Nottm Forest 3 Ipswich 0
LUKE CHAMBERS is on a mission to end his play-off nightmare - and make it
fourth time lucky.
The defender put Nottingham Forest in front with a deflection off his thigh.
And he now hopes his good fortune sticks with him all the way to Wembley
after Billy Davies' side secured a top-six finish.
Chambers has made it to three play-offs - and fallen at the first hurdle
He said: "I was in them twice with Northampton and the first season I came
to Forest - and I haven't made it past the semi-finals yet. It's not a nice
experience when you lose but I'm looking forward to it because it's tremendous
to be there.
"I definitely don't want the same disappointment but I wouldn't trade this
position for the world.
"We've got to push on towards the promised land. This will be totally different
to what I've been involved in before when it was League Two and League One."
Chambers, 24, has won automatic promotion from the bottom two tiers of the
Football League but admits this would top the lot.
He added: "Everyone's got to be really proud of what we've done. Hopefully,
I can now get the full set of promotions."
Chambers diverted Rob Earnshaw's 47th-minute shot into the net, despite being
in pain at the time.
He said: "It went in off my left quad, which I'd just injured. It didn't
help it but they all count. It might go down as a backside goal but I'll take
what I can get."
Guy Moussi and Earnshaw then added to the scoreline as Ipswich were punished
for missing first-half chances.
Tractor Boys boss Roy Keane said: "It's been the story of our season. You
should watch us in training, we do the same there. It's not like I can't believe
"We lose a lot of balls at our training ground. "It costs us a lot of money
to replace them - £70 each!"
SUN STAR MAN -ROB EARNSHAW (Forest). Never gave Ipswich a moment's peace.
Graham Hill (The Sun)