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 @philipoltermann: 2008 David Davis eloquently demolishing 2017 David Davis https://t.co/KqHyYKkwUo
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 4 hours ago
RT @stuartmillar159: The EU Just Fined Google $2.7 Billion For Giving A Leg-Up To Its Own Shopping Service https://t.co/Z4SKhDmei0 via @Pra…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 23 hours ago
RT @Peston: And so speaks a former head of HM Treasury https://t.co/WUOr08b8h2
by @Davidsgoldblatt - yesterday
RT @SustransLondon: This is what happens when you take traffic out of the street outside a school. All part of @hackneycouncil #HackneyScho…
RT @paulmasonnews: Sod Theresa May's ID card scheme for EU nationals. Give them the right to vote instead. https://t.co/N9E3sGXNhX
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