Day: March 11, 2009

Match Of The Midweek: St Albans City 0-0 AFC Wimbledon

The stutter, then, is becoming a full-blown wobble. A couple of weeks ago, it looked as if the championship race in the Blue Square South was all but over, but AFC Wimbledon have now drawn their last three matches, scoring just one goal in that time, and have away matches against second placed Hampton & Richmond and fourth placed Eastleigh yet to look forward to. They are still six points clear at the top of the table but their closest rivals have a game in hand. This year’s Blue Square South seems likely, therefore, to go to the wire. More concerning still for Wimbledon supporters was the nature of their performance last night. Frequently outplayed in midfield, they created practically nothing in front of goal and were often outplayed by a home team whose form this season has been patchy to say the least. Clarence Park is a notoriously difficult ground to create anything like an atmosphere in at the best of times. With the terracing behind both goals open to the elements and slightly removed from the pitch, there is a tendency for any noise from the terraces to catch the wind and drift harmlessly away. Last night, the silence was occasionally deafening. With a crowd of just over 1,100 present, the large travelling support seemed tense, and they weren’t helped by the early exchanges between the two...

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A Personal Message

Long time readers may or may not be aware that Twohundredpercent has been open for almost three years, now. However, over the last few weeks the comments made on this site (which have, by and large, been approved regardless of what they say) have started to affect me to an extent that I am considering closing up for good – as you may have noticed, the number of posts on here has decreased over the last few weeks or so. While I make a decision over whether to do this or not, the site will remain open and I will continue to post. In the mean time, I would ask you to think about what you say before you post in the comments. This site does not run at a profit (I pay the hosting costs myself on a monthly basis), and I am struggling to think of justifiable reasons why I should keep it open when every other comment seems to be saying little more than what a cunt I am. Going forward, I will be moderating posts on here in a more heavy-handed fashion. I will decide what is posted on here – if you don’t like it you can, with all due respect, fuck off. There are plenty of other football sites out there. The alternative is for me to close comments on here altogether, which...

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