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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!

Teenager Jack Lankester hopes to be involved with the Ipswich Town first team for the remainder of the season but would be prepared to spend time out on loan if it aides his development.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert has been impressing the players with his skills on the training pitch. STUART WATSON looks back on his playing career.

Tristan Nydam is keen to make the most of his loan stay in Scotland but is still keeping a firm eye on parent club Ipswich Town.

Former Ipswich Town boss Paul Hurst is the favourite in the betting as his former club Shrewsbury search for a new manager.

Former Ipswich Town goalkeeper Shane Supple has announced his retirement from football for a second time, due to a persistent hip injury.

ANDY WARREN takes a look at the changes made by Paul Lambert since his appointment as Ipswich Town manager.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features David Johnson signing for Town and Sir Bobby Robson’s testimonial match at Portman Road

Former Ipswich Town loanee Richie Wellens has been appointed Swindon Town manager, naming Noel Hunt as his assistant.

Stuart Watson and Andy Warren are back with the latest episode of the Kings of Anglia Podcast.

Jordan Spence has hailed the impact of manager Paul Lambert and believes the Blues can pull themselves away from trouble if they maintain the high standards they have set.

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