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|Blog ||The Beat One Year On|
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).
|Blog ||Does the NFL Point to Football’s Future?|
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.
|Blog ||Green’Un With Envy|
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.
|Blog ||Is Lambo Playing Fantasy Football?|
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.
at 09:31 7 Jun 2019
Apologies if covered before - but this was quite a good drama that filled a post Game of Thrones void. If only 10% was half true it made disturbing viewing. Looking forward to the follow up series The Leiston Triangle.
|Blog ||Where Next?|
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.
|Blog ||The Nearly Men|
at 20:23 2 Mar 2019
Throughout the Robson years, Town built an enviable reputation for producing homegrown talent. Young players seemed to slip into the first team almost on demand. For over a decade the team prospered with only the occasional ‘missing piece’ sourced from elsewhere.
|Blog ||John O’Rourke – Unsung Hero|
at 18:10 24 Feb 2019
Town supporters of a certain age look back rather fondly at Bill McGarry’s promotion team of 1967/68. We may be grey. But our memories are vivid. That team of half a century ago signalled something of a rebirth and laid firm foundations for the many good times that lay ahead.
|Blog ||The Man Who Loved Limericks|
at 17:31 18 Feb 2019
There once was a gent called Mister John
Who went to a school for toffs called Eton
For him a crisis defined
Was a lack of white wine
Ipswich Town’s not the same since he’s gone
|Blog ||No More Heroes Any More|
at 13:19 8 Feb 2019
It’s fair to say that the Marcus Evans era has seen a bit of a change in the way the club is run. For instance, the now scarcely-credible, revolving door recruitment policy.
|Blog ||Beware the Man With a Plan|
at 14:14 27 Jan 2019
“I love it when a plan comes together”, a gurning George Peppard was fond of saying every week on that cult 80s TV show, The A-Team.
|Blog ||The Circle of Football-Supporting Life|
at 14:30 20 Jan 2019
There has been a lot of talk about Town’s shrunken support base in recent weeks and a flurry of initiatives to increase crowd numbers and enthusiasm.
|Blog ||The Long and Winding Decline|
at 17:09 13 Jan 2019
The long, slow decline in Town’s fortunes since we became part of the mysterious and opaque ‘Marcus Evans Business Empire’ has been both hugely depressing and acutely embarrassing. But if we’re honest, Town’s decline pre-dates the much-maligned Marcus Evans’s arrival by decades. Both on and off the pitch.
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