David Goldblatt was born in 1965 and inherited, for his sins, Tottenham Hotspurs from his father. He has published highly acclaimed books of football: The Ball is Round, an astonishingly ambitious global history of the game, Futebol Nation, a footballing history of Brazil, and The Game of Our Lives about the meaning and making of English football. He also edited the World Football Yearbook, made sporting documentaries for BBC Radio, reviewed sports books for the TLS and the Guardian and taught the sociology of sport at Bristol University, De Montford University, Leicester and Pitzer College, Los Angeles.
David Goldblatt, author of the definitive sporting, social and political history of the modern Olympic Games, The Games shares what he believes to be the most significant moments from the greatest show on earth.
RT @FutbolsaCountry: Why do Nigerians Love Arsenal and the English Premier League so much? @DavidSGoldblatt investigates. https://t.co/ceKx…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - an hour ago
RT @geostadia: Planned obsolescence is the fourth Olympic pillar. The insanity is that we continue to think this is not an intentional outc…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 10 hours ago
RT @brfootball: The Premier League is wildly popular in [email protected]https://t.co/…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 15 hours ago
RT @AndrewDasNYT: Watching the EPL in Lagos, and praying the power doesn't cut out. Great window into a city by @Davidsgoldblatt. https://t…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 21 hours ago
@AndrewDasNYT Thank you
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