On Tuesday, 19th January 2016
|McCarthy: Pompey Deserved to Win Tue 19th Jan 2016 22:32 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy admitted that Portsmouth fully deserved their 2-1 victory over the Blues in this evening’s FA Cup third round replay at Fratton Park.
|Portsmouth 2-1 Town - Match Report Tue 19th Jan 2016 21:43 |
Town’s FA Cup run ended at the third round stage for the sixth successive year as the 10-man Blues were beaten 2-1 by League Two Portsmouth at Fratton Park. Former Blue Gary Roberts netted a penalty in the 32nd minute, then Marc McNulty added a second five minutes later to give Pompey a comfortable 2-0 half-time lead, then after the break Ainsley Maitland-Niles pulled one back before Piotr Malarczyk was sent off for two bookable offences.
|Portsmouth 2-0 Town - Half-Time Tue 19th Jan 2016 20:46 |
Former Blue Gary Roberts netted a penalty in the 32nd minute and Marc McNulty added a second five minutes later to give Portsmouth a comfortable 2-0 lead over Town in their third round replay at Fratton Park at half-time.
|McCarthy Switches Entire XI at Portsmouth Tue 19th Jan 2016 19:18 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy has named the anticipated entirely changed XI for this evening’s FA Cup third round replay at League Two Portsmouth.
|Portsmouth v Ipswich Town - Chatroom Open Tue 19th Jan 2016 19:00 |
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|Fortuna Blues on Life's a Pitch Tue 19th Jan 2016 11:30 |
The Fortuna Blues made their now regular pilgrimage to Portman Road for Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Preston North End and prior to kick-off they were amongst the guests BBC Radio Suffolk’s Life’s a Pitch.
|McCarthy: Pompey Players Will Expect to Beat Us Tue 19th Jan 2016 06:00 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy believes League Two Portsmouth’s players will go into tonight’s FA Cup third round replay at Fratton Park expecting to beat the Blues having performed so well in the first game at Portman Road, which ended 2-2. McCarthy is set to field a young side and, as he did at Manchester United in the Capital One Cup earlier in the season, could even switch his entire XI.
|Oar Battling for First-Team Place Tue 19th Jan 2016 06:00 |
Tommy Oar, almost knocked out on his on his full league debut for Town, has talked of the difficulty of getting past loan wingers Ryan Fraser and Ainsley Maitland-Niles to claim a regular berth in Mick McCarthy’s starting line-up.
|Oar Pleased to Get Extra Game Tue 19th Jan 2016 06:00 |
Winger Tommy Oar and his Town team-mates are glad to have the opportunity to play in tonight’s FA Cup third round replay at Portsmouth.
|Oar: The FA Cup is Still Special Tue 19th Jan 2016 06:00 |
Don’t waste your breath trying to tell Town winger Tommy Oar that the FA Cup has lost a lot of its glitter.
|McCarthy: Young Talent Coming Through Tue 19th Jan 2016 06:00 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy believes the Blues have a number of good youngsters making progress but says they’re not yet ready to come into the first-team on a regular basis.
On Monday, 19th January 2015
|Bajner Deal Could Be Done This Week Mon 19th Jan 2015 18:37 |
Notts County assistant manager Greg Abbott says the League One club could complete the signing of Blues striker Balint Bajner this week.
|Marriott Set to Join U's on Tuesday Mon 19th Jan 2015 16:12 |
Blues striker Jack Marriott’s loan to Colchester will be confirmed on Tuesday morning, we understand. Earlier today, TWTD revealed that the 20-year-old was set to join the U’s with his loan spell at Woking subsequently brought to an early end.
|Hunt in Team of the Week Mon 19th Jan 2015 15:32 |
Two-goal Town striker Noel Hunt has been named in the Sky Bet Football League Team of the Week for his performance in the 3-1 win at Millwall on Saturday.
|Keeper Kenny Leaves Bolton Mon 19th Jan 2015 14:45 |
Town target Paddy Kenny has left Bolton Wanderers with his short-term contract at an end and, as revealed on Saturday, is now set to join the Blues, signing terms until the end of the season.
|Blues Amongst Quartet Linked With Grealish Mon 19th Jan 2015 14:28 |
Town, Wolves, Brentford and Nottingham Forest are all reported to be interested in signing Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish on loan.
|U21s Match Postponed Mon 19th Jan 2015 13:15 |
This afternoon's U21s match at Swansea has been postponed due to a frozen pitch at the Welsh side's Landore training ground.
|Millwall 1-3 Ipswich Town - Highlights Mon 19th Jan 2015 12:06 |
View highlights of the match against Millwall via the club's official YouTube channel.
|Hammond Back in U21s for Swansea Trip Mon 19th Jan 2015 11:17 |
Right-back Kyle Hammond returns to the U21s squad for the first time since suffering an anterior cruciate knee ligament injury in March for this afternoon’s game away against Swansea City at their Landore training ground (KO: 1.30pm).
|Marriott Recalled From Woking Ahead of Colchester Switch Mon 19th Jan 2015 10:34 |
Town have confirmed that striker Jack Marriott has been recalled from his loan spell with Vanarama Conference side Woking. As reported earlier, the 20-year-old is now set to join Colchester United on loan.
|Marriott Close to Colchester Switch Mon 19th Jan 2015 10:07 |
TWTD understands that Town and Colchester are close to completing a deal which would see striker Jack Marriott join the U’s on loan.
|Holloway: Mick's the Best Mon 19th Jan 2015 06:00 |
Millwall boss Ian Holloway believes his Blues counterpart Mick McCarthy is the best manager in the Championship.
|Hunt: Quietening Fans Was Key Mon 19th Jan 2015 06:00 |
Two-goal striker Noel Hunt felt quietening down the Millwall fans with his early goals was key to Town’s 3-1 victory at the Den on Saturday. Hunt, making his first start for the Blues in place of the injured David McGoldrick, netted in the fifth and 14th minutes as Town got off to the perfect start against the struggling Lions.
|Liverpool Linked With Bishop Mon 19th Jan 2015 00:28 |
Liverpool are reportedly leading the chase for 18-year-old Town midfielder Teddy Bishop.
