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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.

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It’s been a dismal season for Ipswich Town fans and it could yet get worse.

Ipswich may have broken out of their run of straight draws – but a 3-1 defeat isn’t really much to shout about.

Ipswich Town defender Tommy Smith has told a newspaper in New Zealand that he is 100% committed to playing for the national team, ahead of the All Whites’ World Cup qualifiers against Fiji.

With eight games to go, Ipswich Town are still not safe from relegation to League One, following a tough season in the Championship, and lost 3-1 at Cardiff City at the weekend.

Mick McCarthy says his managerial record is the reason for his longevity at Portman Road, not owner Marcus Evans’ perceived patience with his managers.

Ipswich Town will not be backtracking on their decision to raise the price of season tickets, despite a huge outcry from supporters.

Loan duo Dominic Samuel and Jonny Williams made timely injury comebacks last night as a strong Ipswich Town Under-23 side drew 1-1 with Crewe at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town have suffered a double injury blow with the news that forward duo David McGoldrick and Tom Lawrence have had to withdraw from the Republic of Ireland and Wales squads respectively.

Ipswich Town fan and football reporter WILL RIDGARD gives his view on the controversy surrounding the increase in season ticket prices at Portman Road...

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.

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