WorldCat Identities

Oldfield, Matt

Overview
Works: 136 works in 330 publications in 2 languages and 2,027 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Biographies  Fiction  Biographical fiction  Literature  Soccer stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV942.7.G47, 796.334092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Matt Oldfield
Luis Suarez : el pistolero by Tom Oldfield( )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 105 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
The boy in blue : Eden Hazard by Tom Oldfield( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 95 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
The wonder boy : Alexis Sanchez by Tom Oldfield( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexis Sanchez: The Wonder Boy tells the story of the Arsenal superstar's incredible journey from the streets of Tocopilla to become a national hero, and one of the most talented players in the world. With his pace, skill and eye for a goal, Alexis is now one of the Premier League's biggest stars. The story is every bit as exciting as the player., "--Amazon.com
Ronaldo : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( )

9 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and Swedish and held by 85 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
Messi : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( Book )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 79 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
Neymar : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 57 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
Steven Gerrard : Captain Fantastic by Matt Oldfield( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 55 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
Sergio Agüero : the little genius by Matt Oldfield( Book )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After making his debut in the Argentine First Division at the age of 15, Aguero'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
Gareth Bale : the boy who became a Galáctico by Tom Oldfield( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young Gareth's PE teacher told him he could only play with one foot to give the other team a chance, it was obvious he was a special talent. But few could ever have guessed just how special
Kane : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 47 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
Neuer : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuel Neuer is the best goalkeeper in today's game. This is the story of how young Manuel worked his way up the ranks to become a core member of Bayern Munich's all-conquering side, as well as a captain and World Cup winner with his home country, Germany. Neuer's amazing reflexes, speed and revolutionary 'sweeper-keeper' playing style have re-invented what it means to be a goalkeeper
Zidane : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fantastic story of the boy who started off on the streets of Marseille and went on to win a World Cup with France."--Back cover
Raheem Sterling : young lion by Tom Oldfield( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 36 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
Zlatan Ibrahimovic : red devil by Matt Oldfield( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 33 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
Pogba : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( Book )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the exciting story of how French wonder-kid Paul Pogba became Europe's best young player, and finally fulfilled his dream of returning to his boyhood club Manchester United in a world-record transfer. The sky is the limit for United's new star."-- Back cover
Hazard by Matt Oldfield( )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eden slid on his knees towards the fans with his arms out wide. He was the hero again- there was just no stopping him now. Hazard is the thrilling tale of how the wing wizard went from local wonder kid to league champion. With the support of his football-obsessed family, Eden worked hard to develop his amazing dribbling skills and earn his dream transfer to Chelsea
Aguero : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aguero is the tale of the boy who would go on to re-write football history forever. His dramatic 94th minute goal on the final day of the 2011/12 season, to snatch the title from under rivals Manchester United́s noses, was the most electric moment in Premier League history. This is how the small boy from Argentina became the biggest hero of all
Modric by Matt Oldfield( )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luka Modric is the boy who overcame his small size to become the world's most creative midfield playmaker. During a childhood playing football in the streets of war-torn Croatia, Luka discovered he didn't need to be big to be the best - he could make a football do anything he wanted, and he could open defences with passes none of his friends would even have tried. Ever since, his rise to stardom as Real Madrid's Number 10 has been unstoppable
Coutinho : from the playground to the pitch by Matt Oldfield( )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beckham by Matt Oldfield( )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2002, during the final moments of injury time, David Beckham scored an incredible free-kick, securing England a place in the World Cup. It was this moment that ensured that Beckham would become one of the most loved English footballers, as well as a Manchester United and Real Madrid hero. During a career which spanned twenty years, Beckham won an impressive nineteen major trophies. This is the story of a true sportsman, who earned respect and loyalty from his fans around the world
 
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