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Is it worth me putting a 'win' option in the Poll anymore?

Swindon Win
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Ipswich Win
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0-0
2
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Some other type of draw
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8%
 
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Swindon Town vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

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Saturday 1st May 2021 - 15:00


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Pre-Match Thoughts – Mike



The Silence Of The Fans..........


This wretched Horror show shows no signs of letting up anytime soon as Wimbledon once again proved too much of a hurdle for us to overcome, in a matter of weeks the minnows from London have plundered Four deserved points off us while stopping us from scoring a single goal, in fact we have barely mustered a shot on target, how many times have I written this in recent weeks, Groundhog day !!!! The first half in particular was pretty much as Paul Cook said, possibly the worst of all our no shows and by some margin. Some of what we saw was akin to park Football and it is no surprise to me that much of the talk where I work has been about the disgusting antics of Gwion Edwards and co who quite clearly were making a hash of certain scenarios deliberately, the guy is so hopeless he couldn't even hide it very well, clearing the far touchline with a dead ball just outside the penalty box beggars belief and it wasn't just the once, numerous people have mentioned it and for me we all know what we are seeing, if we needed any proof they are going out of their way to mess things up, that for me was it.

I bet those players cannot believe their luck that fans are not permitted to attend games at Portman Road these last few months, I know for a fact the hostilities would have spilled over big time, forget the nonsense of the Three or Four with flares at the training ground, the unrest at games would have been more than toxic, being hopeless and losing is one thing but not giving a toss would not be tolerated and to be honest I can't blame people for turning. In some ways I wish we could be there for the Fleetwood game on the last day of the season because while booing has never been flavour of the Month for me I think it is more than justified this time around.

While I have stated I would not want to see any of them stay after this season I do think we can possibly see a small group of players that Paul Cook is keen on, coming out in the press and praising hardly lends itself to suddenly ditching them but the positives can probably be counted on One hand, normally we all have our different ideas on who we would like to keep etc but on this occasion and looking at peoples posts I think that by and large we are all pretty much singing from the same hymn sheet.

Behind the scenes it looks like things are happening what with another of the Bristol City backroom staff seemingly on his way to Town, add to that Town old boy Scott Barron being earmarked for the chief scout role, these type of appointments don't get the pulse racing anything like a new signing but they are possibly even more important in the grand scheme of things, getting it right off the pitch often lends itself to getting it right where it matters, on the field of play, I don think the new owners had some of these people lined up as targets a fair while ago.

Season ticket prices for next season have been revealed today and while I was a tad disappointed and probably expected more it is fair to say the revenue we can generate from good sales etc is key to our success, rules are in place to control the level of spending so the more income helps in that department and I kind of see why sweeping reductions were probably never an option, seeing prices frozen will no doubt divide opinion but if we are to go on an exciting new journey with some better times ahead I personally am more than happy to pay it, especially after the last season or Two.

Three games to go and next up it is a trip to already relegated Swindon Town, this will most definitely be a tough One for Town to fail to score in, although we actually did manage to score Two against the Robins that day, alas we contrived to concede Three on a day when defensively we were shambolic. Someone recently said on here that they did not expect us to score again this season and Three or Four games have passed since then and still that comment is correct, surely to god we will see another goal this campaign ? But then again who the hell in this team can put the ball in the net, fatboy slim is the most likely but he is still out injured, that leaves Hawkins, Jackson, Sears (Ha ha ha), Drinan and Parrot, hmmmm another NIL it is then. God I hate this season. COYB'S





The Opposition – Swindon Town FC



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Swindon Town Football Club was founded by Reverend William Pitt of Liddington in 1879. The team turned professional in 1894 and joined the Southern League which was founded in the same year. During this period Septimus Atterbury played for the club.

Swindon reached the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time in the 1909–10 season, losing to eventual winners Newcastle United. Barnsley and Swindon were invited to compete for the Dubonnet Cup in 1910 at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris. The result was a 2–1 victory for Swindon with Harold Fleming scoring both of the club's goals.

The following season, 1910–11, Swindon Town won the Southern League championship, earning them a Charity Shield match with the Football League champions Manchester United. This, the highest-scoring Charity Shield game to date, was played on 25 September 1911 at Stamford Bridge with Manchester United winning 8–4. Some of the proceeds of this game were later donated to the survivors of the Titanic. In 1912 Swindon Town reached the semi finals of the FA Cup for a second time in 3 years, losing to Barnsley after a replay 1–0.

