League 1 - Ipswich Town vs Cambridge United Preview & Matchday Thread

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Staying in the hunt?

Ipswich Win
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Cambridge Win
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Draw
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Post by saint jude » Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:24 am

playing with only one up front from the start was a mistake. Why implement such a measure in a home game where three points were essential.

Today was a real letdown, the score, the inability of so called strikers to find a target, not to mention the performance of game officials including a sumbitch linesman who denied us a goal at the very end. He did the same with the opposition far earlier in the contest but that doesn't make it so.

McKenna has done well, very well, easily one of the best since Joe Royle in his short time here but we lack a cutting edge and just aren't ruthless enough. Took an own goal for them to win it, lo and behold we couldn't score except past our own goalkeeper. Played them off the field for most part in terms of possession but not for the first time, no end product.

Won't give up on any promotion objective, you got to try until the very end but make no mistake we've made it that much tougher for ourselves now. It's been largely good up until now with the new manager. Today was a sh*t score, can feel the disappointment but instead of regrouping for next season, one more time so long as a top six finish is within distance you just got to go for it.

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Post by rossi » Sun Apr 03, 2022 7:46 am

Bluemike wrote:
Sat Apr 02, 2022 5:52 pm
We were awful today, simple as that, Thompson and Carroll are indeed abysmal and its about the only thing I don't agree with KM about.
I would add Chaplin to the abysmal list. KM has done a wonderful job with the squad put together by Coq but which is not half as good as most of us thought it would be, but I cannot understand the roration he plays which means that these 3 play at least every other game. They are clearly not good enough.

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Post by Tangfastic » Sun Apr 03, 2022 8:32 am

MasseyFerguson wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 12:54 am
We were poor against Cambridge. It happens. We've had a really good run and one bad game does not undo the progress we have made under KMcK.

He is young and still getting to grips with being a manager. Of course he will make mistakes. Of course the team is not going to play well in every game. Yes, we have weaknesses in certain areas. The bottom line is that, apart from this match, we are unrecognisable from the shambles of a team that we endured before McKenna. He is a very good young manager who will get better. We will strengthen the team for next season with players who will be capable of playing the game the way he wants it played. Our future is bright.

This result was depressing but it does not alter the fact we are on the right path.
Don't see much criticism of McKenna - apart from Simpson's agent.

We were under-par - but the truly top teams win when they play badly. We're not there yet. And to score we really have to work our hardest to create clear-cut chances. Don't necessarily think it's just a bad day at the office. Again- McKenna gets it right in his assessment

"At the moment we probably need to play very well to win a game and we need to put together a very good passage of play to score a goal,” McKenna said.

“We’ve played very well and won plenty of games but we’ve also played well and drawn games and now we’ve played not so well and lost a game, and that’s an area that we need to really look at and investigate the reasons why and work on that.

“Certainly there are not many teams in world football who can play well every week. We’ve played, performance-wise, to a really high level consistently but it’s important that on the days you don’t play so well, you find a way to win games and we’ve managed to draw games and today lose games when we haven’t been at our very, very best.

“That’s clearly something for us to work on, to investigate and to very much have in our heads for the rest of the season and to go into the summer.”


A good honest assessment and the one real positive is that it emphasises where we need to improve on. To win, we're having to play much better than other teams. The truly top teams dig out wins when they're under the pump. We need new strikers, but how many clear-cut chances do they get? I think the way it is now for a striker to get on a run he'd have to make things out of nothing. They're living of half-chances or nothing. Things to work on, but it's probably the addition of 2-3 players in the right areas we need most.

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Post by hallamblue » Sun Apr 03, 2022 9:33 am

Very disappointing result yesterday, but in truth we had no slack left in the fixtures for a “ blip”. And a blip it was . Many factors contributed towards it too. The choice of Carroll was a strange one for me. He offered absolutely nothing and left Morsy trying to control midfield virtually on his own. And don’t get me started on Thompson. I just don’t rate him sorry to say .

But let’s not underestimate Cambridge. If you look at some of their results this season they have beaten just about every one of the top 6 teams ( something we can’t say)! They came here with a game plan of high pressing combined with periods of packing out the midfield and defence. They nullified our only attacking threat this season, Burns. We had nothing else to offer. Walton kept the score respectable frankly. We simply were unable to deal with their physicality- a problem that we have struggled with at this level time and again tbh, which made the choice of Carroll evdd we n more strange.

