The Beatles, Football and Me by Hunter Davies
Hunter Davies is one of the most well-known and respected sports writersin the country. His most famous work, The Glory Game", is a footballing classic still in print some 30 years since its original publication. Hunter is also a successful novelist and distinguished biographer, whose subjects include The Beatles, Dwight Yorke and Paul Gascoigne. Now, though,he describeshis own extraordinary life, from growing up on a Carlisle council estate in the 1950s and his student days at Durham to his introduction to Fleet Street,his enduringobsession with football and memorabilia, and the many fascinating characters he has met, interviewedand written about over the last 40 years. It is also the intimate portrait of his marriage toteenage sweetheart Margaret Forster, herself a well-known novelist. Full of wonderful observations, warm humour and colourful anecdote - a memoir to treasure.