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On Wednesday, 29th January 2014

ITFC On the Road at Bury St Edmunds Wed 29th Jan 2014 17:20
The ITFC Supporters Club will be holding an ITFC On the Road event at Bury Town FC on Monday 10th February.
U21s Lose Friendly to Colchester Wed 29th Jan 2014 16:50
A Town U21 side lost 3-0 to a more experienced Colchester United team in a behind-closed-doors friendly played at Kesgrave High School on Wednesday afternoon.
Bumper Price for Floriana Programme Wed 29th Jan 2014 14:54
A programme from Town’s 1962 European Cup tie away against Maltese side Floriana Valetta made £140 at a Lockdales of Martlesham auction last weekend.
Naked Football Show Tonight Wed 29th Jan 2014 14:12
This evening's Naked Football Show (ICR FM 6pm) will see host Graham Blackburn and guests John Liffen and Daniel Casselden, the show's first ever grandfather-grandson combination, discussing the Town issues of the moment.
Doyle Loan Bid Rebuffed Wed 29th Jan 2014 11:39
Town boss Mick McCarthy is reported to have failed in a bid to sign his former Wolves striker Kevin Doyle on loan.

On Tuesday, 29th January 2013

Stearman Jumped at Chance to Work With Old Bosses Tue 29th Jan 2013 15:53
New loan signing Richard Stearman says the chance to work with manager Mick McCarthy and his assistant Terry Connor again was a significant factor in his decision to join the Blues. The 25-year-old will be at Portman Road for the rest of the season.
Stearman Move Confirmed Tue 29th Jan 2013 15:00
Town have confirmed that the paperwork relating to Wolves defender Richard Stearman’s half-season loan with the Blues has been completed. The 25-year-old was at Playford Road this morning to join his new team-mates for training.
Kisnorbo Staying for the Rest of the Season Tue 29th Jan 2013 14:12
Central defender Patrick Kisnorbo has extended his loan with the Blues from Leeds until the end of the season. The 31-year-old Australian international’s initial month at Portman Road came to an end today.
Wordsworth Set for Medical Tue 29th Jan 2013 12:41
Colchester United midfielder Anthony Wordsworth is reportedly set to undergo a medical at Portman Road with his move to the Blues close to completion. TWTD first reported that the 24-year-old was set to join Town a fortnight ago, boss Mick McCarthy having caught him in action for the U’s in November.
Carson Trained With Cobblers Tue 29th Jan 2013 10:42
Midfielder Josh Carson spent Friday and Saturday training with League Two Northampton, but we understand he is still to hear whether he impressed manager Aidy Boothroyd. The Cobblers are one of a number of clubs interested in taking the Northern Ireland international on loan.
McCarthy Will Push For More Cash In the Summer Tue 29th Jan 2013 06:00
Mick McCarthy says he’s not spoken about his budget with owner Marcus Evans since he took over as manager at the start of November when he was told there was money to spend. The Blues boss is keen to further add to his squad before the transfer window closes on Thursday, but says he’s likely to want to spend more significant funds in the summer.

On Sunday, 29th January 2012

Crawley Boss Evans Reveals Barnett Bids Sun 29th Jan 2012 23:54
Crawley boss Steve Evans has revealed that his club has received “three or four” offers for striker Tyrone Barnett, who we reported was very much on the Blues’ radar on Thursday. Barnett helped the League Two Red Devils to a 1-0 FA Cup victory over Hull City on Saturday with Town represented at the KC Stadium.
Town Offer Pompey Duo Sun 29th Jan 2012 23:27
TWTD understands that Town skipper Grant Leadbitter and defender Damien Delaney have been offered to Portsmouth during the ongoing negotiations for targeted trio Jason Pearce, Joel Ward and Stephen Henderson. The Blues are continuing to speak to Pompey regarding the three players with Tuesday’s deadline swiftly approaching.

