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Town Reveal New Kits
at 10:31:04

No mention of the rip off price?
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Where Do McKenna's Town Sit in English Football's All-Time Records?
at 17:05:47

It’s a bit suspect to scale up ye olde wins to 3 and quietly ignore the draw at half a win was much more valuable and used to be the target away from home. Nowadays even most football managers have worked out that one 3 is a bigger number than 2 ones and act accordingly. I suspect football finances in the nether regions got completely blasted by Covid - which was a happy coincidence for Town money doping their way out of division 3. Most championship clubs nowadays are utterly skint due to being in the Prem so that division isn’t as competitive as it was either. And they play more games nowadays - but yes a lot of points to win precisely nothing. Fun to watch though.
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Excellent in All Aspects
at 17:28:07

Crikey. KInd of wierd that McKenna was frequently out-thought ad undone by the top six sides if he is such a genius. Some would say that does not bode well for the money doping league where most teaams are quite good and VAR will expose thuggery and lax defending. Never mind there is always FFP coming to the rescue.
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Palace Youngster Elliott Joins Town
at 15:02:03

Presumably he dreams of being sent on loan to Gillingham or Bristol Rovers
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Ten Stand-Out Moments in Ipswich History
at 09:08:10

A rollicking good read bringing back many memories. A couple of points to add. After Frank O’Farrrel decided Leicester had more potential, John Cobbold went out on a limb to get Billy Bingham as manager, offering him the job on three separate occasions. Bobby Robson was very much an afterthought, perhaps even an act of desperation

The FA Cup looms large in Town’s history too. Burnley and Spurs both reached the final in 1962 in an era when it counted perhaps even more than the league. Add in the appalling weather and fixture congestion played a part too. Norwich knocked Town out in the 4th? Round in a replay at Portman Road.



1974/75 is the ultimate what might have been. Beattie’s injury and Clive Thomas knocked the stuffing out of Town…. But some of the matches that year were epics.
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Schwartz Flies Over For Talks With Ashton and McKenna
at 10:12:28

I very much doubt these talks are about McKenna so much as the infamous Plan B which Ashton, perhaps foolishly, said was already in place for when McKenna moves on. I doubt anybody could have foreseen he would have been quite so disloyal - albeit at a franchise where everyone is in it for the money, so it is difficult to be too critical. Having inflated the club’s value to a ridiculous degree and now seeing the prospect of instant relegation and a return to whence they came on the horizon the current situation amounts to financial disaster for the speculators who have presumably already cashed in on their orib]ginal punt with the mysterious new investors wondering if they have had the wool pulled over their eyes before they too could get their faces in the trough.
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Ashton: Sheeran a Really Special Man
at 15:17:23

Whilst not wishing to deny Ashton his moment in the sun hero worshipping Ed Sheeran, this sponsorship works both ways - and may even be a tax write off for Sheeran. 3,000 supporters who probably love the club just as much and actually helped keep it going in the dark days under Sheepshanks have not been valued quite so highly -
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Moore in Teams of the Week
at 15:51:53

Surprised he wasn’t a sub
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Preston North End 3-2 Ipswich Town - Match Report
at 10:03:54

Four goals scored by Town discards - and the only actual Town player to get on the scoresheet got an own goal
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Town Edge Closer to Al-Hamadi Signing
at 12:31:01

McKenna’s last two lower league strikers have lasted a few weeks and a few months before becoming ignored and sent on loan. Third time lucky maybe.
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McKenna: Credit to Maidstone, a Horrible Game to Lose
at 16:29:54

Empty words when you’ve fielded a reserves and rejects eleven that had probably never played together before.
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Bid Lodged For Al-Hamadi, New Offer For Gallagher Turned Down
at 09:24:02

On loan at Rotherham or Cambridge within a year with the same ‘supporters’ getting excited now saying he ‘isn’t good enough’.
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Gallagher Move Stalls
at 05:49:29

Not quite as expensive as Kayden Jackson, a bit more expensive than Ladapo. Might be cheaper and more effective to persevere with the players already signed to do the same job.
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Kieran's Great Matter
at 09:02:14

Option 7 appears to be getting in a plethora of pointless loans in positions that wold appear to be well covered in the first place
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"Your Dad's Not Proud of You"
at 08:11:27

Good read -it’s not long ago that friends supporting either tem could go together and not be herded away from where they wanted to go.. Segregation, jealousy and daft kick off times have all contributed to the problem of deranged idiots screaming abuse. Maybe the carpetbagger will try a few right-on USA initiatives… I’m sure this Neanderthal behaviours is c0mpletely alien to them.
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I Take Your Point
at 07:13:14

Harking from north Suffolk I have never understood the ‘scum mentality’ that seems to have taken root in recent years. It presumably comes from a festering jealousy that Norwich have often been on an upward cycle this century whilst Town’s recent trajectoryhas been largely downwards in the last 40 years - so Town supporters have only distant memories or nothing to sustain the through the lean years.

Having long since moved away I have no idea if there are people that regularly watch both teams which geography and the fixture list made much easier than going to away games and some good natured rivalry between friends who supported each team. Somehow I doubt it. The decline in spectator behaviour was rather embarrassingly illustrated by obsessive idiots shouting ‘scum, scum, scum’ at some geriatrics in a car - and the absurd reaction of posters on here seeking to justify such pitiful and embarrassing behaviour. The odd kick off times have made a difference too

Enjoyable read though I’m not sure money levels the playing field = the relationship between league position and wage bill has remained constant into the money doping era. And I’d probably want Jennifer Lawrence and Margot Robbie for my dream date as Grace Kelly is no longer available.
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Chirewa Joins Wolves
at 16:19:54

Franchise football has no time for youth development. Nor it seems do many franchise followers.
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Burgess: A Huge Honour
at 07:00:21

Another wholehearted player that the deluded franchise followers want out. More signings!!!
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Pert: I Think We'll Change It
at 09:41:56

A game both teams will be going all out to lose.
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Opposition Preview - Stoke City
at 14:41:04

Davis ‘ked the press a lot down the left hand side’? He’d get more publicity if he can take the TV pundits with him for this one.
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