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On Saturday, 19th April 2014

McCarthy: Hitting the Bar Was the Turning Point Sat 19th Apr 2014 18:31
Boss Mick McCarthy felt Manuel Almunia’s save from Luke Hyam’s second-half header changed the course of Town’s 3-1 defeat at Watford. The former Arsenal man tipped the midfielder’s header onto the bar two minutes before Gabriele Angella netted the Hornets’ second goal to put them back in front.
Watford 3-1 Ipswich Town - Ratings and Reports Sat 19th Apr 2014 17:30
If you saw the match, please give us your ratings and mini reports.
Watford 3-1 Town Sat 19th Apr 2014 17:03
Town’s play-off hopes suffered a blow as they were beaten 3-1 at Watford. The Hornets, outsiders for the top six themselves, were ahead through Albert Riera at the break, but Anthony Wordsworth equalised five minutes after the restart, however, two goals in three minutes from Gabriel Angella and Lewis McGugan sealed the three points for the home side.
Watford 1-0 Town - Half-Time Sat 19th Apr 2014 15:55
Albert Riera’s 21st minute goal has put Watford into a 1-0 lead against Town at Vicarage Road at half-time.
Watford v Ipswich Town - Chatroom Open Sat 19th Apr 2014 14:49
If you're not at the match then come and join us in our chatroom.
McCarthy Makes Three Changes for Watford Clash Sat 19th Apr 2014 14:14
Town boss Mick McCarthy has made three changes for this afternoon’s crunch play-off clash with Watford at Vicarage Road with Aaron Cresswell, Anthony Wordsworth and Frank Nouble coming into the side for Tyrone Mings, Paul Anderson and Stephen Hunt.
Listen Now: Life's a Pitch Live on Saturday Sat 19th Apr 2014 11:50
Life’s a Pitch is live over Saturday lunchtime on Radio Suffolk (midday to 2pm) with host Mark Murphy joined by legend-in-residence Kevin Beattie, football’s youngest pundit Tractorboy and TWTD’s Phil Ham, who will be at Vicarage Road ahead of Town's crucial game with Watford.
McCarthy: Small Squad Has Its Benefits Sat 19th Apr 2014 06:00
Boss Mick McCarthy sees both positives and negatives in having a relatively small squad, as he has had at Town this season.
Jonny Delighted to Have Extended Town Stay Sat 19th Apr 2014 06:00
Jonny Williams has admitted he never expected to still be at Ipswich beyond his initial month-long deal.
Williams: We Just Have to Keep Winning Sat 19th Apr 2014 06:00
Will Town have to win all their remaining four league games to gatecrash the play-offs ahead of rivals Reading, Brighton and Bournemouth?
 

