Bristol 24-7: ‘I Love The Feeling, The Collective Cry, The Rhythm Of Chanting, The Pasties – All Of It'

Winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year and Sports Story of the Year at Foreign Press Association in 2015, the internationally-acclaimed writer David Goldblatt is known for his coverage of sport, history and politics – and his latest venture is a new podcast series for Al Jazeera.

Eccentric, opinionated and funny, with a sharp mind, Goldblatt watches football all around the globe and writes about it – not your usual results stuff, but about sport and its impact on people, on sociology and politics.

In the last 18 months, he has worked on stories in Hungary, Nigeria, Argentina, Uruguay, Abu Dhabi, and New York. He went from watching football in LA to the Memorial Stadium in a week, laughingly saying: “I can contain nothing but all multitudes.”

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Jordan Bailey