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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Fri Jul 07, 2023 12:04 pm

Lucky I checked here first lol, well done you're all sorted 👍

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Fri Jul 07, 2023 12:14 pm

Town will take on two German Bundesliga teams with European pedigree to finish their pre-season schedule.

The Blues are taking part in the Innsbruck Cup in the Austrian city on Friday, 28 July, facing RB Leipzig and SV Werder Bremen in two 60-minute matches at Tivoli Stadion.

Both matches will be broadcast live on TownTV, complete with multi-camera coverage, dedicated commentary and live pitchside presentation, produced by the Club.

Town will play Leipzig at 2.30pm CEST before facing Werder Bremen later in the day at 5pm CEST. The two German teams will meet at 3.45pm.

RB Leipzig finished third in last season’s Bundesliga and have competed in the Champions League in each of the last five campaigns.

Werder Bremen are four-time German champions who have won the domestic cup on six occasions, while also winning the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1992.

Tivoli Stadion, which will be open to supporters for the tournament, has a capacity of 17,000 and hosted games during Euro 2008.

Town fans wishing to attend the tournament can purchase tickets in a dedicated section in the stadium’s East Stand, priced as follows.

Adults - €19
Concessions - €14
Under 14s - €9
Tickets are on-sale immediately and can be purchased directly from the Innsbruck Cup’s ticketing partner, here.

The Innsbruck Cup will be Town’s second trip to Austria during pre-season, with a training camp confirmed from Sunday, 9 July to Sunday, 16 July and matches with Spartak Trnava and Flyeralarm Admira scheduled for Saturday, 15 July.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by shabba » Fri Jul 07, 2023 12:14 pm

Thanks Mike, would have made it right with you but appreciate it very much.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Fri Jul 07, 2023 12:15 pm

shabba wrote:
Fri Jul 07, 2023 12:14 pm
Thanks Mike, would have made it right with you but appreciate it very much.
Not a problem mate.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by shabba » Fri Jul 07, 2023 12:28 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Fri Jul 07, 2023 12:14 pm
Town will take on two German Bundesliga teams with European pedigree to finish their pre-season schedule.

The Blues are taking part in the Innsbruck Cup in the Austrian city on Friday, 28 July, facing RB Leipzig and SV Werder Bremen in two 60-minute matches at Tivoli Stadion.

Both matches will be broadcast live on TownTV, complete with multi-camera coverage, dedicated commentary and live pitchside presentation, produced by the Club.

Town will play Leipzig at 2.30pm CEST before facing Werder Bremen later in the day at 5pm CEST. The two German teams will meet at 3.45pm.

RB Leipzig finished third in last season’s Bundesliga and have competed in the Champions League in each of the last five campaigns.

Werder Bremen are four-time German champions who have won the domestic cup on six occasions, while also winning the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1992.

Tivoli Stadion, which will be open to supporters for the tournament, has a capacity of 17,000 and hosted games during Euro 2008.

Town fans wishing to attend the tournament can purchase tickets in a dedicated section in the stadium’s East Stand, priced as follows.

Adults - €19
Concessions - €14
Under 14s - €9
Tickets are on-sale immediately and can be purchased directly from the Innsbruck Cup’s ticketing partner, here.

The Innsbruck Cup will be Town’s second trip to Austria during pre-season, with a training camp confirmed from Sunday, 9 July to Sunday, 16 July and matches with Spartak Trnava and Flyeralarm Admira scheduled for Saturday, 15 July.
Cool!!

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Fri Jul 07, 2023 12:46 pm

Means Town TV is not far away either.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by shabba » Fri Jul 07, 2023 9:43 pm

2-1 win over Maidenhead tonight - two different XI’s again in each half.

