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Last One .................... Mercifully

Town Win
2
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Leeds Win
6
50%
Draw
4
33%
 
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Ipswich Town vs Leeds United Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by Frosty » Thu May 02, 2019 6:48 am

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Sunday 5th May 2019 – 12:30


Portman Road




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Pre-Match Thoughts - Bluemike



End of an era or a bright new dawn?


So at last the curtain comes down on what must be one of if not the worst season in our illustrious history, never in my life have I been pleased for a season to end, I usually get filled with dread at the thought of Three months off without my beloved Town but on this occasion I need it, badly. Normally you can say it has been a season of highs and lows but the highs bit is stretching it a bit far, the lows however are too many to mention, injuries, bad decisions, terrible defending, awful attacking, bad luck you name it we've had the lot, games that should have been won weren't and we are where we are on merit. Let's not kid ourselves, we deserve to go down and while I am the first to highlight things that go against us a table does not lie after 46 games, we can all go back and dissect everything and we will all come up with differing reasons for our demise, for me the truth of it is that a concoction of events have conspired to send us down, McCarthy, Evans, Hurst, Keane etc etc etc the list is endless but it has been a steady deterioration for some time which in truth has been allowed to happen before our very eyes.

One name that I omit from the reasons we are going down is a certain Paul Lambert because for me he is blameless in all this, yes he had a lot of games to get things right but what chance did he have ? It was a still a League One squad put together by Paul Hurst, add to that the injuries along the way which have been ridiculous and I think any manager would have struggled to keep this lot up, the downward spiral just kept spiraling and there was no saving it. Even in adversity there has to be some positives and for me it is the fact we have Paul Lambert, some are cautious and dubious and rightfully so when you look at his win ratio but other areas have seen a massive improvement, you really have to experience the feelgood factor at away games to truly appreciate the togetherness of the fans again, it is no exaggeration to say it has been superb every game and it has been a credit to the club and indeed to Lambert that he has made this happen, ok it won't last forever without results but at least he has the fans back onside again, pulling away from Bramall lane last Saturday on one of the coaches and seeing the streets lined with Hundreds of Sheffield Utd fans applauding us as a way of saluting our great support was something to behold and tells you everything, a team relegated getting a rousing reception from the home fans on their promotion day takes some doing.

Another plus to take from this season has to be the emergence of some of our rising stars, I hear some saying "they aren't as good as many think they are and will struggle" but come on people, these lads have just been integrated into a team going through hell, sometimes Five or Six at a time and while they have made mistakes the experience can only set them in good stead for the journey next season, the likes of Bishop, Lankester, Kenlock, Downes, El Mizouni, Dozzell and those returning from loans are talented kids who will hopefully step up to the mark come August and that for me is what many have stated for a long time now is what they want to see so now we have it back it !!

I think it speaks volumes when we look at how season ticket sales are currently going and while we may not reach the 12-14K the downward trend of recent seasons has been halted and all this with the prospect of League One football to come, fans new and old are backing Lambert and co and that can be such a vital ingredient next season, a loud and hostile Portman Road can be intimidating for anyone and while we will be seen as a big scalp every week some visiting players will hopefully be a bit overawed by it, a good home record has to be the platform for us getting where we want to be in Twelve months time.

Before we can enjoy that Three month break we have the little matter of Leeds Utd coming to town, yes we all hate them and yes we are all glad they've messed it up again where automatic promotion is concerned so how good would it be to send them into the play off's on the back of a defeat to little old Ipswich from League One ? With over Three Thousand of their fans in attendance the atmosphere should still be electric and come the final whistle I am expecting it to be just a little bit emotional again as we officially say goodbye to the Championship, lets make it fun and make it loud, outsinging that lot would be a fantastic ending to a bitterly disappointing campaign. Sod it I am going for a Town win !! COYB's.


Signing Off


This being my last preview I just want to thank those of you who do bother to read the ramblings week after week and to apologise for the at times negative feel to some of them, I like to think I am always honest and I tell it as it is and sometimes this season I have wished I didn't have to sit down and write a preview, normally I love it but this has been tough to say the least but a big thank you to you all anyway for sticking with it. Enjoy the Summer. IPSWICH TIL I DIE.


