Goal Two-books-in-one by Robert Rigby
  

Goal Two-books-in-one

Written by Robert Rigby
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Part of the Goal Series

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Goal Two-books-in-one by Robert Rigby

Goal! A young Latino boy is spotted by an ex-scout, playing in a park in Los Angeles, and wins himself a trial at one of England's Premier League clubs - Newcastle 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? Goal II! Santiago has made his mark in the UK Premier league as a magic midfielder with Newcastle United. European football now beckons and he finds himself playing alongside the stars of Real Madrid. But playing in the UEFA Champions League can bring new challenges, like fighting to keep his place in the squad, and trying to resist the temptations surrounding a successful footballer. Sometimes dreams can turn sour...

Reviews

A terrific story ... A riveting tale of one underdog Fantastic Fiction on Goal! From the kick off to the final whistle this book captured my imagination ... A perfect book for football fans South Wales Argus on Goal! Follow-up to last summer's fantastically successful football adventure. Profile should be even higher this year Publishing News on Goal! 2

About the Author

Robert Rigby

Robert Rigby is co-author of the hugely successful Boy Soldier series, written with Andy McNab. His other fiction incudes the novels of the Goal! movies and a stand-alone novel in the series - Goal: Glory Days. He is the author of the four official London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic novels for children. Robert also writes for the theatre, television and radio, and is a prolific songwriter. He lives in Oxford.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
544 pages
Interest Age: From 12 from 12

Author

Robert Rigby
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Author's Website

www.robertrigby.co.uk/

Publisher

Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

5th March 2009

ISBN

9780552560405


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