Championship - Ipswich Town vs Southampton FC Preview & Matchday Thread

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How massive would a win be?

Ipswich Win
9
82%
Southampton Win
0
No votes
Draw
2
18%
 
Total votes: 11

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Post by Blue Wilf » Tue Apr 02, 2024 8:10 am

I am still buzzing too! There were so many things... the mayhem, the sheer noise, the delight, the relief, Bluey and Crazee the mascots celebrating on the pitch, outpouring of warmth to Leif as he walked to the SBR on his own, almost everyone staying long after the final whistle, the Clarkey fist pump and Kieran clearly enjoying the moment. In the strrets outside everyone was on such a high. Whatever happens - this is some team to be following right now. Talk about getting our Club back - this is on an altogether different scale to what I imagined a few years ago. Only football can do this and that is why I have always loved the game. I think Russell Martins comments were a bit disingenuous and lacked class as they were indeed a good side but failed to capitalise. Take a breath and onto Norwich...

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Post by Charnwood » Tue Apr 02, 2024 8:13 am

OMG I do hope we make automatic promotion, I wouldn’t want to meet Southampton in the play offs even if we have taken 6 points off them in the Championship.

Last night Sky pundits unanimously predicted Town & Leeds for the top two slots for the first time, let’s pray they’ve call it right too. I think it’s the first time they’ve nailed us into one of the automatic places.

I must admit I’ll feel better after we’ve navigated Saturdays game at Norwich and hopefully come away with 3 points. Norwich looked very poor at Leicester yesterday but as we all know their home form is significantly better than when they play away, plus of course they always raise their game when playing against us.

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Apr 02, 2024 10:02 am

What a sight seeing Chaplin run across the pitch to celebrate the winning goal with his teammates, problem was he'd already been subbed lol and had his jacket on, hilarious but a worthwhile yellow card !!

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Post by trimleyblue » Tue Apr 02, 2024 10:46 am

I think we all dreamt that. See this from the Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... -hull-city.

Looks like we didn't play yesterday!

FFS! What is going on?

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Apr 02, 2024 10:49 am

That's ridiculous but you know what, the more we are ignored and put down the better it is for us, hopefully come May we'll have the last laugh and be plastered all over every tabloid comic out there.

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Post by trimleyblue » Tue Apr 02, 2024 11:00 am

But then I found this!
https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... tch-report

All is forgiven

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Post by Mariner67 » Tue Apr 02, 2024 11:43 am

Watched most of the game on the sky go app,last 10 minutes it crashed & all I could get was the imminent Leeds game coming on,missed the last goal but extremely happy with the result 😀 Southampton were impressive with their slick passing but passing the ball about in a nice way doesn't win games,amazing team spirit at the end won it,one of the best games this season, shame I couldn't get a ticket.

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Post by Ohiotractorboy » Tue Apr 02, 2024 1:59 pm

Was taking my oldest back to college yesterday. She was driving and I was watching the game on ESPN on my phone. We just happened to get a red light and I angled the phone so she could watch also. At the angle I was watching I saw Sarmiento kick it and had a brief moment of, did that just go in???!!! I then went berserk for above five minutes while she drove!

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Post by Blue Wilf » Tue Apr 02, 2024 2:23 pm

trimleyblue wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 11:00 am
But then I found this!
https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... tch-report

All is forgiven
I was just amazed that anyone reads the Guardian - let alone its sports pages! 😂

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Post by JohnnyB » Tue Apr 02, 2024 3:49 pm

Blue Wilf wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 2:23 pm
trimleyblue wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 11:00 am
But then I found this!
https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... tch-report

All is forgiven
I was just amazed that anyone reads the Guardian - let alone its sports pages! 😂
In the spectrum of news sources I'd say it's on the more credible end...

Ben Bloom is Benjamin Bloom of the Blue Monday podcast presumably? Our success makes many a career as well as those on grass

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Post by valleyroad » Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:08 pm

Blue Wilf wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 2:23 pm
trimleyblue wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 11:00 am
But then I found this!
https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... tch-report

All is forgiven
I was just amazed that anyone reads the Guardian - let alone its sports pages! 😂
Well i read it most days. Probably says a lot about me !!
What is the better alternative ?

