Hunter Davies

Hunter Davies is a journalist, broadcaster and profilic author perhaps best known for writing about the Beatles. He is an ardent Tottenham fan and writes a regular column on football for the New Statesman.

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Lifestyle
2014-01-09 14:25:25

So how have we all done so far? Our brave new managers.

2013-11-14 10:33:02

My friend Sue, with whom I often go to Spurs matches, go

Sport
2013-11-07 07:37:40

One of the things that pisses off fans is all these priv

Lifestyle
2013-10-31 13:57:00

As I walk through my house, from the front window lookin

2013-05-16 10:34:17

Another season over, where do they go, and why can’t I r

2013-05-09 09:28:27

If any 1913 football fans were to come back today, they

Sport
2013-05-02 08:26:52

I was at the Arsenal home game against Norwich, sitting

Sport
2013-04-24 16:40:40

I was very young at the time but I do remember football

Sport
2013-03-27 17:22:26

Hello, hello, are you there?

Sport
2013-03-21 09:27:27

I made the most awful mistake last week.

Sport
2013-03-14 08:20:50

Just had that nice Gareth Bale on the blower, fresh from

Culture
2013-03-07 12:08:00

On the way to Arsenal, I walked past Ed Miliband’s house

Sport
2013-02-28 12:45:30

I’ll be cheering on Celtic on 6 March against Juventus i

Sport
2013-02-21 12:04:23

God, they are playing well, the greatest team the world

Sport
2013-02-14 06:40:38

During the Spurs-Norwich game, André Villas-Boas, Spurs’

Sport
2013-02-07 11:20:19

I was still on my hols, in downtown Bequia, when I first

Broadcast
2013-01-29 07:20:45

In the early Noughties when broadcasters still bothered

Sport
2013-01-18 08:30:37

You can learn a lot about modern-day football from those

Sport
2013-01-17 08:30:00

What’s the difference between a soccer mom and a pitbull

Sport
2013-01-03 06:31:59

Got a call from Manhattan over the festive period from a

Sport
2012-12-19 09:14:22

A time to take socks.

Sport
2012-12-13 07:59:09

I got a call from the Sun (namedropper!) asking

Sport
2012-12-06 08:00:58

I used to collect stamps, did so for about ten years, sp

Sport
2012-11-29 08:30:13

I’ll be pleased when Movember ends and this pathetic att

Sport
2012-11-22 08:44:06

When we came to London in 1960, we lived first of all in

Sport
2012-11-15 09:28:07

Well done Steven Gerrard on reaching your 100th cap for

Media
2012-11-08 08:49:51

I was on Danny Baker’s 5 Live programme the other weeken

Sport
2012-11-01 06:03:00

I find that when I am abroad the quickest way not to be

TV and Radio
2012-10-11 06:38:40

Iam sitting shouting at the screen.

Society
2012-10-03 16:17:49

I have become fascinated by managers – almost as much as

Sport
2012-09-20 08:16:35

When I was 11, having just arrived from Scotland, the he

Sport
2012-09-12 15:28:36

We came back from living in Lakeland six weeks early, my

Sport
2012-09-05 09:51:52

The new season seems to have been here for, well, not lo

Culture
2012-05-16 15:29:52

My friend N–, with whom I’ve been going to watch Manches

2012-05-03 15:34:52

 

