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.

Hillsborough – Twenty Years On

Where were you on April 15th 1989? I was at Clarence Park in St Albans, for a Vauxhall-Opel League Premier Division match between St Albans City and Barking. It was a beautiful spring day, but there was little excitement in the air. City were just safe from relegation, whilst Barking were mid-table. The season was…

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Match Of The Midweek: Chelsea 4-4 Liverpool

How, then, do you hype up a match that most commentators have already decided is a done deal? It’s a serious dilemma for ITV Sport. Liverpool vs Chelsea is, according to the learned hacks of the English press, all over. Chelsea won the first leg at Anfield by three goals to one, an accomplished performance…

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Match Of The Week 2: Exeter City 1-0 Wycombe Wanderers

It’s Easter Monday lunchtime, and the tension at the top of League Two is close to bursting point. Results over the weekend have ensured that, with four matches of the season left to play and energy levels running close to zero, there are still six clubs in with a chance of making the three automatic…

10:23 pm

Pulling The Plug On Team Bath

On Saturday afternoon at Twerton Park, Bath City beat Team Bath by a single goal. It was a win that maintained City’s proud record of never having lost to the university team, and this is a record that seems likely now to last forever following Team Bath’s announcement last week that they are to resign…

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Match Of The Week 1 – AFC Wimbledon 1-0 Basingstoke Town

The clouds are leaden grey, and the rain is slight yet relentless. Half of the nations train timetables are running a Sunday service, and the other half aren’t running at all. It can only be a British bank holiday weekend, and this weekend is kicking off with a match from the top of the Blue…

6:44 am

The State Of Play – Easter Bank Holiday Special

Traditionally, the Easter weekend is the time of year that many of the final decisions of promotion and relegation are made. There are plenty of leagues that will go to the last day of the season, but with most teams playing two matches over the next three or four days we are due for a…

10:41 am

Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 10

There has been a degree of high excitement at the Twohundredpercent bunker this week, when we found out that the venerable football magazine “When Saturday Comes” nominated this site as its “Site Of The Month”. I have been a reader of WSC for 21 years now (the front cover of the first edition of it…

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