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Town to face Hammers at Portman Road

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Town will host West Ham in what is expected to be the only home pre-season friendly of the summer schedule.

The game takes place at Portman Road on Tuesday, August 25, with kick-off at 2pm and is being played behind closed doors.

The Hammers finished the season halfway down the Premiership table, with three wins in their final five matches.

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Blues last took on the Hammers as part of the season build-up in August 2018, with Ellis Harrison grabbing Town’s goal in a 2-1 defeat.

The Club are investigating the possibility of streaming the match live although the iFollow service is unavailable with major technical work being undertaken by the EFL over an extended period in preparation for streaming games from the start of the campaign throughout the League.

Blues are in action in a double header at Colchester on Tuesday, 18 August, before travelling to London to take on Tottenham four days later as preparation for the new campaign steps up.