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 @AGKD123: People keep saying “economists” when they really mean “Patrick Minford” https://t.co/J27QkYOQDP
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 2 days ago
RT @footymac: Humphrys. A massively overpaid 'journalist' on a national radio programme this mornin. 'Nobody is actually saying we should g…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 4 days ago
RT @NOlympicsLA: The @nytimes took a break from hiring Nazi sympathizers to publish a list of great books on Olympic history, featuring "Th…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 8 days ago
@jRRT thank you so much..what a treat
@jRRT Fabulous..if you ever find some film..or the marijuana letter let me know
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 9 days ago