June 2011

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A Domain Name Dispute At Kings Lynn

When The Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk awarded the lease to The Walks stadium to the Chapman family last year after the collapse of Kings Lynn FC, this can hardly be what they had in mind. The Chapmans have been acting with antagonism towards the clubs supporters trust, The Blue & Gold…

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June 15, 2011
Ian

Those We Have Lost: Feethams, Darlington

Next up in our series on the lost football grounds of Britain, comes one of the most poignant stories of all. Darlington left Feethams for The Reynolds Arena in 2003, leaving behind a home of over a hundred years to play in a vast bowl that has proved to be disastrous for the club. Stefan…

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June 15, 2011
Ian

Those We Have Lost: The Dell, Southampton

Tom Tully surely performed a double take when he happened upon the match report from Southampton’s final stand at The Dell. Having written so many tales of glory for Roy of the Rovers, he likely thought his work had been plagarised when news came through that the final goal at those grounds, after 103 years…

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June 15, 2011
Ian

The 2011 Women’s World Cup: Group B Preview

It’s now less than two weeks until the 2011 Women’s World Cup starts in Germany, and over the next couple of weeks and tonight we are taking the time to bring you a quick run-down of the teams that are taking part in another of the groups of this year’s competition. Last night, we took…

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June 14, 2011
Ian

Those We Have Lost: Redheugh Park, Gateshead

We have another splendid article on a lost football ground for you this morning on Twohundredpercent, and we are pleased to be able to thank Paul Eke, who has some recollections of Redheugh Park, the former home of Gateshead Football Club. I was coming up on two years old when Gateshead Football Club failed in…

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June 14, 2011
Ian

The 2011 Women’s World Cup: Group A Preview

It’s now less than two weeks until the 2011 Women’s World Cup starts in Germany, and over the next couple of weeks or so we’ll be taking the time to bring you a quick run-down of all of the teams that are taking part in this year’s competition. FIFA had considered increasing the number of…

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June 13, 2011
Ian

Is It Time To Re-Organise Non-League Football Again?

The events of the weekend in the Football Conference have re-opened a debate within non-league football that has lain dormant for several years, in spite of increasingly contradictory geographical arrangements starting to become more commonplace. Mike Bayly wonders whether it is time to rip up the league committee’s rule book and start again. “At today`s…

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June 13, 2011
Ian
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