Huw Richards

Author's posts

Dec 02

The best books on sport of 2017

We pick a celebration of Britain’s female hockey players, an exposé of youth football and a study of Muhammad AliHistory is too often written not only by, but about, the winners. Marginalised groups – poor, female, the wrong colour – are silenced, the …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/dec/02/best-sport-books-2017

Oct 09

Would relegation be better than making up the numbers in the Premier League?

Once the novelty of playing in the Premier League wears off, watching your team lose most weeks can feel predictable, dispiriting and just not much funBy Huw Richards for When Saturday Comes, of the Guardian Sport NetworkAm I pleased Swansea escaped re…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/when-saturday-comes-blog/2017/oct/09/relegation-premier-league-championship-swansea-city