The harsh reality of fruitless efforts: RIP Almondsbury Town


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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5 Responses

  1. Tom Venables says:

    I live less than a mile from the Almonds’ ground and have only just started to watch them this season. A great club, great atmosphere on match days, and you could sense that the club was starting to go somewhere with the squad and backroom staff. Really sad and an utterly avoidable and pointless fate for this club.

  2. Jertzee says:

    Why are we surprised?

    At times the blazers at County levels are bigger cocks than the ones running the game from Wembley.

  3. Neil says:

    That is awful. I can’t believe how poor the FA are at running football. We need a revolution in the entire system.

  4. Richard ex Clevedon Town says:

    So sorry to hear as this is a well run club that was going places and which was a great pleasure to visit. Always made welcome by the staff led by Bob Jenkins. Honesty by those that run football at all levels in this country leaves a lot to be desired and who suffers? I will leave that with you to answer for yourselves.

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