Monthly Archive: September 2007

Winning ugly 1

Winning ugly

Southwick 4-0 Broadbridge Heath Two clubs from the Sussex County League Second Division go to battle in the Sussex County Football Association Royal Ulster Rifles Charity Cup 2nd round. Not a glamour time, perhaps,...

Why don’t you…? 3

Why don’t you…?

This afternoon I’m off to watch a staggeringly glamorous cup tie in the Sussex County Football Association’s Royal Ulster Rifles Charity (they donated it, rather than it being a fundraiser, incidentally) Cup. As with...

Everything you don’t know is wrong 3

Everything you don’t know is wrong

Today, the floor at Twohundredpercent has been given over to our friends over at The Onion Bag. Our thanks to them. Hello, we’re from the Onion Bag, maybe you’ve heard of us, maybe you’ve...

Oh to be in England… 0

Oh to be in England…

… when the football season’s here! Here’s more Baker and Kelly for you, from the opening day of the 1998 Premiership season. I’m listening to the first one now, and I’m curious to know...

The idiot box 0

The idiot box

This past week, I’ve watched quite a bit of televised live football by my standards. Both of England’s Euro 2008 qualifiers (Frank who?), plus England Women’s opening game in the World Cup against Japan....

England: The Wing Commander writes 1

England: The Wing Commander writes

Arrived this morning, looking tattered but proud, came the carrier pigeon bringing forth The Wing Commander’s insightful preview of England’s crucial international fixtures versus Israel and Russia. I asked on your behalf as to...

Court circular 0

Court circular

A quick word about what I’ve got planned for this rudderless week here on Twohundredpercent. Tomorrow, we have a world exclusive England match preview winging its way in from a veteran observer – quite...

Start as you mean to go on 2

Start as you mean to go on

The fifth FIFA Women’s World Cup began yesterday in China, with a much-fancied German side putting Argentina to the sword. The final result – 11-0 – was a record for the tournament, and was...

I’m Off On My Holidays… 0

I’m Off On My Holidays…

…But I’m leaving this place in the (cough) capable hands of my very good friend Edmund, who will look after all of your needs for the next week or so. He’s got five episodes...

Freedom Of Speech? 0

Freedom Of Speech?

Now, I know that the picture to the left of this might not be the sort of thing that you want to see first thing on a Monday morning (it’s certainly doing a good...

England vs Israel 2

England vs Israel

I would like to start by pointing out that it was my birthday yesterday and that, as a result of this, I am massively hungover, so I would like to apologise for any spelling...

Saturday Afternoon Live 3

Saturday Afternoon Live

You’ll be delighted to know that the Baker & Kelly podcasts are up and running – you can go here to download it, or here to subscribe to the feed of it. Their homepage...

Arrivederci 0

Arrivederci

Not a lot to say about this one, really. Suffice to say that we should all be saddened by the death of Luciano Pavarotti yesterday. In a football context, he was recognised as a...

Who Wants To Be A Euro Millionaire? 0

Who Wants To Be A Euro Millionaire?

There was something rather inevitable about FIFA president Michel Platini’s recent decision to amend his “sweeping” reforms to the European Cup. In the first place, he pledged to cut the number of teams from...

Video Nasties 0

Video Nasties

Nowadays, the vast majority of football matches are recorded by some sort of camera. Walk into any non-league ground and you’ll see a hastily-erected camera gantry, and most clubs manage to put out a...

The Weekend Ends Here (Slight Return) 1

The Weekend Ends Here (Slight Return)

I have to say that I have always held a sneaking regard for both Aston Villa and Martin O’Neill. I regard Villa, with their rich history and occasional bouts of being reasonably successful, as...