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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  1. Gervillian Swike says:

    I’m a Swansea City supporter, and I think it’s fair to say that we’ve always had a pretty decent relationship with Wrexham and their fans, far removed from those loveable scallies down the M4 (and Newport for that matter). I agree with some of the points about visiting new stadiums, grounds, etc. but I remember only too well our brush with the conference in 2003 – one win away from what could have been the point of no return. I know Halifax, Barnet, Carlisle, Hereford, etc. can all offer hope. but it’s the unknown quantity of whether your club can survive in this new environment that’s worrying – Exeter, Cambridge, Oxford, none of them seem like they’ll be back any time soon, and as for Scarborough and Boston…

    It is looking wretched for Wrexham now, but I hope they find their way back pretty soon. And as we are hopefully clinching the League 1 title tomorrow, perhaps we should just spare a thought for Wrexham and contemplate how lucky we were in 2003 for James Thomas, a dodgy penalty and a Hull City side that had nothing to play for – how times have changed…

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