Author: Ian

Ronaldo To Madrid… Possibly 4

Ronaldo To Madrid… Possibly

It has been said before that the one single things that all great sides have in common is a player in midfield, aged in his mid to late twenties. That player is at the...

Setanta & The Blue Square Premier 5

Setanta & The Blue Square Premier

Setanta may not have actually stopped breathing yet, but the last rites are being read in the media. It now seems like only a matter of time before the plug is pulled and the...

Match Of The Midweek: England 6-0 Andorra 1

Match Of The Midweek: England 6-0 Andorra

…And breathe. That’s your lot. It’s the second week of June, and it’s finally, finally the end of the 2008/09 football season in England. This being England, of course, the nagging doubt that one...

Going Underground 0

Going Underground

The London Underground strike may be about to cause one or two problems for the England team this evening for their match against Andorra. The kick-off time has already been put back to 8.15,...

Twohundredpercent On Twitter (For Now) 0

Twohundredpercent On Twitter (For Now)

So, two years after the rest of the planet and with the continuing lingering suspicion that I don’t really understand how it works, Twohundredpercent is now on Twitter. Yes, I know, I know. I’m...

Setanta’s Demise 1

Setanta’s Demise

So much for the competition laws on broadcasting, then. When the European Union introduced new laws which were meant to prevent one broadcaster taking a monopoly of sports broadcasting, it seemed as if the...

Vics Back From The Brink. Again. 0

Vics Back From The Brink. Again.

Football supporters perusing the website of the commercial and retail property company GVA Grimley might have recently spotted something that would take their fancy. “The property comprises a purpose built non-league football stadium. The...

Match Of The Week: Kazakhstan 0-4 England 1

Match Of The Week: Kazakhstan 0-4 England

There are, broadly speaking, three types of tiredness which affect footballers. The first is the sheer exhaustion of having played over ninety minutes of football at a high tempo. The second is a feeling...

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Shit Shot Mungo: Holiday Special!

When I was a child, comics brought out “Holiday Specials”, which were, basically, bigger versions of the regular comics designed to keep children occupied for at least a couple of hours’ worth of the...

Ancelotti & Chelsea – Together At Last 1

Ancelotti & Chelsea – Together At Last

In the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s FA Cup win against Everton, Chelsea’s captain (and apparently now their head coach) John Terry had a couple of suggestions for the club’s owner Roman Abramovich. Terry has...

Accrington & The Tax Man 4

Accrington & The Tax Man

The news that Accrington Stanley have been issued with a winding up order should come as no great surprise to those that watch lower league football that closely. As the cold wind of economic...