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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12 February 2001
One of the hard things about being in the West Indies for three weeks (I force myself to go there every January - I don...
25 December 2000
This is the time of year to take stock, as well as stocking. We are roughly halfway through the season, so let's...
18 December 2000
From a distance, you wouldn't have known they were German. Football fans these days dress and act and chant much the...
11 December 2000
To the Arsenal game, I took my Thermos flask of coffee for half-time, as per usual, carrying it in my new and rather...
04 December 2000
I played football well into my forties, park football, on Sunday mornings, till I couldn't play park football any more...
27 November 2000
On Saturday a few weeks ago, a nation held its breath. For a moment, it seemed as if one of our national treasures -...
20 November 2000
I hate waste, hate expense - in fact, I hate spending money. I can lash out on big things, such as going to the...
13 November 2000
George Graham, as you must have read, is off scouting in Europe. He is looking for new talent, fresh faces, enthusiasts...
06 November 2000
And so wearily, reluctantly, to Arsenal, for my first of the season, knowing they would be bound to win - they always...
30 October 2000
And so back to London, heart of the empire, heart of the matter, after five months in the provinces, living as a...
23 October 2000
I finally sent off the form. They were driving me mad, ringing all day, contacting the children, doorstepping the staff...
16 October 2000
I was so looking forward to Saturday. I got such a lot of work done in the morning, knowing the treat I was going to...
09 October 2000
That's it then. No more football books. Done, got the signed jockstrap. My portfolio is now complete. I created this...
02 October 2000
There's a new thing on Sky Digital this season that is quite interesting. Don't worry if you haven't got Sky or Digital...
25 September 2000
My wife is still moping around, disappointed that Mark Richardson is not in the Olympics, whoever he is. She has a...

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