February 2011

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The Seven Ages Of Fan, Part Four: The Soldier

As some of you will already be aware, for the next few weeks Monday night is now literature night here on Twohundredpercent. We are delighted to welcome back Football Hobo’s Alan Smithy back to our pages this evening for the fourth act of his seven part epic which traces the life of the football supporter…

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February 28, 2011
Ian

Non-League Videos Of The Week: Blue Square Premier Special

This morning’s non-league videos of the week come from the Blue Square Bet Premier. Last weekend saw the quarter-finals of the FA Trophy, which involved a number of clubs from the fifth division, all of which left clubs that had already been eliminated from that particular competition to get on with the important job of…

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February 28, 2011
Ian

Match Of The Week: The 2011 League Cup Final: Arsenal 1-2 Birmingham City

Perhaps today was a day for burying a few clichés. That the League Cup “doesn’t matter any more” has become one of the mantras of the modern game, but this is a viewpoint that looked somewhat bedraggled as the full-time whistle blew at Wembley Stadium this afternoon. As the Birmingham City players celebrated this most…

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February 27, 2011
Ian

Generous George And Other Acts Of Random Football Kindness

It sounds like a plotline one of those football films – the non-league minnows, who are playing for free, have their coach trip for a huge away trip to the other side of the country paid for by a generous stranger. But that is just what happened to Redditch United this week. Generous stranger, and…

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February 27, 2011
Ian

Odd Goings-On At Blackburn And Watford

There was a rumour circulating recently that Watford Football Club were in takeover negotiations with someone who had neither changed his name nor had a troubled business and financial background. These were quickly dismissed as nonsense. And though it is being too kind to take full notice of what potential Watford owner Laurence Bassini has…

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February 26, 2011
Mark

If You’re Stuck At Home This Friday Evening…

As it’s Friday evening, Twohundredpercent is having a (well deserved, some might say, though others may disagree) night off tonight. There is, however, time to mention a quick couple of bits and pieces that we should probably let you know. Firstly, it’s time to welcome to offer a mention to a new writer to the…

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February 25, 2011
Ian

Keith, Ian and Andy: Baseless Chuckles And Gurning; A Disservice To Us All

Hands up who has been throwing bottles at the television during those adverts for the FA Cup on ITV this season? Well, Mark Critchley has been, and he has been kind enough to share his rage with us. Follow Mark on Twitter by clicking here. Heh. We’re a right bunch of cads, us lot. Don’t…

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February 24, 2011
Ian
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