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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20 September 1999
I switched on Eurosport the other day, hoping for sport of a footballing nature, anywhere on the globe, and saw a sight...
13 September 1999
"What do managers do, daddy?" They manage, son. "Like grandad manages?" Yes, like that as well. There are two meanings...
06 September 1999
So what do you think of it so far? The new season, I mean, just four weeks old but already getting frayed and tattered...
24 May 1999
This is the end of the season, though of course the play-off players have playing to come, as do the cup finalists, but...
17 May 1999
On 4 June at Christie's in London there's an auction of football memorabilia, most of which consists of Spurs...
10 May 1999
"You follow football, don't you?" said my younger daughter Flora, 26, coming through the front door. Rhetorical...
03 May 1999
This is the time of the year that is heartbreak for some, the end of civilisation and Saturdays as they knew it,...
26 April 1999
The other week I tuned in to some tennis. Can't remember why. Probably I'd been searching for live football, anywhere,...
19 April 1999
I'm very worried about the second legs of the European matches. How will they get on, what have they left to offer? Not...
09 April 1999
Where will it all end? That's what we've been saying in football for, oh, months, years now, wringing our hands,...
02 April 1999
Two interesting things happened to me at Wembley which I'd like to share. It was going to be Spurs' first time at...
26 March 1999
It was a misty autumn afternoon and the shouts and oaths echoed eerily as the players finished their second training...
19 March 1999
Spurs are on their way to Wem-blee but, before my knees get all trem-blee, here's a question. When Spurs won their...
12 March 1999
Here we are, at a vital stage in the season, with Man Utd being really excellent, and fans suddenly deciding that...
05 March 1999
Next season, Fifa is going to try having two referees. Not sure what this means, one in either half or what, not sure...

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