On Friday, 19th April 2013

Cresswell: The Future's Bright Fri 19th Apr 2013 17:57
While Aaron Cresswell readily acknowledges Town still have work to do in order to guarantee their Championship status for next season he allowed himself a glimpse into what he sees as a far brighter future for the club.
Turner on Life's a Pitch Fri 19th Apr 2013 17:55
Former Blues striker Robin Turner is this week’s special guest on BBC Radio Suffolk’s Life’s a Pitch, which is live over Saturday lunchtime (midday to 2pm). Presenter Mark Murphy is joined by the show’s other regulars, legend-in-residence Kevin Beattie, football’s youngest pundit Tractorboy and TWTD’s Phil Ham, who will be at Hillsborough ahead of the game against Sheffield Wednesday.
Cresswell Out to Complete Full Season Fri 19th Apr 2013 14:38
Town defender Aaron Cresswell has a very special reason for hoping he stays injury-free for what remains of the current campaign.
U17 Squad Off to Belgium Fri 19th Apr 2013 14:30
Town’s academy are sending an U17 squad to an international tournament in Belgium next month.
McCarthy Looking for Final Push at Wednesday Fri 19th Apr 2013 11:49
Manager Mick McCarthy returns home to South Yorkshire hoping the Blues will confirm their Championship status once and for all at Sheffield Wednesday. Depending on results elsewhere, Town, who are 13th with 56 points, five from the drop zone, could secure their place in the division for 2013/14 if they beat the Owls.
Cresswell Delighted to Hit Milestone Fri 19th Apr 2013 11:44
Aaron Cresswell was unaware that Town’s midweek win over Crystal Palace saw him clock up a career milestone – his 150th league start.
Game-Changing Challenge Fri 19th Apr 2013 06:04
Boss Mick McCarthy has hailed Richard Stearman’s first half challenge on Crystal Palace left-back Jonathan Parr as a game-changing moment during Tuesday’s 3-0 home victory over the Eagles. The on-loan Wolves man made the very firm but fair challenge on the Norwegian in the 25th minute of the game midway inside the Blues half with the Palace man leaving the field due to injury soon afterwards.
Cresswell: The Best I've Scored Fri 19th Apr 2013 06:03
Town defender Aaron Cresswell has relived the moment he brought the Portman Road crowd to its feet with a magnificent goal, the second in his side’s vital 3-0 midweek win over Crystal Palace.
York Delighted With Carson Fri 19th Apr 2013 06:02
Boss Mick McCarthy says York City were delighted with Blues midfielder Josh Carson’s form during his loan spell with the League Two club. Town had given the Minstermen permission to keep the 19-year-old for the rest of the season until his campaign was curtailed by a broken metatarsal.
Cresswell: End Season On a High Fri 19th Apr 2013 06:01
Aaron Cresswell wants to end the season on a high note with a maximum haul of nine points from Town’s three remaining games.
McCarthy: Standards Important Fri 19th Apr 2013 06:00
Manager Mick McCarthy says he demands high standards from his players both on the field of play and on the training ground.
McCarthy: A Good Place to Be Fri 19th Apr 2013 06:00
Boss Mick McCarthy says he would happily have taken Town’s current situation when he took over at Portman Road on November 1st with Town bottom of the Championship. The Blues go to Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday all but safe in 13th place on 56 points, although still only five from the drop zone.
 

On Thursday, 19th April 2012

Naked Podcast Online Thu 19th Apr 2012 20:24
You can now hear this week's The Naked Football Show on ICR FM's Listen Again facility, on an MP3 and on iTunes. Hosts Graham Blackburn and David James are joined by guest Jeremy Leeburn to discuss the Town issues of the moment.
Kennedy Hadn't Planned Coaching Career Thu 19th Apr 2012 19:25
Player-turned-coach Mark Kennedy has revealed that stepping across to the other side of the football fence was not something he always planned to do.
Ablett's Autobiography Published Thu 19th Apr 2012 11:47
Former Town coach Gary Ablett’s autobiography, The Game of My Life, is now on sale. Ablett died at the age of 46 in January after battling non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Wednesday Targeting Bennett Thu 19th Apr 2012 11:25
Sheffield Wednesday are amongst the League One clubs to have approached Town youngster Callum Bennett, TWTD understands.
Vote for the Junior Blues Player of the Year Thu 19th Apr 2012 10:43
Members of Town’s Junior Blues now have the chance to vote for their Player of the Year for 2011/12. One voter will be selected at random to come to Portman Road to present the winning player with their trophy.
JET Getting a Buzz Out of Defending Thu 19th Apr 2012 07:30
Town man of the moment Jay Emmanuel-Thomas has admitted his defensive work, as much as the attacking role in which he excelled after coming on as a substitute in last night’s 1-1 home draw with Birmingham City, can provide a real buzz.
 

