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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26 June 2000
One of the many pleasures of Euro 2000, and there still are some, despite England limping pathetically out, is...
19 June 2000
If England do get stuffed by Germany on Saturday evening, then please do not despair, please do not adjust your set,...
12 June 2000
I got married on 11 June 1960: what a mistake. Getting married, dearie me no, that was certainly not a mistake. But the...
22 May 2000
FIFA has agreed that a change in the rules about free kicks can be tried next season, just to see how it works. It will...
15 May 2000
It's that time of the year, sports pickers, when we award the annual awards for whatever stuff we are going to award...
08 May 2000
Imagine a boy called Darren. He is a brilliant 16-year-old footballer. He's still at school, but now has no interest,...
01 May 2000
I watched those four European matches featuring our lads - well, some were our lads - in four different places. That is...
24 April 2000
I saw a season ticket flying on to the pitch at the end of Saturday's Spurs match against Aston Villa. Don't talk about...
17 April 2000
Fill in the gap in the following well-known chant. "X* ** ** is the greatest team the world has ever seen." It's a...
20 March 2000
What does a captain do? If he's a striker or forward player, norralot. A striker is selfish, temperamentally more...
13 March 2000
I've just come back from Spurs. What a terrible afternoon - dragging all that way just to be made miserable. And the...
06 March 2000
I was a guest at Wimbledon last week, for their match against Man Utd, going there with my dear friend Joe Kinnear. It...
28 February 2000
It can be tough being a football fan. But no one said it would be easy. No one promised joy all the way. All we ever...
21 February 2000
Those great brains at the Norman Leicester school of football at Chester University, I think I've got that right, have...
14 February 2000
I've been away for three weeks, having my summer hols in the West Indies, but, trying to pick up the pieces again, it...

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