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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Culture
02 October 2008
Joe Kinnear used to have a message on his answerphone which said: "If you're ringing from Real Madrid or Barcelona,...
Sport
25 September 2008
I'm still waiting to hear from Gordon Brown, but I've given up all hope of Sven Göran Eriksson. I wrote to Sven just...
Sport
18 September 2008
Two exciting things happened to me at Carlisle United - well, I thought they were pretty exciting. Usually, here in...
Business
11 September 2008
It always seemed obvious that the housing market would collapse when short-sighted banks and building societies started...
Sport
04 September 2008
I'm a bit worried about Mike Ashley. And also worried about me worrying about him. The owner of Newcastle United was...
Sport
28 August 2008
I somehow thought after watching the Olympics that watching football this season would be somehow, you know, a similar...
Sport
26 June 2008
What have we learned, over the three weeks? That it seemed like three years. I now can hardly remember that first...
Sport
19 June 2008
It's bringing out strange feelings, watching Euro 2008. Nasty ones when France and Italy suffered a defeat: ha ha,...
Europe
12 June 2008
Who needs England, or Scotland, Wales and Ireland? So nice not to have to worry about their boring injuries, will they...
Politics
29 May 2008
The first proper meal I had with John Prescott was in the Lake District last summer. I'd met him several times by then...
Sport
08 May 2008
So that's another season gone, which is what seasons do, otherwise they wouldn't be called seasons, they'd be called...
Sport
01 May 2008
I was watching Portsmouth at home, and after some talking point - which no one I know ever talks about or even notices...
International Politics
24 April 2008
I have a prediction to make - a long-term one, the sort Gordon prefers, not one of these short-term, easy, obvious ones...
Europe
17 April 2008
I thought I'd just watch a bit of the Scottish semi-final, as it was a 12.15pm kick-off, before it was time to go to...
Ideas
10 April 2008
Last Saturday morning, first thing, I went to St Pancras Station, not to go anywhere, just to be there, and it was full...

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