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Catch up on what was said in today’s Ipswich Town web chat

PUBLISHED: 16:28 02 October 2017

Jonas Knudsen in action during Ipswich Town's 3-1 home defeat to Bristol City on Saturday. Photo: Steve Waller

Jonas Knudsen in action during Ipswich Town's 3-1 home defeat to Bristol City on Saturday. Photo: Steve Waller

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Ipswich Town head into the second international break of the season placed eighth in the Championship table with a game in hand on many – so how do you reflect on the start to 2017/18?

Mick McCarthy’s men have won six and lost four of their opening 10 league games. Only Hull have scored more goals than their 20, with only five teams (including the bottom four) have conceded more than their 16.

The average position of the six teams beaten – Millwall (14th), Barnsley (19th), Brentford (19th), Birmingham (22nd), Sunderland (23rd) and Bolton (24th) – is 20th.

Two of the four teams they’ve lost to – Bristol City (4th) and Leeds (5th) – are flying high, with Fulham in 10th and QPR placed 16th.

There was a rare win first round win in the Carabao Cup (2-0 at League Two side Luton), followed by a gallant 2-1 defeat for the youngest team in the club’s history at Premier League side Crystal Palace.

What have you made of the new signings and style of play? Who is going to play when everyone is fit? Have your expectations for the season changed?

Blues reporter Stuart Watson hosted a live web chat this lunchtime to reflect on the start to the season and look ahead at the games to come – third-place Sheffield United away a week on Saturday, followed by the East Anglian derby with Norwich City at Portman Road on Sunday 22, October.

Rail timetables on services in many parts of Britain change dramatically on Monday as companies bring in new trains with different service patterns.

Samaritans is calling for parents, teachers and employees to put wellbeing ahead of grades this exam season.

A spike in Suffolk school pupil exclusions in March has raised concerns that children likely to get lower grades may be removed from mainstream schools before they sit GCSE exams.

Can you see yourself or someone you know in our photo gallery? All pictures were taken at Yates in Ipswich on Saturday, May 19.

More than 14,000 people flocked to sunny Hadleigh on Saturday for the town’s 179th annual show.

Police are looking for a 13-year-old girl from Lowestoft who has not been seen at home since Friday afternoon.

Could you offer a home to one of these cats and dogs at the Blue Cross centre in Wherstead?

Highways England teams will be carrying out maintenance on trunk roads across the region over the next week.

The A140 was partially closed late on Saturday afternoon after a two-vehicle accident at the Stonham crossroads with the A1120.

Royal wedding fever has gripped the country - with a host of street parties popping up across East Anglia to celebrate the big day.

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