The Eddie Stobart fan - Hunter Davies seeks sponsors for his football column
By Hunter Davies - 18 October 13:00

Hunter Davies writes his first ever sponsored football column - and looks forward to many more deals

The fan - Hunter Davies wonders if footballers can be geniuses
By Hunter Davies - 11 October 13:00

Wayne Rooney, unlike Michael Owen, does not suffer from humility

The fan - Hunter Davies hates silly hair on footballers
By Hunter Davies - 04 October 13:00

You won't believe the number of players I hate for their silly hair

The fan - Hunter Davies thinks football is homoerotic
By Hunter Davies - 27 September 13:00

I believe (deep breath) that football has become a homoerotic culture

The fan - Hunter Davies advises Sven to stay at home
By Hunter Davies - 20 September 13:00

Sven should fax in the team sheet, then watch at home like the rest of us

The fan - Hunter Davies is in with the quality at Carlisle United
By Hunter Davies - 13 September 13:00

I'm in with the quality at Carlisle United, the Man U of the Conference league

Amanda Platell finds an Edinburgh "pecker order"
By Amanda Platell - 06 September 13:00

Monica Lewinsky rightly sees herself as above Rebecca Loos in the "sex celebs" pecker order

Let Bolton have the tomatoes
By Robert Winder - 06 September 13:00

Observations on the Edinburgh festival

The fan - Hunter Davies proposes flogging sockless footballers
By Hunter Davies - 06 September 13:00

I propose flogging for footballers who take off their socks

Darcus Howe hails Andrew Flintoff, cricket genius
By Darcus Howe - 23 August 13:00

Flintoff rises above "the welfare state of mind" that bedevilled English cricket

Darcus Howe toasts the Brixton boxer who beat Tyson
By Darcus Howe - 09 August 13:00

At my local pub, we toasted the victories of a Brixton boxer and a Jamaican sprinter

Class conscious - Andrew Martin is beaten at cricket by a six year old
By Andrew Martin - 09 August 13:00

Girls don't need to go to public school to polish up their cricketing technique

The global trade in muscle
By Andrew Simms - 09 August 13:00

Once, the rich world plundered Africa for mineral wealth. Now, as we shall see at the Olympics, it s

Sport - Jason Cowley laments a "cuppy" summer
By Jason Cowley - 26 July 13:00

This was to have been a "golden" summer. Instead, it's been rather cuppy

Sport - Jason Cowley finds British sports writing is mediocre
By Jason Cowley - 19 July 13:00

British sports writing is mediocre, full of cliche and lacking in humour

Axles of evil
By Simon Hooper - 12 July 13:00

Observations on the British grand prix

Diary - Jenni Bond
By Jenni Bond - 12 July 13:00

On the after-dinner speaking circuit, I find myself doing a turn for Coutts. The guests are more int

Sport - Jason Cowley considers the trouble with tennis
By Jason Cowley - 12 July 13:00

Tennis in Britain is not a game at all. It's just a fortnight

The fan - Hunter Davies didn't like the ball at Euro 2004
By Hunter Davies - 05 July 13:00

Let's get back to proper balls. I didn't like that silver thing at Euro 2004

Darcus Howe fears English nationalist passions
By Darcus Howe - 05 July 13:00

The English display nationalist passions as though they were an insecure new nation

Stupid white men
By Peter Wilby - 28 June 13:00

Basil D'Oliveira: cricket and conspiracy - the untold story

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Diary - Bianca Jagger
By Bianca Jagger - 28 June 13:00

As a teenager in Nicaragua, I witnessed the terror unleashed by the US-backed president, Anastasio S

The fan - Hunter Davies has little time for Lynne Truss's next book
By Hunter Davies - 28 June 13:00

OK, so the England team are boring - but that's a fascinating problem

The fan - Hunter Davies opens his Mateus Rose too early
By Hunter Davies - 21 June 13:00

I open some Mateus Rose at half-time and spot the vicar in an England shirt

The lost tribes
By Robert Winder - 21 June 13:00

The Church of England, the unions, the political parties - even our football team - have let us down

The fan - Hunter Davies visits Lisbon's Stadium of Light
By Hunter Davies - 14 June 13:00

I visit Lisbon's Stadium of Light and see a live eagle paraded on a rope

Sport - Jason Cowley on a goalie who ran off with a barmaid
By Jason Cowley - 07 June 13:00

The champagne-swilling goalkeeper who ran off with a barmaid

Sport - Jason Cowley remembers supporting West Germany
By Jason Cowley - 31 May 13:00

To my parents' disgust, I once supported West Germany's football team

Sport - Jason Cowley mourns an American footballer
By Jason Cowley - 24 May 13:00

Can you imagine an English football pro leaving the game to fight a war?

Trampled by the gold rush
By Andrew Simms - 24 May 13:00

Observations on the London Olympics bid