On Tuesday, 19th April 2011

Two Target Meekings Tue 19th Apr 2011 22:28
TWTD understands that released academy central defender Josh Meekings is interesting League Two Torquay United and SPL side Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
Eight New Scholars for Academy Tue 19th Apr 2011 11:01
Town have taken on eight new first-year academy scholars who will start full-time at Playford Road in the summer. Recruitment officer Malcolm Moore gave TWTD the lowdown on the players hoping to become Portman Road's next generation of heroes.
Moss to Referee East Anglian Derby Tue 19th Apr 2011 10:12
West Yorkshire official Jonathan Moss is the man who has been chosen to take control of Thursday's East Anglian derby between the Blues and Norwich City at Portman Road. The 40-year-old has shown 80 yellow cards and eight red in 38 games so far this season.
Players' Awards Evening After Preston Match Tue 19th Apr 2011 09:32
The Supporters’ Club’s annual Players’ Awards Evening will take place on Saturday 30th April at Greshams Sports and Social Club (6.30pm to midnight). The event is a chance to meet the first team squad and coaching staff and see presentations to the Player of the Year, the season’s debutants and the Academy Player of the Year.
Jewell: If You're Good Enough, You're Old Enough Tue 19th Apr 2011 08:47
‘If you’re good enough, you’re old enough,’ was Paul Jewell’s message to his young players after 17-year-old Josh Carson’s third goal in a week saw his 10-man Blues to a 1-0 victory at Bristol City on Saturday. Jewell included teenagers Carson and Connor Wickham in his side at Ashton Gate, while left-back Joe Whight – who was offered a two-year professional deal a fortnight ago - was on the bench for the first time.
 

On Monday, 19th April 2010

Reserves Win Suffolk Premier Cup Mon 19th Apr 2010 21:55
Town's reserves comfortably beat Needham Market 4-1 in the LB Group Suffolk Premier Cup final at Portman Road on Monday evening. Midfielder Billy Clark netted a brace, with the other goals coming from Lee Martin and Reggie Lambe before Darren Bethell added a late consolation for the Ridgeons League side.
More Youngsters Could Get Their Chance Mon 19th Apr 2010 17:24
Boss Roy Keane says midfielder Billy Clark might have been one of a number of debutants on Saturday had he not used some of his more senior players from the bench earlier in the game. However, the Town manager says more youngsters are likely to be involved in the remaining weeks of the season.
Senior Players Set for Reserve Cup Final Mon 19th Apr 2010 11:29
Town boss Roy Keane says there will be a sprinkling of senior players in the reserve side which takes on Needham Market in the final of the LB Group Suffolk Premier Cup at Portman Road this evening (KO 7pm).
Murphy: We Want to Play More Attractive Football Mon 19th Apr 2010 09:47
Keeper Brian Murphy says Town would prefer to play more attractive football but that the battle to avoid relegation has meant a less pretty approach has been required this season. The Irishman was speaking having made it to Saturday’s game despite being stranded in Ireland by the cancellation of flights due to the Icelandic volcano.
Town Again Linked With Scunthorpe's Hooper Mon 19th Apr 2010 00:16
Town are again reported to be amongst a number of clubs keeping an eye on Scunthorpe United’s £1 million-rated striker Gary Hooper. The Blues are said to have had scouts watching the 22-year-old net a hat-trick for the Iron in their 3-0 victory over Bristol City at Glanford Park on Saturday.
 

On Sunday, 19th April 2009

U18s Wreak Revenge on Watford Sun 19th Apr 2009 17:44
Town's U18s got revenge on Watford for knocking them out of the FA Youth Cup win a 3-2 away win on Saturday morning. Ronan Murray, Luke Hyam and Jamie Griffiths were on target for the young Blues.
Jim: Why No Red Card? Sun 19th Apr 2009 16:57
Boss Jim Magilton questioned why referee Neil Swarbrick failed to send off Norwich keeper David Marshall after he had awarded the Blues a second half penalty during the 3-2 victory over the Canaries. The Town manager felt his team were worthy of their win.
 