Lifestyle
2012-04-26 12:13:12

Watching the Spanish Clasi

Lifestyle
2012-04-18 16:49:09

“I’m so depressed,” I said to my friend Jack as we left

Sport
2012-03-29 15:57:31
Sport
2012-03-15 11:11:56
Sport
2012-01-20 16:56:07

"Toes, Daz, toes!" the burly centre back with blond high

Lifestyle
2011-02-24 14:57:05
Lifestyle
2011-02-03 11:03:16
Lifestyle
2011-01-27 14:01:00
Sport
2011-01-20 10:57:50
Lifestyle
2011-01-13 11:20:27
Lifestyle
2011-01-06 09:48:25
Sport
2010-12-15 09:54:33
Sport
2010-12-02 07:22:20
Lifestyle
2010-11-25 13:01:16
Sport
2010-11-18 12:34:58
Sport
2010-11-11 12:47:22
Sport
2010-10-28 07:21:02
Lifestyle
2010-10-25 13:15:16
Lifestyle
2010-10-18 08:06:56
Sport
2010-10-14 08:16:19
Lifestyle
2010-09-27 11:11:30
Sport
2010-09-20 08:10:58
Sport
2010-09-14 07:57:46
Sport
2010-09-07 07:59:15
Sport
2010-07-15 00:14:42
Sport
2010-07-08 00:11:32
Sport
2010-07-01 07:08:28
Lifestyle
2010-06-24 06:30:41
Sport
2010-06-17 07:12:41
Sport
2010-05-07 19:05:44
Lifestyle
2010-04-26 08:04:20
Lifestyle
2010-04-19 08:29:20
Lifestyle
2010-04-05 09:15:48
Sport
2010-03-29 08:50:38
Lifestyle
2010-03-22 08:11:44
Sport
2010-03-08 09:28:48
Lifestyle
2010-03-01 07:58:29
Lifestyle
2010-02-22 08:19:38
Lifestyle
2010-02-15 08:23:35
Lifestyle
2010-02-05 09:06:04
Lifestyle
2010-01-07 06:30:58
Sport
2009-12-30 06:16:04
Sport
2009-11-26 09:41:38
Lifestyle
2009-11-12 05:43:16
Lifestyle
2009-11-05 05:55:47
Sport
2009-10-22 07:48:58
Sport
2009-10-15 07:38:24
Lifestyle
2009-10-08 05:46:12
Sport
2009-09-24 05:50:59
Lifestyle
2009-09-17 05:48:21
Lifestyle
2009-05-28 13:10:28

Haircut of the Year

Lifestyle
2009-05-21 11:37:48

I have this doctor friend in Loweswater and once again h

Lifestyle
2009-05-14 10:02:25

At this stage of the season, with all the Euro excitemen

Lifestyle
2009-05-07 11:22:42

About 12 years ago I interviewed Igor Stimac, the Croati

Sport
2009-04-30 12:21:27

What’s the difference between Fergie, Wenger, Benítez an

Sport
2009-04-23 12:45:44

I was listening to Today on Radio 4, which I ne

Sport
2009-04-16 09:15:33

I want them all to stay up.

Sport
2009-04-09 09:18:40

Have you noticed England’s new shirts?

Sport
2009-04-02 11:47:35

I once spent a day with Brian Clough, which was excellen

Sport
2009-03-26 10:11:38

The tide is turning.

Sport
2009-03-19 11:48:19

Often, once a year, around this time, I find myself watc

Sport
2009-03-12 09:28:44

I was appalled to read recently that a national football

Lifestyle
2006-05-15 12:00:00

Team of the Year: Chelsea done good, bu

Lifestyle
2006-05-08 12:00:00

The world holds its breath, but is the world getting car

Sport
2006-05-01 12:00:00

It was strange, putting on a suit, collar and tie to go

Sport
2006-04-24 12:00:00

I was in the press box at Spurs, always something of a t

Lifestyle
2006-04-17 12:00:00

Oh, I do hope Arsenal win the European Champions League.

Sport
2006-04-10 12:00:00

Watching Birmingham City against Chelsea last weekend on

Sport
2006-04-03 12:00:00

I'm a bit worried about England, rather like Mrs Dale us

Lifestyle
2006-03-27 12:00:00

Premiership football began 15 years ago, bringing with i

Lifestyle
2006-03-20 12:00:00

If I poured scorn, four weeks ago, on the rumoured £5m b

Sport
2006-03-13 12:00:00

We all have teams we vaguely follow from a distance, oft

Sport
2006-03-06 12:00:00

I'm so 'cited, as one of my children always used to say.

