Former Ipswich Town groundsman Alan Ferguson says he’s done everything he can to help Gareth Southgate and England ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium tonight (7pm).
A little over seven years ago, Nick Pope was a college student and a part-time milkman turning out in the Essex and Suffolk Border League after his dream of playing for Ipswich Town was ended. Now he is heading to the World Cup.
East Anglian rivals Ipswich Town and Norwich City faced each other in a two-legged Championship play-off semi-final back in May 2015 – it may only be little more than two years ago, but can you name the 30 players who featured for both sides in those matches?
Despite admitting the gulf in stature between Grimsby and Braintree is ‘frightening’, manager Danny Cowley insisted his group of Iron players have no reason to be scared as they begin their Wembley bid this evening.