Ipswich Town announce friendlies against West Ham and Southend

PREMIER League newcomers West Ham will visit Portman Road for Ipswich Town’s only home friendly of the pre-season.

The club have this morning announced the friendly which will be played on Saturday, August 4 (3pm ko).

Ipswich fans have happy memories of West Ham after Town did the double over Sam Allardyce’s men last season before the Hammers ultimately celebrated promotion the Premier League via the play-offs.

The Blues will also return to Roots Hall to play Southend United in a friendly on Tuesday, July 31 (7.45pm ko).

Ticket details for both matches will be announced in due course.