Town's unique tale from the last football shutdown

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East Anglian Daily Times newspaper feature on occasion of coronavirus shutdown of football. Features material from the 2016 research article 'An exception in war and peace: Ipswich Town Football Club, c.1907-1945', Sport in History.

Period1 Apr 2020

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  • TitleTown's unique tale from the last football shutdown
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletEast Anglian Daily Times
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/SizeDouble-page feature
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Description'Before the current suspension of football caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the last time the game was shutdown was during the Second World War. And, as Mark Heath found out, Ipswich Town have a unique tale to tell from that time of national crisis.'
    Producer/AuthorMark Heath
    PersonsRichard Mills