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DISNEYLAND, eat your heart out. For thrills and spills, football takes some beating.

Carl Marston

DISNEYLAND, eat your heart out. For thrills and spills, football takes some beating.

Ipswich Town boss Roy Keane reckons that the “beautiful game,” with all its highs and lows, eclipses anything that a rollercoaster ride can offer.

There have been more lows than highs for Town fans this season, but Keane is hoping to inspire some more uplifting performances during the 15-game run-in.

Town's precious 1-0 win at Sheffield Wednesday propelled them out of the relegation zone on Saturday, and they will be looking to make further advances up the table at fellow strugglers Scunthorpe United tonight.

“Football can be the biggest rollercoaster on the planet,” enthused Keane.

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“You've been to Disney - it just doesn't compare to it (football).

“It's just unbelievable the emotions of the game, and that's why we love it.

“We spoke to their staff (Sheffield Wednesday) on Saturday and they were low, just as I was speaking to the Peterborough manager on Tuesday.

“But it's very easy to win one football match, because you can catch a team having an off-day. We need to build on it.

“Scunthorpe are down with us, so it's another big, big night for us.

“Just because we've won on Saturday, don't think for one minute we're getting carried away. You look at the table and it's going to be a tough battle until the end of the season.

“We need to roll up our sleeves and grind out results, giving our fans something to shout about, like we did on Saturday.

“Our aim is back-to-back victories,” added Keane.

Town can climb to as high as 15th in the table, if they can record their fourth away win of the season tonight. The only other Championship fixture sees mid-table Doncaster entertain promotion-chasing Leicester.

Tonight's fixture at Scunthorpe had been scheduled for just before Christmas, only to be postponed because of a frozen pitch. It is hoped that the rearranged game will beat the predicted wet and wintry weather.