Exeter City vs Ipswich Town match day thread

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Pete Martin (CTID)

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600 off the capacity though? I don't think it was just that. Very odd.
I think our current maximum capacity is around 8,300. As I understand it, that has recently had to be further reduced by 10% to meet ground safety requirements = circa 7,500 - then a few lost to Sky as has been mentioned.
 

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Losing 0-2 to the second placed team at home is no embarassment. Losing 0-2 at home to the bottom team two months ago most definitely was!!
 

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Ipswich the better side but ref missed a defo pen for the same sort of foul that he booked sparks for🤔.
I thought that too.
I think it was strange that what seemed to me to be a similar degree of contact by Sparkes was penalized by a free kick and a card, whereas with Nombe (when it probably would have been a penalty, nothing was given, or perhaps that’s why nothing was given?).
And as someone else has said it was frustrating that none of the officials saw what was a clear foul on Dieng which led to their second goal.
But that being said we defended poorly for both goals and were saved several times on other occasions by Jamal.
I don’t think we deserved anything from the game today and Ipswich were pretty much in control for the whole match.
However, on the basis that you often learn more in defeat than in victory hopefully today has given Gary and his coaching team things to work on and further food for thought about what they may want to do with the squad in January.
 

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Nombe still got his shot away (badly because he was off balance). I think if he’d have ‘done a Sparkes’ and thrown himself to the ground he’d have got a penalty.
The ref looked over to the lino to see whether he would give it. Lino signalled goal kick and no penalty was awarded.
 

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Nombe still got his shot away (badly because he was off balance). I think if he’d have ‘done a Sparkes’ and thrown himself to the ground he’d have got a penalty.
He didn't need to. He was shoved with enough to be blatantly obvious to all except the ginger dwarf in the middle and the clown on the line who couldn't even give a throw in that was two yards in front of him.
 
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