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Challenge 2: Stick with Maths challenge

Find out more about the maths challenge that mathematician, Bobby Seagull has set. Can you work out the answer?

Stick with Maths challenge

We want you to tackle a maths puzzle from our Stick with Maths pack which has been set by the teacher and author Bobby Seagull. See if you can work out where the Premier League players need to stand in their team photo using data from their Panini stickers.

You have been asked to take a team photo of a selection of Premier League players.

We need you to determine which of these players stands in spots A to E, based on the data on their Panini stickers.

Can you help get the players into position?

- Player A is the tallest player
- Player B is the goalkeeper
- Player C is shorter than the players in the front row
- Player D is 4cm shorter than Player B
- Player E is 10cm taller than Player D

Harry Maguire is 1.94m tall.

Patrick van Aanholt is 1.76m tall.

Mat Ryan is 1.84m tall.

Callum Wilson is 1.80m tall.

Sebastien Haller is 1.90m tall.

Download: Today's PL Primary Stars Friday Family Challenge on maths (5.7MB)

You can find this challenge in the Main activity for children aged 7-9 in the Home learning - Stick with Maths pack. You can also find lots of other maths puzzles in the pack.

Share your working out with us by tweeting @PLCommunities using #PLPrimaryStars or email us at

Bobby Seagull has also revealed the answers. Watch the video to see if you answered correctly. 

We have also put together some top tips for tackling maths anxiety - make sure you have a read!