Posts made in July, 2010

Scarborough: A Football Town Divided

Scarborough: A Football Town Divided

By on Jul 20, 2010 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 16 comments

The summer wouldn’t be the summer without a flurry of crises in non-league football, and this year trouble is brewing in Scarborough, a town with more than its fair share of history when it comes to clubs falling into difficulties. Scarborough FC, a Football League club as recently as 1999, were wound up during the summer of 2007 after having been relegated...

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Trying To Unwrap The Joe Cole Enigma

Trying To Unwrap The Joe Cole Enigma

By on Jul 19, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 5 comments

At first glance, the signing of Joe Cole by Liverpool might seem like madness. Cole will be twenty-nine years old later on this year and has had a wretched time of it with injuries over the last year or so. He remains a player whose best position remains something of a mystery after ten years of professional football. His four year contract will be worth almost...

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Football Kit Design: Behind The Scenes

Football Kit Design: Behind The Scenes

By on Jul 19, 2010 in Art, English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

It’s the pre-season, and as regular readers of Twohundredpercent will know, that means it’s time for our review of all of the latest kits that will be on display in league matches around the country in the coming season.  However, as our resident buffoon, Ted “The Neck” Carter is just as likely to be wondering how these kits come into being....

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What Not To Wear 2010/11: The Championship

What Not To Wear 2010/11: The Championship

By on Jul 18, 2010 in Latest, Opinion | 5 comments

It’s time for the second of our pre-season round-up of what teams in England will be wearing over the coming season, and today we’re covering the Championship. It’s the fourth most-watched league in Europe, and with a reorganisation of money going into the Football League as a whole benefitting clubs in this division to the detriment of Leagues One...

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FA Cup Replays and the Winter Break

FA Cup Replays and the Winter Break

By on Jul 17, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 10 comments

Earlier this week, Owen Gibson of the Guardian reported that the FA were considering making a change to the FA Cup (under a banner of revitalisation for the competition) in order to help create a mid-season break, in order to the England squad. The change is one that would seismic across English football, and that change would be scrapping FA Cup replays. Even in...

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