Before the current suspension of football caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the last time the game was shutdown was during the Second World War. And, as Mark Heath found out, Ipswich Town have a unique tale to tell from that time of national crisis.
It’s 21 years ago this month since Jim Magilton joined Ipswich Town. The charismatic Irishman was a hugely important player in George Burley’s promotion-winning team, and during that fantastic first season in the Premier League, writes North Stander Terry Hunt.
It’s 21 years since Jim Magilton signed for Ipswich Town on a permanent deal from Sheffield Wednesday - here’s a look at some of the best pictures of the man known as ‘Magic’ throughout his time at the Blues as a player, and then as the boss...
Looking for a subject now that all cycle racing is suspended, I discovered that it was exactly 50 years ago, in March 1970, that men and women were first allowed to compete together in the same open cycling time trial, writes Fergus Muir.
With no games to look forward to it’s the memories of action gone by that can fill our minds for now, and we can reflect on those good times that various games and players delivered to us, writes Karl Fuller.
Firstly, a rare word of praise for our footballing authorities. They’re not exactly renowned for their top-quality decision making, but they’ve got this one absolutely spot-on, writes North Stander Terry Hunt.
Mark Heath, Andy Warren, Stuart Watson and Ross Halls are back with a special edition of the Kings of Anglia podcast in the wake of the suspension of Ipswich Town’s season due to the coronavirus pandemic.