Books
10 February 2003
When England beat West Germany 4-2 in the 1966 World Cup final, the style of play, with its lack of wingers and...
Culture
13 January 2003
It was Juvenile Jim who introduced me to The Clash. He had bought their first album because it had a Union Jack on the...
Books
02 September 2002
Porno is Irvine Welsh's seventh work of fiction, and the third in a series of long, richly observed novels dealing with...
Lifestyle
10 June 2002
The first World Cup I saw was held in Mexico in 1970 - and was played late at night for a small boy, watching the...
Books
27 May 2002
While Hubert Selby Jr is celebrated as the author of Last Exit to Brooklyn, a brilliant novel that damaged the censors...
Books
01 April 2002
Over the past ten years, Stewart Home has produced a series of sperm'n'blood classics that have challenged everything...
Books
04 February 2002
Punk had many forms. For the poser, it was another fashion: being a punk was to belong to an imagined elite. Then there...
Books
26 November 2001
English football is in decline, and has been for nearly a decade. The crowds are now bigger than they were in the 1980s...