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Former Ipswich Town star Darren Bent has shared his first scouting report on social media - showing that he was tipped to ‘go a long way with hard work.’

Before the current suspension of football caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the last time the game was shutdown was during the Second World War. And, as Mark Heath found out, Ipswich Town have a unique tale to tell from that time of national crisis.

In this break in football action, there has been an interesting topic doing the rounds on Twitter where someone names their four favourite-ever players and then tags in four people to name theirs.

East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star sports editor Mark Heath reflects on two of the most memorable games in his tenure in the job - the snow game and a miracle at Oakwell.

It’s 21 years ago this month since Jim Magilton joined Ipswich Town. The charismatic Irishman was a hugely important player in George Burley’s promotion-winning team, and during that fantastic first season in the Premier League, writes North Stander Terry Hunt.

It’s 21 years since Jim Magilton signed for Ipswich Town on a permanent deal from Sheffield Wednesday - here’s a look at some of the best pictures of the man known as ‘Magic’ throughout his time at the Blues as a player, and then as the boss...

One of Paul Lambert’s former players has offered a fascinating insight into his management style – and suggested that the Ipswich boss perhaps hasn’t adapted his approach to move with the times.

Looking for a subject now that all cycle racing is suspended, I discovered that it was exactly 50 years ago, in March 1970, that men and women were first allowed to compete together in the same open cycling time trial, writes Fergus Muir.

With no games to look forward to it’s the memories of action gone by that can fill our minds for now, and we can reflect on those good times that various games and players delivered to us, writes Karl Fuller.

Ipswich Town have officially closed their Portman Road stadium and Playford Road training ground in response to the coronavirus crisis.

Ipswich Town midfield star Emyr Huws has taken to Twitter to appeal for people to ‘isolate dilligently’ in the battle against coronavirus.

Ipswich Town’s lengthy cup woes extended into the virtual world this morning as the Blues were dumped out of the Ultimate Quaran-Team Cup in heart-breaking fashion by the Melbourne Victory.

There may be no actual football happening until at least April 30 – but Ipswich Town’s long wait for silverware could soon be over at last.

With no games to play or training to get involved in, Ipswich Town players have been finding other ways to fill their time – juggling toilet rolls!

I must start this column by saying the only thing important right now is the health of our worldwide society.

The EFL have tonight committed to finishing the current season – but postponed the EFL Tropy final, hinting that the existing suspension of football is likely to be extended past April 3.

During the coronavirus shutdown of football, we’ll be celebrating Ipswich Town’s greatest players, goals, moments, games and more. Here we take a look at five of the greatest games in club history...

The cricket community has come together to pay tribute to ‘Mr Suffolk Cricket’ Norman Atkins, writes Nick Garnham.

The EFL Board are meeting this morning to discuss how to potentially finish the league season amid the coronavirus pandemic.

MMA star Steve Aimable says he’s not worried about fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic this Friday – as long as panic buying doesn’t limit his choice of celebratory biscuits post-battle!

All football activity has been suspended across Suffolk in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Never in a million years did I think that I would be writing a column about Ipswich Town games not taking place due to a global pandemic, writes Karl Fuller.

The ever-worsening coronavirus pandemic has left us all battling uncertainty and worry. But what steps can you take to protect your mental health during the outbreak? Here’s some advice...

One of football’s most prominent figures has suggested that the current season may have to be declared null and void in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Firstly, a rare word of praise for our footballing authorities. They’re not exactly renowned for their top-quality decision making, but they’ve got this one absolutely spot-on, writes North Stander Terry Hunt.

Ipswich Town have sent a message to fans as the suspension of the league season prompted by the coronavirus pandemic got underway today.

Mark Heath, Andy Warren, Stuart Watson and Ross Halls are back with a special edition of the Kings of Anglia podcast in the wake of the suspension of Ipswich Town’s season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The EFL Board are set to meet this morning to discuss this weekend’s Football League fixtures – with a suspension of the league now looking likely amid the coronavirus pandemic.

As it stands, Ipswich Town travel to Bristol Rovers this weekend for a League One clash. Mark Heath looks at the storylines from Bristol going into the game....

Turn to chapter nine of the late Len Shackleton’s autobiography, the ‘Crown Prince of Soccer’, and you will be greeted by an almost blank page, writes Dave Gooderham.

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