|Photos: McCarthy Delighted to See So Many Fans at Open Day Thu 31st Jul 2014|
Boss Mick McCarthy was delighted to see so many fans at Portman Road for today’s Open Day. Around 4,700 supporters - a record Open Day attendance - were at the ground to watch the Blues train on the main pitch, get the players’ autographs and take part in other activities on the Fieldturf.
|Southend 1-2 Town Tue 29th Jul 2014|
Anthony Wordsworth netted a final minute winner as the Blues beat Southend 2-1 at Roots Hall in their penultimate pre-season friendly. Trialist Balint Bajner had put Town ahead just before the hour mark with Myles Weston equalising for the home side. Late on, David McGoldrick made his long-awaited return from injury.
|McCarthy: It's Great to Have Options Mon 28th Jul 2014|
Boss Mick McCarthy has decisions to make at both ends of the field ahead of Town’s opening Championship game at home to Fulham a week on Saturday. Strikers Paul Taylor and Jack Marriott will be amongst those to come into the reckoning to partner Daryl Murphy up front, with David McGoldrick unlikely to start, while McCarthy is delighted to have plenty of options at the back.
|Gillingham 0-2 Town Sat 26th Jul 2014|
A goal in either half from Alex Henshall and Luke Hyam saw the Blues to a comfortable friendly victory over Gillingham at the Priestfield Stadium. Henshall opened the scoring in the second minute with Hyam adding the second just after the hour.
|Gillingham 0-1 Town - Half-Time Sat 26th Jul 2014|
Alex Henshall netted a second minute goal for Town and that remains the difference between the sides at the break.
|Two Trialists Face Gills Sat 26th Jul 2014|
Trialists Balint Bajner and Kevin Bru start for the Blues in today’s friendly at Gillingham (KO 3pm).
|Colchester United 0-3 Town Wed 23rd Jul 2014|
Frank Nouble struck twice and Jack Marriott once as Town beat Colchester United 3-0 at the Weston Homes Community Stadium. All the goals came in the second half after a lacklustre first period from the Blues.
|Town Announce Squad Numbers Mon 21st Jul 2014|
Town have announced the squad numbers for the season ahead with keeper Dean Gerken handed the number one shirt, new signing Jonathan Parr the number two and Tyrone Mings three, following Aaron Cresswell's departure for West Ham.
|Town 0-0 West Ham Wed 16th Jul 2014|
Town and West Ham played out an entertaining 0-0 draw in Portman Road’s only friendly of the summer. Jack Marriott and Cameron Stewart went closest to breaking the deadlock for the Blues in the first half, while former Blue Aaron Cresswell hit the bar on his return to his old club.
|Shelbourne 0-4 Town Sat 12th Jul 2014|
Town got their pre-season campaign off to a good start by beating Shelbourne 4-0 at Tolka Park, with goals from Paul Anderson, Darren McQueen, Tyrone Mings and Jack Marriott.
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