WorldCat Identities

Oldfield, Tom

Overview
Works: 123 works in 282 publications in 4 languages and 2,161 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Biographies  Biographical fiction  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV994.N33, 796.334092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tom Oldfield
Cristiano Ronaldo by Tom Oldfield( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 291 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
Rafael Nadal : the biography by Tom Oldfield( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 242 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
Aresene Wenger : pure genius by Tom Oldfield( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 200 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
Nadal : the biography by Tom Oldfield( )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 121 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
Arsene Wenger : the unauthorised biography of Le Professeur by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover; Title Page; Dedication; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; FROM PLAYER TO MANAGER; ARRIVING AT ARSENAL; DOING THE DOUBLE AND LIVING IN THE SHADOW OF THE TREBLE WINNERS; CHASING SIR ALEX'S COAT-TAILS; SUPREMACY REGAINED AND SURRENDERED; THE INVINCIBLES AND THE SPECIAL ONE; THE REBUILDING PROCESS; LIFE AFTER THIERRY; ADRIFT FROM THE PACK; BACK IN CONTENTION; ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN; BOUNCING BACK FROM THE EXODUS; THE DROUGHT GOES ON; SILVERWARE AT LAST; FUTURE PLANS; APPENDIX: ARSENE'S ALL-TIME BEST ARSENAL XI; Plates; Copyright
Messi : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( Book )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel Messi has become one of the biggest stars in football, both at team and international level; he is one of the world's greatest players
Steven Gerrard : Captain Fantastic by Matt Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Gerrard spent 17 seasons, and half of his life, at Liverpool FC, the club he had always loved. In return, he has become arguably the fans' most adored player. Regarded by many as the greatest midfielder of his generation, his story is a lesson in dedication, loyalty and hard work as well as immense talent. This book tells Gerrard's story up to the 2005 Champions League Final in Istanbul, when he scored one of the winning goals. Gerrard's remains a hugely popular player and he has endorsement deals with brands including Adidas, Jaguar and Lucozade
Gareth Bale : the boy who became a Galáctico by Tom Oldfield( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 47 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
Ronaldo : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( Book )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cristiano Ronaldo overcame poverty and sickness to become one of the best footballers ever. Escaping the streets of Madeira, Ronaldo proved himself as a wonder-kid at Manchester United before becoming a legend for Real Madrid and Portugal. This is the story of how the boy became a man, a team-player and a legend"--Back cover
Gary Neville : the biography by Tom Oldfield( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis Suarez : el pistolero by Tom Oldfield( )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 43 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"--Back cover
Sergio Agüero : the little genius by Matt Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After making his debut in the Argentine First Division at the age of 15, Aguero{u2019}s sharp, intelligent play at Independiente and Atlético Madrid made it clear that he was a world-class player in the making. Since arriving at Manchester City in 2011, he has scored over 100 goals for the club and become a firm favorite at the Etihad Stadium and beyond
Raheem Sterling : young lion by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raheem Sterling: Red Lightning 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
Neymar : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is the boy with the big smile who carries the hopes of Brazil on his shoulders. Neymar now stands alongside Pelé and Ronaldinho as a Brazilian sports hero. Bidding a fond farewell to his home in São Paolo, Neymar's dreams finally came true when he joined Barcelona. Now, alongside Messi and Suarez, he is part of the most feared attacking trident in the game
Zidane : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 28 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
Kane : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harry Kane was released by Arsenal at nine years old for being too small, he had to use all his self-belief to prove that he could make it as a footballer. Now a superstar striker for Tottenham Hotspur and England, his hard work and determination have paid off. Kane is the amazing story of how the boy from North London became the Premier League's most lethal goalscorer.--Back Cover
Young gun : the biography of Cesc Fàbregas by Tom Oldfield( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 28 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
Alexis Sanchez : the wonder boy by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne Rooney : Captain of England by Tom Oldfield( )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 24 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
 
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Rafael Nadal : the biography
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Alternative Names
올드필드, 톰

Languages
English (102)

French (2)

Chinese (1)

Italian (1)