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Insurgam! A Players Strike At Plymouth?

By on Sep 1, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 6 comments

Sometimes, help can come from the most unexpected of sources. Last Friday, it was announced to a mixture of joy and relief – probably more of the latter than the former, considering the shenanigans of the last few months – that Plymouth Argyle Football Club had been saved. After repeated broken deadlines and wage deferrals for the longest-suffering staff...

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Sound The All-Clear: The Transfer Window Is Closed

By on Sep 1, 2011 in Latest, Opinion | 3 comments

We emerge blinking into the sunlight, with Sky Sports News still gibbering away to itself in the background. Transfer deadline day, the weirdest day in the entire football calendar, is over and now, perhaps, things can start getting back to normal. There is nothing edifying about this day. There is no outlet for those concerned to behave with a great deal dignity...

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Just Another Ordinary Week In Wrexham

By on Aug 31, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 5 comments

As ever, it was down to the supporters of the club to get to what looks like somewhere near the bottom of what has been going on. It was probably too much to hope that, after a unanimous vote at their SGM last week, the Wrexham Supporters Trust would merely be allowed to get on with the job of completing their due diligence and purchasing Wrexham Football Club, but...

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Non-League Week: 10 Potential Trips For The Undecided

By on Aug 30, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 4 comments

Over the rest of this week, we’ll be giving up more space on Twohundredpercent to non-league football. As many of you will already be aware, this weekend sees Non-League Day taking advantage of a gap in the Premier League and Championship schedules to try and promote the cause of the semi-professional game. With this in mind, we have taken the opportunity to...

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The Decline Of Terrace Wit

By on Aug 30, 2011 in Latest, Opinion | 8 comments

We’ll be giving over a lot of time to the non-league game over the next few days on Twohundredpercent out of deference to Non-League Day, which is to be held this Saturday. We’ll have more on this later in the week, but first of all here’s NLD’s co-founder, Mike Bayly, on the decline of terrace wit. As a child of the 1980s, I was cocooned...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week 2: Bank Holiday Monday

By on Aug 30, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

This Bank Holiday Monday saw a round of non-league matches scheduled with no interference from the Premier League, and our three matches for you this morning come from this schedule. Our first match is the Blue Square South match between newly-promoted Tonbridge Angels and title-chasing Woking. Next up is a match from the Ryman League Premier Division between...

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Match Of The Week 2: Tooting & Mitcham United 1-4 Kingstonian

By on Aug 29, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

It never really got going properly this year anyway, but the end of August marks the beginning of the passing of summer into autumn, and this Bank Holiday weekend brings an extra round of non-league matches. In the Ryman League a round of derby matches has been scheduled for a day when there are no Premier League or Football League matches being played. In the...

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