It’s Friday, it’s 7:45 o’clock, it’s FA Cup CRACKERJACK! One for the kids there. It’s back, we’re back, another 5 months of us trying to convince the world that the early rounds of the FA Cup are well worth a watch …
Posts Tagged Ipswich Town
Musings on the topic of end of season play offs, a new idea for the future and brief comment on the game we went to on Saturday, Ryman League Division 1 South – Walton & Hersham 0 Dulwich Hamlet 2.
It’s not the FA Cup but the essence of a local derby is very cup-like. Bragging rights to the victor, the vanquished has to wait another year (at least) for revenge. Derbies are effectively regionalised cup finals. And, as it’s not top flight, therealfacup can just about get away with a Championship derby – and what better one than El Tractico, Ipswich Town .v. Norwich City. This is going to be very painful reading … Matt Townsend
Chelsea 7 Ipswich 0 – FA Cup 3rd Round.
On Saturday we nodded towards Danny Baker by agreeing that sometimes it’s amusing to see the underdog hammered in the FA Cup. The irony is not lost on me that those words were uttered by an Ipswich fan who had just asked a Chelsea fan to write a report on this game. These things are sent to test us …
A book landed at the premises of therealfacup. It was about the FA Cup. FA Cup finals of the ’70s to be precise. Leeds, Sunderland, Arsenal, Southampton and Ipswich et al. We ran our eye over it and this is what we thought.
Ipswich Town give Chelsea a scare but ultimately are beaten at Stamford Bridge.