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.

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Books
10 March 2003
On the day the tanks rolled into Heathrow airport, I went there to see a famous footballer. Saw nothing of the tanks,...
Music and Performance
03 March 2003
On the way to Arsenal - no that's a lie, it was earlier in the day when I was swimming at Kentish Town Baths, now much...
Lifestyle
24 February 2003
Sven, like Tony Blair, must always have known it was coming. Our hero, our saviour, what a great victory over Germany/...
Sport
17 February 2003
I've been in the West Indies during January and have seen no football at all, as we were in posh hotels that don't have...
Sport
16 December 2002
Halfway through the season, so time to take socks, which is a fascinating topic in itself. And gets me straight to...
Sport
09 December 2002
Going to Spurs the other week, I was struck by all the shirts. Not the cheapo Spurs T-shirts on the street stalls with...
Education
02 December 2002
Who would have thought that one day you would be able to study football for a degree. We've always had Professors on...
Lifestyle
25 November 2002
I didn't have a ticket for Arsenal-Spurs, as the half season ticket for Highbury I had for a few years has been...
Sport
18 November 2002
One of the good or at least interesting effects of so many league clubs being heavily in debt is that they are being...
Lifestyle
11 November 2002
If you were starting from now, beginning it all from scratch, you wouldn't do it this way. That's the situation in so...
Sport
04 November 2002
I bought 100 shares in Spurs in 1983, at a cost of £100, in order to hang them on the wall. I do think football...
Culture
28 October 2002
Whatever happened to Sven? Thin bloke, rimless specs, receding silver hair, cool, calm and collecting blondes. He was...
TV and Radio
21 October 2002
Coming back to London, after five months of Lakeland life, it's such a social and cultural shock, seeing the strange-...
Lifestyle
14 October 2002
Do you keep the best bit on your plate to the last, saving it up in order to savour it longest? I know I do. Do you sip...
Sport
07 October 2002
I have this recurring nightmare. Outside Highbury, there are a thousand coaches lined up which have come down from...

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