My Football Club Re-Visited


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. Tom says:

    I think you make an excellent point about why MyFC didn’t start from the very bottom and build-up, Ian. You’ve captured the difference between local supporters’ trusts or the efforts of AFC Wimbledon, FC United and this project very well in this post.

    I’d like to see this idea tried on a regional basis, though, built from the ground up. I think it could work, on a small scale, and it’d be fun to try. It wouldn’t get twenty thousand members or much discussion on 6-0-6, and it wouldn’t make anyone rich. But it’d be more in tune with how community football should be developed by fans sick of the Premiership parade.

  1. May 12, 2010

    […] before. Several times over, in fact. We’ve taken a long at their unusual set-up, questioned the moral argument over whether it is right to take over a club that is nothing to do with almost everyone involved […]

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