Harness and Freddie on target.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Fri Jul 07, 2023 10:51 pm

Go Freddie, he's the man.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by hallamblue » Sat Jul 08, 2023 8:34 am

He’ll probably end up at Derby the way they are reportedly pursuing him.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Sat Jul 08, 2023 9:40 am

Not a chance, don't get your hopes up

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by hallamblue » Sat Jul 08, 2023 1:53 pm

Lol … I’m not getting my hopes up. You have to hope he does the job because we currently haven’t got another striker in the squad. Myself, I’m not entirely convinced he will score enough for us as our primary number 9, at Championship level.

I think he’s a good League one striker though, as he has proven on numerous occasions. But I don’t think our game is as fluid with him as the number 9 and Broadhead/ Burns/ Chaplin around him.

Hirst was, in my humble opinion, far more intuitive in that role. Freddie is more of a fox in the box type of player and likes to “ battle” with his opponent. I just think we’re going to need a striker with a bit more in his locker to be effective at Championship level.

It’ll be interesting to see what happens. But put it it this way is Freddie is still with us he’ll get my support and I’d love him to prove me wrong. We’ll see. 👍

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Sat Jul 08, 2023 2:08 pm

No you are right, Freddie is not your typical number nine but equally KM doesn't play him as such. We definitely need another couple of strikers with different attributes, I wouldn't mind Hirst but as you know I've always felt he arrived here as a bit of a mercenary who was just killing time between clubs.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by hallamblue » Sat Jul 08, 2023 2:13 pm

Do you think Freddie was always a target of our Mike, or a make do because we tried all summer to get Hirst but couldn’t because he naturally preferred to play at home championship level when it was offered?

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Sat Jul 08, 2023 2:39 pm

I thought Freddie was one of the first signings we made ?

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Sat Jul 08, 2023 2:41 pm

Just looked we signed him on the 30th May so he was deffo not a plan B as the season had barely finished.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by hallamblue » Sat Jul 08, 2023 2:59 pm

Hmm, maybe it was Ahadme I was thinking of then … came in quite late.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by rossi » Sat Jul 08, 2023 3:58 pm

hallamblue wrote:
Sat Jul 08, 2023 1:53 pm
Lol … I’m not getting my hopes up. You have to hope he does the job because we currently haven’t got another striker in the squad. Myself, I’m not entirely convinced he will score enough for us as our primary number 9, at Championship level.

I think he’s a good League one striker though, as he has proven on numerous occasions. But I don’t think our game is as fluid with him as the number 9 and Broadhead/ Burns/ Chaplin around him.

Hirst was, in my humble opinion, far more intuitive in that role. Freddie is more of a fox in the box type of player and likes to “ battle” with his opponent. I just think we’re going to need a striker with a bit more in his locker to be effective at Championship level.

It’ll be interesting to see what happens. But put it it this way is Freddie is still with us he’ll get my support and I’d love him to prove me wrong. We’ll see. 👍
Burns has not proved himself at Championship level Liz - the only Championship club he ever played at he had just a handful of games and was constantly loaned out. I don't think there is any wonder that a right-sided froward was one of the positions being bandied about at the start of the transfer window, and I would be very surprised to see him having regular starts next season.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by hallamblue » Sat Jul 08, 2023 8:26 pm

This is the list of our ore season fixtures :( (thought we had them somewhere on the forum but can’t see them)

Pre-Season Fixtures 2023/24
Sunday, 1st Jan 2023 00:00
Town’s pre-season friendlies ahead of the 2023/24 campaign.

F - A
1 Jul (13:00) Felixstowe & Walton v Ipswich Town 6 - 0
7 Jul (19:45) Ipswich Town v Maidenhead United (at Needham Market)
8 Jul (14:00) Bury Town v Ipswich Town XI
15 Jul (11:00 CEST, 10:00 BST)) Spartak Trnava v Ipswich Town (in Austria)
15 Jul (15:00 CEST, 14 BST) Flyeralarm Admira Wacker v Ipswich Town (motion_invest Arena, Südstadt, Austria)
19 Jul (19:00) Preston North End v Ipswich Town
18 Jul (19:30) Hertford Town v Ipswich Town XI
22 Jul (12:00) Cambridge United v Ipswich Town
22 Jul (15:00) Stevenage v Ipswich Town
25 Jul (19:30) Ipswich Town v Luton Town (at the JobServe Community Stadium, Colchester)
28 Jul (14:30pm CEST, 13:30 BST) Ipswich Town v RB Leipzig (at the Tivoli Stadion, Innsbruck)
28 Jul (17:00pm CEST, 16:00 BST) Ipswich Town v Werder Bremen (at the Tivoli Stadion, Innsbruck)
28 Jul (19:45) Braintree Town v Ipswich Town XI

