Nick Hornby — English Writer born on April 17, 1957,

Nicholas Peter John "Nick" Hornby, is an English novelist, essayist, lyricist, and screenwriter. He is best known for his novels High Fidelity and About a Boy. Hornby's work frequently touches upon music, sport, and the aimless and obsessive natures of his protagonists. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide as of 2009... (wikipedia)

I don't want my books to exclude anyone, but if they have to, then I would rather they excluded the people who feel they are too smart for them!
Everything's complicated, even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness.
We can't be as good as we'd want to, so the question then becomes, how do we cope with our own badness?
The natural state of the football fan is bitter disappointment, no matter what the score.
Radio football is football reduced to its lowest common denominator.