Posts made in February, 2011

The Seven Ages Of Fan, Part Four: The Soldier

By on Feb 28, 2011 in Latest | 0 comments

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 in relation to the celebrated monologue from Shakespeare’s...

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

By on Feb 28, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

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 accumulating points in the league. Our...

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

By on Feb 27, 2011 in English League Football | 2 comments

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 unlikely of victories, the...

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Generous George And Other Acts Of Random Football Kindness

By on Feb 27, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

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 massive Blyth Spartans fan, George Robson was the one behind the...

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Odd Goings-On At Blackburn And Watford

By on Feb 26, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 5 comments

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 to say about… ANYthing,...

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