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.
Southend 2-1 TownTue 31st Jul 2012 21:55 Town fell to their second pre-season defeat in two games as early goals saw Southend to a 2-1 victory at Roots Hall. Kane Ferdinand had already spurned one opportunity when he opened the scoring in the sixth minute, the Republic of Ireland U19 international heading in the second off Luke Chambers’s knee five minutes later. The Blues’ reply was a Bryan Gunn-esque own goal from Mark Phillips after the break.
JET: Fans Shouldn't Be Stressed Over Pre-SeasonMon 30th Jul 2012 14:10 Town midfielder Jay Emmanuel-Thomas has urged fans not to be too stressed about pre-season, despite the Blues having lost 2-0 to Luton on Saturday. The former Arsenal man says he expects â€śbig thingsâ€ť coming Townâ€™s way when the season proper begins.
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.
Den Bosch 1-1 TownThu 19th Jul 2012 20:20 Aaron Cresswell curled home a late deflected freekick to earn the Blues their second 1-1 draw of pre-season at Den Boschâ€™s training ground. The home side had gone ahead early in the second half through Randy Wolters.
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.
Chambers Deal Close - ReportMon 02nd Jul 2012 22:31 Former Nottingham Forest central defender Luke Chambers will undergo a medical and sign for the Blues on Tuesday, according to a report from Midlands sources this evening. The 26-year-old, whose Forest contract was up at midnight on Saturday, has been tipped for a Bosman free move to Town since last Wednesday.
Chopra Back From CaliforniaSun 24th Jun 2012 09:34 Town striker Michael Chopra has completed his stay at a California health farm and flew back to the UK overnight. Last month, TWTD revealed that the 28-year-old would be spending time in the US as part of his preparations for the new season.