August 2011

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Can You Really Watch League Football For Under £20?

One of the headlines emanating from the BBC yesterday morning was that you can only have a day out at the football in Britain for under twenty quid at eleven out of 104 league clubs in England and Scotland. By a day out, the BBC talks about the entrance fee for an adult, a matchday…

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August 3, 2011
Ian

The Twohundredpercent Pre-Season Previews: League Two

We’re taking a brief break from our lengthy (and, let’s face it, exhausting) series of Premier League previews for a couple of days in order to bring you some round-ups on the state of the Football League, prior to its kick-off this weekend. Rob Freeman will be bringing you our (or, if they’re hopelessly inaccurate,…

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August 3, 2011
Ian

The Twohundredpercent Pre-Season Previews: Queens Park Rangers

It’s possible that there has never been an atmosphere quite as odd at what was purported to be a promotion party as that at Loftus Road before Queens Park Rangers’ final match in last year’s Championship against Leeds United last season. Rangers were already, theoretically at least, comfortably promoted according to that morning’s league table,…

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August 2, 2011
Ian

The Twohundredpercent Pre-Season Previews: Norwich City

At the end of last season, it rather felt as if one of the more significant success stories of the previous ten months had been overlooked. As the nation salivated over Barcelona in the Champions League and cheered Wimbledon back into the Football League, Norwich City supporters could have been forgiven for feeling a little…

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August 2, 2011
Ian

Sheffield Wednesday Send Their Boys To The Slaughter

Flashing across the BBC website on Sunday afternoon came a result which couldn’t help but raise an eyebrow or two: Alfreton Town 14-0 Sheffield Wednesday. The truth was less exciting than the initial rush might have led some Sheffield United supporters to hope. Wednesday hadn’t put out their first team for this match against a…

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August 1, 2011
Ian

The Twohundredpercent Pre-Season Previews: Newcastle United

After the unwanted drama of the previous two years, the supporters of Newcastle United could easily have been forgiven for wanting a season of peace and quiet last season and, to an extent, that is exactly what they received – a twelfth placed finish saw them safe and sound in the Premier League for most…

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August 1, 2011
Ian
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