On Saturday, 29th January 2011

U18s Defeat Fulham Sat 29th Jan 2011 17:04
Town's U18s got back to winning ways with a fine 3-2 victory over Fulham at Playford Road on Saturday morning. Josh Meekings (pictured), Cormac Burke and Jack Simmons were on target for the young Blues.
Hutchings Confirms Town Targeting Luton's Drury Sat 29th Jan 2011 16:29
Assistant boss Chris Hutchings has confirmed the Blues’ interest in Luton midfielder Andy Drury. Town’s targeting of the 27-year-old former Sittingbourne, Lewes and Stevenage man first emerged last weekend.
U18s Face Fulham Sat 29th Jan 2011 10:02
Town’s U18s are in action against Fulham at Playford Road this morning (KO 11am). The young Blues will be looking to get back to winning ways after last week’s 1-0 loss at Arsenal.

On Friday, 29th January 2010

Norwich U18s Clash in Doubt Fri 29th Jan 2010 17:30
Town’s U18 game against Norwich City at Playford Road on Saturday morning is subject to an 8am pitch inspection with freezing conditions expected overnight.
Town Amongst Clubs Watching Livingston Starlets Fri 29th Jan 2010 15:53
Town are one of a number of clubs to be keeping an eye on a promising crop of young players with Scottish League Division Three leaders Livingston. The Blues, Rangers, Manchester City, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Preston North End, Bolton, Aberdeen, Hearts, Hibs and Bristol Rovers all sent representatives to Almondvale to watch Livi’s 1-0 Scottish Cup defeat to Dundee on Wednesday.
Town Again Without Walters and Murphy for Preston Trip Fri 29th Jan 2010 13:49
Town will again be without skipper Jon Walters and new goalkeeper Brian Murphy when they visit Preston on Saturday afternoon. Walters is out for a couple of weeks with a hamstring problem, while Murphy is still a week away from a return after injuring his ankle in the warm-up at Leicester.
Sela on Town Trial Fri 29th Jan 2010 12:59
Trialist keeper Jonas Sela says he left England to return to his club SpVgg Weiden in Germany on Wednesday with no decision having been made whether he will join the Blues. The 26-year-old spent a week at Playford Road, his second spell with the club.
U18s in Home Action Against Norwich Fri 29th Jan 2010 12:30
Town’s U18s are in derby action at Playford Road against Norwich City on Saturday morning (KO 11am).
Smith Could Stay at Brentford Fri 29th Jan 2010 12:19
Town manager Roy Keane says he is considering whether to allow central defender Tommy Smith to stay with loan club Brentford. On Wednesday, Bees boss Andy Scott said he would like the New Zealand World Cup hopeful to remain with his club beyond his current one-month deal, which is up next weekend.
Keane: No Decision on Stern Fri 29th Jan 2010 10:39
Boss Roy Keane says no decision has yet been made on whether Crystal Palace striker Stern John will extend his spell with the Blues. The Town manager also confirmed that German keeper Jonas Sela had spent last week on trial at Playford Road, as first reported by TWTD yesterday, and revealed that he had received enquiries regarding members of his first team squad.

On Thursday, 29th January 2009

Murphy in Irish Squad for Russia Trip Thu 29th Jan 2009 19:24
Academy striker Paul Murphy has been named in the Republic of Ireland squad for friendlies with Russia in Sochi on February 10th and 12th. Murphy, 17, is currently back in Dublin having suffered with home sickness during the first half of the season.
Further Loans On Cards Thu 29th Jan 2009 19:10
Boss Jim Magilton says more of the club's fringe players could go out on loan. Dan Harding joined Reading earlier today, becoming the seventh member of the squad on a spell away from Portman Road.
Naylor Considering Permanent Leeds Move Thu 29th Jan 2009 16:02
On-loan club captain Richard Naylor is not ruling out joining Leeds United on a permanent basis. Naylor is spending a month with the Whites and has made an impressive start to his spell.
Harding Joins Reading Thu 29th Jan 2009 14:09
Reading have announced that they have signed Town defender Dan Harding on loan until the end of the season. Harding previously played for Royals boss Steve Coppell at Brighton.
Civelli Aiming for Premier League Thu 29th Jan 2009 12:10
New Town signing Luciano Civelli says he is aiming to play Premier League football with the Blues. The Argentinian signed a contract until 2012 yesterday, Town having agreed a £1.1 million deal with Banfield last week.
This Week's Naked Podcast Now Online Thu 29th Jan 2009 11:00
Graham and Phil are joined by Carl Day, the chairman of Ipswich Town Ist, and David James to talk about the win at Barnsley, Town's promotion prospects, the visit to Chelsea, Luciano Civelli and the PLC's AGM.
Join Section 6 for the Plymouth Game Thu 29th Jan 2009 09:07
Section 6 is calling on supporters to once again join them in the quest to bring the noise back to Portman Road when Plymouth visit Suffolk at the weekend. The group were well represented at Saturday's FA Cup tie at Chelsea with the Daily Mail basing a column on one of their banners.
Shumi Again Linked With Fulham Thu 29th Jan 2009 08:52
Town midfielder Veliche Shumulikoski is again being linked with a move to Premier League Fulham. The Macedonian international has been in and out of the squad in recent months, having become a regular earlier in the season.
AGM Notes Thu 29th Jan 2009 01:33
The first AGM of Ipswich Town PLC post-takeover passed quietly in the Sir Bobby Robson Suite in the Greene King Stand on Wednesday evening. Around 300 of the 3,875 shareholders in the PLC, which holds a 12.5% stake in the club, were in attendance.