Swindon entered the Football League in 1920 as a founding member of Division Three and defeated Luton Town 9–1 in their first game of the season. This result stands as a record for the club in League matches.

After the outbreak of World War II, the War Department took over the County Ground in 1940, where for a while POWs (Prisoners of War) were housed in huts placed on the pitch; for this the club received compensation of £4,570 in 1945. World War II affected Swindon Town more than most other football clubs and the club was almost disbanded; the club needed a large amount of time to recover and for this reason it failed to make any real impression in the league and would not climb into the second division until 1963 when they finished runners up to Northampton Town. The club was relegated back into Division Three in 1965, but it was about to create a sensation.

In 1969, Swindon beat Arsenal 3–1 to win the League Cup for the only time in the club's history. As winners of the League Cup, Swindon were assured of a place in their first European competition: the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup. However, the Football Association had previously agreed to inclusion criteria with the organizers which mandated that only League Cup winners from Division One would be able to take part. As the team were not eligible, the short lived Anglo-Italian competitions were created to give teams from lower divisions experience in Europe. The first of these, the 1969 Anglo-Italian League Cup, was contested over two legs against Coppa Italia winners A.S. Roma. Swindon won 5–2, with the scorer of two goals in the League Cup final – Don Rogers – scoring once and new acquisition Arthur Horsfield acquiring his first hat-trick for the club. The team then went on to win the 1970 Anglo-Italian Cup competition in a tournament beset by hooliganism. The final against S.S.C. Napoli was abandoned after 79 minutes following pitch invasions and a missile barrage, with teargas being employed to allow the teams to return to the dressing room.

Following management changes, Swindon had a long unsuccessful period culminating in them being relegated in 1982 to the Fourth Division, the lowest professional Football League at the time. They were eventually promoted as champions in 1986 with the club achieving a Football League record of 102 points, the second club to score over 100 points in a season, York City having totalled 101 two years earlier. A year later they won the Third Division play-offs to achieve a second successive promotion. Promotion campaign Manager Lou Macari left in 1989 to take charge of West Ham United with veteran midfielder, and former Argentine international, Ossie Ardiles replacing him. In his first season, Swindon were Second Division play-off winners, but the club later admitted 36 charges of breaching league rules, 35 due to illegal payments made to players, and were relegated to the Third Division — giving Sunderland promotion to the First Division and Tranmere Rovers to the Second Division. The scandal saw then chairman Brian Hillier being given a six-month prison sentence and chief accountant Vince Farrar being put on probation. A later appeal saw Swindon Town being allowed to stay in the Second Division.

Ardiles remained in charge until March 1991, when he departed for Newcastle United and was succeeded by new player-manager Glenn Hoddle.

Swindon progressed well during the 1991–92 season, Hoddle's first full season as manager, and just missed out on the Second Division play-offs, having briefly led the table in the autumn. A year later they beat Leicester City 4–3 in the new Division One play-off final to achieve promotion to the Premier League — bringing top-division football to the club for the first time.

Hoddle moved to Chelsea before the 1993–94 FA Premier League season began, and was replaced by assistant John Gorman, but Swindon never adjusted to the pace of Premier League football. They were relegated after recording only five wins and conceding 100 goals — the latter record yet to be broken — and have never returned to the top flight. One of the few successes of the season was a 2–2 draw against champions Manchester United in the league.

The following year, Swindon were relegated for the second consecutive time and slipped into Division Two. Gorman had been sacked as manager in November 1994, and although his successor, player-manager Steve McMahon, was unable to avoid relegation, he did take Swindon to the semi-finals of the League Cup. McMahon then succeeded in getting Swindon back into Division One on his first attempt, winning the Division Two championship in 1995–96.

McMahon remained as manager until September 1998, when he left by mutual consent after Swindon lost five of their nine opening games of the 1998–99 season. The club then went through five managers in five years (Andy King was appointed twice), during which time they were again relegated into Division Two. The highlight of the next few seasons was a fifth-place finish in 2003–04 as financial troubles persisted. A first-round playoff loss to Brighton & Hove Albion on penalties meant Swindon extended their stay in the third tier, now renamed League One.

