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.
On the surface, orchestras are similar to football teams. Is it a fair comparison?
Across the top of the screen floated a banner, pulled by a little aeroplane: IN ARSENE WE TRUST.
Five days bunking up with the farting reserve goalie doesn't motivate anyone – even in sunny Dubai.
I could never have imagined, when I was growing up, this huge change in the make-up of England and in football.
A big cuddle for the manager, a kiss for his room-mate and a slap of the hands for the trainee sitting at the back and the junior video analyser.
Watching a game on tenterhooks to see if the manager picks his nose.
Now, for my biggest donation yet . . .
Those who want Arsène Wenger sacked will regret being so horrid to him.
Man United, Man City, Chelsea, Spurs, Arsenal – they all proudly proclaim the names of their official suppliers of beer, betting, doughnuts, coffee, underpants, toilet paper, cars, call girls, condoms.
No point putting out a story saying that Chelsea got stuffed 19-1 by Spurs. Who would believe it, even if Donald Trump tweeted it?
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