So, that’s another league season over with . Maybe in truth it was “ over” after the first 6-8 games with the brand new team as it was then. In my view this season was always one of bedding only .

Next season we’ll see what McKenna can really do - expect a fair few players out and in to complete that jigsaw. But I’ll say it here right now , next season will be far from a walk over and we’ll have to fight every inch of the way to make those play offs or automatics, but we are light years away from the club we were under Evans. We are emerging as a much stronger Club !

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Post by shabba » Sun Apr 03, 2022 10:13 am

Exactly! You can clearly see we are moving in the right direction - there was a lot of rot around the club and that doesn’t go away overnight. The club is being run properly now and we are exciting to watch with exciting players, as said before we really aren’t too far away from being a real force. The season was over after those two draws against Cheltenham etc.

Exciting summer ahead and let’s get behind this team from the off next season, I also don’t agree we will walk the league but we should be right in the mix.

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Post by marko69 » Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:07 am

Read this entire thread and just cannot get on board with the 🤷‍♂️ attitude. I know you lot will be pi$$ed off NO DOUBT MORE than me as home town supporters, but FUUUUK. Just ever so slightly getting peed off with the abundance of love. I think he’s great, he’s going to be better and he’s refreshing after whats been before…….. but ffs, Cambridge Utd @ PR. Jaysus fkn H. Honestly thought it’d be Morecambe & Cheltenham that’d be the ultimate play-off let downs……. But now the club who should only really excel in rowing boats come to “Fortress” Portman Road and win. 🤦‍♂️

Why the changes after the Plymouth game? Not asking KMcK , but asking anyone who knows on this site? Any of the older guys maybe? Why?
ALL of you could name an Ipswich line up years ago, born out of ability, effort and professionalism, ….. was virtually unchanged from week to week in a much tougher game (fkn pussies these days with their tissue injuries) …… and now they apply analytics and Cambridge previous videos and come up with a plan. 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️

Just play the fkn team with the ability to press press press and win LIKE THE REPORTS READ V PLYMOUTH.

Enjoying the new era. Cannot get on board licking the guys ring-piece because yesterday was a shocking result. Nope, agree, CANNOT win every game…….. but CAMBRIDGE @ PR. Thats a win.

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Post by Bluemike » Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:14 am

Who knows why Marko, but it happens, look at your boys, 0-0 against bottom of the league Dundee and turned over 2-3 at home to bloody Livingston (Meadowbank) ! It happens

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Post by marko69 » Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:21 am

Oh its happens, i said that, it definitely happens…… (like the Meadowbank reference 👍) but there are a whole host of other factors in regards Hibernian, mainly, MOST haven’t got a bloody clue what Maloney is all about…… he thinks its Ajax Edinburgh, (never will be) ……

….. but in the context of Ipswich Town, and recent results, and performances, and styles, and bloody Ashton getting up onstage again (🤦‍♂️) ….. losing at home to Cambridge shouldn't be met with 🤷‍♂️. Wholeheartedly agree that one, maybe two players have off days……. But IN CONTEXT with previous games, not the whole team?? 🤷‍♂️

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Post by MasseyFerguson » Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:43 am

marko69 wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:07 am
Read this entire thread and just cannot get on board with the 🤷‍♂️ attitude. I know you lot will be pi$$ed off NO DOUBT MORE than me as home town supporters, but FUUUUK. Just ever so slightly getting peed off with the abundance of love. I think he’s great, he’s going to be better and he’s refreshing after whats been before…….. but ffs, Cambridge Utd @ PR. Jaysus fkn H. Honestly thought it’d be Morecambe & Cheltenham that’d be the ultimate play-off let downs……. But now the club who should only really excel in rowing boats come to “Fortress” Portman Road and win. 🤦‍♂️

Why the changes after the Plymouth game? Not asking KMcK , but asking anyone who knows on this site? Any of the older guys maybe? Why?
ALL of you could name an Ipswich line up years ago, born out of ability, effort and professionalism, ….. was virtually unchanged from week to week in a much tougher game (fkn pussies these days with their tissue injuries) …… and now they apply analytics and Cambridge previous videos and come up with a plan. 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️

Just play the fkn team with the ability to press press press and win LIKE THE REPORTS READ V PLYMOUTH.