Sport
2006-02-27 12:00:00

They all think, in this house, that I spend all my time

Books
2006-02-20 12:00:00

Did the young Mozart get a five-book deal for £5m when h

Lifestyle
2006-02-13 12:00:00

I always dread during my three weeks away every January

Sport
2006-01-09 12:00:00

Only half a season to go to the World Cup, so time to re

Sport
2005-12-19 12:00:00

I've filled my diary, inserted all the England games and

Sport
2005-12-12 12:00:00

I was having lunch with Melvyn Bragg at a restaurant in

Lifestyle
2005-12-05 12:00:00

My first conscious memory in life of a big football game

Lifestyle
2005-11-28 12:00:00

So Roy Keane has gone from Old Trafford, no longer Man U

Sport
2005-11-21 12:00:00

I was walking back across Hampstead Heath when I saw two

Sport
2005-11-14 12:00:00

I have this half season for Arsenal, have done for a lon

Sport
2005-11-07 12:00:00

Pathetic, really, going all that way, spending all that

Culture
2005-10-31 12:00:00

In October 1958, aged 22, I joined the staff of the Manc

Sport
2005-10-24 12:00:00

Quite a contrast with Brunton Park and Carlisle United,

Lifestyle
2005-10-17 12:00:00

I got a bit upset last week, reading someone ranting aga

Lifestyle
2005-10-10 12:00:00

That great upmarket, intellectual, top-quality newspaper

Sport
2005-10-03 12:00:00

It's excellent news about the Premier League.

Sport
2005-09-26 12:00:00

I've got one problem this season about going to watch Ca

Sport
2005-09-19 12:00:00

Wouldn't it be luvverly if what Sepp Blatter is recommen

Sport
2005-09-12 12:00:00

Who are the loveliest of them all?

Lifestyle
2005-09-05 12:00:00

Is it because we is rubbish at football?

Lifestyle
2005-08-29 12:00:00

I waited all summer for the new League season, but thank

Lifestyle
2005-05-09 12:00:00

That's it then, almost.

2005-05-02 12:00:00

I got a huge bunch of flowers while in hospital, in the

Lifestyle
2005-04-11 12:00:00

I'm going into the Royal Free Hospital, George and Mary

Sport
2005-04-04 12:00:00

Most men haven't quite got used to women in football.

Sport
2005-03-28 12:00:00

There are so many things I hate, being a football fan.

Sport
2005-03-21 12:00:00

About 20 years ago, I became a born-again stamp collecto

Sport
2005-03-14 12:00:00

Nine months ago, I agreed to give a talk at Words by the

Lifestyle
2005-03-07 12:00:00

Can't wait for the week ahead, for the second legs of th

Sport
2005-02-28 12:00:00

For three days I'd been ringing people saying I'd got a

Lifestyle
2005-02-21 12:00:00

Four weeks away, so what's changed? Not me.

Culture
2005-02-14 12:00:00

For about the past five years I've been telling people,

Lifestyle
2005-01-01 12:00:00

Halfway through the season, more or less, so time to tak

World Affairs
2004-12-13 12:00:00

Another world-class column, from a world-class writer, i

Lifestyle
2004-12-06 12:00:00

That's it, I'm sorted; the rest of my life, however long

Lifestyle
2004-11-29 12:00:00

There are three areas still hidden from us.

Sport
2004-11-22 12:00:00

Must be about ten years since I was in a press box.

TV and Radio
2004-11-15 12:00:00

I was just opening a rather exciting-looking package fro

Lifestyle
2004-11-08 12:00:00

Something strange woke me from my reverie.

Books
2004-11-01 12:00:00

At last, what a relief, Gazza: my story is out

Society
2004-10-25 12:00:00

Back to London, after five months in Lakeland.

Lifestyle
2004-10-18 12:00:00

Everything in football now has a sponsor, from monster n

Sport
2004-10-11 12:00:00

Is Wayne Rooney a genius?

