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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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...
Sport
30 September 2002
It's so exciting for we country people, travelling 30 miles from our rural retreat to the Big City to see a Big Match....
Travel
23 September 2002
Until last week, I'd been to Preston only three times in my fun-filled life. In the late 1950s, I spent a long weekend...
Lifestyle
16 September 2002
I think I'm going off England, and Scotland, words I never expected to creep into my brain. I lived for England-...
Lifestyle
09 September 2002
Another season, another reason, for making whoopee cushions, which could come in handy, bringing us down with a bump of...
TV and Radio
01 July 2002
The postman came just after England was knocked out, while I was still moaning at Sven for sitting there, rubbing his...
TV and Radio
24 June 2002
At half-time during the England-Denmark game, my daughter Caitlin rang from Botswana. She was watching with her friend...
Global Issues
17 June 2002
Before the Sweden match, I was so full of confidence - the signs were suddenly good, Bex was in his heaven, all was...
Books
10 June 2002
What have they been doing all week, wor lads? Getting very depressed, I should think. Physically, they are in prison,...
Lifestyle
03 June 2002
Is 12.30pm a lunchtime time or midnight time? That was the first problem I had to overcome in my World Cup preparations...
Sport
13 May 2002
All these years writing about football, yet I've never been to the Football Writers' Annual Dinner. It could be because...

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