There's Only One Danny Ogle (book)

Plot Summary:

When Danny moves to the countryside the only good thing to come out of it is that he might have a chance at getting picked for the school football team. Danny loves football. He eats, breathes, and sleeps football. But will the other kids at his new school want to be friends with him? And, will they want him in their team? Helena Pielichaty's first book, Simone's Letters, was nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Ages 8 years and over. [1]