Author Archive: Rob

Trust calls for ‘Common Sense’ from Norfolk Police

The Ipswich Town Supporters Trust welcome the Norfolk Police statement that Ipswich Town supporters will be greeted with a ‘friendly and Fair Policing ‘ however, their actions seem to contradict this. Members of the Supporters Trust have been contacted by a number of Ipswich fans who have raised their concerns that the Norfolk Police have …

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Report on the meeting between the Supporters’ Trust and Ian Milne (Joint Managing Director of ITFC)

Trust Chair Alasdair Ross and Board member Carl Day represented the Independent Supporters’ Trust at a meeting at Portman Road  with Ian Milne (Joint Managing Director, ITFC) and Sally Webb, the club secretary, on Wednesday, 16th October 2013. The meeting lasted for over an hour with the majority of the time spent discussing ticket prices …

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Trust committee to meet with ITFC MDs next week

Two members of the Ipswich Town 1st committee will be meeting the ITFC Managing Directors, Ian Milne and Jonathan Symonds, on Wednesday, 16th October 2013. If any Trust member has a question or issue they would like them to raise at the meeting, please let us know by 5pm on Tuesday, 15th October. It may …

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Portman Road becomes an Asset of Community Value

Portman Road has joined Old Trafford and Anfield in being officially recognised as an asset to its local community. Ipswich Town First, the independent Ipswich Town Supporters’ Trust, has announced that – following representations it has made to Ipswich Borough Council (IBC)  – Portman Road has become an Asset of Community Value (ACV), recognising its …

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Ipswich Town First AGM minutes

Ipswich Town 1st Annual General Meeting Saturday, 24th August, 2013 Drum & Monkey, Princes Street, Ipswich   The meeting was opened by Acting Chairman, Alasdair Ross, who welcomed all those attending.

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Reaction to the club pursuing Academy Category One Status

The Ipswich Town Supporters Trust welcomes and celebrates the Club’s announcement that it will actively be pursuing Category One status for the Ipswich Town Academy for the 2014/15 season. If successful, this will be a great step forward in restoring the club’s much-loved tradition for producing home-grown talent.

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Academy: Road To Category One Status

A year appears to be a long time at Portman Road. For it appears today from comments attributed to Bryan Klug that the Club is considering upgrading to Category One status in the Academy structure, something the Trust argued for extensively which was supported by the fanbase with a 5,000 strong petition. Former Chief Executive, …

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ACADEMY PETITION PRESENTED TO SIMON CLEGG

Delivering the fan’s petition to the club prior to the Cardiff game on Saturday (18th Feb 2012) the Trust Chairman, Carl Day, told Chief Executive Simon Clegg “the Academy is the cornerstone of all things Ipswich Town, has a proven past and in a very short space of time over 5000 fans had signed up to …

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Adult membership now available through PayPal.

Ipswich Town First are pleased to announce that you can now become a member of Trust using PayPal. To pay this way, just go to our Join page.

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Academy Latest

The Ipswich Town Supporters Trust has been soliciting the views of its members and the wider supporter base including circulating a petition to encourage the Football Club to opt for Category 1 status in the Elite Player Performance Plan. We believe Ipswich Town should go for the highest category for the following key reasons;

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