The Opposition – Leeds United



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Leeds United's predecessor team, Leeds City FC, was formed in 1904, and were elected League members in 1905, but were forcibly disbanded and forced to sell off all their players by The Football League in 1919 in response to allegations of illegal payments to players during the First World War.

In 1919, Leeds United was formed and they received an invitation to enter the Midland League. Following Leeds City's disbanding, Yorkshire Amateurs bought their stadium Elland Road who in turn offered to make way for the new team.

The chairman of Huddersfield Town, Hilton Crowther loaned Leeds United £35,000, to be repaid when Leeds United won promotion to Division One.

On 31 May 1920, Leeds United were elected to the Football League. Over the following few years, they consolidated their position in the Second Division and in 1924 won the title and with it promotion to the First Division. They failed to establish themselves and were relegated in 1926–27. In the years up until the start of World War II Leeds were twice relegated, both times being instantly re-promoted the following season.

In the 1946–47 season after the war, Leeds were relegated again with the worst league record in their history.

Leeds remained in the Second Division until 1955–56, when they once again won promotion to the First Division, before being relegated again in the 1959–60 season.

In March 1961, the club appointed former player Don Revie as manager. His stewardship began in adverse circumstances as the club was in financial difficulty and in 1961–62 only a win in the final game of the season saved the club from relegation to Division Three.

Revie implemented a youth policy and a change of kit colour to an all-white strip in the style of Real Madrid, and Leeds soon won promotion to the First Division in 1963–64. In his thirteen years in charge, Revie guided Leeds to two Football League First Division titles, one FA Cup, one League Cup, two Inter-Cities Fairs Cups, one Football League Second Division title and one Charity Shield. He also guided them to three more FA Cup Finals, two more FA Cup Semi-Finals, one more Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Final and one Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Semi-Final, one European Cup Winners' Cup Final and one European Cup Semi-Final. The team also finished second in the Football League First Division five times, third once and fourth twice.

Following the 1973–74 season, Revie left Leeds and Elland Road in 1974, to manage the England national team, and though it no longer dominated English football, it remained in the top ten for subsequent seasons before being relegated at the end of 1981–82.

In October 1988 Howard Wilkinson took over the Managers role and oversaw their promotion back to the First Division in 1989–90. Under Wilkinson Leeds finished 4th in 1990–91 and in 1991–92 season Leeds won the title.

In October 1998 David O'Leary assumed the managers role at Leeds and under his guidance Leeds never finished outside the top 5 in the Premier League, and secured qualification for both the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Champions League, enjoying cup runs to the semi finals of both competitions.

Under chairman Peter Ridsdale, Leeds had taken out large loans against the prospect of the share of the TV rights and sponsorship revenues from UEFA Champions League qualification and subsequent progress in the competition. However, Leeds narrowly failed to qualify for the Champions League in two successive seasons, and as a consequence did not receive enough income to repay the loans. The net result was that Leeds best players were sold, O’Leary fell out with Risdale and was sacked who in turn was replaced by Terry Venables who also ended up by being sacked after disagreeing with the Chairman. Ridsdale himself resigned from the Board soon after.

In the 2003-04 season an insolvency specialist, Gerald Krasner, led a consortium of local businessmen which took over Leeds and oversaw the sale of the clubs' assets, including senior and emerging youth players of any value which saw them relegated at the end of the season.

Following relegation to the Championship, Leeds were forced to sell both their training ground and stadium in the autumn of 2004.

The board finally sold the club to Ken Bates for £10 million, who appointed a number of managers until with relegation virtually assured, Leeds entered administration on 4 May 2007, thus incurring a league imposed 10-point deduction which officially relegated the club to the third tier of English football.

The club was put up for sale by KPMG, and again Ken Bates' bid was accepted. The league eventually sanctioned this under the "exceptional circumstances rule" but imposed a 15-point deduction.

Over the next two seasons Leeds reached the playoffs but failed to achieve Promotion.

In the 2009–10 season under Simon Grayson Leeds won their final game of the season to confirm automatic promotion to The Championship, however Grayson was relieved of his duties after failing to challenge for promotion to the Premiership.

On 21 November 2012, Middle East-based private equity group GFH Capital finalised a deal for a protracted takeover of Leeds, gaining 100% shareholding in the club.

