Posts Tagged "Bolton Wanderers"

On Mortality And Football

By on May 3, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 6 comments

The culture of association football is sometimes best regarded as a blank canvas onto which we can project just about any value system. Over the years, it has come to take on its own ecosystem as a world of its own. It has clearly defined seasons, its own judiciary – which mirrors but seldom matches that of the outside world – and it demands its own...

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Fabrice Muamba

By on Mar 18, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 6 comments

Shortly before 6.15 yesterday evening, White Hart Lane began to fall silent. As the possible scale of what had happened started to disseminate, first around the ground itself and then out, through cathode ray tubes and broadband connections, a respectful hush descended over English football. The FA Cup took last place last night, as our thoughts turned to the...

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The Spectre Of Goalline Technology Reappears

By on Mar 12, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

Over the weekend, the debate over goalline technology resurfaced as Queens Park Rangers defender Clint Hill’s header against Bolton Wanderers clearly crossed the line with assistant referee Bob Pollock claiming he was unable to see due to a Bolton defender on the line blocking his view. Hot on the heels of the International Football Association Board’s (IFAB)...

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An Englishman In A Small Town: Paul Grech Meets Ben Perry Acton

By on Feb 8, 2012 in European Club Football, Latest | 0 comments

We have something a little different for you today on Twohundredpercent, as Paul Grech meets Ben Perry Acton, a player that forsook the English game to pursue a career in Malta. In addition to this, Ben had a grandfather whose name will be more than familiar to the supporters of Blackpool and Bolton Wanderers – Bill Perry, who scored the winning goal in The...

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Wigan, Bolton & Blackburn Labour Under Grey Lancastrian Skies

By on Dec 18, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

The absence of the top five or six clubs from much of the schedule for yesterday’s Premier League fixtures may have meant that the eyes of many may have drifted towards the bottom of the table instead. As has been the case for the previous couple of seasons, the bottom half of the Premier League table is starting to look rather congested, with just six points...

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