It hasn't been great. You don't have to tell Town fan STEVE MELLEN. Like many, he's tired of the change and the merry-go-round at Portman Road... But let's not count the sorrows, be positive - and who knows? Here, he brings you a short tale!
Three Ipswich Town youngsters have been called up for England U20 duty during the international break while Alan Judge has been confirmed in Mick McCarthy's final Republic of Ireland squad for two friendlies.
It's been another week with more losses - but the double whammy on this occasion is that these have been suffered both on the pitch at Stoke and off the field of play, in the reporting of our latest set of accounts. In all honesty, there's no surprise in either.
Let me give you a new definition of desperation. It's an Ipswich Town fan wanting Norwich City to score a last-minute winner to save his beloved Tractor Boys from falling even further behind in the Championship relegation battle, writes North Stander Terry Hunt.