On 7 January 2014, Leeds United's Managing Director David Haigh was involved in Sport Capital, a consortium involving the managing director of Leeds United's main sponsors, Enterprise Insurance, Andrew Flowers. Sports Capital came close to completing a transaction with GFH Capital that would have given them a 75% stakehold in the business. However on 30 January, Sport Capital's takeover collapsed due to a lack of "financial backing".

On 31 January 2014 under controversial circumstances a new buyer was found for the club in Massimo Cellino, the president of the Serie A club Cagliari Calcio and his Company Eleonora Sports Ltd. After weeks of speculation regarding the purchase of Leeds United, on 7 February 2014, it was announced that Cellino's family consortium had acquired a 75% ownership of the club subject to Football League Approval. At its meeting on 23 March 2014, the Board of the Football League decided unanimously that Cellino's conviction by an Italian Court meant that he did not meet their Owners and Director's Test, so could not take over Leeds United which he immediately appealed. On 5 April, Cellino was successful in his appeal and the takeover was completed on 10 April with Cellino's company, Eleonora Sport Limited, buying 75 per cent of the clubs shares.

On 19 June 2014, Dave Hockaday was appointed head coach of Leeds on a two-year contract but this only lasted 70 days.

On 23 September 2014, Darko Milanič appointed the new Head Coach of Leeds United but he only lasted 32 days in turn being replaced by Neil Redfern who lasted for the remainder of the season before resuming his position for the 2015/16 season as the Academy Director.

Redfearn was replaced by Uwe Rosler as head coach in the summer of 2015, but Rosler was himself replaced by Steve Evans after only a few months in the role.

On 30 October 2015, Cellino agreed a deal in principle with Leeds Fans Utd to sell a majority stake in the club. When asked to legally commit to an exclusivity period to allow due diligence to commence, he reneged.

On 2 June 2016 Garry Monk was appointed as the new head coach, replacing Steve Evans.

On 4 January 2017, Italian businessman Andrea Radrizzani purchased a 50% stake in the club from Massimo Cellino.

At the close of the 2016/17 season, Leeds narrowly missed out on the Playoffs. Leeds had been in the Playoff positions for the majority of the season before a poor run of form in the final games saw them drop into seventh place.

On 23 May 2017, Radrizzani announced the 100% buyout of Leeds United, buying the remaining 50% shares from previous Co-Owner Massimo Cellino, with Radrizzani taking full ownership of the club. Garry Monk resigned as head coach 2 days after the takeover, after one season at the club guiding them to 7th place.

On 15 June 2017, former Spain international Thomas Christiansen was announced as the new Head Coach of Leeds, replacing Monk after joining from APOEL.

On 28 June 2017, Radrizzani completed the purchase of Elland Road, making the stadium property of Leeds United for the first time since 2004.

Thomas Christiansen was sacked after a bad run of games (not a single win since Boxing Day 2017 across all competitions) leaving the team 10th in the Championship table. On 6 February, Paul Heckingbottom was confirmed as Christiansen’s replacement, just four days after signing a new contract at Barnsley.

On 24 May 2018, Leeds announced that 49ers Enterprises had bought shares in the club to become a minority investor, the 49ers Enterprises is the business arm of the NFL side San Francisco 49ers owned by Denise DeBartolo York, Jed York and John York.

Heckingbottom was sacked by Leeds on 1 June 2018 after being at the club for just four months. Argentine manager Marcelo Bielsa was named the clubs new Head Coach on 15 June and In doing so he became the highest paid manager in Leeds United history.



The Manager – Marcelo Bielsa



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Form Guide



Ipswich Last 5 Matches – Currently in 24th place with 28 points



10 Apr Brentford 2 - 0 Ipswich Town


13 Apr Ipswich Town 1 - 1 Birmingham City


19 Apr Preston 4 - 0 Ipswich Town


22 Apr Ipswich Town 0 - 1 Swansea City


27 Apr Sheffield Utd 2 - 0 Ipswich Town






Leeds United Last 5 Matches – Currently in 3rd place with 83 points




9 Apr Preston 0 - 2 Leeds Utd


13 Apr Leeds Utd 1 - 0 Sheffield Wed


19 Apr Leeds Utd 1 - 2 Wigan Athletic


22 Apr Brentford 2 - 0 Leeds Utd


28 Apr Leeds Utd 1 - 1 Aston Villa





Marko's Caption Contest - THE DON CUP



Tremendous outpouring of love towards the Ipswich Town FC owner there. Beautiful work. 👌


