Monthly Archive: June 2011

Match Of The Week: England 2-2 Switzerland 1

Match Of The Week: England 2-2 Switzerland

If we suspend reality and assume the opinion that England playing Switzerland at Wembley this afternoon, just a few days after arguably their heaviest ever defeat in Zurich, was not mere serendipity at play,...

Those We Have Lost: Southbury Road, Enfield 11

Those We Have Lost: Southbury Road, Enfield

For many, many years, there were effectively no new football grounds built in Britain. Over the last quarter of a century, though dozens upon dozens of clubs have bulldozed their ancestral homes and moved...

A Welcome Return To Ian Ridley 0

A Welcome Return To Ian Ridley

We wrote on the subject of the light at the end of the tunnel at St Albans City, now of the Southern League, at the end of last week, and are pleased to be...

One (Almost) Short Message 18

One (Almost) Short Message

Quiet, isn’t it? In years ending in an odd number, the Euro-centric football enthusiast’s calendar suddenly opens out before them like the savannah plains. The 2011 Women’s World and the European Under-21 Championships sit...

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Stanley Matthews: World Saviour

It’s a question we at Twohundredpercent barely ever ask because it’s demonstrably so stupid, but – can football save the world? Although it’s not the sort of question we’d ask, it is now sadly...

The Limitations Of FIFA Protests 4

The Limitations Of FIFA Protests

It should go without saying that if you are looking for the best writing on the current car crash that is FIFA at the moment, you should probably be following, amongst others, Matt Scott,...