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Kings of Anglia Issue 8 Magazine Offer

Watch: Chris Louis on the state of British Speedway

PUBLISHED: 14:39 04 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:28 12 October 2018

Chris Louis

Chris Louis

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Ipswich Witches promoter Chris Louis has spoken out after the Witches 2018 season came to a premature end – with just 13 home meetings all told taking place at Foxhall Heath this year.

Louis addresses that thread-bare fixture list, addresses what has held the Witches back from winning any silverware since 2011, and talks about what he would like to see happen to the sport in this country.

It’s an honest appraisal of how the Witches have flattered to deceive in recent seasons. It’s an honest appraisal of certain aspects of the sport that need changing.

Louis takes a look at the bikes and asks are they too powerful or too difficult to ride these days?

He tells why he would like to see every club with a ‘local hero’ back in the side.

However, it’s not all bad news, with the emergence of young Drew Kemp a big plus point for the Suffolk side in 2018, as well as the success of Witches’ neighbours, Mildenhall Fen Tigers.

Andy Warren looks at how the players inherited by Paul Hurst have fared during the opening weeks of the season.

Ipswich Town winger Gwion Edwards will have added motivation and confidence following his long-awaited return to the Wales squad.

After two weeks off, there will be just five more games until the next international break – a stage in the campaign where owners often assess their options. Stuart Watson looks at Town’s upcoming clashes.

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

A quarter of the way through the season, TERRY HUNT, takes a look at Ipswich Town and Paul Hurst’s current plight

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

Former Ipswich Town and England star Kieron Dyer is now representing both club and country as a coach. STUART WATSON spoke to him about falling back in love with the game.

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

Kieron Dyer has backed plenty more homegrown talent to get a chance at Ipswich Town under the management of Paul Hurst and Chris Doig.

Ipswich Town winger Gwion Edwards has been called up as a late addition to the Wales squad.

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