Last caption of the season. Its a close running thing between the top two. Nicscreamer can obviously still win it with a couple decent efforts and both Ando & Derick getting run over by a car and slipping into a coma respectively. It’s been a great season of captions, some hilarious at times. 👏👏👏


One more though and then it’s trophy engraved, then we all feck off on holiday!! 👍👍👍



SHEFF UTD SCORES:

DerickIpsw (unsold ST’s) & Tangfastic (Sears) 5pts
Nicscreamer (Thai) & Tangfastic (11,999) 4pts
Ando (sheepshanks), Ashfordblue (hooky) & Number 9 (school hols) 3pts
Ando (mirrors), DerickIpsw (Minnie me) & Frosty 2pts.




LEAGUE TABLE

ANDO 107
DERICKIPSW 105
NICSCREAMER 99
FROSTY 78
TANGFASTIC 78
BLUEMIKE 71
AYLESBURYBLUE 64
BLUEBLOOD 56
NUMBER 9 53
IPSWICHTOWNNO1 39
WATERSHIP DOWN 26
BLUEPETER 23
KERRY BLUE 15
JOHNNYB 15
BLUE WILF 14
PATTHEGIMP 12
SHED ON TOUR 11
TODD66 6
MASSEYFERGUSON 6
BARMY BILLY 6
ASHFORDBLUE 5
QUASAR 4
CHARNWOOD 2
MARVINBAY1973 2
GOLDANDBLACK 1
KL BLUE 1
OHIOTRACTORBOY 1




Final caption picture



Conversation between these two perhaps?




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Match Referee – Gavin Ward



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IPSWICH TOWN 1 LEEDS UNITED 2

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Post by Andym » Thu May 02, 2019 7:16 am

Just looked at the form guide. Very depressing, just 1 goal scored in our last 5 games. I wonder who we have fit to play up front.

Ipswich 0 Leeds 2, 3, 4..... it doesn't really matter how many

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Post by nicscreamer » Thu May 02, 2019 9:04 am

Yeah we have zero chance here, even if Leeds will be saving themselves for the playoffs.

I see a 2-0 defeat, maybe 3 if Leeds fancy it. We have no fit strikers and even if we did they are all sh*t.

Caption - " What a crap way to end the season, no bloody caption picture!!! That's me done, I give up"

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Post by derick_ipsw » Thu May 02, 2019 9:40 am

Caption; The caption competition has been relegated as well.

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Post by nicscreamer » Thu May 02, 2019 9:57 am

Ref caption - In your best Duncan Norvel voice … "Oh catch me catch me.. its my ball "

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Post by nicscreamer » Thu May 02, 2019 9:58 am

Marcelo Caption - "Sorry peeps, hold on one minute pleeese Ipsheet, my right arm just dropped off"

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Post by Ando » Thu May 02, 2019 11:54 pm

Fancy a draw, but in reality it could be anything. Just want the season over.

Caption ME, "hey Paul do you fancy your old job back? Lambert has served his purpose and sold the season tickets and I need you to sell our prize assets to make up for all that f..King money of mine you wasted! "

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ME "what the f.ck do you want"?
PH " have you seen the cap to my bottle"?
ME "why the f.ck do you need that"?
PH " Because it's the only cap I've ever had"

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PH "can I have a cup for my water please"?
ME " no chance! you won't find any cups around this place whilst muppets like us are in charge"

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The moment ME realised he had actually employed the Shrewsbury water carrier is captured on camera
Last edited by Ando on Fri May 03, 2019 7:19 am, edited 2 times in total.

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Post by derick_ipsw » Fri May 03, 2019 6:34 am

Caption. ME: Paul, i would just like to say thanks for signing all those League 1 players, they will come in really handy now.

Caption. ME: Paul can you clear something up for me?
Paul: What's that?
ME: Did you misunderstand my 5 point plan?
Paul: No, i got you the 5 points didn't I ?

Caption: Paul: Marcus i hear you after a experienced League 1 Manager?
ME. That's right, trouble is i employed you 12 months to early.

