I stumbled across this video in an older BBC Ideas e-mail I hadn’t yet deleted (and needless to say, finding it now isn’t gonna do much to encourage me to clean up my e-mails any time soon!)
One of the best lines in this video – in fact the whole reason I’m sharing it – is this:
Paranoia and pessimism are, after all, central to the enjoyment of football.
It’s always a bit tense watching a game with my dad but also lots of fun too. Game 1, Spurs v. Aston Villa is today!
And of course there’s a book! But it’s not out until September 2019. Sooooo soon…