The View From Churchmans

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


Ipswich Town 3 Leicester City 0

One of the strangest matches I can recall at Portman Road ended up with a scoreline which history may show to be the turning point in Town's season, or just a blip caused by freak circumstances. Certainly playing on snow when the rest of the country had its feet up in the warm wasn't a test which was representative of either team. But you can only play the ... More...

Ipswich Town 1 Swansea City 3

A Sky broadcast, cold weather and a daft kickoff time were always going to result in a small crowd. But today's capitulation was watched by the smallest league crowd at Portman Road since December 1999, and the occasionals who instead went Christmas shopping probably got back home less stressed than those who ventured out for some football-related entertainment. Early last season, soon after Roy Keane took over, Town shipped ... More...

Ipswich Town 1 WBA 0

After one of the most dispiriting weekends in the club's history, I really can't explain what convinced me to drive halfway across East Anglia in the snow for what would surely be a comfortable away win by a team which was comfortably better than Ipswich even last year, before its Premier League elevation. Why do we do it? As John Cleese once said: "It's not the despair that ... More...


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