

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