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Monday, November 6, 2017

Ipswich Town go into the third international break of the season on a high following Saturday’s 3-0 home win over Preston.

The East Anglian derby misery goes on following yesterday’s 1-0 home defeat to Norwich City – that’s nine games without a win against the Canaries in almost nine years. More pertinently, that’s seven defeats in nine across all competitions for the Blues.

The wait is nearly over – the first East Anglian derby of the season takes place this Sunday lunchtime (12pm ko) as Ipswich Town host Norwich City at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town head into the second international break of the season placed eighth in the Championship table with a game in hand on many – so how do you reflect on the start to 2017/18?

Ipswich Town got back to winning ways with a 2-0 home victory over rock-bottom Bolton Wanderers on Saturday.

Ipswich Town head to south London on Tuesday night aiming to reach the third round of the Carabao Cup with a win at Premier League Crystal Palace – and they’ll do it fielding a team of youngsters.

The Blues are back tomorrow - and our Ipswich Town writers Chris Brammer and Stuart Watson bring you the latest news out of Portman Road, fresh from Mick McCarthy’s press conference, here.

With Ipswich Town’s Championship season just over a week away from kicking-off, excitement is building at Portman Road – the buzz at Thursday’s open day spreading a new wave of optimism amongst supporters.

Ipswich Town will face East Anglian rivals Norwich City on Saturday, October 21 at Portman Road and Saturday, February 17, 2018, at Carrow Road in the Championship this season.

Ipswich Town will play Birmingham City, at Portman Road, on the opening day of the 2017/18 Championship season.

Ipswich Town discovered their opponents in the Carabao Cup earlier today, and were also close to signing Manchester City winger Bersant Celina and Rangers striker, Joe Garner.

Ipswich Town

Yesterday, 15:00

No dramas as such with Town’s defeat at Middlesbrough, but there’s a degree of frustration that we have seen a couple of times in three weeks now, writes Karl Fuller.

From the counter kings at Derby, to the counter chumps at Middlesbrough. With five of the next seven games at home, Ipswich Town need to take their medicine and quickly refocus on maintaining the fun factor at Portman Road.

Play to your strengths. It’s a well-worn piece of wisdom which applies in most walks of life, and certainly includes sport, writes North Stander Terry Hunt.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy believes his team let Middlesbrough off the hook in this afternoon’s 2-0 defeat at the Riverside Stadium.

Ipswich Town lost 2-0 at Middlesbrough in a Championship match this afternoon. STUART WATSON analyses the action.

Two goals either side of half-time saw Ipswich Town slip to a 2-0 defeat at Middlesbrough this afternoon.

Punters are tipping ailing Middlesbrough to start their recovery by beating Ipswich Town this afternoon at the Riverside Stadium (3pm).

ITFC in pictures

In this week’s nostalgia, we travel back to the opening day of the 2010/11 campaign when the Blues secured an impressive victory at Middlesbrough

Ipswich Town take on Middlesbrough, in a Championship match, at the Riverside Stadium this afternoon (3pm). STUART WATSON previews the action.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has a decision to make.

Dominic Iorfa knows he needs to continue to take his chances if he is to secure a regular spot in the Ipswich Town first team.

Money spent is not an indication of who the best teams are in the Championship.

Saturday’s clash between Middlesbrough and Ipswich pits the Championship’s most expensive striker against arguably the bargain of the season.

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