On Saturday, 19th April 2008

Supple Finally Makes Falkirk Debut Sat 19th Apr 2008 22:18
Town keeper Shane Supple finally made his Falkirk debut and kept a clean sheet as the Bairns drew 0-0 at home to already-relegated Gretna on Saturday afternoon. Billy Clarke came on as a 64th minute sub for the pair's loan side.
U17s Defeat Canaries Sat 19th Apr 2008 22:04
A Town U17 side defeated Norwich City 3-0 in a friendly at the Canaries' Colney training ground on Saturday morning.
Jim: We Deserved the Point Sat 19th Apr 2008 21:57
Boss Jim Magilton felt his side deserved their 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers, despite only pulling a goal back through Tommy Miller's freekick in injury time.
Wolves 1-1 Town Sat 19th Apr 2008 18:01
Town's play-off hopes are still just about alive after Tommy Miller's injury time freekick grabbed a vital point at Wolves. The first half had been goalless, then after the break Sylvan Ebanks-Blake put the home side ahead with a shot from 20 yards.
SnOasis Amongst Possible Sponsors Sat 19th Apr 2008 09:30
SnOasis, the proposed winter sports resort at Great Blakenham, has emerged as one of the companies interested in becoming Town's new sponsor. SnOasis developer Onslow Suffolk has revealed that talks have taken place with the Blues.
Garvan Waiting on Contract Decision Sat 19th Apr 2008 09:20
Midfielder Owen Garvan will not make a decision on whether to sign his new two-year deal until the end of the season. The Blues recently offered the Irishman a new contract aimed at keeping him at Portman Road until 2011.
 

On Thursday, 19th April 2007

Tickets on Target Thu 19th Apr 2007 15:32
Chief executive Derek Bowden says Town's season ticket sales are on target. Fans have until Friday to purchase their seats for 2007/08 at the reduced 'early bird' price.
Town Have Two Doubts Thu 19th Apr 2007 10:59
Town have injury doubts concerning keeper Lewis Price and midfielder Owen Garvan ahead of Sunday's East Anglian derby with Norwich City at Carrow Road. Price missed Saturday's 2-1 victory over Derby County with a foot injury, while Garvan was forced off at half-time in the Rams game with a thigh problem and has not trained this week.
Canaries in Crisis Thu 19th Apr 2007 09:46
Norwich City go into this Sunday's derby with major injury problems. If the noises emanating from Carrow Road are to be believed, youngsters Kris Renton and Chris Martin are their only strikers not currently undergoing treatment.
 

On Wednesday, 19th April 2006

Joe: We Must Be Stronger Wed 19th Apr 2006 18:03
Boss Joe Royle says he needs to add strength and power to his squad ahead of next season. The Town manager says his side have been out-muscled on occasion this year.
Memories of Lyall Wed 19th Apr 2006 13:07
Former Town boss John Lyall has died at the age of 66, what are your favourite memories of his time at Portman Road?
Jeffers Was Target Wed 19th Apr 2006 12:41
Boss Joe Royle has revealed that Francis Jeffers was the potential loan striker injured within minutes of Town making an enquiry regarding his availability in February. Royle saw the Charlton man as a solution to the Blues' striker injury crisis.
Town on Lyall Wed 19th Apr 2006 12:27
Town have released a statement paying tribute to former manager John Lyall who died of a heart attack last night. Lyall managed Town between 1990 and 1994, winning the old Division Two championship in 1991/92.
John Lyall Dies Wed 19th Apr 2006 11:25
Former Town boss John Lyall died of a heart attack late last night at the age of 66. Lyall was manager at Town between 1990 and 1994, taking the Blues to the old Second Division title in 1991/92.
Grays in Pre-Season Wed 19th Apr 2006 02:49
Town will be sending a team to take on Conference side Grays Athletic in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday, 25th July at the Essex club's home the Rec. It is likely the Blues will field a reserve side against the current FA Trophy holders.
 