Caption: ME: Paul, are you still looking for work?
Paul: That's right, what do have in mind?
ME: Do you fancy manning the phones selling season tickets?

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Post by Ando » Fri May 03, 2019 6:56 am

Caption

PH "Hi Marcus can I have a reference please" ?
ME " you've got some bottle to show your face around here, now f..k off before I call the police and have you arrested for impersonating a football manager"

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ME " Look me in the eye and tell me you can definitely get this club out of the championship"
PH "employ me and I garuntee this club not be playing championship football next season whilst Earning you 10 million in player sales, how does that sound" ?
ME "Perfect... Your hired"

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Post by marko69 » Fri May 03, 2019 7:26 am

Great stuff, Mike. Huge round of applause from myself (and a few others who I know read the previews) for the time and effort put in to these, (sometimes twice weekly) editions. For me, I completely understand the passion to do it, but I’m conpletely lost on how you continually found the words to express each and every week of a very mermorable and dismal season, not only in the previews, but also detailed match reports. So, thanks, and well done. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

Thinking draw in this one. AndyM pointing out the single solitary goal over the past five games makes me think 0-0 draw with Bartosz being busy.

Few beauties up there already from Ando and Derick. 👍 Keep it going guys.

Ref / Marcelo caption.

Ref: I know you wanted 5 colours on the ball, Marcelo, but here is 4, and white definitely IS a colour.
Marcelo: FIVE I TOLD YOU! FIVE COLOURS!

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Post by Ando » Fri May 03, 2019 7:30 am

Thanks Mike and any others who have put together the match previews, they are a great read.

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Post by tangfastic » Fri May 03, 2019 8:42 am

Caption:

ME: “After Mick... there’s rather a big pair of boots to fill.... will that be a problem? “

PH: “ I usually borrow from the under-8’s kit .. not a problem”.

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Post by Shed on tour » Fri May 03, 2019 11:10 am

Caption: Hurst says to Marcus I have made up a song for you.

17 years in the Championship
You appointed me and I did my bit
I finally got you out of that league
When do I get paid for my good deed
Repeat

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Post by Bluemike » Fri May 03, 2019 12:11 pm

marko69 wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 7:26 am
Great stuff, Mike. Huge round of applause from myself (and a few others who I know read the previews) for the time and effort put in to these, (sometimes twice weekly) editions. For me, I completely understand the passion to do it, but I’m conpletely lost on how you continually found the words to express each and every week of a very mermorable and dismal season, not only in the previews, but also detailed match reports. So, thanks, and well done. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

Thinking draw in this one. AndyM pointing out the single solitary goal over the past five games makes me think 0-0 draw with Bartosz being busy.

Few beauties up there already from Ando and Derick. 👍 Keep it going guys.

Ref / Marcelo caption.

Ref: I know you wanted 5 colours on the ball, Marcelo, but here is 4, and white definitely IS a colour.
Marcelo: FIVE I TOLD YOU! FIVE COLOURS!
Cheers Marko, you guys do as much as me to produce the previews so thanks to you all also.

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Post by BLUEBLOOD » Fri May 03, 2019 9:49 pm

Caption Comp: ME Look we need to fill the ground on match days every home game. PH Should have thought of that before I got the job.

Caption Comp: ME: Next season Buy 1 Seat sit on the next 1 Free PH: Keep on moving across 1 seat every 10 mins and you can say the ground was FULL.

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Post by MasseyFerguson » Sat May 04, 2019 12:32 am

Thank God this season will be over.

Leeds will be uninterested. They will keep whatever passion they have left in the tank for the playoffs. We are toothless. This has 0-0 written all over it.

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Post by saint jude » Sat May 04, 2019 12:58 am

Have at it, the end event of it all and a game that serves as much use and purpose as an Amanda Grant tray appearance. Voted for a tie but in all truth it's an occasion that's ultimately void and immaterial.

Would hope for an end game win for us but shared points would seem best guess. Should be a good crowd if nothing else, could be some time before the team is once again involved at second league level.

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Post by nicscreamer » Sat May 04, 2019 9:44 am

Caption - hey marcus, have you seen any of those wide mouthed frogs around Portman road?
Oh no Paul, you don’t get many of those around here.

