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.
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.
Pre-Season Training BeginsThu 05th Jul 2012 09:03 The Town squad will be back at Playford Road this morning for the start of pre-season training. The first day shouldnâ€™t come as too much of a shock to the system with the players having been given individual fitness programmes for the summer months with plenty of players already having spent time back at the club and striker Michael Chopra at a $4,500-a-week health retreat in California.
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.
Players Continue Summer Preparations for New SeasonFri 22nd Jun 2012 15:04 Town keeper Arran Lee-Barrett was back at Playford Road today for some early pre-season training with the start of the Bluesâ€™ preparations for 2012/13 proper now less than two weeks away. The Town players are due back at the club on July 5th.
Den Bosch Game ConfirmedFri 15th Jun 2012 11:55 Town’s second Dutch-based pre-season friendly against Den Bosch has been confirmed by the Blues. As revealed by TWTD last month, Town will take on the Eerste Divisie side at their training ground on Thursday 19th July (KO 7pm).
Town to Return to Den BoschTue 08th May 2012 12:30 TWTD understands that the Blues are set for a return to Den Bosch during this summerâ€™s pre-season trip to the Netherlands. The date of the friendly is yet to be confirmed.