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Respect to the tractor boysMark Bostock
New playersJaytee
I am dreading next season at Ipswich Town, and have no optimismKen Poole
Never have I felt so disillusioned’ – Ipswich Town fans’ anger at season ticket...GRAHAM PEGG
We're in a Relegation Scrap - Ipswich Town Newschris taberner

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New Activities Added To Junior Blues Website Week two quiz, write your own match report and more.

It’s a results business and that is something we have not been seeing’ Town fan James Whittingham has sent in his thoughts. You are welcome to do likewise.

TWTD FIFA 20 Tournament Group Stages Under Way - Ipswich Town News The group stages of the TWTD FIFA 20 Tournament, run by Forum poster ColchesterChris, are now well under way, so if you haven't seen the draw then find it below, or view the forum post. There have been some classic encounters already with some high-scoring draws, and KianWilson has become the first player safely through to the last 16.

Fuller Flavour: Revealing my four favourite Town players of all time, plus quizzing with Matt Holland In this break in football action, there has been an interesting topic doing the rounds on Twitter where someone names their four favourite-ever players and then tags in four people to name theirs.

On this day in Town’s history: A ridiculously early bath for a Pilgrims defender In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history, selecting one particular year, this time from 13 years ago when an opposition defender was sent off for an early bath inside two minutes.

What If The Season Ends Now? For Ipswich Town football club, it would mean wiping the slate clean and this could be the best part of the season so far. I mean, it started so well didn't it and then, for one reason or another, we started to take our foot off the gas.

Thompson's Southend Stunner - Ipswich Town News Southend United were meant to be the visitors to Portman Road on Saturday, which coincidentally is the 28th anniversary of the Blues' 2-1 victory over the Shrimpers at Roots Hall in which Neil Thompson scored a brilliant and hugely important last-gasp winner as Town continued their pursuit of the Second Division title.

Street rangers restart Ipswich patrols after coronavirus lockdown A team of street rangers forced to stop patrols of Ipswich town centre due to the coronavirus crisis have returned to their beat - after the lockdown enabled them to safely go back to work.

The last thing I want is for him to throw all his money away’ – Milne on Marcus Evans’ ownership of Ipswich Town "You've seen the escalating costs. Some of the wage bills in the Championship now are huge. "A big part of his business is summits and conferences which are obviously all being cancelled during the current crisis, so that's going to be tough on cash flow.

I don’t want to be negative but I’m speechless’ Jose Lopez Lerena is a big Town fan. Here are his thoughts on the state of life at Portman Road. We welcome your posts…

O'neill - Massive Decisions Ahead "Everything should be done where possible to complete this season. If that doesn’t happen, the ramifications will go on and on”.

Keaene’s fiery stare in the snow and the comeback which saved Jewell’s job - a look at two of Ipswich Town’s Greatest Games Daggers were clearly being sharpened for the Town boss and the entire hierachy, with fans unveiling not very complimentary banners in the break. I alternated between sharing frantic text messages with Terry Hunt, the long-serving EADT editor, and our photographer at the ground, Warren Page, to make sure we had pictures of said banners.

What do we do? Sit back and watch our club disappear?’ Stowmarket Town one of many to lobby FA over ‘null and void’ season Sit back and do nothing because there are more important things in life? Or, hope that a future is still possible and plan for it now whilst all this is going on? It is very hard but planning now is a necessity. So whilst we keep all those affected in our thoughts and prayers, we plan, plan and plan.

Kings of Anglia Podcast: The best Ipswich Town loan player of all time and a world record attempt This week we discuss the best loan players in the history of Ipswich Town, before Stu has an attempt at a new world record. Plus there's The Strike and Mark's Big Question. If you like what you hear then you can subscribe to the podcast and leave a review on… APPLE PODCASTSDEEZER
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There are massive decisions ahead’ - Town chief O’Neill on football’s fight to complete 2019/20 season Ipswich Town chief Lee O’Neill says there will be ‘massive decisions ahead’ as football searches for a satisfactory conclusion to the 2019/20 season.

O'Neill: We Still Back Completing Season - Ipswich Town News Town general manager of football operations Lee O'Neill has reiterated the club's support for the completion of the 2019/20 season but expects the restart to be put back further.

This is where Doncaster Rovers and Ipswich Town will finish in League One - IF 2019/20 is decided via points per game Points per game has been suggested as a potential way to conclude the 2019/20 season – but where would that leave Doncaster Rovers in the final League One table?

Cult heroes: Jordan Rhodes knew what City needed and fans loved him for it He wrote: "Dear Oliver, thank you for writing to me and inviting me to your birthday party. I'm sorry I couldn't make it, I had training in the morning but if I didn't and was a little bit closer that would have been very nice." But perhaps more importantly Rhodes was accepting of his role during his season on loan from Sheffield Wednesday.

On this day in Town’s history: Blue Sky’s the limit for Bobby Robson’s super Town Town were a real force in the early mid-1970s, mixing with the likes of Leeds and Liverpool at the top end of the top flight. They finished a superb fourth in 1972-73, behind champions Liverpool, and to prove this was no fluke they took fourth spot again the following year.

I told my concerns to Marcus’ – Ian Milne opens up on messy McCarthy exit and ill-fated Paul Hurst era Ian Milne was managing director of Ipswich Town for nearly six years. In part one of an interview with STUART WATSON, he opens up about Mick McCarthy’s messy exit, Paul Hurst’s short tenure and players being able to go above the manager’s head.

North Stander: I loved Magilton as a player, but I still think I was right to call for his head as Town boss – here’s why But what about Magilton as a manager? He was appointed in the summer of 2006 after Joe Royle's departure, and had three seasons in the Portman Road hot seat before being unceremoniously sacked - ironically the day after his side beat Norwich. We haven't managed to do that since!

UEFA President: Season Could Be Lost - Ipswich Town News UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says the 2019/20 campaign could be "lost" if it isn't restarted before the end of June. Currently most leagues across Europe, including the EFL and Premier League, are suspended as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Players and Staff Calling Elderly Fans - Ipswich Town News Skipper Luke Chambers, other members of the squad and staff are phoning elderly season ticket holders to check how they are during the coronavirus pandemic. The Government has advised over-70s to avoid all social contact and self-isolate for up to four months during the crisis.

In pictures: Town legend Magilton’s career with the Blues It’s 21 years since Jim Magilton signed for Ipswich Town on a permanent deal from Sheffield Wednesday - here’s a look at some of the best pictures of the man known as ‘Magic’ throughout his time at the Blues as a player, and then as the boss…

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