Posts Tagged "Ipswich Town"

Back To The Eighties: 1980/81, Part Six – Last Year’s Champions vs This Year’s Leaders

Back To The Eighties: 1980/81, Part Six – Last Year’s Champions vs This Year’s Leaders

By on Oct 16, 2013 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

Pushed to the final day by Manchester United at the end of the previous season, the defending champions Liverpool had started the 1980/81 season with a degree, just a degree, of uncertainty. Comfortable home wins against West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City had given the optimistic plenty of hope that they could life the Football League Championship, but in a...

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Paul Jewell Leaves Ipswich Town, But Is This Just Papering Over Bigger Cracks?

By on Oct 24, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Ipswich Town’s only League title, and a title won on their debut season in the top flight. Since then, Town have been ever present in the top two divisions, with just seven of these ending in the bottom half of the second tier. In some respects this has been one long over-achievement, considering the size of the club and...

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Match Of The Past: Ipswich Town

By on Sep 23, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

This afternoon, we continue our series of archive matches from the clubs of the Football League Championship with Ipswich Town. A league championship win in 1962 proved to be a flash in the pan for this club, whose greatest years would come more than a decade after this win, and we have seven matches from the years between 1972 and 2000, with our focus very much on...

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Suffolk Punch: How Ipswich Town Shocked The Football League In 1962

By on Apr 3, 2012 in English League Football, History, Latest | 3 comments

It is entirely appropriate that Ipswich Town should have chosen last Saturday’s home league match against Barnsley as an opportunity to rename their South Stand as The Sir Alf Ramsey Stand, for this month marks a very special anniversary in the history of the club. It is fifty years ago this month the Ipswich Town became, against all odds, the champions of...

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Supporters’ Trusts: Some Hard Questions

By on Sep 3, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

This weekend the saga of Trust ownership at Wrexham extends. Plymouth Argyle struggle to find an ownership solution to coming out of administration. In the tales of duplicity and ineptness that abound behind these stories, the arguments in favour of the Supporters Trust movement are strengthened. Supporters’ Direct have made clear and cogent points that...

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