Laws Of Diminishing Returns


Ian began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

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3 Responses

  1. DixieDean says:

    Just another football club

  2. Pete Langton says:

    Interesting article. For the record, pretty much all player contracts are a single year in length, so it doesn’t matter how far MYFC renewals drop – the club will not go into debt. Nothin in the budget is dependant on the “MyFC gravy train” sustaining the club for a number of years.

    And it might be worth mentioning the extra things for the club that members have done, besides voting (and not voting). Extra money was volunteered by members to finance new training equipment and to pay for accomodation for away matches on the Cup run. A number of members volunteered their time to perform maintenance at the stadium – painting, weeding, fixing, etc.

    There is more to this project than democracy, even if that wasn’t necessarily the aim in the beginning.

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