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On Thursday, 24th October 2013

Victory for Ramadan and Irish U17s Thu 24th Oct 2013 20:00
Academy first-year scholar Cemal Ramadan was in the Republic of Ireland U17 side which beat Gibraltar 4-1 in the first match of their UEFA U17 Championships qualifying mini-tournament in Armenia.
McCarthy Impressed With Taylor Thu 24th Oct 2013 17:22
Boss Mick McCarthy says striker Paul Taylor is looking fitter and sharper having spent a month on loan at his old club Peterborough United. The 26-year-old, who suffered a foot injury which kept him sidelined for 11 months soon after moving from London Road to Town in August last year, has two more games before his spell back with Posh is at an end.
McCarthy Expects Gerken and Murphy to Be Fine Thu 24th Oct 2013 15:46
Boss Mick McCarthy says he expects keeper Dean Gerken to be fine to face Bolton Wanderers at the Reebok Stadium on Saturday despite the 28-year-old having been subbed in the first half of last week’s 1-0 home defeat to Burnley with a dead leg. The Town manager says striker Daryl Murphy has suffered a minor injury in training but also ought to be OK.
McCarthy Remaining Coy on Ireland Thu 24th Oct 2013 15:16
Town boss Mick McCarthy added little to his previous comments on the speculation linking him with the Ireland job at his pre-match press conference at lunchtime. The Blues are yet to receive any contact from the FAI regarding McCarthy despite continuing claims that he is the man they want to succeed Giovanni Trapattoni.
Listen Again: Naked Football Show Thu 24th Oct 2013 12:00
This week's Naked Football Show is now available to listen to as a podcast. Host Graham Blackburn is joined by Joe Fairs and Alex Blagona to discuss the Town issues of the moment.
Ramadan Set for Irish U17 Cap Thu 24th Oct 2013 10:43
Academy striker Cemal Ramadan will be in action with the Republic of Ireland U17s this afternoon in the opening match of their UEFA U17 Championships qualifying group against Gilbraltar in Armenia.
Sir Bobby Auction Ends Sunday Thu 24th Oct 2013 10:40
Bidding in the Sir Bobby’s Breakthrough Online Charity Auction, which is aiming to raise £1 million for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, Breakthrough Breast Cancer and two Suffolk hospitals, ends on Sunday.
Still No FAI Approach for McCarthy Thu 24th Oct 2013 09:52
The FAI are still to make an approach to Town regarding manager Mick McCarthy, according to one of this morning’s Irish papers. Reports earlier in the week suggested that a move for the Blues boss would come before the end of this week.
Marriott Enjoying Training With First Team Thu 24th Oct 2013 06:00
Boss Mick McCarthy says young striker Jack Marriott is enjoying training with the first team. The 19–year-old, who scored for the U21s in their 1-1 draw with Bristol City on Monday, has regularly been on the bench since Paul Taylor rejoined Peterborough on loan but is yet to add to his debut as a sub at Burnley on the final day of last season.
 

