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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Sport
07 May 2010
Messi or Rooney, who is better, which would you have? Come on, chop chop. Both names sound like adjectives. A rooney...
Lifestyle
02 May 2010
For the football fan who has everything, how about a football funeral? I never knew there were such things, until last...
Lifestyle
26 April 2010
I leaned forward, my Pilot felt-tip pen at the ready, wondering if I should write "KICK ME" on the shiny,...
Lifestyle
19 April 2010
Just met by friend and neighbour Claudia at the shops and she seemed ever so excited. Had her husband, a barrister,...
Lifestyle
05 April 2010
I ran round the house looking for my sheep. "Who's stolen it?" I cried, which is what I always say when I...
Sport
29 March 2010
Rich people are mean. That's how they got rich. Keeping an eye on the coppers. Doesn't mean they aren't also self-...
Lifestyle
22 March 2010
Nature intended kick-off to be at three on Saturday afternoons, so I still can't get my head and my ass and my tum...
Sport
12 March 2010
I'm still in a deep depression over England. I was so pissed off by their display against Egypt, and even more so by...
Sport
08 March 2010
There's this old joke, credited to some old literary gent; forgotten who first supposedly said it. Each morning on...
Lifestyle
01 March 2010
I was in the lavatory at Arsenal, trying to have a pee. At this time of the year, I take my flask of coffee. At half-...
Lifestyle
22 February 2010
What can poor fans do? I mean poor in the sense of sad, pathetic, useless, hopeless, not poor in the sense of having no...
Lifestyle
15 February 2010
Wouldn't you like to be a footballer today? It's not just the obvious stuff - all the money and girls you can eat, all...
Lifestyle
05 February 2010
While in St Barts, on my hols - yes thanks, had a lovely time - I was returning one day to my hotel, Eden Rock, when I...
Sport
14 January 2010
I enjoyed Nowhere Boy, the film about the early life of John Lennon, but came away pretty worried. As if I haven't got...
Lifestyle
07 January 2010
Are footballers knobs? That's what the distinguished football philosopher Joey Barton suggested on the Today programme...

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