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Kings of Anglia Issue 8 Magazine Offer

LIVE: Join Stuart Watson for our pre-season ITFC web chat

PUBLISHED: 11:45 05 August 2014 | UPDATED: 11:46 05 August 2014

Kevin Bru

Kevin Bru

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With the new Championship season within touching distance, anticipation at Portman Road is reaching fever pitch prior to the home opener with Fulham on Saturday (5.15pm).

Town head into the new campaign unbeaten in pre-season, following four wins and two draws, and with a clutch of new signings including 6ft 5ins Hungarian striker Balint Bajner and Mauritius midfielder Kevin Bru.

Star striker David McGoldrick is also edging closer to a full comeback following a long injury lay-off and that will prove a timely boost for Mick McCarthy who will be looking to improve on last season’s ninth-placed finish.

After the visit of the newly-relegated Cottagers, Town head to Reading and Birmingham, before finishing the month of August with a home game against bitter rivals Norwich and a trip to Derby. There is also the small matter of a League Cup tie at Crawley in what promises to be a packed first month of football.

Chief football writer Stuart Watson is here to answer your questions about all things Ipswich as well as sharing his views on the season ahead.

Join our live web chat below.

Two police officers could face court action relating to the death of former Ipswich Town striker Dalian Atkinson.

Paul Hurst does not expect to add a free agent striker to his squad and is happy to rely on Freddie Sears and Kayden Jackson as the Blues wait for Ellis Harrison to return to fitness.

Andre Dozzell is raring to go again following his England Under-20 debut, says Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst.

Tom Adeyemi is set to have an operation on his injured Achilles tendon.

Ipswich Town are monitoring a number of players, including captain Luke Chambers, following a bout of illness in the camp ahead of this weekend’s visit of QPR.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst spoke to the media this afternoon ahead of Saturday’s game with QPR.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history...and today’s games include a win in Europe and a clash with Manchester United.

Ipswich Town return to action this weekend when QPR visit Portman Road. ANDY WARREN looks ahead to the game.

Swindon manager Phil Brown believes defender Luke Woolfenden will return to Ipswich Town next summer ready for Championship football.

Ipswich Town have a rich history of giving young players a chance. ANDY WARREN looks at five teenagers showing promise at Portman Road.

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