About the AuthorIan began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

The Decline & Fall Of Leyton Orient

As things turned out, it wouldn’t have mattered that much anyway. With just over an hour played in yesterday’s final round of matches in League One, though, it looked as if there was a chance that Leyton Orient might just have been capable of performing some sort of great escape. Two goals up away to…

11:00 am

Rape, Disrespect & Fury: The Oyston Family & Blackpool FC

It was a story that had been bubbling under the radar of the football world for some considerable time, but by the end of the final round of fixtures yesterday afternoon there could be no doubt that most people were at the very least aware of the anger felt by the supporters of Blackpool FC…

11:18 am

The Last Of The Old Order: Part 8 – March 1992

Well, we’re getting towards the business end of the 1991/92 Football League Division One season now, and Leeds United and Manchester United are starting to pull away at the top of the table at the end of the last season before the introduction of the Premier League. There’s also some European football and some League…

12:06 pm

The 200% Podcast 11 – Good Boy/Girl Medals

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. As we’re getting towards the end of the football season, we figured that tonight was as good a time as any to hand out some end of season awards. So it is that this weekend’s 200% podcast is all about handing out good boy or good girl medals to those…

9:22 pm

Is It Time For A New Football Club For Newcastle?

They’re not quite at extreme ends of the joy versus despair end of the spectrum, but the experiences of the supporters of FC United of Manchester and Newcastle United over the last few weeks do contrast quite clearly with each other. On the one hand, FC United supporters have spent the last couple of weeks…

12:26 pm

Tranmere Rovers & Cheltenham Town Stare Into The Abyss

The lights went out over Prenton Park and Whaddon Road last weekend. After ninety-four and sixteen years respectively, Tranmere Rovers and Cheltenham Town fell through the trapdoor at the bottom of the Football League on Saturday, and both will start next season, quite possibly still a little chastened from the whole experience, in the Football…

10:54 am

The Cherries On The Cake

It might, perhaps, should, have been a nervy evening on the south coast. Playing forty-eight hours after the rest of the division has completed its weekend fixtures may have a tendency to give bored or distracted players the opportunity to entertain themselves by dwelling upon the magnitude of the game ahead. Fortunately for them, however,…

1:53 pm
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