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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10 December 2001
I got a call last week from Jim White, a friend who works on the Guardian. He said he was acting as tutor to a bloke...
03 December 2001
In a few days, that will be the European games over till well into the new year. And which British teams will then be...
26 November 2001
One of the attractions of going to football is screaming and shouting, roaring on your team. Almost as enjoyable, for...
19 November 2001
There are two questions to be answered before we progress any further with the season, three if you count Nobby Stiles'...
12 November 2001
What a surprise I got when I went over to Waterstone's in Hampstead last week. I don't usually go there. The staff are...
05 November 2001
I've lost my half-season ticket to Arsenal. It started about four years ago, when a friend who supports Arsenal (no one...
29 October 2001
I didn't really want to go to see Spurs on Monday evening. The weather was wet and horrible, having to drag myself...
22 October 2001
On Wednesday 3 March 1999, Wimbledon were about to play Sheffield Wednesday in a Premier League game. In the team coach...
15 October 2001
Now that Sven has done it, lucky though he was, he is bound to get an honorary knighthood. Bob Geldof and lots of rich...
08 October 2001
I've had a call from the Football Association. Someone at its office in Soho Square wants to know if I'll serve on the...
01 October 2001
"What was that strange noise?" asked my wife, when I eventually came to bed. Mice going walkabout, I suggested, a red...
24 September 2001
When I grow up, I'd like to be on the bench. Not as a judge, though that's quite a good job: no one argues with you and...
17 September 2001
So what do you think of it so far? The new season, I mean, with all the new delights and sensations, new players and...
10 September 2001
Where were you? On the night it happened, what were you doing? Surely you can remember, will always remember. 'Twas a...
14 May 2001
I was sitting in the Chelsea Ram, a rather smart bar-restaurant in Chelsea, when this rather smart Spanish bloke...

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