Dean Ashton’s Career Has Been Cut Short By Injury


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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2 Responses

  1. Gervillian Swike says:

    Yes, it’s a great shame. He was such an EXCITING player, a good old fashioned British centre-forward, but with enough talent and adaptability to thrive in the modern game. I wish him all the best in whatever he does next, and your note on starting his coaching career now may well be something to take on board… if he has the wherewithall, following a similar path to Steve McClaren, travelling and learning about techniques in other countries and other sports…his age may well be an advantage.

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