Davies, Hunter, New Statesman (1996)
Joe wants to be a manager again. So he must be potty
That's it then. No more football books. Done, got the signed jockstrap. My portfolio is now complete. I created this ambition for myself many years ago, back in 1972, when I did a book about a year in the life of a team. One day, I said, I'll do a book about a player. After that, I'll do a manager. Then I'll hang up my Sporting Amstrad.
But for 27 years, other things happened, such as life. Until last year, when I did the biog of a player, Dwight Yorke -- remember him? Great story, very interesting life, but hell to do because I got messed around. I was kept waiting for hours, he hardly concentrated when I was with him, and Man Utd gave no help, even though it was officially a Man Utd book. The buggers. But I did achieve my second ambition. Having got inside a top team, I had been with a top player, …
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Publication information: Article title: Hunter Davies. Contributors: Davies, Hunter - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 129. Issue: 4507 Publication date: October 9, 2000. Page number: 61. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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