The club has been beset by financial difficulties throughout its recent history, having been placed into administration twice and also twice fought off winding-up orders from Her Majesty's Customs and Excise over unpaid tax. The board currently has to make yearly payments of £100,000 to creditors (2% of the annual turnover), and only managed to begin the 2006–07 season after sourcing £500,000 to pay for players' wages.

In 2006, caretaker manager (and former player) Iffy Onuora was unable to save Swindon from relegation to League Twomeaning they became the first ever former Premier League team to be relegated to the lowest Football League division.

Dennis Wise agreed to become the new Swindon manager in May 2006 following the relegation, with Gustavo Poyet joining the coaching staff. After a good start to the season, the pair moved to Leeds United in October. Veteran defender Adrian Williams and Barry Hunter took temporary charge until Paul Sturrock was appointed on 7 November. Sturrock guided Swindon to promotion back to Football League One in his first season with the club, earning the third automatic promotion place in a 1–1 draw with Walsall in the last game of the 2006–07 season.

In 2008, Swindon Town was taken over by a consortium, fronted by local businessman Andrew Fitton, with plans to clear all club debts by the end of the 2007–08 season.

Paul Sturrock having departed for Plymouth Argyle, the consortium appointed Sturrock-recommended Maurice Malpas manager, and Swindon finished their first season back in League One in 13th, helped by 15-goal signing Simon Cox. However, the 2008–09 campaign started badly and Malpas was sacked on 14 November 2008, with David Byrne taking over temporarily. Danny Wilson was unveiled as the new manager on 26 December 2008. Wilson helped maintain Swindon's League One status and finished in 15th position, though only four points from the relegation zone, in his first season in charge.

The 2009–10 season would prove a vast improvement, despite the sale of League One top-scorer Simon Cox. The club maintained a play-off position going into the new year, and were at one point in second place with automatic promotion in their own hands. However, a slight slip in form towards the end of the season saw Swindon finish fifth, entering the play-offs against Charlton Athletic. Swindon won the tie on penalties and went on to play in the Football League One play-offs final against Millwall at Wembley Stadium for a place in the Football League Championship. However, they lost 1–0 in what was their first defeat in four appearances at Wembley.

After losing the final Swindon lost their top scorer Billy Paynter who joined Leeds United on a free transfer, and sold club captain Gordon Greer. Still, many bookmakers had Swindon as one of the favourites for promotion to the Championship going into the 2010–11 season. Inconsistent form left Swindon in mid-table for much of the season; however, a 4–2 win at Charlton Athletic in January left fans hoping for a late-season surge. Instead, top-scorer Charlie Austin was sold to Burnley and the team did not win again for 19 matches. When Danny Wilson resigned on 2 March, Paul Hart was brought in but failed to save the Robins, and on 25 April 2011 Swindon were relegated to League Two yet again after losing 3–1 to Sheffield Wednesday. Paul Hart was replaced for the last two games of the season by former player and current reserve and youth team coach Paul Bodin.

Soon after the season ended, the board revealed that high-profile former player Paolo Di Canio would take his first management position at the club. After losing seven of his first 13 games in charge, Swindon went on a 15-match unbeaten run which put them into promotion contention by the midpoint of the 2011–12 season. After a defeat on Boxing Day 2011 to Torquay United, Swindon broke a club record by winning 10 consecutive league games, and by March they were well clear of the chasing pack at the top of League Two. They also enjoyed success in both the FA Cup, beating Premiership side Wigan Athletic in the third round before losing to Championship side Leicester City in the fourth round, and the Football League Trophy, reaching the final at Wembley, where they were runners-up to League One side Chesterfield. On 21 April 2012, Swindon were guaranteed promotion to League One despite losing 3–1 away to Gillingham, because fellow promotion chasers Torquay United failed to win at AFC Wimbledon. They guaranteed their championship of League Two on 28 April after a 5–0 drubbing of Port Vale at home.

On 18 February 2013, with Swindon riding high in League One and in contention for a second consecutive promotion, Di Canio announced his resignation, alleging mistreatment by the board of directors, including the sale of Matt Ritchie behind his back, and the financial instability of the club at the time. In his place came Kevin MacDonald who had previously held caretaker roles at Leicester City and Aston Villa. MacDonald guided Swindon to the League One play-offs; however, they were knocked out after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Brentford. On 13 July 2013, MacDonald left Swindon Town by mutual consent, only three weeks before the start of the 2013–14 season and only five months after taking the Swindon job.

