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Oldfield, Tom

Overview
Works: 43 works in 97 publications in 2 languages and 1,384 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

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most exciting footballers of his generation. Starring at youth level on his home island of Maderia, his spirit and natural flair took him into the Sporting Lisbon first team, attracting the interest of Manchester United, who bought him in the summer of 2003. His dazzling footwork, showmanship and eye for goal not only inspired United to two Premiership titles, but he was United's only player to score in normal time in the 2008 Champions League final, which the Reds won to put the finishing touches to a remarkable double-winning season. His incredible top-scoring season was further rewarded by becoming the FIFA World Player of the Year - and the first player based in the UK to win the award
Aresene Wenger : pure genius by Tom Oldfield( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his 15 seasons at the club, the world-class Fenchman has developed the Gunners into a team capable of challenging for top domestic and European honours 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 footballers. The phenomenal Gunners boss, nicknamed 'The Professor', has signed a new contract which commits him to the club until 2013 and Arsenal fans can look forward to a bright red future
Cristiano Ronaldo by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Neville : the biography by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 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 41 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
Young gun : the biography of Cesc Fàbregas by Tom Oldfield( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 32 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
The true story of the greatest footballer on Earth by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 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 16 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
Nadal : the biography by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the biography of Spanish tennis legend Rafael Nadal, whose achievements include winner of the French Open in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, 2008 Wimbledon champion and a gold medal winner at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Rafael Nadal is a whirlwind of on-court power and dynamism. His unparalleled exploits in winning the French Open a record 8 times has earned him the title 'King of Clay'. His clubbing, lasso-whip forehand is the most recognizable shot in tennis, and his raw power combined with a mild, soft-spoken manner has won him a legion of fans which eclipses that of any other player. Along with fantastic insight into the training and lifestyle that has made Rafa such an incredible champion, Tom Oldfield reveals all the details of his legendary - and often heated - rivalries with fellow 'Big Four' players Federer, Djokovic and Murray
Gareth Bale : the boy who became a Galáctico by Tom Oldfield( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 16 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 biography by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 14 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
El pistolero : Luis Suarez by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Luis Suarez: El Pistolero follows the Uruguayan's winding path from love-struck youngster to Liverpool hero to Barcelona star. Grabbing goals and headlines along the way, Luis chased his dreams and became a Champions League winner. This is the inspiring story of how the world's deadliest striker made his mark.,"--Amazon.com
Wayne Rooney : Captain of England by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 6 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
RYAN GIGGS : wing wizard by Tom Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zlatan Ibrahimovic : red devil by Matt Oldfield( Book )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ibrahimovic's incredible career has taken him through the doors of the world's most famous clubs, including Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain. His extraordinary talent and eye for the goal have created classic moments at all, and cemented his status as a modern soccer legend. Known for his eccentric personality, he is not only one of the greatest strikers of his generation, but equally one of soccer's most entertaining and popular characters. His story, beginning with his humble childhood in an industrial Swedish town, is a fascinating one
Alexis Sanchez : the wonder boy by Tom Oldfield( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis Suarez : el pistolero by Tom Oldfield( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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