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.

Steven Gerrard, The Media & Liverpool’s Structural Issues

As things turned out, at least Brendan Rodgers had more cause to be grateful than most that last Saturday saw Steven Gerrard play his last match for Liverpool at Anfield for now, at least. The media hullabaloo that greeted the team captain at the weekend detracted in no small way from another poor Liverpool performance….

5:30 pm

The Twohundredpercent Podcast LIVE!

Okay, so we’re running a bit of an experiment this evening. Tonight on BBC Alba they’re showing the Scottish League Championship play-off match between Forfar and Alloa Athletic, and so we thought we’d have a go at providing an alternate commentary to the match. Now, there will be something like a ten second delay between…

7:28 pm

Where, Exactly, Do Queens Park Rangers Go From Here?

It took all of four minutes on Sunday afternoon for the inevitable to be effectively confirmed. Manchester City might have been to the Premier League title with some comfort by Chelsea, but this only seemed to have the effect of giving the team something to prove, and so it was that Queens Park Rangers, who…

8:49 pm

End Of Season Ennui

There’s something in the air this weekend, and it isn’t just a lengthened hangover caused by staying up all night on Thursday to watch the general election results come in. Across the board, the 2014/15 season is ending with a splutter rather than a climax of any description, and a familiar feeling of stratification is…

11:53 am

The 200% Podcast 12 – General Election Special

This week’s Twohundredpercent podcast is a day earlier than usual on account of the general election, and this evening we’re setting out our manifesto pledges for the voting public. You can download the Twohundredpercent podcast by right-clicking and saving here, you can stream it through the link below or you can subscribe to this series…

7:53 pm

Saturday Night On Channel Five For The Football League

It had been strongly suggested since the end of last year, but yesterday the confirmation came, once and for all. After six years, it’s time to say farewell to The Football League Show. The Football League has signed a new television deal that will take its highlights package back to commercial television, and from the start…

10:18 am

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
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