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Part One: The Descent Into The Marcus Evans Eras
On the 16th of November 2009 I posted a blog: Who Pays If It All Goes Wrong: Town Fans or Marcus Evans?
Published: 16th April 2024 19:21
Opposition Preview - Middlesbrough (Home)
The Manchester United connection is back as Kieran McKenna takes on Michael Carrick for the second time this season.
Published: 12th April 2024 10:17
Opposition Preview - Watford (Home)
Watford currently sit in 14th place in the table and other than Huddersfield on the last day of the season will be the lowest-ranked team that Town will face in their run-in.
Published: 8th April 2024 11:18
Opposition Preview - Norwich City (Away)
Saturday 6th April. The East Anglian Derby part two. Following a 2-2 draw at Portman Road earlier in the season, Town will make the short journey to Carrow Road for another attempt to end their winless run against their arch rivals.
Published: 4th April 2024 11:20
Opposition Preview - Southampton (Home)
In a season in which Town have broken so many records for a newly-promoted side, they continue to fight tooth and nail for promotion against the three recently-relegated, formerly established Premier League teams.
Published: 31st March 2024 20:06
Opposition Preview - Blackburn Rovers (Away)
Following a much need international break for Town it’s the Easter double, starting with a trip to Blackburn Rovers, who are without a win in eight games.
Published: 28th March 2024 9:18
Let’s All Take a Deep Breath
It started with boos at the end of the QPR home game. Since then there have been a steady flow of churlish criticism of bad results and performances – despite the extreme rarity of both. Some ‘fans’ seem to seriously think that we should be walking this league.
Published: 25th March 2024 11:43
Opposition Preview - Bristol City (Home)
It’s a tough Tuesday night fixture that’s squeezed in between two long away day trips as Town face Bristol City.
Published: 4th March 2024 10:10
Opposition Preview - Plymouth Argyle (Away)
It’s the long trip down the West Coast to face last season’s League One champions.
Published: 1st March 2024 14:25
Opposition Preview - Birmingham City (Home)
The return of an Ipswich icon on Saturday has been sadly ruled out with a routine EFL scan finding a medical issue with the former Blues skipper that will keep him away from the club for up to six weeks.
Published: 23rd February 2024 17:40
Opposition Preview - Rotherham United (Home)
Rotherham are stranded at the bottom of the table on 19 points and should be there for the taking in this Tuesday night game at Portman Road.
Published: 20th February 2024 10:30
Opposition Preview - Millwall (Away)
Valentine's Day at the Den, what could be more romantic that that? That’s Ipswich’s situation on Wednesday as they take on a Lions side trying to avoid being dragged into a relegation battle.
Published: 13th February 2024 14:51
Opposition Preview - West Bromwich Albion (Home)
It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was writing about a first-v-second clash. As we come into this one against West Bromwich Albion, it’s now fourth-v-fifth.
Published: 9th February 2024 11:03
Opposition Preview - Preston North End (Away)
It’s a return to league action and a much-needed chance to bounce back from an embarrassing FA Cup exit on Saturday. Town didn’t play too badly and had enough chances to win four or five games but were undone twice on the counter by some clinical Maidstone finishes.
Published: 2nd February 2024 9:38
Opposition Preview - Maidstone United
The magic of the cup will be present at Portman Road in a lunchtime kick-off this Saturday as National League South side Maidstone make the journey from Kent.
Published: 26th January 2024 14:58
Opposition Preview - Leicester City (Away)
It’s, as it stands on Friday, first v second yet again, this time on a Monday night at the King Power.
Published: 19th January 2024 13:57
Opposition Preview - Sunderland (Home)
It’s yet another game on Sky as Sunderland visit Portman Road in the reverse of the first game of the season.
Published: 11th January 2024 15:23
Kieran's Great Matter
Five hundred years ago, Henry the VIII decided he wanted to divorce Catherine of Aragon to wed Anne Boleyn.
Published: 2nd January 2024 12:24
Opposition Preview - Stoke City (Away)
It’s not quite a Tuesday night at Stoke but Town begin the new year with a Monday afternoon kick-off up north.
Published: 31st December 2023 15:01
Shopping In The New Year Sales - Ten Players I Would Happily See at Portman Road This January
Following the worrying injury to George Hirst and the return to Spurs of Dane Scarlett, here are 10 players I’d be happy to see added to Ipswich’s now 24 (of 25) man squad in January.
Published: 29th December 2023 14:31