Enjoying the new era. Cannot get on board licking the guys ring-piece because yesterday was a shocking result. Nope, agree, CANNOT win every game…….. but CAMBRIDGE @ PR. Thats a win.
I read that with a Scottish accent in my head. It really adds flavour to your posts when you're in rant mode!

In truth, I agree with you. I'm guilty of exactly the attitude you are highlighting. I think it is just a coping mechanism for masking how, yet again, we are going to fall short this season.

McKenna may not be the Messiah but he's much more than a very naughty boy. Some if us might go slightly over the top in our praise of him but I think most must recognise that he has the potential to be one of our best managers. Certainly he is far better than any we've had for many years, yesterday's result notwithstanding.

Love the angry posts. It shows your passion for the club Keep them coming.

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Post by Bluemike » Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:52 am

The thing is unbeaten in 12 prior to yesterday and numerous clean sheets is unheard of in recent years where ITFC are concerned so in some contexts he is a bloody Messiah compared the sh*te fests of recent managers, I think its the whole package at the club too, not just Mckenna, everything is going in the right direction.

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Post by number 9 » Sun Apr 03, 2022 12:13 pm

The ITFC structure is the best it has been in over 20 years. Ashton & the american’s vision is refreshing from the head-banging leadership we endured for so long. In my opinion, KM is the messiah in a figurative sense. He’s breaking bread in football management and has already impressed everyone in so many ways. All of the above, is what’s right with the club now. So, what does that leave to fix? Once again, in my opinion we still need to fine tune the squad. Once KM has all the puzzle pieces in place, I think draws and losses will quickly transform into wins.

Marko you bring up the negative of losing to Cambridge at PR, right? That’s fair, but what about more than 26k in attendance for a league one match? Brilliant!!

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Post by marko69 » Sun Apr 03, 2022 12:27 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Sat Apr 02, 2022 2:11 pm
Carroll in, could blow this today.
(More bum licking alert)……. I do value your opinion and read your previews, and do believe you rarely get it wrong.

^^^ That is your post pre-kick off. ^^^

That MUST irk you that you took a look at the pre-match line up, thought 🤔, not sure about that in such an important part of the season —->>> And it went on to be zero points in a play-off push campaign. (Ashton had alluded to that in his interview with Ham)

I also don’t buy into anyones attitude of ….. “well, 🤷‍♂️, if he got it right, he’s a genius” BS.

Not the right time to tinker with a winning line up and you knew that pre kick off.

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Post by marko69 » Sun Apr 03, 2022 12:30 pm

number 9 wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 12:13 pm
The ITFC structure is the best it has been in over 20 years. Ashton & the american’s vision is refreshing from the head-banging leadership we endured for so long. In my opinion, KM is the messiah in a figurative sense. He’s breaking bread in football management and has already impressed everyone in so many ways. All of the above, is what’s right with the club now. So, what does that leave to fix? Once again, in my opinion we still need to fine tune the squad. Once KM has all the puzzle pieces in place, I think draws and losses will quickly transform into wins.

Marko you bring up the negative of losing to Cambridge at PR, right? That’s fair, but what about more than 26k in attendance for a league one match? Brilliant!!

COYB!!!
Oh yes, fantastic…….., 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏
But 26K in the championship would be better and that starts by beating Cambridge United @ Portman Road.

And err…….. i didnt bring up a negative. The negative IS ——>> losing @ home to Cambridge whether in front of 26K or my Nana and her ancient pussy.
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Post by mendipblue » Sun Apr 03, 2022 12:39 pm

If we don't qualify for the play offs which looks likely now, that is definitely not KMc fault. The damage was done by the incompetence of Paul Cook and his poor coaching team which left us playing catch up. Yesterday was a very bad day at the office. KMc's only mistake was picking Carroll. The fact that Thompson was woeful and the rest were under par is just what happens sometimes.

