The View From Churchmans

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


Ipswich Town 1 Wimbledon 5

Normally I just sit down and write these things, but I've been pondering the whole way home just how I'm going to put into words what I've just seen, and I don't think I can do it justice. It's easy to glibly say "the worst this " or "the best that", but I cannot recall, in over thirty years of watching the Town, a less committed performance from such a disinterested group ... More...

Ipswich Town 3 Portsmouth 0

Three goals against Pompey to add to the three each against Reading, Sheffield United and Forest, and two against Wolves at Portman Road this season (not to mention the six against Leicester). Amazing how in comparison, the best we've managed against any of the bottom five has been an odd-goal victory. Expect to see the clich More...

Coventry 2 Ipswich Town 4

When you get to as few away games as my parental responsibilities restrict me to nowadays, you want them to be memorable, and at a quarter to four this afternoon, today looked like it was only going to be memorable as the one where our play-offs hope finally died. For 45 minutes we had been awful, with not a single redeeming performance amongst the eleven shirts. In the tea bar the conversations tended ... More...

Ipswich Town 3 Nottm Forest 4

So with results elsewhere, the playoff places opened up for us like an Ipswich defence ...and we blew it big-time, like a scuffed Counago shot. The curse of Manager of the Month meant we were always going to be up against it, but to throw away a decent position twice is desperately disappointing. Sure, it was a really exciting afternoon, but we weren't a side showing enough maturity or composure for the playoffs, ... More...


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