Sport
2004-10-04 12:00:00

I have a punchable face; I also look like one of those p

Lifestyle
2004-09-27 12:00:00

You don't get many footballers who are poofters, to use

Sport
2004-09-20 12:00:00

I sometimes wonder why Sven bothers to go to England gam

Lifestyle
2004-09-13 12:00:00

Last weekend, I went to see Manchester United - sitting

Sport
2004-09-06 12:00:00

So far, what do you think of it, then?

Sport
2004-07-05 12:00:00

We all agree: Sven is not magic, England are mediocre, F

Lifestyle
2004-06-28 12:00:00

Lynne Truss's next book is going to be about football, w

Sport
2004-06-21 12:00:00

Something strange happened during the England-France gam

Sport
2004-06-14 12:00:00

I haven't decided yet about the England pop-up gazebo (A

Sport
2004-05-10 12:00:00

It's the time of the year when we say it's this time of

Lifestyle
2004-05-03 12:00:00

In the 1970s, football coaches were really racist.

Sport
2004-04-26 12:00:00

Lots of things have become clear this season, such as: o

Sport
2004-04-19 12:00:00

I should have realised it was going to be an unusual gam

Lifestyle
2004-04-12 12:00:00

''All you seem to do is moan," said my wife when I got h

Sport
2004-04-05 12:00:00

There was an interesting observation last week in the

Lifestyle
2004-03-29 12:00:00

Fergie and Wenger go head to head this weekend.

Business
2004-03-22 12:00:00

I go to this cafe called Polly's beside Hampstead Heath

Sport
2004-03-15 12:00:00

What a shame about Hoddle not getting the Southampton jo

Lifestyle
2004-03-08 12:00:00

I'm so looking forward to the Euro 2004 finals in Portug

Sport
2004-03-01 12:00:00

I went up on the train to Newcastle last Thursday to see

Sport
2004-02-23 12:00:00

That's it then.

Lifestyle
2004-02-16 12:00:00

During three weeks in the West Indies, all I caught was

Lifestyle
2003-12-15 12:00:00

What do you think of it so far, this half-season we have

Health
2003-12-08 12:00:00

Next week, we're in Europe again, which means lots of ex

TV and Radio
2003-12-01 12:00:00

Had a bit of a cold, flu actually, probably pneumonia, w

Lifestyle
2003-11-24 12:00:00

What I'd like for Christmas is for my two front teams to

Lifestyle
2003-11-17 12:00:00

I'm keeping a close eye on Blackburn Rovers.

Sport
2003-11-10 12:00:00

In the car, on the way there, they all told me how well

Sport
2003-11-03 12:00:00

Football is a seasonal game. It is played in seasons.

Sport
2003-10-27 12:00:00

The organisers have done a brilliant job getting us all

Lifestyle
2003-10-13 12:00:00

Did you read the new report which reveals that female fa

Lifestyle
2003-10-06 12:00:00

I've been thinking a lot about Hoddle, asking many quest

Lifestyle
2003-09-29 12:00:00

I went to Carlisle United's first game of the season, wh

Culture
2003-09-22 12:00:00

This is appalling, said my wife, sounding like Prince Ch

Sport
2003-09-15 12:00:00

Football dominates my life, things revolve around it.

Lifestyle
2003-09-08 12:00:00

Oh, it's so great to be back, life returning as we know

Sport
2003-06-02 12:00:00

Football supporters - especially those who follow their

Sport
2003-05-12 12:00:00

Sixty Jimmy Savile lookalikes from Leeds and other award

Lifestyle
2003-05-05 12:00:00

Of course, we're sorry for Glenn Roeder, and all manager

Sport
2003-04-28 12:00:00

That's it, then.

Lifestyle
2003-04-21 12:00:00

Will Man U turn things around against Real Madrid?

Sport
2003-04-14 12:00:00

I was opening the New Statesman last week.

