Lambert’s thoughts on Downes not playing, a new columnist in Kieron Dyer and the skipper turns back the clock. Our most read Blues stories of the week
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Downes wants to leave, Lambert vows to go strong, Freddie turns on the style and it’s Premier League opposition coming up for the Blues. Here are our most read Town stories of the week.
WELL, the Blues are up and running and it’s been an interesting week at Portman Road.
The Flynn Downes debate rumbles on as the Town midfielder seemingly wants away from the club.
And then of course we had the opening fixture of the season and a fine win against Bristol Rovers.
Coupled with that, the EADT and Ipswich Star welcomed a new columnist to the fold, none other than former Blue Kieron Dyer.
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As Town headed into their opening day Carabao clash with Bristol Rovers, manager Paul Lambert tells us Flynn Downes has asked not to play against Rovers. Something he found odd.
Meanwhile Lambert said ahead of the Rovers’ clash, he was picking a strong side.
Our newest columnist Kieron Dyer joined us on Friday, giving his thoughts on Town’s season ahead
And of course on matchday 1, Town came up with the goods, with a fine 3-0 win over Bristol Rovers. Lambert was delighted, as he told our chief football writer, Stuart Watson
The player ratings from football writer Andy Warren summed up Town’s fine performance.
Finally, Stuart Watson gave his five observations from Town’s big win, that now sees them entertain Premier League Fulham in the next round. It makes happy reading and a nice way to end the first weekend of competitive action at Portman Road this season.