On Wednesday, 24th October 2012

New Manager Will Get Money to Spend Wed 24th Oct 2012 23:31
Chief executive Simon Clegg says Town’s next manager will be given financial support just as the Blues’ two previous bosses have been, but within the parameters of the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules. From this season clubs have to spend within their means, although with no sanctions for two years.
Patient Town an Attractive Prospect Wed 24th Oct 2012 22:56
Chief executive Simon Clegg says he believes the club's patience with managers is one reason that Town is an attractive club for managers despite the club’s position at the foot of the Championship.
Clegg: Taking Flak Comes With the Territory Wed 24th Oct 2012 22:45
Simon Clegg says taking flak during the tough times comes with the territory of being the chief executive or owner of a football club. Like former boss Paul Jewell, Clegg was on the end of calls for him to go after last night’s 2-1 home defeat to Derby County.
Clegg: Long List of 34 Names Wed 24th Oct 2012 16:27
Chief executive Simon Clegg says Town already have a long list of potential successors to Paul Jewell 34 names long. Clegg was speaking at a press conference after Jewell’s time at Town was ended by mutual consent earlier today.
Clegg: Tipping Point Was Reached Wed 24th Oct 2012 16:19
Town chief executive Simon Clegg says the tipping point which ended Paul Jewell’s management of the Blues was finally reached after last night’s 2-1 home defeat to Derby County. Jewell, whose time as Rams boss was coincidentally ended after a 1-0 defeat to the Blues in 2008, left the club by mutual consent this morning.
Milton and Klug at Supporters Club AGM Wed 24th Oct 2012 15:53
Academy director Bryan Klug and player liaison and academy sponsorship manager Simon Milton are replacing caretaker-boss Chris Hutchings and skipper Carlos Edwards at tonight's Supporters Club AGM (Legends 7.30pm, doors open 7pm). Chief executive Simon Clegg will still be appearing.
Town Topic: Who Next for Town? Wed 24th Oct 2012 13:33
Paul Jewell's time as Town manager has come to an end, the Liverpudlian and the Blues agreeing his exit by mutual consent on Wednesday morning. Who would you like to see come in as his replacement?
Town Confirm Jewell's Exit Wed 24th Oct 2012 13:00
Town have confirmed that manager Paul Jewell has left the club "by mutual consent".
Player Tweet Reveals Jewell's Exit Wed 24th Oct 2012 12:51
Young midfielder Cheick Kourouma appears to have broken the news that manager Paul Jewell has left the Blues.
Supporters Club AGM Tonight Wed 24th Oct 2012 12:43
Chief executive Simon Clegg, skipper Carlos Edwards and assistant manager Chris Hutchings are the guests at the Supporters Club's AGM this evening in Legends (7.30pm, doors open 7pm). As in previous years the trio will answer fans’ questions from the floor.
Naked Football Show Tonight Wed 24th Oct 2012 12:34
This evening's Naked Football Show (ICR FM 6pm) sees hosts Graham Blackburn and David James joined by Gerry Barker to discuss Town’s continuing woes.
Jewell to Speak to Evans In Morning Wed 24th Oct 2012 00:43
Town boss Paul Jewell says he will speak to club owner Marcus Evans in the morning, as he does after every game. The Liverpudlian, who missed his post-match press conference, confirmed that he is still the Blues’ manager despite earlier reports claiming that he had resigned.
 

On Monday, 24th October 2011

Defensive Duo Doubts Mon 24th Oct 2011 19:15
Defensive duo Ibrahima Sonko and Damien Delaney are both rated as doubts ahead of Saturday’s visit to Millwall. Sonko missed the 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace due to a hamstring injury, while Delaney was substituted with a foot problem shortly after half-time.
Town Raise £13,600 From Sir Bobby Auction Mon 24th Oct 2011 18:58
Town’s donation to the Sir Bobby’s Breakthrough Ball and Auction which ended yesterday raised £13,600 for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and Breakthrough Breast Cancer. The auction raised an overall total of £202,774.
Collins: Tiredness Played a Part Mon 24th Oct 2011 13:42
Defender Danny Collins says tiredness has played a part in this week's under par performances against Portsmouth and Crystal Palace. The Blues were fortunate to gain a 1-0 victory over Pompey last Tuesday but lost by the same scoreline to the Eagles on Saturday.
Peters Extends Bournemouth Loan Mon 24th Oct 2011 12:34
Town have extended Jaime Peters's loan at League One Bournemouth into a second month. The Canadian will be back close to home territory on Tuesday night when the Cherries take on Colchester at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.
Leddy and Ireland Go Through Mon 24th Oct 2011 11:47
Academy first-year scholar Jonny Leddy and the Republic of Ireland U17s qualified for the elite phase of qualifying for the European Championship despite losing their final mini-group game 1-0 to the Czech Republic in Kazakhstan this morning. The Kazakhs pushed them close, beating Liechtenstein 8-0, but Ireland’s superior goal difference saw them into second place behind the Czechs.
No Argument With Cresswell Red Card Mon 24th Oct 2011 10:07
Town manager Paul Jewell said he had no argument regarding left-back Aaron Cresswell’s red card during Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace. The 21-year-old will now miss next week’s game at Millwall.
Jewell Envious of Palace's Pace Mon 24th Oct 2011 09:01
Blues boss Paul Jewell admitted that he is envious of the pace in the Crystal Palace team after the Eagles beat Town 1-0 at Portman Road on Saturday. Palace wide men Wilfried Zaha and Sean Scannell were a constant threat for Dougie Freedman’s side.
Leddy in Ireland Action Mon 24th Oct 2011 08:39
Academy first-year scholar Jonny Leddy is in action with the Republic of Ireland U17s in their final European Championship qualification mini-group game against the Czech Republic in Kazakhstan this morning.
 

