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.
Eleven hours of the beautiful game on one day: is it enough?
I can think of only two players in my lifetime – who played long before the birth of the Prem – who did manage to make real money after their playing days.
Hunter Davies's "The Fan".
What does it mean to sign a local lad?
Cheer up, Stevie! Go, Schlupp! And Pearson, don’t come down from the stands.
Hunter Davies on football.
The Fan by Hunter Davies.
Hunter Davies’s weekly football column, The Fan.
Just over a year ago, David Wheeler made it into the Football League, joining Exeter City in League Two, where he still is, a dashing and hard-working right winger. He started reading the NS six months ago.
When the Prem began 20 years ago, and stadiums became all-seaters, with the season tickets costing a fortune, many of the working classes and twentysomething lads were excluded, unable to pay the prices.
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