Category: Football

Top 10 Admiral Kits 0

Top 10 Admiral Kits

Those of us of a certain age will remember the Admiral kits of the 1970’s and 1980’s. Basic but beautiful. For me they’re the greatest kits of all time (well except maybe Ipswich Town’s...

Joe Royle Interview – December 2002 0

Joe Royle Interview – December 2002

Back in 2002 I was working for the video/DVD manufacturing firm CINRAM in Ipswich. As an extra curricular side job I ran the company newspaper. One of the features was interviewing prominent Ipswich people....

ITFC win the 1978 FA Cup Final 0

ITFC win the 1978 FA Cup Final

May 6th 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...

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...

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....

The Magic of The FA Cup 0

The Magic of The FA Cup

Written just before the 2011/2012 FA cup final When I was a kid the FA cup final day was an event. A whole day spent in front of the telly flicking between Grandstand and...

ITFC v NCFC – Boxing Day 0

ITFC v NCFC – Boxing Day

First written in 2009 and published on the now defunct Suffolk Sports Forum I thought I’d do a little research into the fabled Boxing Day that is often sung about by fans of East...

Hillsborough 0

Hillsborough

Something I wrote in 2002 long before the new inquest Here is my memories and thoughts of one of the darkest days in footballs long history. It was April 15th. I had left work...

Local Teams 0

Local Teams

This article first appeared on The Suffolk Sports Forum August 7th 2010 Is supporting your local side now considered an old fashioned concept? Until a comparatively few years ago most people supported their local...