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.

Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 7

This week’s episode of “Shit Shot Mungo” is a very special one (as if they aren’t all very special), because it features the debut of Japan’s finest football export since Arsene Wenger, The Goalinator – a football-playing robot that is programmed to score loads and loads of goals. We’ll find out soon enough whether The…

6:54 pm

Weymouth & Walter Mitty

Some of you will be familiar with a short story called “The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty”. Written by James Thurber shortly before the start of World War II, it is the story of a downtrodden, middle-aged man who escapes from the drudgery of his life by escaping into the fantasy world of his imagination….

12:44 am

West Ham United & Sheffield United – Friends At Last?

Almost two years after the event, and at a considerably lower price than the offenders might have expected, Sheffield United and West Ham United have finally reached a settlement over the aftermath of the Carlos Tevez affair. I noted on here a couple of years ago that there was a slightly grubby element to the…

1:39 am

Alan Pardew & Ill-Advised Rape Comments

Last night, viewers of the BBC2 programme “Match Of The Day 2″ (which, like most sequels, largely fails to capture the excitement of the original) were somewhat surprised to hear a comment made by the former West Ham United and Charlton Athletic manager Alan Pardew which likened a tackle by Michael Essien to (a?) rape….

11:47 pm

Match Of The Week: Manchester United 1-4 Liverpool

It’s Saturday lunchtime, and the Premier League is flexing its muscles. A crowd of 76,000 at Old Trafford and an estimated global television audience of approximately eight billion people are tuning in to watch The Big Two lock horns. Towns and cities the length and breadth of the world fall silent for The Derby That…

10:36 am

The Promotion Jitters

Burton Albion lost 2-1 at Ebbsfleet United in the Blue Square Premier on Wednesday night. There was, in itself, nothing extraordinary about this, but this defeat marks the third successive match that the once runaway leaders of the league have failed to win and, whilst they are still comfortably clear at the top of the…

8:27 pm

Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 6

As it’s Thursday night, lovely Dotmund has drawn us another episode of “Shit Shot Mungo”, this week featuring Mungo’s inexplicably named power shot, The Goblin Meatpuddinger. Larger here

9:33 pm
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