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 Montfort 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 @JulesBoykoff: Abandoned Olympic Village from Turin 2006 Games now occupied by self-governing refugee community https://t.co/NoTQ3sDrGe…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 5 hours ago
RT @fullback03: Never seen this before.
100,000 fans. A tough crowd & Brucie had them in the palm of his hand ✋🏻👍🏻 https://t.co/NC7B06utKH
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 13 hours ago
RT @TheBristolCable: Direct action gets the goods! In the gig-economy and housing crisis, people are turning to alternative unions.
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 19 days ago
RT @TheBristolCable: How #Bristol #farming and social projects are tackling #foodpoverty - https://t.co/T5HrhsedMc https://t.co/0D7TUNwN8D
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 24 days ago
RT @prospect_uk: Could a row over football television rights bring down the Argentinian government? @Davidsgoldblatt writes: https://t.co/E…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 26 days ago
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