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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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Joint statement on the rearranged derby match by Ipswich Town 1st & NCST

Ipswich Town 1st has been pleased to work alongside Norwich City Supporters Trust in expressing our concerns about the timing and policing of matches between our clubs. The following is a joint statement by both supporters’ trusts. The Supporters’ Trusts at both Norwich City and Ipswich Town welcome the decision to return the derby match …

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Trust statement on FA Commission proposals for Premier League B Teams

On 8th May 2014, an FA Commission, led by FA Chairman Greg Dyke, released a report with several proposals aimed at improving the England men’s team. The Board of ITFC1st are concerned about one particular proposal: that Premier League B sides should be introduced to the Football League/Conference. A new league – “League 3” – …

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WHAT’S THE WAY FORWARD FOR IPSWICH TOWN?

Supporters’ Trust survey highlights why supporters are deserting Portman Road – and what the club needs to do to get them back. You can read the full report here: ITFC1st 2014 Fan Survey Report Final 29 April 2014  As Ipswich Town bring down the curtain on another Championship season, the full results of a survey …

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Option Anxiety

The Supporters’ Trust welcomes ITFC’s statement today allowing fans a short extension on the deadline for opting out of making an enforced donation to the Club’s Academy. Anyone renewing their season ticket by Direct Debit now has until 1st May 2014 to inform them that they want to opt out of the scheme. The Club …

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Further statement on season ticket issue

Further to the statement which we sent to ITFC yesterday,  Ipswich Town 1st explicitly calls on the club to cancel any automatic payments to the Academy Friend scheme which have been made as part of the automatic renewal of season tickets. The statement that the club have released via TWTD states that there was a …

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Supporters’ Trust statement on inclusion of Academy contribution in season ticket renewal

ITFC 1st has become aware that season ticket holders whose renewals have been processed automatically by the Club, are having the £120 Academy Friend charge automatically added to their Direct Debits. We urge all members to check the amounts that the Club are planning to deduct via Direct Debit, either by logging into ITFC Direct …

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Can you help with this survey?

We’ve received the following request from a student conducting a survey on ticket prices. Please help if you can.   Hi, As part of my final project for my university degree course I’m researching football ticket pricing. I’m trying to get views from as many football fans as possible from as many different British clubs …

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Fans wanted for BBC’s Late Kick Off feature on Safe Standing

The BBC’s regional football show, Late Kick Off have asked Ipswich Town 1st,  the independent supporters’ trust, to help them find ITFC fans who sit in the lower Sir Bobby Robson (North) stand for a feature about safe standing. They’re looking for two fans who are in favour of safe standing and also want to …

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SUPPORTERS’ TRUST SURVEY SHOWS TOWN AT RISK OF MISSING THE NEXT GENERATION

A new survey of Ipswich Town supporters has revealed that the club are at risk of missing out on the next generation of supporters due to high matchday ticket prices. The survey, carried out by Ipswich Town 1st, the Independent Supporters’ Trust, reveals that the cost of a day out at Portman Road is what …

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