In the 2014–15 season, Swindon reached the League One Play-off final again where they lost 4–0 to Preston after a season in which they were competing for automatic promotion. They went top of the league after a 3–0 win away to Coventry; however, a 2–0 defeat to Sheffield United was the first of a series of results that saw Swindon's form dip, and a 1–0 defeat to bottom club Yeovil Townmeant that Swindon were consigned to finish in the play-offs. They reached Wembley after a record breaking 5–5 draw against Sheffield United, the highest-scoring play-off match in history.

In the 2016–17 season, Swindon claimed a third shock relegation to League Two yet again by finishing third from bottom on 22 April 2017 after losing 2–1 to Scunthorpe United with only one more fixture on the road in hand. Following relegation to League Two for the third time Luke Williams was sacked after Swindon lost 3–0 at Charlton Athletic.

On 9 June 2020, Swindon were crowned League Two champions on the basis of average points per game; matches in the 2019–20 season had been suspended from March due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom.

On 18 April, manager John Sheridan resigned after winning just eight of 33 matches, with the club seven points from safety with four matches to play. The club's relegation to League Two was confirmed following a 5–0 defeat at Milton Keynes Dons on 24 April 2021.





The Manager – Tommy Wright (Caretaker)



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Form Guide




Swindon Last 5 Matches – currently in 23rd place with 40 point



10 Apr Swindon Town 0 - 3 Peterborough


13 Apr Rochdale 2 - 1 Swindon Town


17 Apr AFC Wimbledon 4 - 1 Swindon Town


20 Apr Swindon Town 3 - 1 Portsmouth


24 Apr Milton Keynes 5 - 0 Swindon Town





Ipswich Last 5 Matches – currently in 12th place with 62 points



10 Apr Ipswich Town 0 - 0 Milton Keynes


13 Apr AFC Wimbledon 3 - 0 Ipswich Town


17 Apr Charlton 0 - 0 Ipswich Town


20 Apr Northampton 3 - 0 Ipswich Town


24 Apr Ipswich Town 0 - 0 AFC Wimbledon






Match Referee – Kevin Johnson



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SWINDON TOWN 1 IPSWICH TOWN 1

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Post by marko69 » Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:17 pm

LOL @ the 0-0 choice. Very good. :lol:

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Post by marko69 » Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:56 pm

Note to Tommy Wright: FFS, buddy, go buy a razor. That is the worst looking facial hair on the internet.

Good write up and definitely a grey area regarding ST pricing. Very difficult to get that right after what's been on offer. The new regime really must hope that the fans have "FAITH" in season 21/22. I mean there isn't anything else the fans can do (other than be depressed & negative) but when it comes to parting with cash; the product "should" be worth it. Again --->> over to Cook & CO to make that happen. If I was an Ipswich based supporter, I'd be renewing, ..... but, .... 50% of my Saturday @ Easter Road is about Hibs, the other 50% is about the banter and friends, so when things go tits-up, it doesn't ruin my life. It doesn't even ruin my Saturday, (unless its the Hearts Cnuts) And so, the 100% "all about the football" fans, it could potentially be a massive gamble. And again, over to Cookie to make that ST worthwhile.

2-0 Swindon in this one.

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Ref: No. No I wasn't. This FitBit here on my wrist will show you that I slept from 10:45pm last night until 8:00am this morning with a sleep score of 91 and a resting heart rate of 56.

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0 - 1 Ipswich

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Post by nicscreamer » Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:07 am

I cant see us scoring, so its 0-0 again. If Edwards plays i would be extremely surprised!

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Post by rossi » Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:23 pm

Yes, it was me who posted 4 games ago that I didn't expect us to score again this season.

I see absolutely no reason to change my views on this - only thing that's changed between then and now is that now I'm totally disinterested in what happens.

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Post by JOHN DEERE » Thu Apr 29, 2021 2:25 pm

rossi wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:23 pm
Yes, it was me who posted 4 games ago that I didn't expect us to score again this season.

I see absolutely no reason to change my views on this - only thing that's changed between then and now is that now I'm totally disinterested in what happens.
I am not particularly interested in this game, though certainly not disinterested. Apologies for making the grammatical distinction. You may well be both uninterested and disinterested! :P

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Post by nicscreamer » Thu Apr 29, 2021 2:55 pm

JOHN DEERE wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 2:25 pm
rossi wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:23 pm
Yes, it was me who posted 4 games ago that I didn't expect us to score again this season.

