Ipswich Town Championship fixtures 2017/18: Favourable start, tough finish for Blues; Middlesbrough on final day

Millwall manager Neil Harris and captain Tony Craig celebrate with the trophy after the Sky Bet Leag

Millwall manager Neil Harris and captain Tony Craig celebrate with the trophy after the Sky Bet League One play off final at Wembley Stadium, London. - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

Ipswich Town will face newly-promoted Millwall, along with Birmingham City, Barnsley, Brentford and Fulham in the first month of the Championship season.

The Blues, who picked up eight points from August last season, thanks to two wins, two draws and a defeat, will start at home against Birmingham on August 5, before travelling to Barnsley a week later on August 12.

The Blues will then go to The Den in their first midweek game, three days later, before a home game against Brentford on Saturday, August 19.

Town finish the first month of the season with a game at home to Fulham on Saturday, August 26.

Ipswich’s last five fixtures look tough prospects on paper.

• IPSWICH TOWN FIXTURES 2017-18


You may also want to watch:


They host Barnsley, at Portman Road, on April 10 (7.45pm ko), before travelling to Nottingham Forest on April 14.

The Blues’ last three games then see Mick McCarthy’s men host Aston Villa on April 21, go to Reading on April 28, before they finish at home to relegated Middlesbrough on May 6.

Most Read

Town ended last season with two wins and three defeats from their last five games, the Blues losing their last three games on the trot, against Rotherham, Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter