March 2011

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Home Again? Enfield Town, Enfield 1893 And The QEII

The football situation in Enfield, North London, has been confused and fractured for several years. Jason LeBlanc writes on the present and the future of football in the borough. The Prime Minister will be aware that there are two great football clubs in north London, Tottenham Hotspur and Enfield Town. —Labour MP David Lammy (Tottenham)…

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March 29, 2011
Ian

Steve Bull: Happy Birthday To The Tipton Skin

Sometimes, a birthday or anniversary can come along that makes you feel very old, or very young. Confirmation this morning that today is the forty-sixth birthday of the former Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Steve Bull managed both of the above, simultaneously. A lot has changed over the last twenty years, not least of which is a…

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March 28, 2011
Ian

Non-League Videos Of The Week

This week’s non-league videos of the week come from the top and bottom of the Blue Square South, and from the Combined Counties League. Our first match comes from Princes Park, and is between Dartford and Lewes. Dartford are comfortable now in mid-table in the Blue Square South. Lewes, however, are in trouble at the…

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March 27, 2011
Ian

Match Of The Week: Sutton United 2-0 Canvey Island

England are playing today, apparently, although you wouldn’t necessarily know this from a trip to Gander Green Lane this afternoon. The intuitive thing to think would be that the pull of sitting (or, on an afternoon like this, more likely standing) in a pub watching England play out their match against Wales would might have…

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March 27, 2011
Ian

Remains of Rous: FIFA And The Team GB Question

The forthcoming Olympic Games and whether a united “British” team should be allowed to play in the competition has reopened one off British football’s oldest debates. Jason LeBlanc takes a look at the history of this fractious state of affairs. The subject of a unified British team partaking in next summer’s London Olympics has been…

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March 27, 2011
Ian

Give Us Nasty, Brutish, and Short: The Virtue of Individual in Football

We’re absloutely delighted, this morning, to welcome Jason LeBlanc to the pages of Twohundredpercent for the first time, and he is is, this morning, having a look at the roles of individuals against that of teams in football. Gareth Bale might very well be the needle that punctures Barcelona’s tiki-taka balloon.  If Tottenham Hotspur and…

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March 26, 2011
Ian

Cafe Calcio On Twohundredpercent: Football Art Masterclass 8 Situationalism

This evening’s Cafe Calcio on London’s Resonance FM will be looking at the culture of football in the capital. You don’t have to live there to be able to listen to and enjoy it, though. The show is on at 9.00 this evening and is repeated at 11.00 tomorrow morning, with a podcast version available…

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March 25, 2011
Ian
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