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‘A few more signings and we’ll be gunning for a play-off spot’ - Town fans react to Blackburn draw

PUBLISHED: 18:06 04 August 2018 | UPDATED: 18:06 04 August 2018

Tayo Edun's late goal curls in off the Blackburn post. Picture: STEVE WALLER

Tayo Edun's late goal curls in off the Blackburn post. Picture: STEVE WALLER

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Ipswich Town fans have been reacting to the season-opening 2-2 draw at home to Blackburn Rovers, Paul Hurst’s first competitive game in charge.

The Blues led early through Gwion Edwards’ wonderful back post header, but were trailing 2-1 heading into injury time when Tayo Edun, only signed on loan from Fulham yesterday, scored with what looked more like a cross than a shot from some 25-30 yards.

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It was just about what Town deserved from a game which was played out in baking heat, in front of more than 18,000 fans.

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Edwards particularly impressed on the wing, while Chelsea loanee Trevoh Chalobah showed many glimpses of his class and new striker Ellis Harrison never stopped running.

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But both Blackburn goals were arguably mistakes in what looked a times a fairly shaky Town defence.

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