Anthony Clavane: Those of us who have a passion for both sport and art used to be seen as an eccentric minority

There are two types of people in the world: those who like to ponder inane football questions and those who don’t. I fall into the former category. This is more of a confession than a boast.
It is neither big nor clever but I like to pass my time wondering how many animals have been named after football teams, which players have scored goals with unlikely parts of their body and why “Dundee United” is slang for “idiot” in Nigeria.
I blame Danny Baker. In a largely mis-spent youth I tuned in religiously to his cult phone-in radio shows and devoured such educational videos as Own Goals and... read more

15 March 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 21

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