Ipswich Town’s first ever competitive game at Burton Albion has been switched to Good Friday – April 14, 7.45pm – having originally been scheduled for the following afternoon when the Championship fixtures were announced.
It might be the dark clouds that hang following ‘Brexit’ and England’s dismal exit from Euro 2016 that colour the mood, but it was hard not to walk away from Mick McCarthy’s first press conference of the 2016/17 season feeling more than a little underwhelmed.
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he takes inspiration from the underdog success stories at this summer’s European Championships as he prepares for seemingly his toughest task yet at Portman Road.
The fixtures for the newly branded English Football League (EFL) were released this morning, with Ipswich Town preparing for their 15th successive season in the Championship. STUART WATSON looks at some key topics.