|Return Trip to Fortuna Düsseldorf Planned|
Monday, 7th Jan 2013 15:13
In the wake of the Fortuna Düsseldorf fans joining the Town support for Saturday’s FA Cup tie at Aston Villa, plans are afoot for a return trip.
Organiser Dave Loudnproud tells us the plan is to take a bus to Fortuna’s home game against FC Nürnberg on Saturday 11th May (KO 3.30pm local time).
The bus will depart the Drum and Monkey on the Friday evening, catching the midnight ferry from Dover. The return ferry will be the 6pm crossing on the Sunday. Full details to be confirmed. The price per head, including matchday ticket, is £90.
Anyone interested should make contact with Dave here as soon as possible. Photos from a previous Fortuna trip can be viewed here.
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|john_itfc added 15:30 - Jan 7|
Very good price have paid more to see Ipswich play away in this country! I sharnt be going this year as I have Exams in may but would be bang up for it in the future. Be nice in a few years time to be able to take a few coaches like they do for us! Great support and very friendly people
|miltonsnephew added 15:33 - Jan 7|
I hope some of our scouts are going along to watch for any potential signings???
|alexharban added 15:35 - Jan 7|
Me too john_itfc, would be great to go one day, it should be an annual thing like the holland tour
|flashblue added 15:40 - Jan 7|
The better bet would be Harwich to Hook overnight.
|itfchorry added 16:18 - Jan 7|
My Friend and I travelled up with them on
Saturday and we were treated like Kings.
Top People -
They were even provoked by some Villa hoodlums
but never stopped cheering for Ipswich -
|tp1234 added 17:23 - Jan 7|
Dave Loud'n'proud! That cannot be his real name
|itfc_nik added 17:28 - Jan 7|
|DutchTownFan added 19:07 - Jan 7|
flashblue that's the one I always take (going the other way), but it would probably almost double the price...
|Bergholtblue added 19:37 - Jan 7|
My Granddad dropped something off in Dusseldorf once. Took him only 4 hours round trip.
Mind you he was in a Lancaster. 1944 I think it was.
(Jim Davidson - circa 1980)
|dusseldorf_blue added 19:43 - Jan 7|
I'll be there...the Altstadt with the Blue Army after the game!
@ Phil - Kick off is 15:30 local time rather than 14:30
|PhilTWTD added 20:08 - Jan 7|
Cheers, 2.30 was the time I was emailed but you're right. Amended.
|petermorris added 20:15 - Jan 7|
Düsseldorf Heh?......So that expalins why, outside the Witton Arms, some of them looked at me like i was a dick. I was shouting 'Dortmund' at them.
Re The Witton Arms. What a delightful pubgarden. I'm seriously thinking of taking my mum there for lunch.
|Davin44 added 20:33 - Jan 7|
id love to go, unfortunately i wont know if i am working because i dont get my shift pattern until April. is there a latest date to join the trip?
|GermanTractorBoy added 21:22 - Jan 7|
You could combine Düsseldorf´s game with a visit of the 2.Bundesliga match between 1.FC Köln and Hertha BSC Berlin, which takes place in nearby Cologne on the following day (Sunday) at 13.30 local time. In both stadiums a really good atmosphere is guaranteed. Just a recommendation.
|sebastien1 added 21:53 - Jan 7|
@ tp1234 be glad to know him as loudnproud , his real one is more difficult , believe me
|StuartBrett8 added 22:15 - Jan 7|
Bergholt, that was funny, most German's would also find it funny too.
Sie haben mein Wort, das ist die Wahrheit
|sgtlargent added 22:29 - Jan 7|
Met two outside Tesco, class.
As for the Whitton Arms, tossers.
|loudnproud added 09:45 - Jan 11|
Okay people. Brief update. I have booked a 49 seat coach from Grays of Ely in Cambs. Collection points will be depart Drum and Monkey at 6pmish on Friday 10th May. Further collection point will be Thurrock services..Time to be confirmed.
I will be sending those interested a text or email with respect of bank details asking them to pay using their email address as ref. Upon receipt of the payment a return email will be confirmation of your booking.
Payment must be in by Friday April5th. Regards
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