Alastair Campbell: Sing When You're Winning

He spun the Tories out of office and Britain towards war with Iraq. But there’s one piece of history not even Alastair Campbell’s fiercest critics – the ones who’ve branded him “Bill Sykes’ bulldog”, an “obvious psychopath” and a “big c**t” – could accuse him of sexing up.

It’s March 1994. Tony Blair is five months away from becoming Labour leader, three years from power. And he’s freezing his arse off in the Rink End of Hartlepool’s Victoria Ground. “That was the only time I got Tony to watch Burnley,” says his former director of communications and strategy.

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Gregg Davies

Gregg Davies is the Chief Sub Editor of FourFourTwo magazine, joining the team in January 2008 and spending seven years working on the website. He supports non-league behemoths Hereford and commentates on Bulls matches for Radio Hereford FC. His passions include chocolate hobnobs and attempting to shoehorn Ronnie Radford into any office conversation.