The View From Churchmans

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


Ipswich Town 1 Luton 0

Great buzz before the game: "Deano and Danny Haynes up front!" ("You're kidding, right?") and we all had to agree that with those two, a 4-4-2, and most of the old men absent from midfield as well, many of the supporters had got what they'd been asking for. And if it turned out to be rubbish, it would prove once and for all that supporters know nothing (unlike experienced managers). There was going ... More...

Ipswich Town 0 Crystal Palace 2

I hope things don't continue this way for too much longer, if only because words really are going to fail me soon. List stattos will, I'm sure, give us the full story, but I'm going to guess that this will be the lowest end-of-December position we've been in since before the Burley era, and what's worse, in the seasons which I reckon come close to this (96/97, 97/98 and ... More...

Ipswich Town 2 QPR 2

A more lively performance from Town, for much of the game anyway, but for the second week running we can't complain at coming away with nothing more than a home draw. QPR have a broadly similar record and position in the table to Wolves last week, and the result was similar too, yet this time Joe couldn't be heard telling all and sundry that he was "ecstatic" with a draw and that he'd ... More...

Ipswich Town 1 Wolves 1

A curiously absorbing game, given that it was between two mid-table teams both playing well below their potential. Sometimes when two teams are so firmly in the "could do better" camp, you wish you'd gone to the International Festival of Boredom instead, but on other occasions, it makes the game open up and there are plenty of chances, even if most of them are squandered. This match was, fortunately, of the second type. With ... More...


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