On Saturday, 24th October 2009

Plymouth Argyle 1-1 Town Sat 24th Oct 2009 16:57
Town’s winless run stretched to 14 games after a 1-1 draw at Plymouth Argyle. The home side went in front through Carl Fletcher in the 20th minute, but the Blues hit back through Jon Stead, while Pilgrims defender Darcy Blake was sent off for a two-footed tackle late on.
Keane Praise for Fans Sat 24th Oct 2009 10:09
Boss Roy Keane has praised supporters for showing patience with his team, despite the Blues having gone 13 games without a victory. The Town support applauded the side off on Tuesday after Nathan Ellington’s 93rd minute goal prevented that first win of the season coming against Watford.
 

On Friday, 24th October 2008

Jim Denies Link With Celtic's O'Dea Fri 24th Oct 2008 15:18
Boss Jim Magilton has denied a report which claimed the Blues had made an approach for Celtic defender Darren O'Dea. The Town manager has also revealed that the club will be making an announcement regarding Alex Bruce's future next week.
Town Draw With Canaries Fri 24th Oct 2008 13:20
TWTD understands that a Town reserves side drew 3-3 with Norwich City in a behind-closed-doors friendly at the Canaries' Colney training ground on Wednesday.
Norris Back at Plymouth for the First Time Fri 24th Oct 2008 11:11
Midfielder David Norris is expected to return to the side as the Blues take on Plymouth for the first time since the 27-year-old left Home Park in January for a fee of around £2 million. Norris is likely to take a place in the centre of Town's midfield.
Town in Walters Talks Fri 24th Oct 2008 10:19
Boss Jim Magilton has revealed that the Blues are in talks with striker or midfielder Jon Walters regarding a longer term deal at Portman Road. Walters, 25, only signed a contract until June 2011 in January.
Celtic Defender Linked Fri 24th Oct 2008 09:04
Town are being linked with a move for Celtic central defender Darren O'Dea when the transfer window opens in January. The 21-year-old centre-half has failed to make a first team place his own at his club despite calls into Giovanni Trapattoni's full Ireland squad.
 

On Wednesday, 24th October 2007

Naked Football Show Tonight Wed 24th Oct 2007 12:49
Remember to tune in to Ipswich Community Radio's, The Naked Football Show, this evening (6-6.30pm). The programme aims to get to the nub of Town issues as the season progresses. The first few shows have been favourably compared to "four blokes chatting about football in a pub".
Brazil Denies Charge Wed 24th Oct 2007 09:57
Former Blue Alan Brazil was in court in Bury St Edmunds yesterday denying a charge of drink-driving.
 

On Tuesday, 24th October 2006

Price Misses Three Games Tue 24th Oct 2006 19:25
Keeper Lewis Price will miss at least the next three games after a scan revealed that his clash with Southend's Matt Harrold on Saturday had fractured a rib. The Wales international was replaced after seven minutes of Saturday's 3-1 win at Roots Hall.
Haynes: I Enjoyed Spell Tue 24th Oct 2006 16:15
Striker Danny Haynes was due back at Portman Road today after completing his successful one-month loan spell at Millwall. The frontman scored two goals in five games while at the Den, both of them in a 3-2 win at Rotherham.
Evans Bids Turned Down Tue 24th Oct 2006 13:16
Boss Jim Magilton has revealed that Manchester United have turned down two loan bids for central defender Jonny Evans. TWTD reported Town's interest in the 18-year-old earlier in the month.
Matt Out to Win Over Fans Tue 24th Oct 2006 11:55
Midfielder Matt Richards says he hopes to win over his detractors by simply getting on with his job and helping the Blues climb the league. Richards has become the latest in a long line of Town players to face the wrath of the boo boys.
Two in Team of Week Tue 24th Oct 2006 11:05
Central defender Alex Bruce and midfielder Sylvain Legwinski have both been named in the Coca-Cola Championship Team of the Week after their performances at Southend on Saturday. Legwinski scored his first goal since joining the Blues on a free transfer from Fulham, while Bruce continues to impress at the back.
Jim Interested in Titus Tue 24th Oct 2006 10:13
Boss Jim Magilton says he would be interested in signing former team-mate Titus Bramble should the defender become available. Reports over the weekend claimed the Magpies would allow the former England U21 international to leave St James' Park for £500,000 in January.
 

