Football, Autism & Me


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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10 Responses

  1. Mark Murphy says:

    “Without football, I’d be nothing.”

    Well, no. You’d still be a terrfific writer…

  2. Mark Murphy says:

    You’d still be able to spell “terrific” properly, for a start…

  3. Craig Burley says:

    Lovely article Jack. My son has Asperger’s and I really connected with this. Thanks.

  4. Dom McShane says:

    An excellent and thought-provoking account, Jack. And was it Swindon Town?

  5. Kieran says:

    As a fellow ‘Aspie’ I can really relate to this article. Football has it’s detractors and often their points about wages etc are perfectly valid but the sport itself has been a positive, sometimes unstoppable, force for good in my life and long may it continue.

  6. kentrebel says:

    Great article and a lovely read

  7. SD says:

    Great article, really enjoyed reading it

  8. Ben Goldberg says:

    Lovely piece. Captured really well what everyone who loves football loves in football.

  9. Glyn says:

    Great stuff. Thank you. 5

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