Town start at home to Crystal Palace

IPSWICH will launch the Jim Magilton management era with a home clash against Crystal Palace.The 2006-2007 fixtures, revealed today, have paired Town with the Eagles on the opening day, August 5.

IPSWICH will launch the Jim Magilton management era with a home clash against Crystal Palace.

The 2006-2007 fixtures, revealed today, have paired Town with the Eagles on the opening day, August 5.

With away games at Wolves, three days later, and Leicester on August 12 it represents a tough start as Ipswich face three teams who will be among the favourites for promotion to the Premiership.

The East Anglian derby games against Norwich take place on November 18 at Portman Road and on April 21 at Carrow Road.

For full fixture list and reaction see tonight's Evening Star.