I see absolutely no reason to change my views on this - only thing that's changed between then and now is that now I'm totally disinterested in what happens.
I am not particularly interested in this game, though certainly not disinterested. Apologies for making the grammatical distinction. You may well be both uninterested and disinterested! :P
As David Mitchell said " i want my policemen to be disinterested, not uninterested!"

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Post by Bluemike » Thu Apr 29, 2021 3:52 pm

f*cked off sums it up better

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Post by hallamblue » Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:05 pm

There’s absolutely no intention of scoring a goal or winning a game for this shower of shyte of unprofessional so called footballers at this Club. They’re not fit to wear the shirt.

The sooner they f*ck off the better.

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Post by marko69 » Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:30 pm

Just managed to watch complete highlights....... wow.
I’d be docking Gwions wages for the next three games. Send out a concrete message to these fannies. Not acceptable.

Hes lucky fans weren’t there.....,,, some bald, ten bellied, bare hairy belly buttoned Ipswich fan with a stretched & faded ancient MEVANS shirt on wouldve trunched on to have words.

Not you Mike. Don’t think you own a Mevans shirt do you? :D

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marko69 wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:30 pm
Just managed to watch complete highlights....... wow.
I’d be docking Gwions wages for the next three games. Send out a concrete message to these fannies. Not acceptable.
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How good is Gwion Edwards?
Based on our FC Ranking and match performance analysis he currently has a ranking of 46 out of 99 which is 'Far below Average-level' compared to other football players around the world.

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Post by marko69 » Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:48 pm

That settles it.

“GWION.,.... FK OFF!”

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Post by Bluemike » Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:22 pm

marko69 wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:30 pm
Just managed to watch complete highlights....... wow.
I’d be docking Gwions wages for the next three games. Send out a concrete message to these fannies. Not acceptable.

Hes lucky fans weren’t there.....,,, some bald, ten bellied, bare hairy belly buttoned Ipswich fan with a stretched & faded ancient MEVANS shirt on wouldve trunched on to have words.

Not you Mike. Don’t think you own a Mevans shirt do you? :D
Lmao, not me, full head of hair, one belly and not hairy lol 😆

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Post by hallamblue » Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:59 pm

marko69 wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:30 pm
Just managed to watch complete highlights....... wow.
I’d be docking Gwions wages for the next three games. Send out a concrete message to these fannies. Not acceptable.

Hes lucky fans weren’t there.....,,, some bald, ten bellied, bare hairy belly buttoned Ipswich fan with a stretched & faded ancient MEVANS shirt on wouldve trunched on to have words.

Not you Mike. Don’t think you own a Mevans shirt do you? :D
Little Tossa did it on purpose didn’t he .

Edit: Edwards , not Mike ha ha ha

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Bluemike wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:22 pm
marko69 wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:30 pm
Just managed to watch complete highlights....... wow.
I’d be docking Gwions wages for the next three games. Send out a concrete message to these fannies. Not acceptable.

Hes lucky fans weren’t there.....,,, some bald, ten bellied, bare hairy belly buttoned Ipswich fan with a stretched & faded ancient MEVANS shirt on wouldve trunched on to have words.

Not you Mike. Don’t think you own a Mevans shirt do you? :D
Lmao, not me, full head of hair, one belly and not hairy lol 😆
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Post by saint jude » Fri Apr 30, 2021 12:03 am

I don't laugh much but all told it'd be goddamn amusing should another no score draw come to pass. The odds on such a succession of 0 - 0 scores the team has amounted to by now must be astronomical. Must be some sort of new trend or something just can't comprehend what's been going on out there.

The team HAS to score at some point with games remaining, no club side can be that effectively sh*t but should a victory arrive, any fool claiming we've turned a corner, the top six is still salvagable , Cook has done a great job thus far etc can f*ck off. Somewhere, someone will be arriving at such a conclusion.

All things are possible on game day but whatever score and whoever wins out there is now essentially immaterial.

Swindon. 1. Ipswich. 2

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Post by rossi » Fri Apr 30, 2021 8:30 am

JOHN DEERE wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 2:25 pm
rossi wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:23 pm
Yes, it was me who posted 4 games ago that I didn't expect us to score again this season.