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Post by goldandblack » Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:25 pm

marko69 wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:07 am
Read this entire thread and just cannot get on board with the 🤷‍♂️ attitude. I know you lot will be pi$$ed off NO DOUBT MORE than me as home town supporters, but FUUUUK. Just ever so slightly getting peed off with the abundance of love. I think he’s great, he’s going to be better and he’s refreshing after whats been before…….. but ffs, Cambridge Utd @ PR. Jaysus fkn H. Honestly thought it’d be Morecambe & Cheltenham that’d be the ultimate play-off let downs……. But now the club who should only really excel in rowing boats come to “Fortress” Portman Road and win. 🤦‍♂️

Why the changes after the Plymouth game? Not asking KMcK , but asking anyone who knows on this site? Any of the older guys maybe? Why?
ALL of you could name an Ipswich line up years ago, born out of ability, effort and professionalism, ….. was virtually unchanged from week to week in a much tougher game (fkn pussies these days with their tissue injuries) …… and now they apply analytics and Cambridge previous videos and come up with a plan. 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️

Just play the fkn team with the ability to press press press and win LIKE THE REPORTS READ V PLYMOUTH.

Enjoying the new era. Cannot get on board licking the guys ring-piece because yesterday was a shocking result. Nope, agree, CANNOT win every game…….. but CAMBRIDGE @ PR. Thats a win.
bit of a 2 headed coin this,
I'm a great believer in giving managers and players all the support you can while they are at the club you support, contempt breads contempt and can either make a player think "stuff them I'll prove them wrong" or in the majority of players will lose motivation,
We have had players and managers i wouldn't let them take my dog for a walk, but supported them 100% while at the club.
To the players at Cambridge this was like there BIG MATCH and like we always see it raises their game 20%.
anyway that's my tuppence worth mate,

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Post by marko69 » Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:34 pm

On board with that , Wolfie. Alloa Athletic with Michael Chopra looked like AC Milan at Easter Road. :lol:

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Post by goldandblack » Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:41 pm

marko69 wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:34 pm
On board with that , Wolfie. Alloa Athletic with Michael Chopra looked like AC Milan at Easter Road. :lol:
its like us playing the ex European Champions, such an honour even them stepping foot in the Mol. :lol: we raised our game by minus 99 % to beat the Vile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3VX33g1f64

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Up7QBmpHnU

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Post by marko69 » Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:48 pm

Sevco Stevie G out!

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Post by Tangfastic » Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:49 pm

goldandblack wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:25 pm
marko69 wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:07 am
Read this entire thread and just cannot get on board with the 🤷‍♂️ attitude. I know you lot will be pi$$ed off NO DOUBT MORE than me as home town supporters, but FUUUUK. Just ever so slightly getting peed off with the abundance of love. I think he’s great, he’s going to be better and he’s refreshing after whats been before…….. but ffs, Cambridge Utd @ PR. Jaysus fkn H. Honestly thought it’d be Morecambe & Cheltenham that’d be the ultimate play-off let downs……. But now the club who should only really excel in rowing boats come to “Fortress” Portman Road and win. 🤦‍♂️

Why the changes after the Plymouth game? Not asking KMcK , but asking anyone who knows on this site? Any of the older guys maybe? Why?
ALL of you could name an Ipswich line up years ago, born out of ability, effort and professionalism, ….. was virtually unchanged from week to week in a much tougher game (fkn pussies these days with their tissue injuries) …… and now they apply analytics and Cambridge previous videos and come up with a plan. 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️

Just play the fkn team with the ability to press press press and win LIKE THE REPORTS READ V PLYMOUTH.

Enjoying the new era. Cannot get on board licking the guys ring-piece because yesterday was a shocking result. Nope, agree, CANNOT win every game…….. but CAMBRIDGE @ PR. Thats a win.
bit of a 2 headed coin this,
I'm a great believer in giving managers and players all the support you can while they are at the club you support, contempt breads contempt and can either make a player think "stuff them I'll prove them wrong" or in the majority of players will lose motivation,
We have had players and managers i wouldn't let them take my dog for a walk, but supported them 100% while at the club.
To the players at Cambridge this was like there BIG MATCH and like we always see it raises their game 20%.
anyway that's my tuppence worth mate,
I don't think Marko (as I read it) is not supporting the manager..... just asking "Can we not get so starry-eyed all the times and put things in perspective".

