Posts made in 2009

Who Knows Where The FIFA Bodies Are Buried?

Who Knows Where The FIFA Bodies Are Buried?

By on Dec 9, 2009 in International Football, Latest | 6 comments

It’s not what you know. It’s not even who you know. It’s what you know about who you know. Jerome Valcke was the embarrassing guy in the specs who got turned all nerdish by the sight of Hollywood actress Charlize Theron at the World Cup draw. The draw was a success simply by not being an unwatchable embarrassment, except for Valcke. The event did, however, go all...

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Kings Lynn Football Club – Time For The Wake

Kings Lynn Football Club – Time For The Wake

By on Dec 9, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 8 comments

When the axe fell upon Kings Lynn Football Club it was no great surprise, considering what has been going on at the club, not only over the last couple of weeks, but over the last year or two. The biggest warning sign came with the demotion of the club from the Blue Square North. Their ground, The Walks, is a big, fine old stadium but it required work after they...

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Christmas Comes Early – Time To Say Some Thank Yous

Christmas Comes Early – Time To Say Some Thank Yous

By on Dec 9, 2009 in Latest | 18 comments

There is nothing more pleasing the respect of one’s peers, is there? Well, there might be, actually – the respect of peers that we aspire to match. Some of you will already be aware that Twohundredpercent has won a Gold Award at the When Saturday Comes end of year awards. From a personal perspective, it’s probably worth me saying that, as a reader...

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Match Of The Week: Leeds United 5-1 Kettering Town

Match Of The Week: Leeds United 5-1 Kettering Town

By on Dec 8, 2009 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 9 comments

After the two sides finished level at Rockingham Road a week and a half ago, it was the only draw that could have been made. Manchester United. For Leeds United, this match is an opportunity to make acquaintances again with their rivals from the other side of the Pennines. Their fall from grace has been bumpier than most, and possibly the most hurtful aspect of the...

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