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The Resource The away game : the epic search for soccer's next superstars, Sebastian Abbot

The away game : the epic search for soccer's next superstars, Sebastian Abbot

Label
The away game : the epic search for soccer's next superstars
Title
The away game
Title remainder
the epic search for soccer's next superstars
Statement of responsibility
Sebastian Abbot
Title variation
away game
Title variation remainder
the epic search for soccers next superstars
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For the past decade, an audacious program called Football Dreams has held tryouts for millions of young boys across Africa, looking for soccer's next superstars. Sebastian Abbot follows a small group of the boys, weaving together the drama of the boys' determination to chase their dreams with the latest ideas on talent spotting and predicting sporting success, Abbot memorably explores why some of the boys succeed and chronicles the heartbreak of those who don't
Summary
Traces the audacious scouting program known as Football Dreams that for the past decade has strategically recruited young African boys to become the sport's future elites, describing the experiences of a group of talented hopefuls who train, compete and pursue their fortunes at Europe's top clubs
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10622582
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abbot, Sebastian
Dewey number
796.334
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aspire Football Dreams (Program)
  • Soccer players
  • Soccer players
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the epic search for soccer's next superstars
Label
The away game : the epic search for soccer's next superstars, Sebastian Abbot
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Boys -- The tornado -- The skipper -- The target -- Trainees -- The academy -- Final tryout -- Sent off -- Brothers -- Glory and shame -- The milk cup -- Pros -- Battle of Belgium -- Miracle land -- Only the beginning
Control code
ocn988291030
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 284 pages
Isbn
9780393292206
Lccn
2017052648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)988291030
Label
The away game : the epic search for soccer's next superstars, Sebastian Abbot
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Boys -- The tornado -- The skipper -- The target -- Trainees -- The academy -- Final tryout -- Sent off -- Brothers -- Glory and shame -- The milk cup -- Pros -- Battle of Belgium -- Miracle land -- Only the beginning
Control code
ocn988291030
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 284 pages
Isbn
9780393292206
Lccn
2017052648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)988291030

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