On Tuesday, 19th April 2005

Pablo to Return? Tue 19th Apr 2005 17:14
Reports indicate that striker Pablo Couñago will return to the starting line-up at Leeds on Saturday. The Blues have been short of goals on their travels of late, having failed to net from open play in their last four away league games.
Joe Praise for Supple Tue 19th Apr 2005 17:01
Boss Joe Royle has praised U18 keeper Shane Supple after the Irishman put in a fine display in the FA Youth Cup final first leg at Southampton. The 17-year-old made one particularly impressive save from Theo Walcott in the first half.
Club on Youth Cup Pricing Tue 19th Apr 2005 16:49
Chief executive Derek Bowden has commented on fan concerns at the pricing of Friday's FA Youth Cup final second leg at Portman Road. The Blues are charging adults £8 admission, whereas Southampton asked only £5 for entry into Monday's first leg at the St Mary's Stadium.
Knights Called Up Tue 19th Apr 2005 11:29
Academy striker Darryl Knights has been included in the England squad for next month's UEFA European U17 Championships in Italy. England face Belarus, Turkey and the hosts in the group phase of the tournament.
Reserves Face Chelsea Tue 19th Apr 2005 11:19
Town's reserves take on Chelsea's second string at Portman Road this evening (KO 7pm) in their final home game of the season. Central defender Drissa Diallo continues his recovery from the hamstring injury which has kept him out of action since before Christmas.
Peters With Canada Tue 19th Apr 2005 01:32
Soon-to-be-signed winger Jaime Peters has joined up with Canada's U20 squad for a training camp in Frankfurt, Germany. The Canada party will be together until April 29th and will play two matches against China and one against a reserve side from Bundesliga team Mainz.
 

On Monday, 19th April 2004

Joe Sympathy for Reuser Mon 19th Apr 2004 19:43
Town boss Joe Royle says he has sympathy for wantaway midfielder Martijn Reuser. The Dutchman says he will leave Portman Road in the summer after failing to nail down a starting place with the Blues.
U19s Beat Palace Mon 19th Apr 2004 14:47
Town's U19 side ended their league season with a 1-0 win away at Crystal Palace on Saturday morning.
Platt Watches Town Mon 19th Apr 2004 14:39
England U21 coach David Platt was at Gillingham on Saturday running the rule over Town's youngsters. Striker Darren Bent has already won several caps for the former Forest manager's side.
Ticket News Tuesday Mon 19th Apr 2004 11:44
Town will announce the 2004/05 season ticket prices at a press conference held on Tuesday lunchtime. For the current season the Blues have nearly 19,000 season ticket holders.
Kuqi Disappointed Mon 19th Apr 2004 09:52
Striker Shefki Kuqi was unhappy to be substituted before half-time during the Blues' 2-1 win at Gillingham on Saturday. The Finnish international was replaced with Richard Naylor after 35 minutes of the match at the Priestfield Stadium.
Reuser Set for Exit Mon 19th Apr 2004 09:46
Town supersub Martijn Reuser says he will be looking for another club in the summer. The Dutchman says he wants to start matches, something which he sees as unlikely at Portman Road.
 

On Saturday, 19th April 2003

Wilnis Man of the Month Sat 19th Apr 2003 12:37
Resurgent full-back Fabian Wilnis was the winner of the TWTD Player of the Month for March after a stunning spell which emphasised the change in direction his career has taken since Joe Royle came to the club.
Crowd Trouble Mars Win Sat 19th Apr 2003 12:25
Trouble flared after Town's 3-0 victory against Portsmouth on Good Friday. Fans from both clubs were involved in a clash which left the Drum and Monkey badly damaged.
 

On Friday, 19th April 2002

Burley Wants Seven Points Fri 19th Apr 2002 18:45
Town manager George Burley says that seven points may be enough to see his side avopid relegation. The Town boss admits his team have not performed at their best consistently this season.
Jim's Son Seriously Ill Fri 19th Apr 2002 16:51
Town midfielder Jim Magilton is facing an anxious time after his son Adam was taken seriously ill. Magilton pulled out of the Northern Ireland squad earlier in the week and has not been included for Town's weekend game.
Wiltord Out for Gunners Fri 19th Apr 2002 09:28
Arsenal striker Sylvain Wiltord will miss Town's trip to Highbury on Sunday with a thigh injury and is out for the rest of the season. The Gunners have a number of injuries at present with Robert Pires perhaps the most significant.
U17s in Action Fri 19th Apr 2002 09:17
Town's Academy U17s face Manchester United in their national play-off on Saturday. The game is being played at Trafford Park, Carrington.
Branagan and Wright Ops Fri 19th Apr 2002 09:14
Town keeper Keith Branagan will have his shoulder operation next Tuesday. The former Irish international injured tendons in a training ground incident earlier this year. Jermaine Wright will also go under the knife next and misses the rest of the season.
Town in Bent Bid Fri 19th Apr 2002 09:10
George Burley has revealed that the Blues tried to call Darren Bent back from international duty with the England U19s. The striker scored the U19s goal on Wednesday night as they drew 1-1 in Lithuania.
 