I see absolutely no reason to change my views on this - only thing that's changed between then and now is that now I'm totally disinterested in what happens.
I am not particularly interested in this game, though certainly not disinterested. Apologies for making the grammatical distinction. You may well be both uninterested and disinterested! :P
Thanks for the English lesson John, although it was not needed :) .

It's a long long time since I was at school: but when I was, uninterested meant bored and disinterested meant impartial.

I cannot imagine that things have changed, so I stand by what I posted - for the first time ever concerning an Ipswich game I am impartial as to the result. I certainly will not be uninterested as I have no intention of wasting my time watching it. Is that clear enough now? :D

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Post by JOHN DEERE » Fri Apr 30, 2021 10:11 am

rossi wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 8:30 am
JOHN DEERE wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 2:25 pm
rossi wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:23 pm
Yes, it was me who posted 4 games ago that I didn't expect us to score again this season.

I see absolutely no reason to change my views on this - only thing that's changed between then and now is that now I'm totally disinterested in what happens.
I am not particularly interested in this game, though certainly not disinterested. Apologies for making the grammatical distinction. You may well be both uninterested and disinterested! :P
Thanks for the English lesson John, although it was not needed :) .

It's a long long time since I was at school: but when I was, uninterested meant bored and disinterested meant impartial.

I cannot imagine that things have changed, so I stand by what I posted - for the first time ever concerning an Ipswich game I am impartial as to the result. I certainly will not be uninterested as I have no intention of wasting my time watching it. Is that clear enough now? :D
'The lady doth protest too much, methinks' :D

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Post by Charnwood » Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:09 pm

Who gives a f*ck about Ipswich Town at Swindon tomorrow ? ....not many I guess including most of the players on the pitch who will be both uninterested and disinterested because their services won’t be required next season.

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Post by tangfastic » Sat May 01, 2021 2:08 pm

New skipper - Norwood ! Good to see Dobra start.

Town: Cornell, Vincent-Young, Woolfenden, McGuinness, Kenlock, Downes, Dozzell, Bishop, Edwards, Dobra, Norwood (C).

Subs: Holy, Chambers, Nsiala, Bennetts, Harrop, Hawkins, Parrott.

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Post by hallamblue » Sat May 01, 2021 2:49 pm

Wonder if this means Norwood is likely to be a Town player next season ? 🤔

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Post by rossi » Sat May 01, 2021 2:57 pm

hallamblue wrote:
Sat May 01, 2021 2:49 pm
Wonder if this means Norwood is likely to be a Town player next season ? 🤔
I think today's team, together with what PC has been quoted as saying this week, tells us a lot about who is on the way out.
What I don't understand, though, is how Edwards continues to be played

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Post by tangfastic » Sat May 01, 2021 2:59 pm

Norwood could be hard to shift. He’s under contract and on a good wage. I have no problem with him being here if he can stay fit. That’s a big IF. I’d still want a decent striker or two brought in.

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Re: Swindon Town vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by Bluemike » Sat May 01, 2021 3:00 pm

rossi wrote:
Sat May 01, 2021 2:57 pm
hallamblue wrote:
Sat May 01, 2021 2:49 pm
Wonder if this means Norwood is likely to be a Town player next season ? 🤔
I think today's team, together with what PC has been quoted as saying this week, tells us a lot about who is on the way out.
What I don't understand, though, is how Edwards continues to be played
Same here, Edwards is one of the biggest w*nkers in my eyes

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Post by hallamblue » Sat May 01, 2021 3:14 pm

rossi wrote:
Sat May 01, 2021 2:57 pm
hallamblue wrote:
Sat May 01, 2021 2:49 pm
Wonder if this means Norwood is likely to be a Town player next season ? 🤔
I think today's team, together with what PC has been quoted as saying this week, tells us a lot about who is on the way out.
What I don't understand, though, is how Edwards continues to be played
Re Edwards .... my thoughts exactly !

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Post by hallamblue » Sat May 01, 2021 3:17 pm

Ken lock looking a bit fragile in possession early on isn’t he

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Re: Swindon Town vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by tangfastic » Sat May 01, 2021 3:18 pm

Why do we keep on witj short corners

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Post by hallamblue » Sat May 01, 2021 3:23 pm

That’s how to take a corner . Pace and Inswinging

I’m meaning Swindon’s

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Post by Bluemike » Sat May 01, 2021 3:24 pm

Done it for years, drives me nuts

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