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.

Wrexham’s Cup Win Sets Up Another Fans United Day

Twenty years ago in January, Wrexham AFC managed one of the great FA Cup surprises of all time. They had finished the previous season at the bottom of the Football League and had only been spared relegation to the Football Conference on account of the League expanding its size, while their Third Round opponents in…

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Kettering’s Season Goes From Bad To Worse

The last time we reported from Kettering Town, the club was at the point of being on its knees. With the whole team having been put on the transfer list, they lost five players on loan deadline day, only to see three replacements having their transfers to the club cancelled after the club was placed…

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Match Of The Week 1: Newcastle United 0-3 Chelsea

The sound of sharpening knives is in the air at St James Park this afternoon, but they’re not for Alan Pardew. Newcastle United arrive here for the final match of the trilogy that will go some way towards determining whether their early season league position was due to the order of their league fixtures. The…

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Steve Bruce “Wins” The Premier League’s Managerial Sack Race

As one wag put it on Twitter last night, “Steve Kean is so incompetent that he can’t even win the sack race”. It was, however, another Steve who did manage to stumble over this unwanted finishing line ahead of the perpetually embattled Blackburn Rovers manager. Steve Bruce became the first Premier League manager to lose…

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Wrexham FC: The Future Starts Now

Celebrations, due to the sad and untimely death of the manager of the national team at the weekend, were perhaps more muted at The Racecourse Ground this evening than they might otherwise have been. There should, however, be a pause this evening for Wrexham supporters to celebrate a life well lived as well as the…

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: The FA Trophy 3rd Qualifying Round

This week’s Non-League Videos of The Week are a day late, but we think that we they are are worth the wait. This week, we are concentrating on the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy. With a place in the First Round of the competition at stake, this is a competition with a very…

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Match Of The Week: Enfield Town 3-0 Soham Town Rangers

After twelve years, comes the return home. Enfield Town have been a going concern for more longer than a decade now, but today is the day that normality, perhaps, began to return to this particular corner of North London. They’ve already played a clutch of matches here – a friendly to open the ground against…

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