UK time is: 05:28:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Ipswich Defeat Hurts Yeovil's Johnson

Yeovil boss Gary Johnson locked his players in their Portman Road dressing room for 45 minutes after going ahead but losing against Ipswich.

Johnson, who used to manage Suffolk club Newmarket before becoming an international manager, then being relatively successful in England as well explained why he kept his players back to the Cidermen website

'I needed to go through a few things with the boys, said Johnson. 'We lacked the energy and competitiveness in the second half.
'We have to play the game more vigorously. We gave Ipswich time and room and you can't do that at this level. You have to be more clever.
'We did enough in the first half to be 1-0 up, but we were a little disorganised after the restart. We allowed Ipswich's experienced strikers to hold the ball up and their experienced full-backs to get forward. We didn't do enough in the final third.'

It probably didn't help the Glovers that they made a 442 mile round trip to Suffolk just 72 hours after a 488 mile round trip to Sheffield and having played half of Saturday's game at Hillsborough with ten men.

Still, who cares Town won.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Rookie Writer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 18 2013

Time: 12:58AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Ipswich Town Articles

Your Support Is Vital To The Town! (Thursday October 30 2014)

Stephen Hunt Deserves More Game Time (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Town Need To Kill Games Off (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Boo Boys Barrack The Blues (Monday October 27 2014)

Town Tactics Cost Blues Points Again! (Saturday October 25 2014)

There Is No Place Like Home (Friday October 24 2014)

Will Murphs Outscore Didz This Season? (Thursday October 23 2014)

A Tale Of Two Towns At Portman Road (Wednesday October 22 2014)

McCarthy Content With Another Draw (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Ipswich Town Articles

List All Vital Ipswich Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Ipswich 2 - 0 Brighton
Ipswich 2 - 1 Fulham
Ipswich 1 - 1 Blackburn
Derby County 1 - 1 Ipswich
Cardiff 3 - 1 Ipswich
Wigan 1 - 2 Ipswich

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 7 22
8. Blackburn 14 6 4 4 1 22
9. Charlton 14 5 7 2 1 22
10. Ipswich 14 5 6 3 4 21
11. Cardiff 14 5 4 5 1 19
12. Sheff Wed 14 4 7 3 0 19
13. Brentford 14 5 4 5 -3 19

Breaking League News

Ince Perfect For Pearce!
Forest : 31/10/2014 00:21:00
Our Performance against Fulham.
Charlton : 30/10/2014 22:03:00
BWFC: Europe Days
Bolton : 30/10/2014 22:00:00
Redfearn - Leeds job would be a massive honour
Leeds Utd : 30/10/2014 20:00:00
LUFC Redfearn - I came close to playing for Leeds
Leeds Utd : 30/10/2014 19:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should Paul Taylor be sold?
Suggested By:  Ipswichonian
Yes, he does not fit in. 27%
No, he is too good to lose. 53%
Maybe if we get some dosh! 20%