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.
In the four different places I stayed, on Saturdays and Sundays, I was able to walk to a sports bar and watch a live game, any live Prem game of my choice.
Players say a good home crowd can earn them ten points a season. So why do ticket prices rise and rise?
I first met my wife when we were teenagers, and she was protesting the half-day we'd been given off school to watch Carlisle United.
It’s not just a financial, but a macho thing – the big clubs want to show off that they have a whopper.
Punters are encouraged to bet responsibly. What a laugh that is. It’s like encouraging drunks to get drunk responsibly, to crash our cars responsibly, murder each other responsibly.
Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar and Suárez are the four best players in the world – but none of them plays here. Bit of a puzzle.
What do players wear on the pitch? Trends seem to come and go.
Taking my son to the match on Boxing Day was going down memory lane. But who can afford season tickets for all the family these days?
Miraculously, three out of our four fab, toppermost, world-class, all-time, multitrillion-pound clubs have managed to crawl into the next round in Europe.
Gary Neville will be bossing around his younger brother, Phil, at Valencia, now that he has become manager.
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