Ian

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.

Match Of The Week: Worthing 1-0 Dulwich Hamlet

The eyes of the world are largely elsewhere this afternoon. International matches and the first round proper if the FA Cup mean that even the tiny amount of coverage that a match in Division One South of the Ryman League might attract pales away to nothing. Yet this is, in its own way, an intriguing…

9:07 pm

The FA Cup Moves From Saturday Night To Sunday Morning

Viewers looking at the television schedules for last night may have noticed a gap in the football coverage. For the first time in more than two decades, there were no highlights from the FA Cup First Round on the television on the Saturday night after the matches were played, and viewers were forced to wait…

12:08 pm

The Patience of Job But With Less Tribulation

There exists no such concept of the comfortable silence when it comes to football in Edinburgh. One week, noises out of Tynecastle note the length of time it has been since senior squad players last saw pounds deposited into their bank accounts, and the next week these same players are finally paid but rumours of a January firesale for…

7:22 am

Will The Real Mike Ashley Please Stand Up?

Timing, they say, is everything, and if there is anything to this, then Mike Ashley might just be considered a genius on a par with Charlie Chaplin or Buster Keaton. After all, with a team that had slipped into a Champions League place whilst barely disturbing the radar of the press, there was a real…

2:20 pm

(War Minus The) Shooting From The Hip: On Football, Poppies & Remembrance

9:12 pm

Coming Home At Last: The Return Of Enfield Town

Just over ten years after their formation, Enfield Town return to a ground of their own at The QE2 Stadium on Wednesday. The first match is a Middlesex Senior Cup tie against Harefield United on Wednesday 9th November followed by a Ryman League Cup tie against AFC Sudbury on Monday 14th November. They then play…

10:49 pm

Darlington’s Future In Doubt – Yet Again

Over the last few years it has become one of English footballs most instantly recognisable totems of the folly of ego, and now it seems as if The Reynolds Arena – currently known as The Northern Echo Arena – which has been an albatross around the neck of the club since it moved into it…

1:04 pm
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