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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.
What a team, what a manager, what an achievement.
I used to tell myself that I am such a fan I can watch any two teams kicking a ball around. Turns out it’s not true.
Before games, they would have steak and chips. And, of course, smoke like chimneys.
And yet, for about half of my life there was no regular football on TV. How did I cope?
You don’t always know what Grealish will do next – the vital ingredient all exciting players must have.
I do like to see ‘umble, ordinary northern clubs doing well.
The fame and love for Liverpool in the next ten years will be even more widespread than that for Man Utd.
Our commentators, too, act as if there is only one sodding United.
They were on something called Amazon Prime Video. What the feck is that when it’s at home?
Poor English managers, Turkish transplants and watching rude words on catch-up.