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Jeremy quizzes a group of mentally handicapped men and women about Glenn Hoddle's downfall

By Jeremy Clarke   March 1999

I sleep and work in the same narrow, windowless room. Before the house was renovated, it used to be a coal bunker. Now it is a sort of annexe between the main house and the garage. In this confined space I have a single bed, two white cupboards and a desk. With less than a yard between the bed where I sleep and the desk where I work, it is not unusual for me to wake up, get out of bed and, like a new-born termite, start work immediately. It’s cramped-but I’m not complaining. If I feel claustrophobic I can…

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