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The Beat One Year On
by ElephantintheRoom at 14:08 8 Sep 2019

Kevin Beattie died in September last year. He is by some distance the most popular player in the club’s history. Any poll on Town’s greatest player will be won at a canter by Beattie. He’s destined to be the first player to have a statue in his honour (if the somewhat radical design doesn’t make it look like he’s slipped off his pedestal).
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Does the NFL Point to Football’s Future?
by ElephantintheRoom at 09:46 26 Aug 2019

We live in strange times. Town’s embarrassing embarrassment of recent Premier League and Championship play-off bogeymen Bolton Wanderers highlighted the massive financial and ethical problems now facing football, eloquently discussed in the recent blog by Stowmarket.
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Hello Old Friend - AFC Wimbledon Home Preview
by portmantales at 14:04 20 Aug 2019

AFC Wimbledon make their first ever trip down to Portman Road in their current guise tonight on the back of the greatest escape in their club’s short history.
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Football's Financial Crisis
by Stowmarket at 19:15 16 Aug 2019

I have been watching English football for over 40 years, from top-tier to non-league. In that time it has faced many low points, including mass hooliganism and stadium deaths in tragedies such as Hillsborough and Valley Parade.
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Green’Un With Envy
by ElephantintheRoom at 09:53 15 Aug 2019

I guess you have to be of a certain age to remember the Green’Un. Those brought up in the era of the Internet might struggle to understand the excitement of hearing a possibly still-damp newspaper of greenish hue drop through the letter box on a Saturday evening.
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Return of the Posh Messiah? - Peterborough Away Preview
by portmantales at 12:52 14 Aug 2019

Classic standing terraces, a reckless Lee Martin and of course Darren Ferguson. These are the things that first come to mind when I think of Peterborough.
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Heart of Darkness
by Stowmarket at 16:30 11 Aug 2019

Joseph Conrad’s short novel Heart of Darkness is one of my favourite books. It is based on the real events which the writer experienced first-hand while travelling up the Congo river. It asks serious questions about empire-building and racism.
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Ha'way the Draw – Sunderland Home Preview
by portmantales at 12:17 7 Aug 2019

Saturday sees Jack Ross finally enter the Portman Road dugout; some would argue 12 months too late. After a successful siege of Burton, today we delve into the fortunes of a Sunderland team that played 61 games in their last campaign and came away empty handed.

Last Season
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Full of Optimism and Hope, the League One Kick Off is Finally Here!
by christiand at 14:27 2 Aug 2019

Ipswich Town will make the journey to Staffordshire for their first third tier game since Alf Ramsey’s side won promotion back in 1957, where they will play against Nigel Clough’s Burton Albion.
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A Familiar Foe In Uncharted Waters – Burton Away Preview
by portmantales at 09:26 31 Jul 2019

The Football League has finally returned. Since our long-forgotten victory against Leeds, England have won the Cricket World Cup, Boris has taken his seat on the Iron Throne and James Norwood has found himself a new home in Suffolk.
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How This Young Boy Fell In Love
by portmantales at 14:06 18 Jul 2019

Why do you still support Ipswich? This question has been regularly put to me during the previous decade of stagnation in the Championship.
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Is Lambo Playing Fantasy Football?
by ElephantintheRoom at 16:18 16 Jun 2019

Many older supporters who know nothing and care even less about computer-based football games have a passing interest in fantasy football.
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Where Next?
by ElephantintheRoom at 19:03 29 May 2019

The season is over, the Lambert love-in has cooled and the dust is just about settling on the season ticket hype.
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Where Might This Lead?
by Moggasknockdown at 15:39 28 May 2019

As we draw stumps on the darkest season in the club’s recent history, it is hard not to reflect on Paul Lambert's efforts to revive our listing club with at least a degree of optimism for the future.
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Fanstastic
by LegendRay at 18:00 22 May 2019

There was quite a groundswell of opinion that no annual awards should have been given after a season like that. Except perhaps for one award that doesn’t have a category… the award for the supporters!
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Eric Gates and the Great Escape
by EricWark at 20:08 18 May 2019

My grandma claimed to know nothing about football. "Oh, I'll leave you men to talk about the football", she'd say, but she knew alright. She knew exactly what was going on with the Town.
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The Unfair Football Finances and a Fairer and More Sustainable Alternative
by BlueRaider at 18:43 16 May 2019

The Current Revenue Split
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Too Many Suspects? – A Swede Ramble
by monty_radio at 22:48 29 Apr 2019

Town have finally dropped through the beckoning trapdoor – but who to blame? Rev Evans with the peeling candlestick? Colonel McCarthy with the fraying rope? Captain Keane with the poisoned dart? Professor Paul with his own interpretation of chaos theory?
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D-I-V-O-R-C-E
by SE1blue at 20:55 29 Apr 2019

Our D-I-V-O-R-C-E becomes final today
Me and ITFC will be goin' away
I love this club and it will be pure H-E double L for me
Oh, I wish that we could stop this D-I-V-O-R-C-E.
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League One, Leicester and the Long, Long Wait
by DazC at 21:39 24 Apr 2019

They say you learn more from failure than success. Whatever the case, surely you learn more from either than by doing nothing at all.
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