Lifestyle
2003-04-07 12:00:00

Before England's World Cup game against Liechtenstein, w

Lifestyle
2003-03-31 12:00:00

I bought two treasured programmes this season and put th

Sport
2003-03-24 12:00:00

Every time Arsenal had a shit shot, sending it high over

Lifestyle
2003-03-17 12:00:00

What's new? Norralot.

Books
2003-03-10 12:00:00

On the day the tanks rolled into Heathrow airport, I wen

Music and Performance
2003-03-03 12:00:00

On the way to Arsenal - no that's a lie, it was earlier

Lifestyle
2003-02-24 12:00:00

Sven, like Tony Blair, must always have known it was com

Sport
2003-02-17 12:00:00

I've been in the West Indies during January and have see

Sport
2002-12-16 12:00:00

Halfway through the season, so time to take socks, which

Sport
2002-12-09 12:00:00

Going to Spurs the other week, I was struck by all the s

Education
2002-12-02 12:00:00

Who would have thought that one day you would be able to

Lifestyle
2002-11-25 12:00:00

I didn't have a ticket for Arsenal-Spurs, as the half se

Sport
2002-11-18 12:00:00

One of the good or at least interesting effects of so ma

Lifestyle
2002-11-11 12:00:00

If you were starting from now, beginning it all from scr

Sport
2002-11-04 12:00:00

I bought 100 shares in Spurs in 1983, at a cost of £100,

Culture
2002-10-28 12:00:00

Whatever happened to Sven?

TV and Radio
2002-10-21 12:00:00

Coming back to London, after five months of Lakeland lif

Lifestyle
2002-10-14 12:00:00

Do you keep the best bit on your plate to the last, savi

Sport
2002-10-07 12:00:00

I have this recurring nightmare.

Sport
2002-09-30 12:00:00

It's so exciting for we country people, travelling 30 mi

Travel
2002-09-23 12:00:00

Until last week, I'd been to Preston only three times in

Lifestyle
2002-09-16 12:00:00

I think I'm going off England, and Scotland, words I nev

Lifestyle
2002-09-09 12:00:00

Another season, another reason, for making whoopee cushi

TV and Radio
2002-07-01 12:00:00

The postman came just after England was knocked out, whi

TV and Radio
2002-06-24 12:00:00

At half-time during the England-Denmark game, my daughte

Global Issues
2002-06-17 12:00:00

Before the Sweden match, I was so full of confidence - t

Books
2002-06-10 12:00:00

What have they been doing all week, wor lads?

Lifestyle
2002-06-03 12:00:00

Is 12.30pm a lunchtime time or midnight time?

Sport
2002-05-13 12:00:00

All these years writing about football, yet I've never b

Lifestyle
2002-05-06 12:00:00

I spent an afternoon with George Best last week.

Books
2002-04-29 12:00:00

My cup of pleasure is running over at the moment.

Lifestyle
2002-04-22 12:00:00

I've been wearing a grey armband all week, showing respe

Sport
2002-04-15 12:00:00

There was a call for one minute's silence for the Queen

Sport
2002-04-08 12:00:00

Arsenal double, that's what I landed last week, a double

Sport
2002-04-01 12:00:00

I think I'll give up following football.

Sport
2002-03-25 12:00:00

I used to have discussions with the Beatles about being

Sport
2002-03-18 12:00:00

I spend such a lot of time watching football, often mana

2002-03-11 12:00:00

The commentator was going on about Sven, how hard he wor

Sport
2002-03-04 12:00:00

We set off with such anticipation and excitement just be

Lifestyle
2002-02-25 12:00:00

I've had flu all week, despite having had an anti-flu ja

Sport
2002-02-18 12:00:00

In Mustique last month, I had a drink with Felix Dennis

2002-02-11 12:00:00

While on my January summer hols, I wasn't totally cut of

2001-12-17 12:00:00

Halfway through the season, more or less, so it's time t

2001-12-10 12:00:00

I got a call last week from Jim White, a friend who work

2001-12-03 12:00:00

In a few days, that will be the European games over till

2001-11-26 12:00:00

One of the attractions of going to football is screaming

2001-11-19 12:00:00

There are two questions to be answered before we progres

2001-11-12 12:00:00

What a surprise I got when I went over to Waterstone's i

2001-11-05 12:00:00

I've lost my half-season ticket to Arsenal.

