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THE players being asked to go back out was shambolic. They should not have had to go back out. The referee said there was 45 seconds to play but he must have known there would be 22 players in a packed penalty area.

By Derek Davis

THE players being asked to go back out was shambolic. They should not have had to go back out. The referee said there was 45 seconds to play but he must have known there would be 22 players in a packed penalty area.

It was a brave decision by the ref because, if any of my players had been hurt, then I would have been knocking on his door.

The Ipswich fans behaved impeccably. Leeds is a massive club and the fans are passionate about their football club. It was not about one game where you end up at the end of the season but they will most certainly bounce back up. We were fantastic the way we controlled the ball and passed very, very well. We looked confident but gave away a poor goal, which is a reflection on our season.

We kept believing and got the goal we deserved. If we had been a little better with the ball, and had that bit more quality, we would have won comfortably.

Ipswich manager Jim Magilton

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It's a sad day for me, a sad day for the players, a sad day for the fans and a sad day for everyone involved in this football club. It's an impossible task now but everyone knows that. Nine goals difference, so it's more or less done. I take full responsibility for everything that's happened because we're big people but, unfortunately, we haven't done what we came here to do. We're sad, we're disappointed. I could say a lot of things, but I'm not going to sit here and make excuses. I will be here next season.

Leeds manager Dennis Wise

When you see 30 or so lads charging right at you then you wonder what's going on, but all the sprint training paid off and I was gone.

It was pretty scary and I was quite worried for Shane Supple because he was right in front of the main group but he can move pretty fast too.

The hardest thing was to come back out for the corner but it was an experience and we all want to play in big games like this.

We were aware that something could happen because the Leeds fans are very passionate and it is something that the club and authorities have to deal with.

It was disappointing for Leeds, and we wanted to show our appreciation to our fans and to the Leeds supporters that behaved by applauding them at the end.

I was convinced it was a good goal and I went close so we had them on the ropes. We were by far the better team and definitely deserved at least a draw.

Ipswich midfielder George O'Callaghan

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