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Post by nicscreamer » Sat May 04, 2019 9:47 am

Look Paul, whistling is easy, you just gotta pucker your lips and ..l fhdgfhduryrhhd...

oh sorry, let’s try again ,... gfgdhshhryruud.... sh*t, ok try again ...l fadsrsgehhdud..... well look it is really easy I promise , you try it....

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Post by Bluemike » Sat May 04, 2019 9:47 am

CAPTION.... "Hey Marcus, did you know my favourite song is Message in a Bottle " ? No I didn't Paul, but here's a message for you, your'e a cnut"

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Ipswich Town vs Leeds United Preview & Matchday Thread
by Frosty » Thu May 02, 2019 5:48 am

Signing Off
This being my last preview I just want to thank those of you who do bother to read the ramblings week after week and to apologise for the at times negative feel to some of them, I like to think I am always honest and I tell it as it is and sometimes this season I have wished I didn't have to sit down and write a preview, normally I love it but this has been tough to say the least but a big thank you to you all anyway for sticking with it. Enjoy the Summer. IPSWICH TIL I DIE.

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Always a great read Frosty and look forward to the Preview. Thank You . and hope you do mean the last preview for this season, not for good.

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Post by Dubai Blue » Sun May 05, 2019 8:50 am

BlueMike, last preview for good or for this season? I do hope for this season only. I love the previews that you and the team put together and your pre-match thoughts are an essential read before every game. The view from the 'terraces' is a key element of understanding how things are at the club that we love.

Obviously it's understood that these things take time to create and the pressure of having to write 48 of them (yeah there are usually only 2 cup games in an ITFC season) must be burdensome indeed, so it would be wholly fair to be passing the baton to another willing victim.

So many thanks for the previews if it really is to be the last, and if not then I'm already looking forward to your thoughts preceding the first game of next season.

Hope today's game is at least enjoyable to watch. 1-1 for me with Leeds just needing a point to secure their playoff game against probably Boro.

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Post by tangfastic » Sun May 05, 2019 11:42 am

Well we’ve got at least a striker. Quaner starts... and Jackson, Harrison and 18 year old Kai Brown on the bench. Is Brown on the bench in case Quaner, Harrison and Jackson have to come off injured?

COYB

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Post by Frosty » Sun May 05, 2019 11:46 am

Caption:

ME : "What do you know about Football Paul?"
PH : "Nothing sorry"
ME : "Me neither"

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Post by tangfastic » Sun May 05, 2019 12:22 pm

Caption:

ME:” Paul, results haven’t been going that well, have they?
PH: “Early days, boss... I just need some funds in the January window”
ME : I’ve got some good news and some bad news”.
PH: “ OK... what’s the bad news? “
ME :” I can’t give you any money in January”.
PH: “ what’s the good news?”
ME:” You’ll be enjoying plenty of time with your wife and kids at Christmas. Clean your desk by midday and take Doig with you”.

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Re: Ipswich Town vs Leeds United Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by Charnwood » Sun May 05, 2019 1:05 pm

Well done Mike another great report.

I can’t see us getting anything out of this game although our home record against Leeds over recent years has been good, in the past nine meetings we’ve W7 D1 L1. So who knows especially with Leeds not really having much to play for with third place secure, we could just spring a surprise.

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Re: Ipswich Town vs Leeds United Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by nicscreamer » Sun May 05, 2019 1:06 pm

Omg 1-0 Flynn downed

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Re: Ipswich Town vs Leeds United Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by Charnwood » Sun May 05, 2019 1:07 pm

f*ck me, that’s a surprise we’ve scored first whilst I’ve been posting.

Maybe a surprise win 👍 is on the cards, how good would that be.

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Re: Ipswich Town vs Leeds United Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by derick_ipsw » Sun May 05, 2019 1:22 pm

Charnwood wrote:
Sun May 05, 2019 1:07 pm
f*ck me, that’s a surprise we’ve scored first whilst I’ve been posting.

Maybe a surprise win 👍 is on the cards, how good would that be.
You were saying :roll:

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Re: Ipswich Town vs Leeds United Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by TODD66 » Sun May 05, 2019 1:23 pm

Only realised we had scored when they mentioned Leeds had equalised whilst watching Derby v WBA!! 😂

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