On Tuesday, 29th January 2008

Jim: We Could Have Scored Four Tue 29th Jan 2008 23:32
Boss Jim Magilton felt his side could have scored three or four goals, but was impressed with Plymouth's display as the grabbed a 0-0 draw at Portman Road on Tuesday evening.
Town 0-0 Plymouth Tue 29th Jan 2008 23:19
Town will rue missing enough chances to win four games as Plymouth took a goalless draw away from Portman Road. The result could have been worse for the Blues with Neil Alexander saving a second half penalty from Steve MacLean, his third spotkick stop of the season.
Macedonian View of Sumulikoski Tue 29th Jan 2008 15:17
An excellent passer with good vision but perhaps too defensive, that's a Macedonian view of new Town signing Velice Sumulikoski.
Town Sign Macedonian International Tue 29th Jan 2008 13:16
Town have announced that they are close to completing the signing of Macedonian international midfielder Velice Sumulikoski from Turkish side Bursaspor. The 26-year-old has been on trial at Portman Road since the weekend.
Stevens Decision Today Tue 29th Jan 2008 10:16
Town will make a decision on whether to sign Crawley Town central defender Jamie Stevens after training today. The 18-year-old joined the Blues over the weekend for a three-day trial.
Sheepshanks and Pitcher Elected At AGM Tue 29th Jan 2008 00:38
Chairman David Sheepshanks and Marcus Evans's representative Martin Pitcher were both unanimously elected on to the club's PLC board at Monday's AGM. The first AGM of the Marcus Evans era passed relatively quietly aside from news of Town's impending signings.

On Monday, 29th January 2007

Jim on Brighton Links Mon 29th Jan 2007 17:04
Town manager Jim Magilton says that Brighton's interest in Darren Currie and Dean Bowditch has so far only reached the enquiry stage. Earlier in the month Seagulls assistant boss Dean White revealed they wanted Bowditch back until the end of the season, while TWTD reported his club's interest in re-signing Currie over the weekend.
Defensive Worries for Jim Mon 29th Jan 2007 15:57
Defensive options are once again Jim Magilton's main concern ahead of Tuesday's trip to Stoke City (KO 7.45pm). Richard Naylor has a badly bruised toe and appears a big doubt for the visit to the Britannia Stadium.
Town Draw Hornets Mon 29th Jan 2007 15:56
Town have drawn Watford away in round five of the FA Cup. The Blues last faced the Hornets in the FA Cup in the 1956/57 season when Town won 3-1 at Vicarage Road.
Jim on Cup Draw Mon 29th Jan 2007 15:49
Boss Jim Magilton says the Blues' fifth round FA Cup draw at Watford will give his side a stern test. The Town manager says he would have preferred a home tie but isn't too disappointed with the relatively short trip to Vicarage Road.
Currie on Brighton Link Mon 29th Jan 2007 12:56
Winger Darren Currie has confirmed that former club Brighton and Hove Albion are amongst those interested in signing him before the transfer window closes on Wednesday. TWTD was first to report Albion's return for their former player over the weekend.
Naylor's Toe Not Broken Mon 29th Jan 2007 12:50
An x-ray has shown that stand-in skipper Richard Naylor did not suffer a broken toe during Saturday's 1-0 FA Cup victory over Swansea City. Town's copper-topped man of steel is included in a provisional squad ahead of Tuesday's trip to Stoke.
Town Number Five Mon 29th Jan 2007 10:19
Town fans should look out for ball number five during Monday lunchtime's FA Cup fifth round draw. The draw will be made by athletes Darren Campbell and Roger Black at 1.30pm.
Walton Set to Return Mon 29th Jan 2007 10:15
TWTD understands that Town and Charlton are in talks over Simon Walton's return on loan ahead of the transfer window closing on Wednesday. The 19-year-old was at Portman Road for Saturday's 1-0 FA Cup victory over Swansea City.
Currie Back to Brighton? Mon 29th Jan 2007 10:11
TWTD has learnt that midfielder Darren Currie could return to Brighton and Hove Albion before the transfer window's closure on Wednesday. The 32-year-old is out of contract in the summer and looks set to leave the Blues with a number of clubs interested.

