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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Society
17 January 2008
I'm looking at an action photo from a Spurs-Wolves game on 3 November 1951. Nothing memorable about the match and the...
Society
10 January 2008
Being a man of means, I decided to treat my son, Jake, and son-in-law, Richard, to the Emirates. It's one of the...
Africa
03 January 2008
I got a minicab to Spurs. Yes, I know, getting lazy. But parking is hell and public transport to Tottenham is hopeless...
Consumer Tech
13 December 2007
Time to take stockings, to look back and forward, shake it all about. Rubbish team of the season so far: No contest,...
Sport
06 December 2007
I was lucky when I got the sack. I was still in bed that morning, blearily opening the Sunday papers that my dear wife...
World Affairs
29 November 2007
We've just had another meeting of the FA's Football Task Force. You never know how you come to be invited on to these...
Sport
22 November 2007
Reasons to be cheerful A: Assuming England are not going to the Euro finals. At long bloody last, we won't have to put...
Sport
15 November 2007
There is only one thing I don't like about Arsène Wenger, along with the nine things I do like. One of those is that he...
Business
08 November 2007
I got rung up in 1885 by the Sporting Chronicle looking for a quote. God, my memory is going, no phones then. Oh yeah,...
Lifestyle
01 November 2007
The most dispiriting question I used to face was, "Is there much more of this stuff?" God probably gets asked it a lot...
Africa
25 October 2007
Halfway through England's game with Russia, I decided to go and get an evening paper before the second half started,...
TV and Radio
18 October 2007
We're all Scottish and we're all rugby fans now, so yah boo sucks to English soccer. We've suddenly discovered grannies...
Sport
11 October 2007
You're never alone, with football. Almost anywhere in the world, if you find two or three people gathered together in...
Sport
04 October 2007
Why do owners own? In the old days it was for pure, on the whole, and simple reasons. First, inheritance. People became...
Sport
27 September 2007
Only once a year do I wear a tie. Loads of invites arrive all the time, embossed stiffies from Buck House, the British...

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