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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Alexander the penalty-save hero

PUBLISHED: 21:58 29 January 2008 | UPDATED: 18:27 10 March 2010

OUCH: Haynes gets up after taking a first-half tumble

OUCH: Haynes gets up after taking a first-half tumble

Ipswich Town 0 Plymouth 0

A NEIL Alexander penalty save helped Ipswich extend their unbeaten run to 19 at Portman Road stretching back more than 10 months.

Ipswich Town 0 Plymouth 0

A NEIL Alexander penalty save helped Ipswich extend their unbeaten run to 19 at Portman Road stretching back more than 10 months.

Alexander saved from Steve MacLean after Dan Harding handled to deny Plymouth an unjust winner.

Pablo Counago hit a post in a disappointing night for him and the team, while Jason De Vos and Alex Bruce had good efforts cleared off the line in a one-sided contest.

Ipswich had 25 attempts on goal but a mix of poor finishing and good saves from Luke McCormick denied then a much-needed win.

The Blues dominated the first half yet never really troubled Plymouth keeper Luke McCormick.

Owen Garvan, Pablo Counago and Danny Haynes, all scorned decent opportunities.

Debut-making Alan Quinn had a couple of efforts blocked as he impressed in front of the Portman Road crowd.

In the Town goal Neil Alexander, who has been called up by new Scotland boss George Burley to a national training camp next week, had even less to do with a Peter Halmosi free kick Argyle's best effort on target.

Haynes' desire to get past Mathias Doumbe saw him stray off the pitch and nudge a referee's assistant into a photographic pit but after a short delay everyone was fine.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert says winger Danny Rowe needs to get fitter if he is to feature more for the first team.

Sir Alf Ramsey was one of Ipswich Town and England’s greatest-ever managers. Some would say he WAS the greatest. Few reporters had the access to Sir Alf as former EADT/Ipswich Star and Green’Un editor TONY GARNETT enjoyed. Here are some of his memories

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today we feature wins over Leicester City and Manchester United among others.

Cole Skuse agrees that his team mate and good friend Luke Chambers has probably taken on too much responsibility as Ipswich Town captain.

Shrewsbury Town chief executive Brian Caldwell has ruled out Paul Hurst returning to the club following his recent sacking by Ipswich Town.

More than 500 tickets have been donated for Ipswich Town’s home game against West Brom next Friday evening after one small act of kindness gained online momentum.

Toto Nsiala may currently find himself on the fringes of the Ipswich Town first-team but the central defender continues to make an impact off the field each and every week.

We’ve ranked the home kits of all 24 Championship teams. So who comes out on top?

Andre Dozzell has revealed his frustration as his return to action stalled earlier in the season but the teenager is now hungry for minutes on the field after returning to the first-team picture.

In past columns I have talked about a divide between athletes that earn large amounts of money, and those that do not, and how there is a movement in Ipswich to bring this sporting diversity together.

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