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by shabba » Sun Jul 16, 2023 10:25 pm

I wonder if the Preston game will be available via their iFollow?

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by shabba » Mon Jul 17, 2023 7:01 pm

Also I see the Luton game is sold out - and it’ll be three quarters town fans there. Anyone else going?

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Mon Jul 17, 2023 7:13 pm

I am indeed going, the only pre season game I'm doing

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Cabanas Blue » Tue Jul 18, 2023 4:47 pm

Towns game at Preston is on Ifollow, hopefully I can watch it 👍

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by hallamblue » Tue Jul 18, 2023 6:12 pm

I didn’t think Town were part of iFollow now ?

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by hallamblue » Tue Jul 18, 2023 6:15 pm

rossi wrote:
Sat Jul 08, 2023 3:58 pm
hallamblue wrote:
Sat Jul 08, 2023 1:53 pm
Lol … I’m not getting my hopes up. You have to hope he does the job because we currently haven’t got another striker in the squad. Myself, I’m not entirely convinced he will score enough for us as our primary number 9, at Championship level.

I think he’s a good League one striker though, as he has proven on numerous occasions. But I don’t think our game is as fluid with him as the number 9 and Broadhead/ Burns/ Chaplin around him.

Hirst was, in my humble opinion, far more intuitive in that role. Freddie is more of a fox in the box type of player and likes to “ battle” with his opponent. I just think we’re going to need a striker with a bit more in his locker to be effective at Championship level.

It’ll be interesting to see what happens. But put it it this way is Freddie is still with us he’ll get my support and I’d love him to prove me wrong. We’ll see. 👍
Burns has not proved himself at Championship level Liz - the only Championship club he ever played at he had just a handful of games and was constantly loaned out. I don't think there is any wonder that a right-sided froward was one of the positions being bandied about at the start of the transfer window, and I would be very surprised to see him having regular starts next season.
I did say a few weeks ago, we might be surprised by s9me senior squad players either being shipped out or as you now suggest not getting much game time. With a squad limit of 25 , we look like we’re trying to get younger players in who might not count towards that 25. I saw somewhere that young players from PL clubs still might count towards the 25 even if they’re under 21… don’t know what others might know about this ?

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Cabanas Blue » Tue Jul 18, 2023 6:24 pm

hallamblue wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2023 6:12 pm
I didn’t think Town were part of iFollow now ?

Preston are still on Ifollow so hopefully it will be on somewhere.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by shabba » Tue Jul 18, 2023 6:27 pm

Cabanas Blue wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2023 4:47 pm
Towns game at Preston is on Ifollow, hopefully I can watch it 👍
Fantastic! Had been checking their website but it wasn’t there until now. £5 as well, I’ll watch it.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Tue Jul 18, 2023 6:27 pm

Do you have to register on their ifollow ?

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Post by hallamblue » Tue Jul 18, 2023 7:15 pm

Yes. I’ve just gone through this process but had to use a different email address as it would accept my usual I’ve saying “this email already exists”.

But got right through to the big where you pay. So should be able to do it.


I used this link

https://www.pnefc.net/ifollow/subscribe/

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by Bluemike » Tue Jul 18, 2023 9:02 pm

I've just had exactly the same thing so used a different email too. All ready to go, bought the game.

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Re: Fixtures here

Post by hallamblue » Tue Jul 18, 2023 9:08 pm

Oh did you ? Right I’ll go back and finalise the deal lol

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