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Post by Ricco » Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:16 pm

Ohiotractorboy wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 1:59 pm
Was taking my oldest back to college yesterday. She was driving and I was watching the game on ESPN on my phone.
Sounds like she's doing most of the 'taking back to college' there Ohio! :lol: Cracking when we manage to catch these events while out in the wild!
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Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:08 pm
What is the better alternative ?
Pretty sure there isn't one. I used to read a lot of news, I haven't read any this year and it's only brought about good things. 99% of news we don't need to know and is just designed to make us angry. The other 1% you can find on here 8)

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Post by Mariner67 » Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:06 pm

I only read the edp24 online as it's my local news sauce but it's as right wing as you can get.i haven't purchased a paper in 30+ years ,it's all online now.

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Post by Charnwood » Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:44 pm

Cabanas Blue wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2024 6:46 pm
Charnwood wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2024 6:28 pm
Me too although to be fair a draw isn’t much use to either side.

I’m not sure why some town fans are jeering the team off at half time, I think that’s a bit harsh. In my opinion we’re up against a very good and well drilled Southampton side worth and paid a fortune more than our team.
Jerring was for the officials according to Sky.
In commentary the commentator made specific reference to a section of town fans jeering the players as they left the pitch at half time, there was no reference to the officials, but hey it’s not overly important just disappointing if true.

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Post by Charnwood » Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:48 pm

Blue Wilf wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 2:23 pm
trimleyblue wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 11:00 am
But then I found this!
https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... tch-report

All is forgiven
I was just amazed that anyone reads the Guardian - let alone its sports pages! 😂

I’ve never bought or read the Guardian in my life but I have read the Sports pages occasionally on my online news feed and always thought their sports journalism to be pretty darn good and very kind to ITFC.

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:49 pm

It was at the officials, 100%

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Post by Blue Wilf » Tue Apr 02, 2024 6:22 pm

valleyroad wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:08 pm
Blue Wilf wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 2:23 pm
trimleyblue wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 11:00 am
But then I found this!
https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... tch-report

All is forgiven
I was just amazed that anyone reads the Guardian - let alone its sports pages! 😂
Well i read it most days. Probably says a lot about me !!
What is the better alternative ?
It was a tongue in cheek comment, guys - remember humour? 😂 none of them get my vote - all self serving, woke or politically biased one way or the other. Viz is a far better alternative - especially for any Geordie based fans out there!

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Post by lucy » Tue Apr 02, 2024 6:36 pm

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HCOibwQ3Pfc

I can't stand him and he thinks Southampton are still in it

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Post by valleyroad » Tue Apr 02, 2024 6:50 pm

Blue Wilf wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 6:22 pm
valleyroad wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:08 pm
Blue Wilf wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 2:23 pm


I was just amazed that anyone reads the Guardian - let alone its sports pages! 😂
Well i read it most days. Probably says a lot about me !!
What is the better alternative ?
It was a tongue in cheek comment, guys - remember humour? 😂 none of them get my vote - all self serving, woke or politically biased one way or the other. Viz is a far better alternative - especially for any Geordie based fans out there!
Nws i actually didn't take it serious at all.
Aye Viz, good point. I actually scan across all the papers online whatever their poltical persuation. They are all right at different times. Even watch GB News now and again but that is a stretch.

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Re: Championship - Ipswich Town vs Southampton FC Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by Blued » Tue Apr 02, 2024 8:58 pm

It really doesn’t matter which team plays better during a match. I know it sounds trite, but the end result is really what matters. In my opinion, finishing chances is far more important than dominating possession. Such was the case yesterday, and it was a reflection of what McKenna has instilled in this team. Still a long way to go, but the football gods have certainly got their eyes on us.

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Post by Ohiotractorboy » Wed Apr 03, 2024 12:32 pm

Ricco wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:16 pm
Ohiotractorboy wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 1:59 pm
Was taking my oldest back to college yesterday. She was driving and I was watching the game on ESPN on my phone.
Sounds like she's doing most of the 'taking back to college' there Ohio! :lol: Cracking when we manage to catch these events while out in the wild!


😆 Fair point Ricco, I even commented to her how cool it was that I could watch a live Town game in England on my phone in Indiana. And we were smack dab in the middle of farm country in Indiana!

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