2001-10-29 12:00:00

I didn't really want to go to see Spurs on Monday evenin

2001-10-22 12:00:00

On Wednesday 3 March 1999, Wimbledon were about to play

2001-10-15 12:00:00

Now that Sven has done it, lucky though he was, he is bo

2001-10-08 12:00:00

I've had a call from the Football Association.

2001-10-01 12:00:00

"What was that strange noise?" asked my wife, when I eve

2001-09-24 12:00:00

When I grow up, I'd like to be on the bench.

2001-09-17 12:00:00

So what do you think of it so far?

2001-05-14 12:00:00

I was sitting in the Chelsea Ram, a rather smart bar-res

2001-05-07 12:00:00

This is the time of the year when we say this is the tim

2001-04-30 12:00:00

Why did Man Utd and Arsenal do so badly in Europe this s

2001-04-23 12:00:00

What do they do all day?

2001-04-16 12:00:00

European matches are coming up again - hurrah for that,

2001-04-09 12:00:00

I used to say, being silly, but meaning it, which is eve

2001-04-02 12:00:00

One of the most popular cliches in football, and in life

2001-03-26 12:00:00

"Come in, Sol, take off your baseball cap, pull up a cig

2001-03-19 12:00:00

Fourteen years ago, my wife and I got invited to Russia

2001-03-12 12:00:00

There was a very silly observation about David Beckham t

2001-03-05 12:00:00

Dear Uncle Hunt, as you are so wise, can you tell us

2001-02-26 12:00:00

I was looking for some football, live or dead, highlight

2001-02-19 12:00:00

In 1988, ten Swedish fans, who had arrived over here to

2001-02-12 12:00:00

One of the hard things about being in the West Indies fo

2000-12-25 12:00:00

This is the time of year to take stock, as well as stock

2000-12-18 12:00:00

From a distance, you wouldn't have known they were Germa

2000-12-11 12:00:00

To the Arsenal game, I took my Thermos flask of coffee f

2000-12-04 12:00:00

I played football well into my forties, park football, o

2000-11-27 12:00:00

On Saturday a few weeks ago, a nation held its breath.

2000-11-20 12:00:00

I hate waste, hate expense - in fact, I hate spending mo

2000-11-13 12:00:00

George Graham, as you must have read, is off scouting in

2000-11-06 12:00:00

And so wearily, reluctantly, to Arsenal, for my first of

2000-10-30 12:00:00

And so back to London, heart of the empire, heart of the

2000-10-23 12:00:00

I finally sent off the form.

2000-10-16 12:00:00

I was so looking forward to Saturday.

2000-10-09 12:00:00

That's it then. No more football books.

2000-10-02 12:00:00

There's a new thing on Sky Digital this season that is q

2000-09-25 12:00:00

My wife is still moping around, disappointed that Mark R

2000-09-18 12:00:00

What does it all mean?

2000-09-11 12:00:00

Welcome to the new season. Well spotted.

2000-07-03 12:00:00

So what did you think of it?

2000-06-26 12:00:00

One of the many pleasures of Euro 2000, and there still

2000-06-19 12:00:00

If England do get stuffed by Germany on Saturday evening

2000-06-12 12:00:00

I got married on 11 June 1960: what a mistake.

2000-05-22 12:00:00

FIFA has agreed that a change in the rules about free ki

2000-05-15 12:00:00

It's that time of the year, sports pickers, when we awar

2000-05-08 12:00:00

Imagine a boy called Darren.

