Fans bittersweet derby day reaction
VIDEO Ipswich fans are still looking to the future today after their team threw away a two goal lead against Norwich.As they made their way back from Norwich after a nail-biting 2-2 draw many Blues supporters were dwelling on what might have been after a first half display which left them in high spirits.
IPSWICH fans are still looking to the future today after their team threw away a two goal lead against Norwich.
As they made their way back from Norwich after a nail-biting 2-2 draw many Blues supporters were dwelling on what might have been after a first half display which left them in high spirits.
Owen Whithan, 25, said: “The game was all right. We did well at the start and played well for the first half.
“But in the second half we didn't really play.
“There was such a good atmosphere at the end of the first half; it was shame it couldn't continue.
“I'm hopeful for the future though.”
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Shane Hurren and Charlie Brown, both 16, were also disappointed with the eventual result after watching the East Anglian derby.
Shane said: “We weren't very good. They were there for the taking and we should have beaten them, we just weren't good enough.”
Charlie added: “In the first half we were good but the second half was completely different. It doesn't feel a good result.”
Brothers David and Jamie Corston tried to look on the bright side after the game.
David, 19, said: “I'm disappointed to throw that away, but I'm optimistic about the future. We can do well.”
Little brother Jamie, ten, added: “We had a good time at the game. I think we switched off in the second half though - we should have been better.”
After arriving back at Ipswich railway station following the game Colin Bush summed up how many fans were feeling when he said: “We should have won. They are bottom of the table and we should have won.”
The 51-year-old added: “When we are 2-0 up you've got to say it has got to be a win.”
It was not only 2-2 on the pitch, it was the same score off the pitch when it came to the arrest count.
Four fans, two from Norwich and two from Ipswich were taken into custody by police. One Ipswich supporter was arrested on suspicion of being drunk inside a designated sports ground, the other was also arrested for the same offence and on suspicion of possessing a Class A drug.