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Transfer news, salary cap latest, plus dates for your diaries – our most-read Town stories of the week

PUBLISHED: 06:00 16 August 2020

From top left, clockwise, Gwion Edwards, Stephen Ward, Danny Graham and David Cornell have all been in the Ipswich Town news this week. Photos: Archant/PA

From top left, clockwise, Gwion Edwards, Stephen Ward, Danny Graham and David Cornell have all been in the Ipswich Town news this week. Photos: Archant/PA

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There’s been a lot going on at Portman Road over the last seven days – here’s our most-read Ipswich Town stories of the week.

MONDAY

Three days on from a hard salary cap being voted in by League One clubs, Stuart Watson used the benefit of new information to look at how it will affect Ipswich Town...

READ: The devil was in the detail... Why salary cap’s ‘average’ leaves Ipswich Town with little wriggle room

It was also the day we discovered that Stephen Ward was on trial with the Blues...

READ: Former Republic of Ireland international Ward training with Town

And there was news of a devastating blow for a Town youngster...

READ: Morris facing long spell out after suffering second serious knee injury

TUESDAY

We looked a bit more at the career of Ward...

READ: ‘Wonderful’ Ward is the converted striker who became McCarthy’s trusted left-back... but is he what Town need?

And gave our verdict on a report that there is interest in one of Town’s wingers...

READ: Ipswich Town transfer rumour: Championship duo ‘join the race’ for Gwion Edwards

Plus there was news of a high-profile Town friendly...

READ: Ipswich Town set for friendly at Tottenham’s new ground

WEDNESDAY

A glowing reference for a Town striker target...

READ: ‘A figurehead, a top guy and almost guaranteed goals’ - Mowbray’s assessment of Town target Graham

THURSDAY

We looked at how Ward did in the Championship with Stoke last season...

READ: ‘Solid’, ‘capable’ and ‘sound enough’ – Town trialist was a six out of 10 man at Stoke

Then later that day broke the news that he had been offered a contract...

READ: Town offer Ward contract after veteran impresses in training

There was also news regarding fixtures release day, plus dates for cup draws and ties...

READ: Cup draws, fixtures release and when KO games will be played... some key dates for your diary

Plus another friendly was announced (this time officially)...

READ: Ipswich Town to face Colchester in friendly double-header to be streamed online

FRIDAY

The well-contacted Andy Warren brought you the latest on Town being in talks with Ward and two goalkeepers...

READ: Ipswich stepping up transfer business as two keepers remain in play, Ward talks continue and striker linked

Another friendly is announced...

READ: Town announce West Ham friendly as first Hammers clash is cancelled due to positive virus test

A signing!

READ: Stephen Ward agrees to join Ipswich Town


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