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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!

Ipswich Town goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski discussed being left out of the team by former boss Paul Hurst, new coach Jimmy Walker and Paul Lambert’s positive impact when he spoke to the media this afternoon.

Paul Lambert has confirmed Jordan Graham is no longer in his plans at Ipswich Town with the winger’s loan set to be cut short in January.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert has told owner Marcus Evans that he believes defender Jonas Knudsen is worthy of a new contract.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert spoke to the media this afternoon ahead of the Friday night clash with West Bromwich Albion, and discussed the importance of the club’s fans creating a rocking Portman Road atmosphere as they try to escape the drop zone.

Mick McCarthy is the early favourite for vacant Republic of Ireland job following the departure of both Martin O’Neill and assistant Roy Keane.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today we look back to David Gregory scoring a hat-trick as Town progressed to the next round of the League Cup.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert is impressed with what he’s seen of the Blues’ academy during his early weeks of his reign.

Titus Bramble says Ipswich Town duo Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes were stand-out performers at the recent England Under-20 camp.

Mark Heath, Andy Warren and Stuart Watson are back with another episode of the Kings of Anglia podcast.

Trevoh Chalobah was proud to captain England Under 20s in their 2-0 victory over Germany at Colchester on Monday night but has already turned his attention to Ipswich Town’s Friday clash with West Brom.

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