THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

28 June ~ Norwich City are preparing for the Premier League, having finished 22 points above local rivals Ipswich Town last season. But, continuing our 25-year retrospective, in WSC 168 (February 2001) Ipswich were poised to finish fifth in the top flight under the stewardship of a "ruddy-cheeked mayonnaise magnate", while the Norfolk club were at "their lowest ebb for years" 

What were you doing on August 22? If you are an Ips­­­wich fan, you were probably wat­ch­­­­­­­­­ing a thril­ling draw with Man­­­ches­ter United. If you sup­port Norwich, you were most likely searching for a rea­son to miss your team’s 0-0 draw with Bournemouth in the Worthington Cup. This stark illustration of the current disparity between the two teams didn’t go unnoticed by either set of supporters. Since then, of course, Ipswich’s astounding Premiership form and City’s further struggles have only made it more marked. Read the full article

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