It may seem odd to look at upon the anniversary of the release of a book, but Fever Pitch is no
ordinary book. This year sees the twentieth anniversary of a book that launched its own sub-genre Â
the football confessional continues to thrive to this day and has been held responsible for both a
sea-change in attitudes towards football supporters and for the gentrification of the game in a
general sense, and it is worth taking a moment to pause and consider the impact of a book that went
some way towards redefining football writing in Britain.
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Who is the greatest player to have played for your favourite team? What was your greatest moment
as a fan? These and other similar questions are often asked by football supporters all over the
world and so on this week's main report we ask what has been the best ever side in your favourite
club's history with Damian focusing on the Spurs team from 1961-63.
We're going to return to soccer, but we're starting with baseball. Most of us know someone who is
the classic baseball obsessive. Arcane trivia, stats obsessives, the type where 163 regular season
games each year isn't enough. We've probably also seen some of the same people get burned out on
the sport and find something else to do with their time.