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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Key summer dates for your Ipswich Town diary

PUBLISHED: 06:00 02 June 2018 | UPDATED: 11:28 21 June 2018

Ipswich Town fans queuing up to get into Portman Road for the annual Open Day last summer. Photo: Paul Geater

Ipswich Town fans queuing up to get into Portman Road for the annual Open Day last summer. Photo: Paul Geater


It’s nine weeks until the start of the new Championship season. Here’s how the Blues’ summer schedule is shaping up.

Monday, June, 18 – Paul Hurst’s first official day as manager

Thursday, June 21 – 2018/19 Championship fixtures released (9am)

Monday, June 25 – Players return for start of pre-season training

July 2–8 – Pre-season training camp in Spain with behind-closed-doors friendly

Saturday, July 14 – Braintree Town (a), 3pm

Tuesday, July 17 – Crawley Town (a), 7pm, at East Grinstead Town

Saturday, July 21 – Barnet (a), 3pm

Tuesday, July 24 – MK Dons (a), 7.45pm

Thursday, July 26 – Ipswich Town Open Day

Saturday, July 28 – West Ham (h), 3pm

Saturday, August 4 – Opening game of the season

Thursday, August 9 – Transfer window (for permanent signings) closes at 5pm

Tuesday, August 14 – Carabao Cup first round

Friday, August 31 – Transfer window (for loans) closes

Firefighters now believe a blaze above a high street shop in Ipswich was started deliberately.

Work to complete the final section of the Cornhill revamp in Ipswich has started with the arrival of the first part of the “Four Gateways” artwork which is going up outside Debenhams.

Fares on Ipswich Buses are going up again at the end of November – for the second time in nine months.

People are being warned of rail delays after police attended to an incident involving ‘disruptive passengers’ on a Greater Anglia service.

Midwives have shared a rare glimpse into the plight of babies born addicted to drugs at our hospitals.

Plans for a new brain injury rehabilitation hub and housing centre in Ipswich have been boosted thanks to some large donations towards the cost of the build.

As the country pulls together for Children in Need, one Ipswich business is raising funds by encouraging employees to bring a few cuddly friends to work.

Free tickets to go and watch the mighty Tractor Boys play at Portman Road are being given to nearby schools.

A nursery in Felixstowe has been put into special measures after it received its second “inadequate” Ofsted inspection this year.

An Ipswich man suffered cuts and bruises and two broken teeth after being attacked by a neighbour, it has been alleged.

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