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.
Ipswich Town fans are desperate for some news of summer signings following a disappointing 16th place finish in the Championship, but this is traditionally a quiet time of year in football. Here’s a few reasons why.
Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says his attempts to bring in fresh faces continue to be knocked back and that his squad is ‘down to bare bones’ ahead of tomorrow’s Championship visit of fellow-strugglers Blackburn Rovers.
Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says Adam Webster and Leon Best should both return to his squad for Saturday’s Championship home game against QPR, while Brett Pitman is hoping to be back from injury to make the trip to Bristol City the following week.
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says today’s 2-1 victory at Sheffield Wednesday is fairer reflection of his four years in charge of the club than some of the recent performances which has seen a section of supporters turn on him.