The View From Churchmans

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


Ipswich Town 4 Barnsley 2

What a day. What. A. Day. My wife (3 years a supporter) and myself (30 years) travelled up to the game by train from Cambridge with some Barnsley-supporting friends. The feeling in the Barnsley camp was that they were lucky to be there, and were going to enjoy it, but the team wasn't a patch on the one that got promoted 3 years ago, and would die in the Premiership. They were going ... More...

Ipswich Town 4 Bolton W 3

As we got back after the game to a clan gathering, Mogga arrived home (25 minutes after the game had finished) - he lives opposite. My young cousins who were with us went to commiserate. He said he was just "so sorry we couldn't have turned it round for you". They said they were proud. He was obviously very depressed. Such a strange feeling after the game, but in retrospect it can only ... More...

Ipswich Town 5 Bolton W 3

What a night. WHAT A NIGHT. Where to start? The Bolton list is buzzing this morning with abuse flying everywhere, particularly towards the referee, as you might expect. Ten yellows, two reds for Bolton. No cards for Ipswich. Three penalties conceded by Bolton. None by Ipswich. So has the chant "X-X to the football team" ever been more appropriate? I don't know. Bolton weren't anything like as dirty as that suggests. But they were their ... More...

Ipswich Town 2 Walsall 0

Well, the bookies were spot on - the spread bet for "how many minutes are they going to be in the Premiership?" was Ipswich 7-10, Man.City 80-83, and for exactly those few minutes we were in heaven. The lads gave their all and once again played well in a pressure match - could that be the difference between this year and the last three in terms of the playoffs? I was a little ... More...


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