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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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...
07 May 2001
This is the time of the year when we say this is the time of the year. OK, it's not quite the end of the season, but I'...
30 April 2001
Why did Man Utd and Arsenal do so badly in Europe this season? And what does it suggest about English football? I've...
23 April 2001
What do they do all day? This thought struck me last Saturday afternoon. It is only a part-time job: mornings only,...
16 April 2001
European matches are coming up again - hurrah for that, something nice to look forward to, fingers and toes crossed...
09 April 2001
I used to say, being silly, but meaning it, which is even sillier, that the three greatest living Englishmen were...
02 April 2001
One of the most popular cliches in football, and in life, is about learning lessons. You get totally stuffed, play like...

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