Simon Kuper

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2004

Sunday, 7 March 2004
In a classic Book Week 3:1 formation, some of the most talented writers on the game discussed the Jewish obsession with football and the most important questions of the moment: Why are there so few good Jewish players? Is the strong Jewish presence in the stands and the boardroom a substitute for action on the pitch? And why are so many football commentators Jewish?

Simon Kuper is author of two books including Ajax, the Dutch, the War (2003). He writes a weekly sports column in the Financial Times.

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