Huge queues for Ipswich Town FC open day at Portman Road

Ipswich Town fans queuing up to get into Portman Road for the annual open day on Thursday.

Ipswich Town fans queuing up to get into Portman Road for the annual open day on Thursday. - Credit: Archant

Huge queues are building up outside Portman Road this morning for today’s annual Ipswich Town Open Day.

The first excited Blues fans arrived at the ground before 7am, eager to be first in line to meet their favourite football stars.

Thousands are expected to turn up for today’s open day, which runs from 9.30am to 2pm.

Visitors will get he chance to meet and chat with players, grab a selfie and an autograph or two before taking a seat to watch the players train on the hallowed turf.

•VIDEO: Everything you need to know about the Ipswich Town FC open dayThe open day will see the ground’s Fieldturf training pitch packed with fun activities for the whole family.

Town mascots Bluey and Crazee will also be at the event, going head-to-head in a mascot race later in the day.

A host of food and refreshment stalls will also be on offer.

Last year the event attracted more than 4,00 people to Portman Road.

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