Goal! (#1)

Author(s): Robert Rigby

Sport Fiction

A terrific story of a young Latino boy who is spotted by an ex-scout, playing in a park in Los Angeles, and wins himself a trial at one of EnglandÃÂÃÂÃÂâÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs Premier League clubs ÃÂÃÂÃÂâÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂàNewcastle United. Struggling to cope with the gritty Northern weather, the rivalries and jealousies from other players and dodgy scouts, he has just this one shot at fulfilling his dream. He has the skill, but does he have the pace and stamina necessary for success A gripping tale of trial and tribulation, tragedy and triumph, set against the backdrop of the worldÃÂÃÂÃÂâÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs most popular sport ÃÂÃÂÃÂâÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂàfootball, a sport with l.6 billion weekly TV viewers, with approximately 5 billion people watching at least one game in the last World Cup

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Tie-in novelization of this year's must-see football movie

ROBERT RIGBY is the co-writer of BOY SOLDER with Andy McNab. A professional screenwriter whose work includes scripts for Byker Grove, he has also run literacy, drama and writing projects, doing outreach work in Education Action Zone schools and writing and staging drama for and with young people. He is particularly interested in writing that appeals to reluctant boy readers. Most importantly, he is also a very keen football fan!

General Fields

  • : 9780552554039
  • : Random House Children's Books
  • : Corgi Childrens
  • : 0.21
  • : September 2005
  • : 197mm X 132mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Rigby
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 823.92
  • : 272