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.
It’s quite eerie observing Kasper Schmeichel in goal for Leicester, playing in exactly the same position and looking the spitting image of his father, Peter, the former Man United keeper.
It's time to take stock of rugby, and see what us football fans have learned.
I find that if I watch three live games in a weekend, which often happens, I have totally forgotten the first two by the time the third comes up.
The Japan game was the most thrilling, exciting, uplifting of any game in any sport I’ve seen all year.
I had just turned 15 at the time, and all the local Carlisle schools were given the half-day off.
You do need at least two syllables, preferably three, which is why English supporters shout ING-GER-LAND when they are at WEM-BUR-LEE.
Watching the game was grim. Hearing it, too, would only have made it worse.
Barcleys, boots and big names... the Prem is back.
Next season, I hope for the return of gigantic sideboards, like what George Best and Malcolm Macdonald used to have.
Fans have no money left for books and they can look it up online, anyway.
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