Green 'Un signs Westy

IPSWICH Town star Ian Westlake has joined the new look Green 'Un team for the new season.Ian, 20, who was voted player of the season last term, will write a weekly column in the paper which returns this Saturday.

By Nick Richards

IPSWICH Town star Ian Westlake has joined the new look Green 'Un team for the new season.

Ian, 20, who was voted player of the season last term, will write a weekly column in the paper which returns this Saturday.

Ian's views from behind the scenes at Portman Road will spearhead the Green 'Un coverage of Ipswich Town this season as the Tractor Boys seek a return to the Premiership.

Joining Ian in the Green 'Un this season will be ever dependable veteran Elvin King who will bring you the latest from the Town camp on a weekly basis - plus the FIRST newspaper report and pictures. Local lad Elvin has followed the Tractor Boys since he was a boy and now the popular journalist is the man ready to bring you the first report from Town's Championship games.

Seasoned campaigner Gavin Barber will present his view on Ipswich Town's season in a weekly column. Gavin is now in his third season at the Green 'Un and his humorous views on the fortunes of Town appear each week in the Green 'Un.

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Gavin will be joined by new signing Hazel Byford, a Portman Road season ticket holder and a Town fan through and through. You can read Hazel's opinion of how the Blues perform each week in the paper.

Also signing on for the season is overseas sensation Michael Rasmussen, the chairman of the Ipswich Town Supporters Branch in Scandinavia, who will tell readers what it's like to follow Ipswich Town from afar as he contributes his weekly column from Denmark.

This season the Green 'Un will be bigger and better than ever. The first papers hit the shelves on August 7 and on August 24 the best weekly sports read will be growing to 56 pages.

That's a massive 40 per cent bigger than at this stage last season and it's still the same price. For your money you'll get the biggest and brightest sports paper in the East Anglia with a range of contents

second to none.

Traditionally over the last 81 years, the Green 'Un has concentrated on football. That's still our priority but from this season we're widening the sporting goalposts to include other sports.

Each week, we're devoting two pages to the latest international sport each Saturday and we will carry league tables, news and features from other sports around the region

From this season there's also a unique chance for you to get notes from your local sports team in the Green 'Un.

This is a call for all golf clubs, darts clubs, bowls clubs, cycling clubs, rugby clubs, athletics clubs - get in touch and get your sport in the Green 'Un.

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