Roundup: Stoke, West Ham, New Fans, Ipswich Town

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Read Stoke City’s ‘ingenious’ plan for football return, devised using consultation with their Fans Parliament and Football Supporters Association

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What can fans expect on return to Ipswich Town? An excellent Q&A on the official site

David Moyes wants meeting with West Ham legends Alvin Martin, Billy Bonds, Tony Cottee and Trevor Brooking Getting under the skin of a club and its culture matters

Blackpool FC hierarchy discuss impact of Covid-19, return of fans to Bloomfield Road and potential test event during meeting with fan groups A good example of a club seeking feedback to help shape their approach to the tricky issue of a return to football

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