Jewell: Club Has Important Role in CommunityFri 10th Aug 2012 16:49 Blues boss Paul Jewell cited the importance of the clubâ€™s community ties after todayâ€™s open training day at Portman Road. More than 2,200 people attended in blistering hot weather.
Colchester 1-2 TownWed 08th Aug 2012 21:33 Michael Chopra continued his rich vein of pre-season goalscoring form as he netted two first half goals in Townâ€™s 2-1 victory over Colchester at the Weston Homes Community Stadium. Clinton Morrison pulled one back for the Uâ€™s after the break.
Town 3-1 West HamSat 04th Aug 2012 16:57 Goals from Michael Chopra (pen), Luke Chambers and Jason Scotland saw Town to a confidence-boosting 3-1 victory over Premier League new boys West Ham at Portman Road. The Blues were two goals in front at the break after dominating the first half, but the visitors hit back through Matt Taylor before Jason Scotland sealed it late on.
Luton 2-0 TownSat 28th Jul 2012 17:09 A headed goal from a set piece in each half from Hungarian centre-half Janos Kovacs consigned the Blues to a 2-0 friendly defeat at Luton. Michael Chopra came closest to scoring for the Blues when his first half header struck the post.
Cambridge 0-2 TownWed 25th Jul 2012 21:37 Michael Chopra netted two goals at the Abbey Stadium for the second year running as Town beat Cambridge United 2-0. It was a much-improved display from the Blues with both goals coming in the second half.
Helmond Sport 1-1 TownTue 17th Jul 2012 19:51 Michael Chopra netted his first goal of pre-season as the Blues came from behind to draw their opening friendly 1-1 at Helmond Sport.
Jacobs Joins DerbyTue 26th Jun 2012 09:08 Northampton winger Michael Jacobs has completed a move to Derby County after the clubs agreed an undisclosed fee reported to be £450,000. The Blues, Newcastle, Peterborough, Watford, Bristol City and Charlton Athletic were all also believed to be chasing the 20-year-old, but the Rams always appeared to be the frontrunners.
Edwards Not Ready to Hang Up International BootsMon 18th Jun 2012 11:09 Blues skipper Carlos Edwards says heâ€™ll continue playing international football for Trinidad and Tobago, despite turning 34 in this coming October. The right-back or midfielder has signed new one-year deal with Town towards the end of last season.
Blues Closing in On HewittMon 28th May 2012 16:46 Macclesfield Town right-back Elliott Hewitt is understood to be set to undergo a medical at Portman Road this afternoon as the Blues close in on their first signing of the summer. A fee was agreed with the Silkmen last week with talks regarding personal terms having taken place over the last few days.