If McKenna's doing a 8.5 /10 job then there's some who are demanding we look at him as doing a 10/10 or 11/10 job. It's hardly criticism. MCKenna is getting heaps of deserved praise but we should have won a few more matches . Cook's terrible start or not. And McKenna's honest enough to admit that. We don't create enough.... we don't score enough from set-pieces.... we need to find other ways to win. His words and that's down to him as he admits. No blaming shithousery, refs, bad luck, individual players, etc. His fans are more sensitive than he is.

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Post by BlueBalls » Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:52 pm

https://www.eadt.co.uk/sport/ipswich-to ... at-8801236

"I would rather a poltergeist or my niece played instead of Carroll".

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by goldandblack » Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:59 pm

Tangfastic wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:49 pm
goldandblack wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:25 pm
marko69 wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:07 am
Read this entire thread and just cannot get on board with the 🤷‍♂️ attitude. I know you lot will be pi$$ed off NO DOUBT MORE than me as home town supporters, but FUUUUK. Just ever so slightly getting peed off with the abundance of love. I think he’s great, he’s going to be better and he’s refreshing after whats been before…….. but ffs, Cambridge Utd @ PR. Jaysus fkn H. Honestly thought it’d be Morecambe & Cheltenham that’d be the ultimate play-off let downs……. But now the club who should only really excel in rowing boats come to “Fortress” Portman Road and win. 🤦‍♂️

Why the changes after the Plymouth game? Not asking KMcK , but asking anyone who knows on this site? Any of the older guys maybe? Why?
ALL of you could name an Ipswich line up years ago, born out of ability, effort and professionalism, ….. was virtually unchanged from week to week in a much tougher game (fkn pussies these days with their tissue injuries) …… and now they apply analytics and Cambridge previous videos and come up with a plan. 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️

Just play the fkn team with the ability to press press press and win LIKE THE REPORTS READ V PLYMOUTH.

Enjoying the new era. Cannot get on board licking the guys ring-piece because yesterday was a shocking result. Nope, agree, CANNOT win every game…….. but CAMBRIDGE @ PR. Thats a win.
bit of a 2 headed coin this,
I'm a great believer in giving managers and players all the support you can while they are at the club you support, contempt breads contempt and can either make a player think "stuff them I'll prove them wrong" or in the majority of players will lose motivation,
We have had players and managers i wouldn't let them take my dog for a walk, but supported them 100% while at the club.
To the players at Cambridge this was like there BIG MATCH and like we always see it raises their game 20%.
anyway that's my tuppence worth mate,
I don't think Marko (as I read it) is not supporting the manager..... just asking "Can we not get so starry-eyed all the times and put things in perspective".

If McKenna's doing a 8.5 /10 job then there's some who are demanding we look at him as doing a 10/10 or 11/10 job. It's hardly criticism. MCKenna is getting heaps of deserved praise but we should have won a few more matches . Cook's terrible start or not. And McKenna's honest enough to admit that. We don't create enough.... we don't score enough from set-pieces.... we need to find other ways to win. His words and that's down to him as he admits. No blaming shithousery, refs, bad luck, individual players, etc. His fans are more sensitive than he is.
I wasnt disagreeing with Marko but just my view on things Tang
better to have the starry-eyed fans than the Derek type's who lived off there clubs losing, anyway your be running out of managers to chose from the way things are going , Get behind him I say.

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Post by Bluemike » Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:04 pm

There's no such thing as a 10/10 manager, especially one who's been a manager for less than 20 games while in his thirties with someone else's squad who made that squad look sh*te. If Mckenna has room for improvement then God help Cook.

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Post by Tangfastic » Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:06 pm

goldandblack wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:59 pm
Tangfastic wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:49 pm
goldandblack wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:25 pm


bit of a 2 headed coin this,
I'm a great believer in giving managers and players all the support you can while they are at the club you support, contempt breads contempt and can either make a player think "stuff them I'll prove them wrong" or in the majority of players will lose motivation,
We have had players and managers i wouldn't let them take my dog for a walk, but supported them 100% while at the club.
To the players at Cambridge this was like there BIG MATCH and like we always see it raises their game 20%.
anyway that's my tuppence worth mate,
I don't think Marko (as I read it) is not supporting the manager..... just asking "Can we not get so starry-eyed all the times and put things in perspective".

