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Oldfield, Tom

Overview
Works: 36 works in 78 publications in 3 languages and 1,268 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV994.N33, 796.334092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tom Oldfield
Rafael Nadal : the biography by Tom Oldfield( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born and brought up in the Mallorcan town of Manacor, amongst a family of successful sportsmen, Rafael has been playing tennis from the age of three. By five he was going to tennis club twice a week. At 12 he had won Spanish and European titles for his age group. And by the time he reached 16 years of age he was ranked in the world's top 50 players. An extremely athletic and determined player, Nadal has taken the tennis world by storm. Hailed in many quarters as having the potential to be one of the greatest champions of all time, Nadal seems destined to set the record books alight. This is the ultimate portrait of one of the world's most fascinating players
Cristiano Ronaldo by Tom Oldfield( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografi om Cristiano Ronaldo, hans barndom i Funchal på Madeira, herefter som 12-årigt fodboldtalent alene til Lissabon, vejen videre til han som 18-årig kommer til Manchester United i 2003 og frem til 2008, hvor han skiftede til Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Neville : the biography by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arsene Wenger : the unauthorised biography of Le Professeur by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few can match the tremendous impact that Arsene Wenger has had since his arrival at Arsenal in 1996. After over 1,000 games with the club, the world-class Frenchman has developed the Gunners into a team capable of challenging for top domestic and European honours every year. His three Premiership titles are evidence of Wenger's unique tactical skill and his famous ability to spot talented young footballers, while the 2014 FA Cup win silenced those who began to doubt his cerebral approach to management in a season dominated by bitter historical rivalries. The phenomenal Gunners boss, nicknam
Aresene Wenger : pure genius by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arsene Wenger : pure genius by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revised and fully up-to-date, this biography includes the 2009-2010 season and tells the story of one of world football's true masterminds Arsene Wenger transformed Arsenal football club. The world-class manager from France developed the Gunners into a team capable of challenging for top domestic and European honors every year. His three Premiership titles--two of which came in "Double" winning campaigns--are evidence of Wenger's unique tactical skill and his famous ability to spot talented young athletes. Arriving almost unknown to English football, his incredible achievements have sh
Arsene Wenger : pure genius : the biography of the Premiership's greatest manager by Tom Oldfield( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young gun : the biography of Cesc Fàbregas by Tom Oldfield( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Arsenal's Cesc Fàaregas, one of a crop of outstanding young players becoming established at the club. It charts his progress from his start as a trainee at FC Barcelona, through his signing at the age of 16 to Arsenal and his subsequent success in the Champions League and FA Cup
Nadal : the biography by Tom Oldfield( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every sport has its superstars, but there is a small, elite group reserved for those who truly transcend their sport. Entering 2014 as the world number one, with 13 Grand Slam titles to his name, Rafael Nadal belongs in this group. Nadal's tennis journey began in his native Mallorca as a three-year-old and he quickly emerged as a natural, surging into the top 50 of the world rankings by the age of 16. Originally considered a clay-court specialist, he quickly showed he was much more than that. While he continues to make Roland Garros his second home, the Spaniard has also captured the Wimbledon, Australian Open, and US Open crowns, completing the full set of Grand Slams in 2010. From his 2008 marathon against Roger Federer at Wimbledon to his classic semi-final victory against Novak Djokovic at the 2013 French Open, Nadal never disappoints on the big stage. His on-court brilliance is only matched by his off-court humility. And, at 28, there is plenty more to come. So long as he stays clear of the persistent knee injuries that have haunted him, the Spaniard is on pace to finish his career as the greatest player of all-time
Gareth Bale : the boy who became a Galáctico by Tom Oldfield( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gareth Bale: The Boy Who Became a Galactico tracks the Welsh wizard's impressive rise from talented schoolboy to Real Madrid star. This is the inspiring story of how Bale beat the odds and became the most expensive player in football history
The true story of the greatest footballer on Earth by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Madeira in 1985 and his passion for football began when he was just three years old. Ronaldo's performances at the UEFA Under 17 Championship was to catapult him into the global arena where he was spotted by former Liverpool FC manager, Gerard Houllier. He has become one of the world's greatest players of all time
Raheem Sterling : young lion by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raheem Sterling: young lion is the exciting tale of a boy who followed his passion and became one of the most dynamic young players in world football, winning the hearts of Liverpool and England fans along the way. Relive Sterling's whirlwind journey in this uplifting story
The biography by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Neville is one of Manchester United's most experienced players, making his senior debut for the club in the UEFA cup in 1992, he has worked the right side of Old Trafford tirelessly. This book tells the story of how something as simple as love for a football club turned a young boy into one of the most recognisable faces in world football
Cesc Fábregas by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Neville : the story of a legend by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne Rooney : Captain of England by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne Rooney: Captain of England tells the action-packed story of one boy's journey from the streets of Croxteth to one of the biggest stages in world football. This heartwarming book tracks Rooney's fairytale rise from child superstar to Everton hero to Manchester United legend
Rafael Nadal by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boy in blue : Eden Hazard by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eden Hazard: The Boy in Blue is the thrilling tale of how the wing wizard went from local wonder kid to league champion. With the support of his soccer-obsessed family, Eden worked hard to develop his amazing dribbling skills and earn his dream transfer to Chelsea. A joy to watch, he is sure to inspire soccer-crazy kids everywhere,"--Amazon.com
Alexis Sanchez : the wonder boy by Tom Oldfield( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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