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.
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.
Pencils at the ready - Hunter Davies has prepared a simple test to split the fakers from the true fans.
With investment in the Premier League increasingly about money, not love, it's only fan responses that save us.
He was doing something I’d never seen before in Kentish Town Baths, and I’ve been going for over 40 years.
In a way, football is democratic - your looks don't matter as much as your ability. So why is such a huge part of loving it hating the players?