2000-05-01 12:00:00

I watched those four European matches featuring our lads

2000-04-24 12:00:00

I saw a season ticket flying on to the pitch at the end

2000-04-17 12:00:00

Fill in the gap in the following well-known chant.

2000-03-20 12:00:00

What does a captain do?

2000-03-13 12:00:00

I've just come back from Spurs.

2000-03-06 12:00:00

I was a guest at Wimbledon last week, for their match ag

2000-02-28 12:00:00

It can be tough being a football fan.

2000-02-21 12:00:00

Those great brains at the Norman Leicester school of foo

2000-02-14 12:00:00

I've been away for three weeks, having my summer hols in

2000-01-17 12:00:00

Right, so you watch a lot of football, think you know a

2000-01-10 12:00:00

Sort of halfway in the football season, but no, I'm not

1999-12-20 12:00:00

I was looking forward to the three Euro matches, all on

1999-12-13 12:00:00

Watching Chelsea get stuffed by Sunderland last week I b

1999-12-06 12:00:00

There's a football memorabilia sale at Sotheby's on 7 De

1999-11-29 12:00:00

One of the good things about writing a biography of Dwig

1999-11-22 12:00:00

In Wednesday's England-Scotland match, there were 12 att

1999-11-15 12:00:00

It's Tuesday and I'm passionately looking forward to Sco

1999-11-08 12:00:00

Have Manchester United been suffering from post-euphoria

1999-11-01 12:00:00

I landed lucky, coming back to London when I did.

1999-10-25 12:00:00

I've just had words with my brother John.

1999-10-18 12:00:00

One of my favourite football mags is Hit the Bar

1999-10-11 12:00:00

I got so fed up with Sky messing me around, taking all m

1999-10-04 12:00:00

One of the cries, the sighs, the wants and wishes of our

1999-09-27 12:00:00

I'm loving all the European matches, here, there and eve

1999-09-20 12:00:00

I switched on Eurosport the other day, hoping for sport

1999-09-13 12:00:00

"What do managers do, daddy?" They manage, son.

1999-09-06 12:00:00

So what do you think of it so far?

1999-05-24 12:00:00

This is the end of the season, though of course the play

1999-05-17 12:00:00

On 4 June at Christie's in London there's an auction of

1999-05-10 12:00:00

"You follow football, don't you?" said my younger daught

1999-05-03 12:00:00

This is the time of the year that is heartbreak for some

1999-04-26 12:00:00

The other week I tuned in to some tennis.

1999-04-19 12:00:00

I'm very worried about the second legs of the European m

1999-04-09 12:00:00

Where will it all end?

1999-04-02 12:00:00

Two interesting things happened to me at Wembley which I

1999-03-26 12:00:00

It was a misty autumn afternoon and the shouts and oaths

1999-03-19 12:00:00

Spurs are on their way to Wem-blee but, before my knees

1999-03-12 12:00:00

Here we are, at a vital stage in the season, with Man Ut

1999-03-05 12:00:00

Next season, Fifa is going to try having two referees.

1999-02-26 12:00:00

Over breakfast with my dear wife, we were discussing var

1999-02-19 12:00:00

I was at that famous match, you must know which one, whe

1999-02-12 12:00:00

I hope Howard Wilkinson stays in the job long enough for

1999-02-05 12:00:00

Why are there no blue plaques for footballers?

1999-01-15 12:00:00

When I was little, I loved to listen on the radio to eve

1999-01-08 12:00:00

I have made the same silly mistake, as I do every new ye

1999-01-01 12:00:00

It's half way through the season, time to take socks.

1998-12-18 12:00:00

I had lunch last week with two agents who between them l

1998-12-11 12:00:00

I've gone through life thinking West Ham were called the

1998-12-04 12:00:00

I've just come back from nine days in Cuba. Very weird.

1998-11-27 12:00:00

It's very hard to predict things in football.

1998-11-20 12:00:00

I've just got back from a derby game between Arsenal and

1998-11-13 12:00:00

And so to Highbury, for my first Arsenal match of the se