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 @bbcrb: The Eastville Workhouse was once home to thousands of poor Victorians - now a plaque has gone up in their memory. https://t.co/S…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 3 days ago
RT @footymac: A real privilege to be involved in this programme last night about Chapecoense and other disasters. https://t.co/hyKiLI0bxf @…
RT @collinstony: Newsflash! My new book ‘The Age of Football: the global origins of the world’s football codes 1850-1914’ will be out 2017…
RT @geostadia: Great story about Boca Juniors, Buenos Aires, and urban development https://t.co/jgqWq5VeEi @galarzaalex
RT @LUFCPromised: Looking forward to this #antisemitism in football seminar on Monday. https://t.co/4ZRlDuCvcC. https://t.co/bMwNPz3hye
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 4 days ago
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