June 5, 2011

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Charlie, Neil & George’s Adventures In Search Of El Dorado

In the modern era, the notion of the professional footballer travelling abroad has become part and parcel of the game, and even Britons get involved. It doesn’t always work out, of course – for every Chris Waddle, who sparkled on the Mediterranean coast for Olympique de Marseille, there has been a Luther Blissett – but…

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June 5, 2011
Ian

Those We Have Lost: Boothferry Park, Hull City

For the third part in our series about the football homes that we have lost over the last quarter of a century or so, we are delighted to welcome Marcus Dysch to Twohundredpercent. Marcus supports Hull City, and had predictably mixed at the club’s departure from Boothferry Park, which was only finally demolished earlier this…

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June 5, 2011
Ian

The 2011 Women’s World Cup: Preamble And A Little History

The 2011 Women’s World Cup begins on the 26th of June at the Rhein-Neckar-Arena in Sinsheim, and it is appropriate that, with the tournament returning to Europe for the first time since 1995, it should be held in Germany. The Germans have won six of the last seven European Championships as well as the last…

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June 5, 2011
Ian

In Exile: Gloucester City’s Lessons In Groundsharing

As part of 200%’s series about Britain’s lost football grounds we look at Gloucester City, a club without a home ground since 2007. Unlike many other club’s in their league Gloucester City own their own ground, its just they can’t use it at the moment. They haven’t been able to play at Meadow Park for…

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June 5, 2011
Ian
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