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.fgsgdg

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Sport
19 February 2009
There is one thing still mystifying me about the arrival of Guus Hiddink at Chelsea. Not his name, because the...
Sport
12 February 2009
I was a weed as a child. Now look at me - still a weed. But having asthma made it worse. Dribbling, passing, that was...
Sport
05 February 2009
I used to say, when asked for three heroes, Glenn Hoddle, Alfred Wainwright and Paul McCartney. I can hardly believe I ...
Lifestyle
15 January 2009
I feel sorry for Steven Gerrard. I'm not talking about him being up in court in the next week or so because of that...
Sport
18 December 2008
So far, what do you think? While you make up your mind, here are the official awards. Team of the half-season: Hull...
Sport
11 December 2008
It's so easy to fall into the trap of assuming that footballers are not human just because they're not normal. They're...
Sport
04 December 2008
We live in unusual times. Obama in, economy down, Mandy back, John Sergeant up and Roy Keane growing a royal grey beard...
Sport
27 November 2008
"Oh help" - which was what my mother used to say, flatly, resignedly, whenever someone said something rude, suggestive...
Sport
20 November 2008
It's so obvious that Liverpool and Everton, each of which has been planning to build a new ground, at a total cost of £...
Sport
13 November 2008
For a couple of years now, I've gone off going to evening games. Saturday afternoons, what else would I do, it's what...
Sport
06 November 2008
I blame computers for this obsession with stats, though I shouldn't as I'm at last coming to grips with them. I feel...
Sport
30 October 2008
I regretted agreeing to go to Leeds the moment I got to King's Cross. It must be the coldest station in northern Europe...
Sport
23 October 2008
Footballers are like politicians. We think they don't but they do, we hope they won't but they will, for if we prick...
Politics
16 October 2008
On the way to Wembley, I gave my two companions a warning. "Remember," I said, "Fabio has told us there must be no...
Lifestyle
09 October 2008
The booing at Spurs during the Hull game started at half-time. We know it doesn't help. The players are human, poor...

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