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Youngsters chance to win on World Book Day with Boro and WHSmith

CaptureGetting the ball past Boro defender Daniel Ayala is a tall order.

But if you think you know just how tall the Spanish star is, you could help your school library reach new heights!

To celebrate World Book Day, one lucky child will win a stack of books for their school which is the height of Daniel Ayala. To be in with a chance of winning, all you need to do is guess just how many books would be in that pile.

WHSmith Teesside Park has teamed up with Middlesbrough Football Club and its official charity MFC Foundation to offer this brilliant prize.

So what are you waiting for? Email your entries to supporters@mfc.co.uk with the following information:





World Book Day, taking place in the UK on Thursday 3 March, is a global celebration of reading. The event aims to boost literacy and interest in reading, especially for young people.

Middlesbrough FC and WHSmith Teesside Park are also celebrating World Book Day in our award-winning Generation Red Family Zone at the Riverside Stadium.

Taking place at the game against Wolves on March 4, children will receive a free World Book Day book when they visit the Creative Corner.

Yvonne Ferguson, Head of Supporter Services at Middlesbrough FC, said: “Middlesbrough Football Club believes that reading is both an essential life skill and a rewarding hobby, and we are delighted to be working with WHSmith Teesside Park to promote this competition and encourage reading for young people in the area.”

Dave Brown, Manager at WHSmith Teesside Park, said: “Reading is very important to a child’s development and we are proud to work with Middlesbrough FC and MFC Foundation. Each child who takes part in the competition will also receive WHSmith World Book Day vouchers so they can choose some books of their own.”

Ruth Southwick, Education and Enterprise Coordinator at MFC Foundation, said: “At MFC Foundation, literacy is high on our agenda, so it is fantastic to have the support of the club and WHSmith as we work to make Middlesbrough a ‘reading town.’”

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