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Ex-Ipswich Town midfielder Jason Dozzell was brought up to hate Norwich City – and he’s got a feeling that his beloved Blues can get the ultimate bragging rights over their bitter rivals over the coming two weekends.

Bryan Hamilton

Former Ipswich Town favourite Bryan Hamilton believes Mick McCarthy’s nous could prove to be the Blues’ joker in the pack, ahead of their play-off showdown with Norwich City.

11:16
Will Ipswich be going to Wembley?

Will it be mind over matter as Ipswich Town take on Norwich City in the first leg of the play-off semi final this weekend?

11:15
Queue for Play off tickets home leg at Ipswich

Tickets for the home leg of the most important Ipswich-Norwich derby in decades went on general sale today.

14:38
A strong police presence in Portman Road at this season's Ipswich v Norwich derby

A senior police officer has warned Ipswich Town and Norwich City fans violence, alcohol-fuelled disorder and anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated on Saturday.

Yesterday, 10:08
Ipswich Town v Preston North End - Coca Cola Championship - Portman Road, Ipswich - 09/08/2008.

General view of Portman Road football stadium

Picture Ashley Pickering

Fate has pitted Ipswich Town against East Anglian rivals Norwich City in the Championship play-off semi-finals.

Yesterday, 08:00
Ipswich Town managing director Ian Milne

Let’s be ‘avin you! Ipswich Town managing director Ian Milne didn’t go as far as repeating Norwich City director Delia Smith’s infamous half-time rallying cry of 2005, but he has called upon Blues fans to make Portman Road a cauldron of noise for Saturday’s Championship play-off semi-final first leg (12.15pm).

Yesterday, 06:00
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy hopes there will be no whinging from the Norwich City camp if they lose the East Anglian derby two-legged Championship play-off semi-final.

Mon, 14:34
Mick McCarthy gives his captain Luke Chambers a hug after the game at Blackburn

Almost 12,500 tickets have already been sold for Ipswich Town’s play-off semi-final first leg against Norwich City.

Mon, 07:00
Mick McCarthy at Ewood Park. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Mick McCarthy has played and managed in enough fierce derby matches not to be phased by Ipswich Town facing regional rivals Norwich City in a two-legged Championship play-off semi-final.

Mon, 06:00
Ipswich Town players at Blackburn. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Following 46 games of a gruelling Championship campaign, fate has pitted Ipswich Town against East Anglian rivals Norwich City in a two-legged play-off semi-final.

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Town fans celebrate at Blackburn

More than 2,200 Ipswich Town fans made the trip to Ewood Park on Saturday and were put through a whole range of emotions as their side lost 3-2 to Blackburn Rovers but still secured a play-off place thanks to results elsewhere.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Town fans celebrate at Blackburn

Ipswich Town has announced when supporters will be able to get tickets for the play-off semi-final against Norwich City.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Mick McCarthy gives his captain Luke Chambers a hug after the game at Blackburn

Blackburn v Ipswich: Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy is looking forward to an ‘unbelievable’ two-legged Championship play-off semi-final with East Anglian rivals Norwich City over the coming two weekends.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Town fans celebrate at Blackburn

Blackburn v Ipswich: Ipswich Town will face East Anglian rivals Norwich City in a two-legged play-off semi-final after a nerve-shredding last day to the regular Championship season saw them lose 3-2 at Blackburn but scrape into sixth spot courtesy of results elsewhere.

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy. Photo: Sarah Lucy Brown

Ipswich Town play their biggest match in a decade this lunchtime.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Ipswich Town fans enjoyed the dramatic 1-0 win at Watford. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy hopes that the club’s fantastic away following is given one more magic moment tomorrow.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Will Luke Chambers be fist-pumping tomorrow?

D-Day is almost upon us. Ipswich Town head to Blackburn tomorrow for their biggest game in ten years, in search of at least a point to secure a long-awaited play-off place. Town fan SCOTT FRASER gives his thoughts on the match....

Friday, May 1, 2015
Daryl Murphy. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Ipswich Town will fight fire with fire in their top-six decider at Blackburn Rovers tomorrow lunchtime.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Portman Road

Ipswich Town’s Under-16s lost 3-0 against their Norwich City counterparts, at Portman Road last night, in the new-look Hospital Cup format.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy insists it has been business as usual for him and his players building up to tomorrow’s top-six decider at Blackburn Rovers.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Richard Naylor, Tony Mowbray,  Martijn Reuser, Marcus  Stewart - four goal scorers at Wembley 2000 play offs when Ipswich played Barnsley.

The question on everyone’s lips this week is whether Town can secure a place in the play-offs and ultimately gain promotion to the Premier League.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes

Ipswich head into the final day of the regular Championship season in a four-way battle for fifth and sixth spots. STUART WATSON looks at the key fixtures and permutations.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Cole Skuse celebrates his goal against Cardiff. Photo: Sarah Lucy Brown

Ipswich Town midfielder Cole Skuse is among the nominees for April’s Championship Player of the Month Award.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Jonny Williams applauds the Ipswich Town fans. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Jonny Williams has become the latest former Ipswich Town player to issue a heartfelt good luck message to the club ahead of their last big promotion push.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Christophe Berra celebrates his second half equaliser at Derby County last August. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Ipswich Town legend Kevin Beattie says he is ‘absolutely staggered’ that Christophe Berra wasn’t named in the PFA Championship Team of the Year.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Christophe Berra is Scott's player of the season

Ipswich Town are about to wrap up their most successful season in a decade by hopefully sealing a place in the play-offs.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Sky Sports presenters Simon Thomas (right) and Peter Beagrie (left). Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Ipswich Town’s top-six decider at Blackburn Rovers will be televised live by Sky Sports on Saturday lunchtime (12.15pm).

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Ipswich Town fans in fine voice at Watford. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

A 2,000-strong Blue Army is travelling to Blackburn on Saturday in an attempt to roar Ipswich Town over the finishing line.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Daryl Murphy is the Championship's leading scorer with 25 goals. Photo: Sarah Lucy Brown

Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy picked up two more awards at last night’s End of Season Dinner.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Fabian Wilnis

Former Ipswich Town favourite Fabian Wilnis believes the Blues’ team spirit can trump their promotion rivals’ superior ability in the race for the Premier League.

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