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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22 November 1999
In Wednesday's England-Scotland match, there were 12 attempts at goal by players whose surnames ended in N, 45 throw-...
15 November 1999
It's Tuesday and I'm passionately looking forward to Scotland-England on Saturday. Then the return on Wednesday. The...
08 November 1999
Have Manchester United been suffering from post-euphoria stress? Are they being counselled? If not, why not? They haven...
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08 November 1999
If you won the Lottery, what would you do? Whatever you say now, or have said every week since it began, is probably...
01 November 1999
I landed lucky, coming back to London when I did. At least I thought I was lucky, until something rather nasty happened...
25 October 1999
I've just had words with my brother John. Not harsh words, as he is my only brother, five years younger and an awful...
18 October 1999
One of my favourite football mags is Hit the Bar, which I've been reading for 25 years. It comes out every six weeks...
11 October 1999
I got so fed up with Sky messing me around, taking all my money, giving me so little, even though their coverage of...
04 October 1999
One of the cries, the sighs, the wants and wishes of our clever football pundits at present, on TV and in the press,...
27 September 1999
I'm loving all the European matches, here, there and everywhere, even if they come so thick and fast it becomes hard to...
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...

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