On Thursday, 19th April 2001

1200 Extra Seats for Coventry Thu 19th Apr 2001 17:35
Town have an extra 1200 seats available for Saturday's game with Coventry. 900 of these are more seats in the upper tier of the South Stand which have undergone a safety inspection late this afternoon. The other 300 are returns from Coventry in E Block of the Cobbold Stand.
Scowcroft Injury Thu 19th Apr 2001 15:04
Sorry, Scowcroft has a groin injury not hamstring.
Fab and Scowy Doubtful Thu 19th Apr 2001 15:01
Fabian Wilnis and James Scowcroft are Town's main worries ahead of Saturday's game with Coventry. Wilnis injured his ankle on Saturday against Newcastle while Scowcroft has a hamstring problem aggravated in the Liverpool and Newcastle games.
Eidur Love To Join Town Thu 19th Apr 2001 14:03
Frustrated Chelsea striker Eidur Gudjohnsen may be a surprise target for George Burley in the summer, with a source in Iceland saying that Town have shown an interest in the Icelandic striker. With Town possibly playing in Europe in one competition or another, Burley is bound to be looking at strengthening the team, and may be interested in Hermann's fellow countryman.
U19s Win Thu 19th Apr 2001 11:32
Apologies, U19s won 2-1, scorers correct.
Holland Makes Final Cut Thu 19th Apr 2001 11:23
Town skipper Matt Holland has as expected made the 22 for ireland's game with Andorra in Dublin next Wednesday. Holland was named in the initial larger squad which Mick McCarthy has now trimmed down.
Pub for Coventry Match Thu 19th Apr 2001 10:08
London-based fans who can't get tickets for Saturday's match with Coventry might like to have a wander into Arsenal country and watch the game from the comfort of a pub.
 

On Wednesday, 19th April 2000

Reserves at Orient Wed 19th Apr 2000 14:32
Town reserves take on Layton Orient this afternoon (2pm) at Brisbane Road with another trialist joining Leeds youngster Andy Wright in the Town side. Wright played in the reserves' last game at Bournemouth and makes another appearence today. The second trialist is Neil Murphy, a Liverpool youth, who plays in defence. The 19-year old will be hoping to impress as will John Kennedy who is looking for a new club after being released by Town. Full squad: Pullen, Niemi, Murphy, Kennedy, Bramble, J. Miller, Moffat, Holster, Niven, Wright, Logan, Nicholls, Maurel, Artun, A. Miller and Chibogu.

Matches On This Day

19 Apr 2014
Sky Bet Championship
Watford 3-1 Ipswich Town

19 Apr 2009
Coca-Cola Championship
Ipswich Town 3-2 Norwich City

19 Apr 2008
Coca-Cola Championship
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Ipswich Town

19 Apr 1993
Barclays First Division
Ipswich Town 3-1 Norwich City

19 Apr 1986
Canon League Division One
Everton 1-0 Ipswich Town

19 Apr 1980
League Division One
Southampton 0-1 Ipswich Town

19 Apr 1976
League Division One
Ipswich Town 4-0 West Ham United

19 Apr 1975
League Division One
Leeds United 2-1 Ipswich Town

19 Apr 1969
League Division One
Liverpool 4-0 Ipswich Town

19 Apr 1965
League Division Two
Ipswich Town 2-0 Southampton

19 Apr 1958
League Division Two
Ipswich Town 1-4 Charlton Athletic

19 Apr 1957
Division Three South
Norwich City 1-2 Ipswich Town

19 Apr 1954
Division Three South
Crystal Palace 1-1 Ipswich Town

19 Apr 1952
Division Three South
Ipswich Town 3-0 Watford

19 Apr 1947
Division Three South
Ipswich Town 2-1 AFC Bournemouth

19 Apr 1939
Division Three South
Southend United 0-0 Ipswich Town

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