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.
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.
New Signings, Martin, Cresswell and Delaney in Squad for CambridgeWed 25th Jul 2012 14:38 New signings Scott Loach and Massimo Luongo are included in tonight’s squad for the friendly at Cambridge United (KO 7.45pm), along with Lee Martin who has missed out so far due to a thigh injury. Aaron Cresswell and Damien Delaney are both in the squad despite being linked with moves to Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest respectively.
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.
Stevenson: No Regrets at Missing Cup FinalThu 17th May 2012 08:54 Town midfielder Ryan Stevenson insists he has no regrets about moving south, even if he could have been looking forward to participating in the Scottish Cup Final on Saturday. Former club Hearts, surprise semi-final winners over Celtic, take on Hibs in an all-Edinburgh showdown at Hampden Park.
Stevenson on AyrThu 10th May 2012 15:34 Blues midfielder Ryan Stevenson will be cheering on his former club Ayr United in their Scottish First Division play-off semi-final second leg against Airdrie United on Saturday. Stevenson, who was with the side he supported as a youngster from July 2007 and February 2010, was at last nightâ€™s first leg at Airdrie which ended 0-0.