Mick McCarthy believes he has assembled the best squad of his near five-year tenure as Ipswich Town manager and is looking forward to having a few selection headaches after this weekend’s international break.
Ipswich Town sit second in the Championship after picking up 12 points from their opening five games of the season. The Blues now play five games, starting on Saturday, before the next international break. CHRIS BRAMMER assesses the challenges ahead.
The transfer window ‘slams shut’ at 11pm tonight with Ipswich Town hoping to sign a centre-back and Colchester United after a defender and front man. Blues reporter Stuart Watson and U’s scribe Carl Marston are hosting live coverage of what’s happening at Portman Road and The Weston Homes Community Stadium.
A gritty win, full of character, secured in the face of adversity and a touch of quality – Ipswich Town have shown they can win back our affections with the manner of Saturday’s opening 1-0 home triumph over Birmingham City.
Ipswich Town goal hero Joe Garner reflected on a successful afternoon for the Blues, as Mick McCarthy’s men got their Championship season off to the perfect start, following a 1-0 win over Birmingham City.
Scorelines may not matter during pre-season, but the manner of performances and the attitudes of players in friendlies, such as tonight’s at Colchester United, do. Chris Brammer looks ahead to the game in Essex.