If McKenna's doing a 8.5 /10 job then there's some who are demanding we look at him as doing a 10/10 or 11/10 job. It's hardly criticism. MCKenna is getting heaps of deserved praise but we should have won a few more matches . Cook's terrible start or not. And McKenna's honest enough to admit that. We don't create enough.... we don't score enough from set-pieces.... we need to find other ways to win. His words and that's down to him as he admits. No blaming shithousery, refs, bad luck, individual players, etc. His fans are more sensitive than he is.
I wasnt disagreeing with Marko but just my view on things Tang
better to have the starry-eyed fans than the Derek type's who lived off there clubs losing, anyway your be running out of managers to chose from the way things are going , Get behind him I say.


WE ARE GETTING BEHIND HIM :D Everyone thinks he's doing a great job. Some more than others. Where does this non-support come from?
Would be nice to express the tiniest bit of disappointment over losing at home to Cambridge.

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Re: League 1 - Ipswich Town vs Cambridge United Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by goldandblack » Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:27 pm

Tangfastic wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:06 pm
goldandblack wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:59 pm
Tangfastic wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 1:49 pm


I don't think Marko (as I read it) is not supporting the manager..... just asking "Can we not get so starry-eyed all the times and put things in perspective".

If McKenna's doing a 8.5 /10 job then there's some who are demanding we look at him as doing a 10/10 or 11/10 job. It's hardly criticism. MCKenna is getting heaps of deserved praise but we should have won a few more matches . Cook's terrible start or not. And McKenna's honest enough to admit that. We don't create enough.... we don't score enough from set-pieces.... we need to find other ways to win. His words and that's down to him as he admits. No blaming shithousery, refs, bad luck, individual players, etc. His fans are more sensitive than he is.
I wasnt disagreeing with Marko but just my view on things Tang
better to have the starry-eyed fans than the Derek type's who lived off there clubs losing, anyway your be running out of managers to chose from the way things are going , Get behind him I say.


WE ARE GETTING BEHIND HIM :D Everyone thinks he's doing a great job. Some more than others. Where does this non-support come from?
Would be nice to express the tiniest bit of disappointment over losing at home to Cambridge.
No need to shout Tang, :wink: sorry but no you cant express the tiniest bit of disappointment over losing at home to Cambridge.

You didnt hear the Sunderland fans expressing a smigeing of disappointment at losing at home to ,
Milton Keynes Dons H…1-2 ..Lost
Doncaster Rovers H…1-2…Lost
Lincoln City……………..H 1-3…Lost
Mansfield ………………H..0.1…Lost
Well apart from the board sacking the manager we didnt hear a whisper did we,

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Re: League 1 - Ipswich Town vs Cambridge United Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by ashfordblue » Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:40 pm

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Read this entire thread and just cannot get on board with the 🤷‍♂️ attitude. I know you lot will be pi$$ed off NO DOUBT MORE than me as home town supporters, but FUUUUK. Just ever so slightly getting peed off with the abundance of love. I think he’s great, he’s going to be better and he’s refreshing after whats been before…….. but ffs, Cambridge Utd @ PR. Jaysus fkn H. Honestly thought it’d be Morecambe & Cheltenham that’d be the ultimate play-off let downs……. But now the club who should only really excel in rowing boats come to “Fortress” Portman Road and win. 🤦‍♂️

Why the changes after the Plymouth game? Not asking KMcK , but asking anyone who knows on this site? Any of the older guys maybe? Why?
ALL of you could name an Ipswich line up years ago, born out of ability, effort and professionalism, ….. was virtually unchanged from week to week in a much tougher game (fkn pussies these days with their tissue injuries) …… and now they apply analytics and Cambridge previous videos and come up with a plan. 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️

Just play the fkn team with the ability to press press press and win LIKE THE REPORTS READ V PLYMOUTH.

Enjoying the new era. Cannot get on board licking the guys ring-piece because yesterday was a shocking result. Nope, agree, CANNOT win every game…….. but CAMBRIDGE @ PR. Thats a win.
Exactly Marco as I mentioned in my post WTF change the winning team, I mean WTF has Carroll got to offer absolutely F**K all, and Thompson Likewise is F*****G useless, and as I said now we have absolutely no chance of the playoffs how about giving the following Unders 23's a chance.

