Ilkeston Town FC: A Small Club For A Big Society?


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. Martin says:

    I can’t stand this “Big Society” drivel, especially in the context of fans’ owned and run football clubs.

    Fans helping out at a leisure club they part-own in a sport they enjoy watching is about as far removed from cutting back difficult, essential and often unrewarding services and then expecting the public to volunteer to replace them as you can get!

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