The View From Churchmans

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


Ipswich Town 3 Coventry 0

An ordinary display from Town, with one or two areas of concern, but the outcomes were all positive, particularly three points (which was the main thing), and some confidence-boosting for the strikers, seeing their names on the scoresheet for the first time in 2005. A fairly conventional and predictable starting lineup, with perhaps only the selection of Karbasiyoon over Richards at left-back as a debating point. Westlake was suspended, and we missed his industriousness. In ... More...

Ipswich Town 1 Bolton 3

Ah, the romance and glamour of the FA Cup. Well, perhaps not. If you're one of those people who thinks it matters (and we'd all like to think we are), I respectfully suggest you're deluding yourself: whereas against Wigan and West Ham I was screaming at players to get stuck in right to the end, today I had to look away whenever a player went to ground. Don't get yourselves injured in a ... More...

Ipswich Town 0 West Ham 2

What a dreadful start to the New Year. At least things should be looking up from here onwards. Facing opponents who were bigger, stronger and faster than us was only half of the problem. The other half was that we played like we'd seen the New Year in with a real party and stayed for the lock-in. There's no excuse. West Ham were pretty decent, but no more so than Wigan, Reading or even ... More...


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