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Tony Blair

Nick Hornby August 5, 2009 at 2:49 pm Sport, Uncategorized , , ,

Tony Blair became Prime Minister in 1996; Arsene Wenger became manager of Arsenal in 1997. Blair saw off four Conservative leaders: Major, William Hague, Iain Duncan-Smith, and Michael Howard. Arsene Wenger has seen off six Spurs managers: Gerry Francis, Christian Gross, George Graham, Glenn Hoddle, Jacques Santini and Martin Jol. Of course, Wenger is not […]

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Fifteen years…

Nick Hornby October 27, 2008 at 2:32 pm Sport , , ,

Fifteen years or so ago – right around the time that my first book Fever Pitch was published – the atmosphere in our football stadia began to change. Hooliganism, at least inside the grounds, began to disappear, and, regrettably, the noise levels began to drop. This was an inevitable consequence of a number of things: […]

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Posts in Arsene Wenger