Author: Verso

Childhood Memories 0

Childhood Memories

When people talk about childhood memories what is it we are actually remembering? Real life facts or memories that others have talked about? In this piece I’ll try and relay some of my earliest...

ITFC win the 1978 FA Cup Final 0

ITFC win the 1978 FA Cup Final

1978 saw the mighty Ipswich Town Football Club take on Arsenal in one of the most one sided cup finals of all time. The day started with me sitting on the bottom of the...

Maddie McCann 0

Maddie McCann

Written in 2011 and published on the now defunct Suffolk Sports Forum It’s now four years since the McCanns discovered that their eldest daughter, Madeleine was missing. What actually happened on that fateful night...

My Life in Music 0

My Life in Music

Music has always been part of my life. The early years were dominated by the choices of my parents , predominately my mother, and other family members. Tammy Wynette, Billy Jo Spears and Elvis...

My Visit to F&W 0

My Visit to F&W

Written on February 2nd 2019 – Before Watty got the sack There’s that old saying “Don’t cut off your nose to spite your face”. A bit poor as far as sayings go but it...

Ipswich’s 1981 UEFA Cup Win 0

Ipswich’s 1981 UEFA Cup Win

First written in September 1999 for my website verso.me.co.uk It all started with a game against Aris Salonika from Greece. We won the game 5-1 with Sir John Wark getting 4 (3 pens). I...

Non Competitive Sports Days 0

Non Competitive Sports Days

First written on July 14th 2010 and published on The Suffolk Sports Forum It’s sports day time of year and once again the country is divided. Competitive or non-competitive? What a lot of shite....

ITFC – Not Premier League 0

ITFC – Not Premier League

This article was written in 2012 shortly after the arrival of Mick McCarthy as boss of ITFC Having been an Ipswich Town fan all my life I have seen a little bit of success....

England’s Disasters at the World Cup 0

England’s Disasters at the World Cup

First published on The Suffolk Sports Forum on July 9th 2010 Some have dubbed it the greatest show on earth. I certainly haven’t. For some reason I struggled to get into this world cup....

Orwell High School Reunion 0

Orwell High School Reunion

This article was written in March 2014 after former pupils wreaked havoc during an open evening School rivalries are a big part of growing up. The current Prime Minister was an old Etonion whilst...