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.
Amazing, really, how long our national self-deception has lasted.
I conned – sorry, talked – my way in, persuading the chairman that the manager had agreed, and vice versa.
Hurrah for football snappers – spending their lives on their knees in the rain – for brilliantly capturing Man United’s Jones’s reaction to an own goal.
In my lifetime, football has greatly improved. But so has TV coverage.
The striker must know his team’s job is to provide opportunities – he should give Spurs another season, test out the new stadium, then leave.
Featuring a zinger from Ken Dodd, showing that at 90 he still has a finger on the local tickling pulse.
A soccer stud farm!
In Grenada, I could wipe the Spurs result from my mind.
It would save a fortune on wages, and end the transfer market.
Is it some sort of new fitness fashion?