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The Magic of the Cup

Written about 2011/2012 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 World of Sport. Sadly those...

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ITFC – 1981 the breakup of a legendary side

As Ipswich fans we are all aware of the downs. The downs at present seem to be a constant. So when we have highs we do tend to cling on to them longer than...

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ITFC – A 2nd division side

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....

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FA Cup Final Day

Written on the eve of the 2011 FA cup final My first memories of an FA cup final was Man Utd v Liverpool back in 1977 with all 3 goals scored in a 5...

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Local Side

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...

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Kids 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....

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World Cup? No Thanks

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....

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Because of 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...

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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...

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ITFC Win the UEFA Cup

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...

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