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 @JamesPiotr: Inside North Korean football. I went to Pyongyang for a @brfootball #longread . It was quite eventful. I saw the national t…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 15 hours ago
RT @TheBristolCable: It's time Bristol took a leaf out of London's book to defend its nightclubs and music venues.
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RT @catherinemep: Ah, so Arlene Foster is so keen that NI has the same regulatory system as the rest of UK, we can only presume she’ll now…
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@DaveScott1977 Thank you. I did!
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RT @DavidLammy: When Grenfell was the top story on the news the PM promised to rehouse all Grenfell survivors within 3 weeks. Now that dead…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 12 days ago
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