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.
I want to be here to see my older grandchildren, now aged 16, leave college, if they ever go, and get a job (they’ll be lucky). But mostly, I want to see China win.
Pick-outs, flash gits and performance-enhancing underwear – it’s time to look back on the season.
From where you go to what you eat, football is full of snobs. Who doesn’t like looking down on other people?
Peter Crouch came out with one of the wittiest football lines. When asked what he thought he would have been but for football, he replied: “A virgin.”
Football is a medium, and you can decide what your message is.
It's time for more immigration – not less.
The place may scare our players, but it’s a great place for a picnic. Just hold the prawn sandwiches.
Where are our English stars of today, household names even in non-football households, whom you want to bother seeing on the telly?
This week, I'm deep in football memorabilia. Can you guess the year of the oldest programme, the teams and who the future PM was?
Every team has its hard man. Is there anything more satisfying than booing them?
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