The View From Churchmans

Ipswich Town home match reports from just another season-ticket holder

MATCH REPORTS BY SEASON

Ipswich Town 3 Coventry City 0

Town’s biggest win at Portman Road since last February was seen by the smallest league crowd for nearly 12 years, thanks to a perfect storm of a Monday night game on Sky, some erratic recent performances, tiny travelling support and the increasingly ridiculous-looking ticket prices. Still, at least 15,000 of us can say "I was there" to also see the first clean sheet at home since last March. Any ... More...

Ipswich Town 2 Leeds United 1

If Town's downfall over the excruciating past two games had been a lack of cohesiveness, inspiration and leadership, a new problem quickly - and perhaps predictably - transpired in this match: a complete lack of confidence. Yet another two new names on the team sheet, and it was clear that the management had been working on the things which had gone wrong, but this side was now just ... More...

Ipswich Town 2 Southampton 5

Well, if you've seen the past 6 home matches, you've seen Town concede 17 goals - equalling the all-time club record. And this is the second time since Paul Jewell took over that Town have lost three home games in a row, something which hadn't previously happened since 1995. It might be ridiculously early in the season to say it's a crisis, but you can see how it ... More...

Ipswich Town 0 Hull City 1

For the second year running, Town followed up a stunning opening-day away victory with an insipid home performance - indeed, in recent seasons the home league record in August is currently a miserable W1 D3 L4. You don't usually miss much if the season starts before you're back from your fortnight in Tenerife. The afternoon saw six players making their Portman Road league debuts, but perhaps a more ... More...

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