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PUBLISHED: 09:57 20 March 2017 | UPDATED: 13:55 20 March 2017

Ipswich Town fans head for the exits following Saturday's 3-1 defeat at Cardiff. Photo: PAGEPIX

Ipswich Town fans head for the exits following Saturday's 3-1 defeat at Cardiff. Photo: PAGEPIX

It’s the start of a fortnight for fans to fester on Ipswich Town’s current state of affairs – and we want to hear from you.

The Blues are now just five points above the Championship drop zone following Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at Cardiff City and manager Mick McCarthy concedes his team are in a ‘relegation scrap’ with eight games to play.

It capped a bad 48 hours for Blues fan after they received the news last Friday that the club was putting up adult season ticket prices by 1.5%.

Town have won just two of their 16 games across all competitions this calender year. Following this weekend’s international break they face fellow-strugglers Birmingham (18th) and Wigan (23rd) at Portman Road.

Then comes Fulham (a), Burton (a), Newcastle (h), Rotherham (a), Sheffield Wednesday (h) and Nottingham Forest (a).

Ipswich Town have been in the top two tiers of English football for 60 successive seasons. Their lowest second-tier finishes in that time are 16th (1959), 15th (1966, 2006, 2010, 2012) and 14th (1991, 2007, 2013).

- ‘Blues are sleepwalking into trouble’ - read Stuart Watson’s verdict here.

Ipswich Town fans have shown their disgust for a billboard in the town showing off Norwich City’s new home kit - by attempting to tear it down.

Ipswich Town’s pre-season preparations continue tomorrow with a friendly match at League One side Gillingham.

Nottingham Forest have reportedly had a £2m bid for striker Daryl Murphy accepted by Newcastle United.

Ipswich Town take on Gillingham in their fourth pre-season friendly of the summer tomorrow. Here’s all you need to know ahead of the game at Priestfield.

Ex-Ipswich Town boss George Burley believes Mick McCarthy faces a simple decision regarding homegrown talent this season – either give them a fair chance to develop or send them out on loan.

Impressive young midfielder Flynn Downes has signed a new three-year deal at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town striker target John Marquis has signed a new deal with Doncaster Rovers.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he is happy to go into the new season with a reduced squad size.

Ipswich Town continued their unbeaten pre-season last night with a 3-1 win at Peterborough United, in which a couple of new signings saw their first action in a Town shirt.

Ipswich Town recorded a 3-1 win at League One side Peterborough United last night. STUART WATSON reports on 120-minutes of pre-season action at London Road.

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