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‘A few more signings and we’ll be gunning for a play-off spot’ - Town fans react to Blackburn draw

PUBLISHED: 18:06 04 August 2018 | UPDATED: 18:06 04 August 2018

Tayo Edun's late goal curls in off the Blackburn post. Picture: STEVE WALLER

Tayo Edun's late goal curls in off the Blackburn post. Picture: STEVE WALLER

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Ipswich Town fans have been reacting to the season-opening 2-2 draw at home to Blackburn Rovers, Paul Hurst’s first competitive game in charge.

The Blues led early through Gwion Edwards’ wonderful back post header, but were trailing 2-1 heading into injury time when Tayo Edun, only signed on loan from Fulham yesterday, scored with what looked more like a cross than a shot from some 25-30 yards.

MORE: Stu says: 5 observations from Blackburn draw

It was just about what Town deserved from a game which was played out in baking heat, in front of more than 18,000 fans.

MORE: Player ratings from Blackburn draw

Edwards particularly impressed on the wing, while Chelsea loanee Trevoh Chalobah showed many glimpses of his class and new striker Ellis Harrison never stopped running.

MORE: Report - Town 2-2 Blackburn

But both Blackburn goals were arguably mistakes in what looked a times a fairly shaky Town defence.

What did you make of it all? Let us know by leaving a comment below!

Paul Hurst has been impressed with the form of goalkeeper Dean Gerken since the 33-year-old was brought into the side in place of Bartosz Bialkowski.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst admits he’s frustrated at the repeated injury set-backs being suffered by creative midfield duo Emyr Huws and Teddy Bishop.

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans and manager Paul Hurst met on Tuesday prior to the Blues’ 1-1 draw with Brentford.

Ipswich Town’s potential move for free agent central defender James Collins is ‘dead and buried now’ according to manager Paul Hurst.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst will speak to the media at 1.30pm ahead of the weekend visit of Bolton Wanderers.

Luke Woolfenden wants to use his loan at League Two Swindon to help secure a place in the Ipswich Town side for the start of next season.

In our new daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town history

Kayden Jackson is hoping his goal in Tuesday night’s 1-1 draw with Brentford is the first of many as he continues to get to grips with the challenge of the Championship.

Paul Hurst doesn’t expect midfielder Teddy Bishop to be out for too long despite picking up a hamstring injury but Jon Walters is now a doubt for Saturday’s game with Bolton.

In our new daily feature, we take a look back at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town history.

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