Author Archive: alasdairross

Statement on the recent ITFC season ticket announcement

Ipswich Town 1st, the independent supporters’ trust of Ipswich Town Football Club, is very disappointed at the increase in prices for season tickets for the 2017/18 season after what has been a very poor season on the pitch. While there are a couple of areas of improvement within the new pricing structure, such as the …

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Trust disappointed that club choose to opt for a Category Two Academy set up

The Trust is very disappointed that today the Chief executive Simon Clegg of our football club has confirmed that Ipswich Town FC will not be applying for Academy Category One status for next season. Town have opted for Category Two in the Elite Player Performance Programme (EPPP) reorganisation of youth football which comes into effect …

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Supporters Trust praise Club on Season Ticket price freeze

Ipswich Town Independent Supporters Trust are sure that most fans will be pleased by the announcement that the club have frozen season ticket prices and will welcome the 12 month interest free payment schemes. It also welcomed the new Under 20 price bracket for the lower tier of the Sir Booby Robson stand and the continuation of the 50% …

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YOUNGEST TRUST MEMBER

Mia Waterman, grandaughter of longstanding Trust member Tim Drummond from Yaxley near Eye, was born late last week and her grandfather immediately enrolled her into the Supporters Trust. Welcome Mia and I am sure you are already making more sense than your grandfather!    You don’t have to be a new born baby to join …

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TRUST TO PRESENT ACADEMY PETITION BEFORE CARDIFF GAME

TRUST TO PRESENT PETITION BEFORE CARDIFF GAME (1pm on 18th February) & SUMMARY OF NEW YOUTH DEVELOPMENT RULES Football League Clubs met yesterday (February 16th 2012) to discuss the rules that were adopted by Premier League clubs at a shareholders’ meeting on Thursday 2 February 2012. The Football league will prepare its own set of …

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Support talent of the future

This post first appeared in the Ipswich Evening Star on the 13th February 2012 and also was posted on http://www.alasdairross.blogpost.com on the 14th February Makes you proud As an Ipswich supporter I always feel even more proud when a Town teams wins with products of our famed Academy in the side. You may wonder what …

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