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Norwich City v Ipswich Town: Watch our form guide ahead of derby day

PUBLISHED: 12:09 13 February 2018 | UPDATED: 12:09 13 February 2018

Both Mick McCarthy's Ipswich Town and Norwich City drew last weekend. Picture: STEVE WALLER

Both Mick McCarthy's Ipswich Town and Norwich City drew last weekend. Picture: STEVE WALLER

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It’s East Anglian derby week, which means Ipswich Town have another chance to claim a first win over old rivals Norwich City since 2009.

But how are the two sides shaping up heading into Sunday’s fixture at Carrow Road?

Town were held to a dire 0-0 draw with basement boys Burton on Saturday, leaving many fans fearing the worst ahead of the weekend - but they have only lost one of their last five, and enjoyed an impressive 2-0 win at Sunderland before the Burton debacle.

- MORE: Celina and Maddison battling for top goal award

Norwich, in contrast, grabbed an impressive point at high-flying Derby County on Saturday and look to be the form side – but are in the middle of a fairly major changing of the guard under Daniel Farke, and struggle to score goals.

- MORE: What’s your favourite derby day moment?

EADT and Ipswich Star chief football writer Stuart Watson travelled into enemy territory to discuss the form of the respective sides with EDP group football editor Paddy Davitt and Norwich City writer Dave Freezer.

Ipswich Town legend Kevin Beattie believes a young up-and-coming manager is exactly what the club needs to get back on track.

It’s been a while since we sat down to talk about all things Ipswich Town – so we thought we’d get together to discuss the latest in the club’s search for a manager, other names in the frame and more.

Ipswich Town have announced their third pre-season friendly of the summer, with a match against Crawley Town confirmed for Tuesday, July 17.

Former Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has once again signalled his intent to return to management, targetting a club in either the Premier League or Championship.

Ipswich Town will travel to Braintree Town for a pre-season friendly on Saturday, July 14.

Jack Ross and Paul Hurst remain leading contenders for the Ipswich Town managerial vacancy – but the search for a new boss is not yet a two-horse race.

Young goalkeeper Michael Crowe has not been offered a new contract by Ipswich Town.

Ipswich Town fitness coach Andy Liddell will leave the club when his contract ends later this month.

We asked St Mirren fan David MacDonald, editor of the Black and White Army website, for his views on Jack Ross, as the odds tumble on him becoming the next Ipswich Town boss.

Former Ipswich Town loanee Cameron Carter-Vickers has signed a new contract with Tottenham Hotspur.

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