On Sunday, 29th January 2006

Chairboys Bow for Dean Sun 29th Jan 2006 21:14
Striker Dean Bowditch made the first appearance of his loan spell at Wycombe on Saturday as the Chairboys drew 1-1 at home to Stockport. The 19-year-old, on loan for three months, came on as a 61st minute substitute.

On Saturday, 29th January 2005

Leicester Game On Sat 29th Jan 2005 17:17
Town's Championship game with Leicester City will go ahead as scheduled on Saturday, February 12th after the Foxes defeated Reading in their fourth round FA Cup match. A replay in that tie would have taken place on the day of the league match.
Chairman: Joe Exceptional Sat 29th Jan 2005 13:12
Chairman David Sheepshanks has hailed Joe Royle as an exceptional manager and says the board will give him as much financial support as possible if the Blues make it to the Premiership.
Peters and Canada Through Sat 29th Jan 2005 12:55
Jaime Peters and Canada's U20s qualified for the FIFA World Youth Championship with a 1-0 victory over hosts Honduras in their second game at the CONCACAF qualifying mini-tournament. The Championship finals take place in Holland during June and July.

On Thursday, 29th January 2004

McGreal to Miss Out Thu 29th Jan 2004 15:02
Central defender John McGreal is definitely out of Saturday's trip to Coventry City due to a calf injury. Better news is that Georges Santos, Darren Bent, Chris Bart-Williams and Tommy Miller are all back in training.
Loan Bid Turned Down Thu 29th Jan 2004 09:44
Town boss Joe Royle has revealed that he has had a loan bid for a Premiership player turned down. However, Royle says he is still waiting to hear from other clubs.

On Wednesday, 29th January 2003

Harwich and Parke 1-5 Res Wed 29th Jan 2003 23:03
A young Town reserve side comfortably beat Harwich and Parkeston in occasionally atrocious conditions in a friendly at the Shrimpers' Royal Oak ground.
Whitton Leaves Colchester Wed 29th Jan 2003 16:37
Former Town striker Steve Whitton has left his job as manager of Colchester United. Whitton leaves Layer Road by mutual consent.
Town Linked With Murphy Wed 29th Jan 2003 13:39
Town are reported to be keeping a regular watch on Carlisle United captain Peter Murphy. The Blues are said to have seen the 22-year-old in action on a number of occasions this season.
Veno's Knee Frustration Wed 29th Jan 2003 13:25
Veteran central defender Mark Venus is increasingly frustrated by a knee injury that doesn't seem to go away. The former Wolves man will see a specialist in the next day or so to discover whether he'll need keyhole surgery to cure the problem.
Alun Out Of Harwich Trip Wed 29th Jan 2003 11:36
Striker Alun Armstrong has pulled out of tonight's reserve game with Harwich and Parkeston at the Shrimpers' Royal Oak Ground (KO 7.45pm). Armstrong was the most senior member of the squad named for the match which been arranged to open new ground facilities.
Gaardsøe Injury Worry Wed 29th Jan 2003 11:25
Linchpin central defender Thomas Gaardsøe is an injury concern ahead of Saturday's visit to Bradford City. The Dane has picked up a knee injury in training and has been under treatment.
Miller Out Of Harwich Wed 29th Jan 2003 11:15
South African defender Justin Miller has been pulled out of tonight's reserves game at Harwich and Parkeston in order to meet with Bournemouth.
Hogg in England Action Wed 29th Jan 2003 09:52
Young central defender Chris Hogg has been in England U18 action this week at the Meridian Cup in Egypt. So far Hogg's side have won one and drawn one in the eight team tournament.
Town to Screen Derby? Wed 29th Jan 2003 09:36
Town are looking into showing the derby with Norwich City live in the bars around Portman Road. On Monday the Blues sold out the 1,975 tickets in just over two hours.
All White For Palace? Wed 29th Jan 2003 09:33
The Blues are likely to be in a new kit when they meet Crystal Palace in two weeks' time. Both the first and second kits clash with Palace's blue and red striped strip.

