June 2011

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The Twohundredpercent Vault: The 10 Greatest Goal(posts) Of All Time

I am, some of you will doubtlessly be delighted to hear, taking a few days off to go abroad. Over the weekend, though, we’ll be keeping you on your toes with a mixture of old and new material, kicking off with this resumé of old goal-posts. One of the greatest blights of modern football is…

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June 24, 2011
Ian

The Thirty Greatest Dimitar Berbatovs Of All-Time, Part One

#30 – Dimitar Berbatov – So how do you spell that.. errr… Ver-ba-tov? – No, no, no. With a B, not a V. Ber-ba-tov. – Ber-ba-tob? Dimitar Berbatob? – Shit, no, the first V is a B. Ber-ba-tov. Dimitar BER-BA-TOV. He’s Bulgarian. From Bulgaria. #29 – Dimitar Berbatov When evening came, Berbarella wished to leave,…

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June 23, 2011
Ian
Thursday picture: Finding Mourinhos

Thursday picture: Finding Mourinhos

Portuguese football’s baffling alacrity at finding young, charismatic and highly skilled coaches continues to baffle everyone in England, where Sam Allardyce remains a credible candidate for the role of national team manager. But how are they doing it? Dotmund claims to have found out.

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June 23, 2011
Ted

Down the Southern Road: Angels & Demons

Residents of the American South live alongside the spirits of their past, both good and bad. With a history tempered by a Laissez les bon temps rouler approach to life yet pockmarked by the ills of slavery, a civil war, segregation, poverty, and colourful but corrupt public officials who let their good times roll a bit…

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June 23, 2011
Ian

The 2007 Women’s World Cup Remembered

There was a bit more money about when the fifth Women’s World Cup took place. And the BBC was quite prepared to spend it on more extensive coverage of the tournament than the anglo-centric focus they are boasting about this time around. It probably wasn’t just the football that attracted the Beeb’s attention in 2007,…

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June 22, 2011
Mark

Doing It For A Good Cause: 22/06/11

It’s time, then, for our weekly round-up of charities related to football that you can get involved in or donate to. If you have a charitable venture that you would like to see featured on Twohundredpercent, feel free to drop us a line (Tuesday or Wednesday is the best day to do this, lest your…

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June 22, 2011
Ian

Autonomy, Misrepresentation & That Most Peculiar Beast: Team GB

Rumbling along quietly along in the background, the ongoing argument over whether a Great Britain team should take part in the 2012 London Olympics has been one of the slow-burning debates within British football over the last half-decade or so, but this debate ignited this afternoon after a series of statements, made in turn by…

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June 21, 2011
Ian
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