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WEEKLY ROUND-UP

9 February 2019

What went on in the past five days at Town

MONDAY

Match Reports

Palace U23s 4 Ipswich 3

4 February 2019

Blues U23s began the week with a trip to face Crystal Palace. Tristan Nydam scored a brace but it was the Eagles who came out on top in a 4-3 thriller at Copers Cope. Despite the defeat Town remain top of the Professional Development League Two South table with a seven point advantage over second-placed Palace.

Town also announced that Portman Road would play host to six County Cup finals in May.

 

TUESDAY

The Club revealed that Town's first fixture in March against Reading at Portman Road would see heavily reduced ticket prices for all supporters.

Blues also progressed to the semi-finals of the Suffolk Premier Cup with a 3-1 win over Kirkley and Pakefield.

WEDNESDAY

Police advice ahead of the derby at Carrow Road was published. See here.

Interviews

Chambers on the battle to stay up at Ipswich

6 February 2019

And Luke Chambers spoke openly about the remainder of the season for Town.

THURSDAY

Paul Lambert's press conference was held. The boss revealed that the fitness of defensive duo Chambo and James Collins would need to be monitored "day by day" before making a final decision on their involvement this weekend. Paul also spoke about the importance of the Blue Army ahead of Sunday's showdown. See the manager's interview with iFollow Ipswich here.

Interviews

Sears pre Norwich

7 February 2019

Town forward Freddie Sears was also on press duty.

FRIDAY

Freddie's wonder strike against Aston Villa in January was nominated for the Sky Bet Goal of the Month.

The Club announced that Ben Morris would be sidelined for at least nine months following surgery on a knee injury.

Fixture details regarding Town's U18s and U23s were released. Both sides had matches postponed this weekend due to Blues' involvement in the FA Youth Cup on Tuesday.

Academy graduate Brett McGavin (pictured below) penned his first professional contract with Town.

 


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