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Plymouth’s Administration: More Questions Than Answers

By on Oct 18, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 0 comments

It is never helpful if, while writing about a situation, one of its main protagonists pipes up just before the proof-reading stage to issue a statement claiming the equivalent of “the earth is flat, the moon is made of cheese, and I’m taking my ball home if anyone argues.” So it was that Mark Murphy’s latest summary of the latest events at Plymouth Argyle was a bit...

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The Hillsborough Debate …Parliament Shines

By on Oct 17, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

This evening, at the Houses of Parliament, we saw a revelation. After twenty-two and a half long years, the Members of Parliament present decided unanimously and without the need for a vote that the government should release all of its documents relating to the Hillsborough disaster of 1989, bringing, at long last, a chink of light to the ongoing battle of the...

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Will The Premier League Pull Up The Drawbridge Once And For All?

By on Oct 17, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

The warning signs were there, and it now looks as if there is at least a chance that the damn will burst. When Liverpool’s Ian Ayre made his comments regarding the sale of television rights last week, there was widespread derision aimed in his direction, although this was tempered by the belief – some even say understanding – that Ayre was only...

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Matters of Hearth & Home in the SPL

By on Oct 17, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

There exists evidence to the contrary that a man’s home is his castle. To begin, seeing as how there are so few men living in castles these days, owing to their relatively poor resale value and faulty electrical wiring incapable of  handling the wattage necessary to capture the beautiful game in breathtaking HD, castles just aren’t prime real estate...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week 2: The Football Conference

By on Oct 17, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

We have two sets of non-league videos of the week lined up for you this week. Earlier this evening, we had a quick round-up of matches from the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Cup. Now, to follow that up, we have a quick round-up of two matches from the Blue Square Premier, followed by one match from the Blue Square South. Wrexham stayed top of the table with a...

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

By on Oct 16, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

We have two posts making up our non-league videos of the week for this week, kicking off with three matches from the Third Qualifying Round of this year’s FA Cup. The clubs taking this part in this round of the competition will take their place against those of the Blue Square Premier in its final qualifying round, and should they win this match they will be...

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Match Of The Week: Altrincham 3-2 Vauxhall Motors

By on Oct 16, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

Well, I’ve been absent from twohundredpercent for a while due to work commitments, but having finally got some time off, and with half the family off enjoying themselves in New Zealand, my dad and I decided to do what any self-respcting twohundredpercenter would – we decided to head south and take in some non-league football.Not just any non-league...

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One Of Football’s Final Taboos, And Why We Should Be Grateful For The Shock That We Feel

By on Oct 16, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

The taboos of society can be fascinating to watch from the outside, and over the last forty or fifty years they have come to shift at such a pace that it is difficult to keep up with what is acceptable behaviour and what isn’t. Just as football mirror society in many respects, football has a habit of adopting the norms of society and, no matter what changes in...

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