On Monday, 24th October 2005

Aoudia Was Target Mon 24th Oct 2005 22:02
TWTD understands that the Oslo Øst player the Blues recently went to Norway to watch was striker or midfielder Karim Aoudia. The Norwegian U19 international was expected to be in action in a game with Brumunddal but was only used as a late substitute.
Royle Backs Chairman Mon 24th Oct 2005 21:07
Manager Joe Royle has given David Sheepshanks his backing and has called on fans to stop protesting against the chairman.
Skard at Club Mon 24th Oct 2005 11:50
Town have confirmed that Norwegian midfielder Vemund Brekke Skard has joined the club on a week's trial. TWTD first broke the news that the Brumunddal player was set for a trial last Tuesday.
Bowditch West Ham Link Mon 24th Oct 2005 10:37
A tabloid newspaper is linking striker Dean Bowditch with a £1 million move to West Ham. The Hammers have recently been regulars at Portman Road with midfielder Owen Garvan also amongst their targets.
 

On Friday, 24th October 2003

Squad as Expected Fri 24th Oct 2003 17:00
Town's squad for the trip to Preston North End includes no surprises, it being the same party as travelled to Crystal Palace on Tuesday minus Matt Bloomfield.
New Statistics Section Fri 24th Oct 2003 17:00
Going live on the site over the next few hours is a new section that should keep all you stattos happy with the latest facts and figures.
U19s Face West Ham Fri 24th Oct 2003 09:43
Town's U19s are in action against West Ham on Saturday morning (KO 11am) at the Playford Road Training Centre.
Fans Complain to Palace Fri 24th Oct 2003 01:27
Ipswich Town First, the recently formed Town Supporters' Trust, has written to Crystal Palace complaining at the chaos which greeted Blues' supporters when they arrived at Selhurst Park prior to Town's 4-3 win over the Eagles on Tuesday.
George Tips Town Fri 24th Oct 2003 01:07
Former Blues' boss George Burley has tipped Town for promotion to the Premiership. Burley was back at Portman Road on Wednesday night for the reserves game betwen his Derby County and Town.
 

On Thursday, 24th October 2002

Ipswich Behind Me - Moore Thu 24th Oct 2002 19:52
Rotherham manager Ronnie Moore says that any talk of a move to Ipswich is behind him and that he wants to get on with his career with the Millers. The ex-Tranmere boss was determined to talk to Town after apparent interest, however, the call from the Blues turned out to be a hoax.
Royle Confirms Interest Thu 24th Oct 2002 19:07
Former Manchester City manager Joe Royle has confirmed that he has applied for the vacant Town manager's job. TWTD reported on Tuesday that Royle had spoken to the Blues while Wednesday saw a large amount of money staked on the ex-Oldham boss.
Mogga on Gills Game Thu 24th Oct 2002 17:59
Town caretaker-manager Tony Mowbray says that on their day any side in the First Division can beat any other. Mowbray added that it was important that sides like Gillingham are beaten at home.
Sheepy on Speculation Thu 24th Oct 2002 15:29
Town chairman David Sheepshanks has made a statement regarding the club's continuing search for a new manager. The chairman reiterated that the board will not rush into an appointment.
A Royle Appointment? Thu 24th Oct 2002 14:19
With the bookies favourite now being Joe Royle, we'd like your opinion on whether he's the right man for the job.
Big Money Goes on Royle Thu 24th Oct 2002 13:43
TWTD has learnt that more than £80,000 has been placed on Joe Royle becoming the new Town manager over the last few hours. Yesterday TWTD reported that Town have been in talks with the former Manchester City boss who is now emerging as the firm favourite for the job.
Ambrose Called-Up Thu 24th Oct 2002 12:47
Town wonderkid Darren Ambrose has been called-up to the England U19 squad for the European Qualification mini-tournament next month. Unfortunately for Town the games clash with the games against Crystal Palace and Middlesbrough.
Reserves Lose Thu 24th Oct 2002 09:58
Town's second string lost 2-0 to a very strong Arsenal side at Barnet last night. The Gunners included Robert Pires and Giovanni van Bronckhorst along with a number of other experienced players.
Magilton Misses Out Thu 24th Oct 2002 09:57
Jim Magilton is likely to miss Saturday's game against Gillingham at Portman Road, however the news is not all bad for the midfielder.
Dundee United for George? Thu 24th Oct 2002 09:56
Sacked Town manager George Burley could be back in management with Scottish side Dundee United. Chairman Eddie Thompson is said to want to speak to Burley who is reported to be abroad at present.
 