Walton
Donacien Wolfie Burgess

Burns Morsey Humphries Aluko

Celina

Simpson Chirewa


Just give this team selection a go as we know our current strikers are Crap, and there's more chance of getting a win with this lineup as no opposition manager knows the new players

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Post by marko69 » Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:43 pm

When i said i read the entire thread earlier, can i further add; i read it a couple times…….. just to be clear of what i was reading. Thats not to say that what i was reading was SO UNBELIEVABLY UNBELIEVABLE that i had to read things twice……. No……. Just wanted to know that i wasnt interpreting anyone wrong.

With that being said……. Apologies to all who thought i was lambasting Kieron. I wasn’t.
Because losing at home to Cambridge is such a kick in the nuts disgraceful result with 5 games to play and hunting down 6th place, it was merely a question to ask the older, wiser guys, WHY change things v the boat rowers.

My only explanation is Carroll is the Hibs version of 1980’s Joe Tortolano and he’s f**king inmense in training. 👍

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Re: League 1 - Ipswich Town vs Cambridge United Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by Tangfastic » Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:53 pm

ashfordblue wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 2:40 pm
marko69 wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:07 am
Read this entire thread and just cannot get on board with the 🤷‍♂️ attitude. I know you lot will be pi$$ed off NO DOUBT MORE than me as home town supporters, but FUUUUK. Just ever so slightly getting peed off with the abundance of love. I think he’s great, he’s going to be better and he’s refreshing after whats been before…….. but ffs, Cambridge Utd @ PR. Jaysus fkn H. Honestly thought it’d be Morecambe & Cheltenham that’d be the ultimate play-off let downs……. But now the club who should only really excel in rowing boats come to “Fortress” Portman Road and win. 🤦‍♂️

Why the changes after the Plymouth game? Not asking KMcK , but asking anyone who knows on this site? Any of the older guys maybe? Why?
ALL of you could name an Ipswich line up years ago, born out of ability, effort and professionalism, ….. was virtually unchanged from week to week in a much tougher game (fkn pussies these days with their tissue injuries) …… and now they apply analytics and Cambridge previous videos and come up with a plan. 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️

Just play the fkn team with the ability to press press press and win LIKE THE REPORTS READ V PLYMOUTH.

Enjoying the new era. Cannot get on board licking the guys ring-piece because yesterday was a shocking result. Nope, agree, CANNOT win every game…….. but CAMBRIDGE @ PR. Thats a win.
Exactly Marco as I mentioned in my post WTF change the winning team, I mean WTF has Carroll got to offer absolutely F**K all, and Thompson Likewise is F*****G useless, and as I said now we have absolutely no chance of the playoffs how about giving the following Unders 23's a chance.

Walton
Donacien Wolfie Burgess

Burns Morsey Humphries Aluko

Celina

Simpson Chirewa


Just give this team selection a go as we know our current strikers are Crap, and there's more chance of getting a win with this lineup as no opposition manager knows the new players
You need to get Dyer to replace McKenna as manager with that team, Ash.

Still in the mindset that the only way forward is through our youth.

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Post by Bluemike » Sun Apr 03, 2022 3:01 pm

So don't change a winning team but bring in all those kids ffs, yeah perfect sense.

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Re: League 1 - Ipswich Town vs Cambridge United Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by ashfordblue » Sun Apr 03, 2022 3:31 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Sun Apr 03, 2022 3:01 pm
So don't change a winning team but bring in all those kids ffs, yeah perfect sense.
Well, Mikey boy I was selecting 3 good players from our own under 23's.

Plus I've noticed you always have to be F*****G right and condescending and criticizing others' views don't you, listen, buddy, you are but a youth fan on here where I have been a fan for over 68 years 1953/54 season 3rd div south under Scott Duncan and I think I know what I'm observing with our current useless strike force, so you would keep piling in our crap strikers rather give our youth a chance now we don't have a cat in hells chance of the playoffs I think that makes perfect sense, it would give KM a better view of our youth, not just observing from afar the under 23's top of their league results, we must give them a chance to show what they can do, and what better time than the last 5 matches where we have nothing to lose now.

It would be interesting to hear what others think on here of my views

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Re: League 1 - Ipswich Town vs Cambridge United Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by marko69 » Sun Apr 03, 2022 3:53 pm

I think as its approaching the “maths” of it all, Ash, there is arguably no harm replacing the players who, as you say, “cannot hit a cows arse with a banjo”…… always a great analogy! :lol:

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