The Liverpool Crisis: Where Are The Lords And Masters?


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. admin says:

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  2. Cuccir says:

    Well that article has depressed me! Little will change until a club goes completely out of existence, and even then the authorities will attempt to write that off as a specific failing at that one team.

    In regards to your last point: the FSF do a good job at attempting to co-ordinate fan groups across clubs into action, but they have precious few resources to do so.

  3. Big Sim says:

    I have plenty of sympathy for the plight of Liverpool supporters. I only wish the supporters of Liverpool and other ‘big’ clubs had returned this sympathy for the supporters of the many ‘smaller’ clubs who have suffered at the hands of rachman-like owners.

    The point made above about the lack of fans’ solidarity is an important one.

    ‘Big’ Sim

  4. Martin says:

    The last thing Richards and Scudamore would want to do at the moment is to put their head above the parapet.

    If they did, more people might realise that they are similar leeches and part of the problem, not the solution.

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