On Wednesday, 24th October 2001

Naylor No to Contract Wed 24th Oct 2001 15:38
Richard Naylor has hinted that his Town career may soon becoming to an end by refusing to sign an extension to his contract. Recent weeks have seen the Leeds-born striker out of favour at Portman Road with Crystal Palace, Bradford and Barnsley all thought to be looking at him.
Magilton a Worry Wed 24th Oct 2001 10:21
Jim Magilton has emerged as an injury worry ahead of tonight's game with Southampton. The midfielder injured his ankle in training yesterday, but it is hoped that he will be fit for tonight's game at the Friends Provident St Mary's Stadium.
Holland Happy to Travel Wed 24th Oct 2001 10:17
Matt Holland says he will travel to the Middle East for Ireland's World Cup play-off with either the United Arab Emirates or Iran. With tensions high in the Middle East all games of this type are under scrutiny.
Medal Mystery Wed 24th Oct 2001 10:10
A mystery Town UEFA Cup winners' medal is going on sale at Bonhams and Brooks next month with Town aware that this important piece of Ipswich memorabilia is available.
 

On Tuesday, 24th October 2000

Spurs Deny Taricco Report Tue 24th Oct 2000 13:54
Spurs have moved swiftly to quash the Mauricio Taricco rumour reported in this monring's papers. Director of Football David Pleat said of the story: "Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact we are more than pleased with Mauricio since his move from Ipswich and although he is only 18 months into his contract are are looking to speak to him about an improved agreement - as we are also doing with Stephen Carr."
Taricco Up For Sale Tue 24th Oct 2000 12:37
Reports today say Town legend Mauricio Taricco has been put up for sale by Tottenham Hotspur. The Argentinian is being valued at £1.5m, £275,000 less than his cost the Londoners when he joined them two years ago. Early in the season there was speculation that Town might buy the defender back, however, at the time Spurs were unwilling to get rid of the former Argentinos Juniors player until their new signing Ben Thatcher had established himself. Since then Town have signed Amir Karic, while Hermann Hreidarsson has also played at full-back, so a return for one of Portman Road's favourite sons seems unlikely.
Nothing New on Verheyen Tue 24th Oct 2000 10:46
Town manager George Burley has said that nothing new has happened on the Gert Verheyen front (see most of this month's early stories). It now seems unlikely that the Belgian will join the Blues and the Town boss is looking elsewhere for that elusive attacking midfielder: "I still think we need another quality player to complete the jigsaw for the season. Finding the right player for the right price is the problem."

Matches On This Day

24 Oct 2009
Coca-Cola Championship
Plymouth Argyle 1-1 Ipswich Town

24 Oct 2001
Barclaycard Premiership
Southampton 3-3 Ipswich Town

24 Oct 1998
Nationwide First Division
Stockport County 0-1 Ipswich Town

24 Oct 1992
Barclays First Division
Ipswich Town 2-2 Crystal Palace

24 Oct 1987
Barclays Second Division
Ipswich Town 1-0 Sheffield United

24 Oct 1981
League Division One
Ipswich Town 2-1 Arsenal

24 Oct 1970
League Division One
Ipswich Town 1-0 Liverpool

24 Oct 1964
League Division Two
Ipswich Town 2-1 Derby County

24 Oct 1961
League Cup
Ipswich Town 3-2 Swansea City

24 Oct 1959
League Division Two
Cardiff City 3-2 Ipswich Town

24 Oct 1953
Division Three South
Swindon Town 1-2 Ipswich Town

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