The View From Churchmans

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


Ipswich Town 1 Fulham 0

The wife said before the game in front of everyone: "I had this dream last night of a dark-haired player who nobody had ever seen before coming on for us as substitute and scoring at the North Stand end. I can see it now, clear in my mind, it's bright sunshine, and he's standing on the halfway line with both arms raised, and all the others are rushing over to congratulate him." As ... More...

Wolves 2 Ipswich Town 1

OK, on Tuesday night it was acceptable not to get three points so long as we played well and proved Portsmouth was just a blip. But playing this well yesterday without getting three points was Not Good. We went with some Wolves regulars, who said beforehand in the pub opposite that they expected Ipswich to do the normal Ipswich thing, string loads of wonderful passes together, then not know what to do once ... More...

Ipswich Town 0 Blackburn 0

I know there's a very good argument for "results are everything, performance is nothing" at this stage, but I'd almost have sacrificed the two points to see last night's tremendous first half display, rather than discussing another crap performance even if we'd won. Again though, the problem was a lack of Plan B. Blackburn's woefully ineffective left side in the first half gave Wilnis acres of space (despite Wilnis playing almost as a winger, ... More...

Ipswich Town 0 Portsmouth 1

There was a slight air of unreality about this one starting well before the match. People were joking that if we were ever going to lose the unbeaten record, it would of course be against the worst opposition ...but they were only half-joking. And at the ground, the atmosphere was so flat before and during the game it was hard to believe. Of course, after all the discussion on the list about how ... More...


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