Category: The Ball

World Cup Preview: Group D 5

World Cup Preview: Group D

The 2010 FIFA World Cup kicks off in five weeks today, close enough to feel the disappointment. Today we continue our preview of this summer’s tournament with a look at the prospects for the teams in Group D: Germany, Australia, Serbia and Ghana. No doubt drawing numerous questionable conclusions along the way will be your regular guide, the increasingly excitable Dotmund.

Shit Shot Mungo: S02E39 1

Shit Shot Mungo: S02E39

This week’s Shit Shot Mungo has been described by the author as a “general election special”, in which it becomes apparent that Mungo McCrackas, the out of favour Heart of Clackmannanshire striker is standing...

Chester Football Club Gets The Deva Stadium 27

Chester Football Club Gets The Deva Stadium

The email arrived this morning  – a press release issued by City Fans United, the supporters organisation that brought the supporters of the fractured club together, mobilised them, organised them against the cancer that...

Manchester City v Spurs: Does It Matter? 9

Manchester City v Spurs: Does It Matter?

Tonight at Eastlands, Manchester City take on Tottenham in what may well be the decisive game in the race for fourth place and the final Champions League spot. The media have worked themselves up into a proper frenzy, but does it much matter?

Would Wood Have Won It Anyway? 1

Would Wood Have Won It Anyway?

In the second of our articles about the sporadic crowd trouble that disrupted several of last weekend’s matches, Mark Murphy reports from Meadow Park, where his team were on the end of two goals...

Are Birmingham Running Before They Can Walk? 9

Are Birmingham Running Before They Can Walk?

One of the least dull points to emerge from the recent Soccerex talk-fest in Manchester was the importance of ‘local identity’ to the financial well-being of football clubs. But this was only thought true...

World Cup Preview: Group C 4

World Cup Preview: Group C

The 2010 FIFA World Cup kicks off in six weeks today, close enough that you can start to hear the vuvuzelas. Continuing his preview of this summer (winter)’s events, Dotmund has now reached Group C, where he will do his best to cover the large three lions tattoo on his face and behave in the sort of balanced way we like here at Twohundredpercent. Let’s see what he discovered, with his little notebook at his side.

Palace vs Wednesday: The Tension Mounts 10

Palace vs Wednesday: The Tension Mounts

With Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion having already secured promotion back into the Premier League, the last day of the season in the Championship this weekend might have threatened to be something of...