On Tuesday, 29th January 2002

Reserves Squad Tue 29th Jan 2002 19:20
Town's reserves meet Nottingham Forest's reserves at the Playford Road training ground on Thursday afternoon (KO 2pm). The squad is largely made up of youngsters with a smattering of the more experienced players. Thomas Gaardsøe is included after his ankle problem sustained on New Year's Day at Charlton.
Karic Off on Loan Tue 29th Jan 2002 16:36
Amir Karic has become the latest Town player to leave Portman Road on loan. The Slovenian has re-joined NK Maribor in his homeland, the side he left for Town in Sepyember 2000 for £700,000.
Eight Arrests on Sunday Tue 29th Jan 2002 10:36
There were eight arrests in town after the FA Cup tie between the Blues and Manchester City. Some of these were involved in an incident by the Novotel in Greyfriars Road at around 9pm on Sunday night.
Squad for Fulham Tue 29th Jan 2002 10:23
George Burley has named his squad for Wednesday's match against Fulham. Burley has described the second half against Manchester City as Town's worst of the season and he will want to put it behind him swiftly.
Training Camp for Town? Tue 29th Jan 2002 10:18
George Burley is considering taking the squad away on a training camp during the long lay-off between the Liverpool and Southampton games.

On Monday, 29th January 2001

Burley Hits Back Mon 29th Jan 2001 15:43
Town manager George Burley has hit back at Birmingham skipper Martin O'Connor's comments this weekend. O'Connor said that his side will be determined to make the horrible game both on and off the pitch.
No Five Live Coverage for Semi Mon 29th Jan 2001 12:38
Town's crucial semi-final second leg with Birmingham City has been snubbed by BBC's Five Live in favour of a Premiership game between Manchester United and Sunderland. This is on top of both Sky and the ITV network refusing to show the game live on TV.
No New Injuries for Town Mon 29th Jan 2001 11:38
Town face no new injury woes after the sometimes bruising encounter at Sunderland. Titus Bramble was substituted after a particularly gruesome late tackle while Marcus Stewart was upended in an equally unceremonious fashion.
Unlucky Jim Mon 29th Jan 2001 11:11
Jim Magilton is to face FA action regarding his shout at Andy D'Urso after all. The midfielder had thought that he had got away with his post-match tirade at the hapless official after the incident was omitted from the referee's report, but it seems D'Urso has contacted the FA in a separate letter.

On Saturday, 29th January 2000

Town 1-1 Sheffield United Sat 29th Jan 2000 19:34
Town threw away three points as they allowed Sheffield United to get level after going in one up at half time. Town also threw away the chance to go second as Barnsley lost 3-0 away at Portsmouth.

Matches On This Day

29 Jan 2008
Coca-Cola Championship
Ipswich Town 0-0 Plymouth Argyle

29 Jan 2000
Nationwide First Division
Ipswich Town 1-1 Sheffield United

29 Jan 1994
FA Cup
Ipswich Town 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur

29 Jan 1972
League Division One
Ipswich Town 1-0 West Ham United

29 Jan 1966
League Division Two
Preston North End 0-1 Ipswich Town

29 Jan 1964
FA Cup
Stoke City 1-0 Ipswich Town

29 Jan 1949
Division Three South
Ipswich Town 2-0 Bristol City

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