In an ideal world, the 906 incredible souls who travelled 230 miles to Rochdale and back would be treated to a festival of football. After all, they equated for almost a third of the crowd at the Crown Oil Arena, writes Dave Gooderham.
Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert met the media this morning with his side riding a two-game losing streak ahead of their trip to struggling Southend this weekemd - and you can watch his press conference back here.
I can understand the sentiment, I really can. It goes something like this: "If you had said we would be second after 13 games and with a game in hand to go top, I would have taken that", writes Dave Gooderham.
Another weekend goes by and another Town win. The last remaining unbeaten side in the EFL, a difficult away game ticked off and another game closer to reaching the record set in 1980/81 for the longest unbeaten start to a season.