On Sunday, 19th January 2014
|U21s Game With QPR Off Sun 19th Jan 2014 22:05 |
Monday's U21 match against QPR at Playford Road has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
On Saturday, 19th January 2013
|McCarthy: Barnsley the Better Side Sat 19th Jan 2013 18:32 |
Boss Mick McCarthy admitted that Barnsley were the better side and deserved a point after the Blues drew 1-1 with the Tykes at Portman Road.
|Town 1-1 Barnsley Sat 19th Jan 2013 17:10 |
Barnsley sub Danny Rose netted a late equaliser - his first league goal - to deny the Blues three points as the Tykes left Portman Road having claimed a deserved 1-1 draw. Town were fortunate to be on terms at half-time – ex-Blues loanee Marlon Harewood missing a number of chances – but Luke Chambers put Mick McCarthy's men in front in the 56th minute.
|Town Unchanged Against Barnsley Sat 19th Jan 2013 14:38 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy has named the expected unchanged side for today’s home game against his hometown club Barnsley. New strikers David McGoldrick and Aaron Mclean are making their home debuts.
|Town Likely to Be Unchanged Against Barnsley Sat 19th Jan 2013 08:59 |
Town have no new injuries ahead of today’s game against Mick McCarthy’s hometown club Barnsley at Portman Road, which is on after a pitch and stadium inspection this morning. The Blues boss seems likely to field an unchanged team against the Tykes.
|Town Confirm Barnsley Game Is On Sat 19th Jan 2013 08:49 |
Town have confirmed that today's game against Barnsley is on, a stadium and pitch inspection having taken place this morning.
|McCarthy: Barnsley a Fabulous Club Sat 19th Jan 2013 06:04 |
Depending on the outcome of this morning’s stadium and pitch inspection, Blues boss Mick McCarthy will face his hometown side Barnsley today, a “fabulous” club he says he loves, having started his playing career at Oakwell.
|McCarthy After Home Improvement Sat 19th Jan 2013 06:03 |
Blues boss Mick McCarthy says Town need to play better against Barnsley if today’s game at Portman Road goes ahead than they did in their home games against fellow strugglers Bristol City and Peterborough, both of which ended in 1-1 draws.
|Mclean Out to Win Long-Standing Bet Sat 19th Jan 2013 06:02 |
Ipswich new boy Aaron Mclean has a special reason for wanting to mark his Portman Road debut with a goal.
|McCarthy: Weather Has Had Huge Impact on Training Sat 19th Jan 2013 06:01 |
Blues boss Mick McCarthy says the weather has had a huge impact on training at Playford Road this week with the outdoor pitches covered in a blanket of snow.
|Mclean Glad to Finally Team Up With McCarthy Sat 19th Jan 2013 06:00 |
Aaron Mclean has finally teamed up with Mick McCarthy after the Ipswich boss first tried to sign him several years ago when the pair were at Peterborough and Wolves respectively.
On Thursday, 19th January 2012
|Carson Set to Sign Soon Thu 19th Jan 2012 17:49 |
Blues boss Paul Jewell says he hopes midfielder Josh Carson will sign his new contract in the next week or so. The Northern Irish international has been offered a two-year deal with an option for a third season.
|Swindon-Bound Murray Signs New Town Deal Thu 19th Jan 2012 17:27 |
Town have confirmed that striker Ronan Murray has signed his new one-year deal with the Blues. As reported earlier, the Irish U21 international is set to rejoin Swindon on loan until the end of the season.
|Murray Rejoins Swindon Thu 19th Jan 2012 16:00 |
Striker Ronan Murray has rejoined Swindon Town on loan for the rest of the season. The Robins had been keen to sign the Irish U21 international on a permanent basis after he impressed during a three-month loan at the County Ground before Christmas.
|Naked Podcast Online Thu 19th Jan 2012 14:48 |
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 Joe Ward are joined by Phil Pritchard and The Vulture to discuss the Town issues of the moment.
|Bowyer Set to Miss Return to Leeds Thu 19th Jan 2012 13:13 |
Veteran midfielder Lee Bowyer looks certain to miss Town's trip to his old club Leeds on Saturday with his groin injury. Better news for manager Paul Jewell is that Grant Leadbitter (hip), Damien Delaney (foot) and Jason Scotland (hamstring) are all back in training
|Jewell Confirms Bids Turned Down Thu 19th Jan 2012 13:09 |
Blues boss Paul Jewell has confirmed that Town’s three bids – for Portsmouth pair Joel Ward and Jason Pearce and Crewe’s Nick Powell - have all been rejected. However, the Town manager says that that’s only to be expected with no club ever accepting a first offer.
|Portsmouth Boss Appleton Confirms Bid Turned Down Thu 19th Jan 2012 11:17 |
Portsmouth boss Michael Appleton has confirmed that Pompey have turned down the Blues’ offer for Joel Ward (left) and Jason Pearce. He says the duo, who TWTD revealed were Town’s targets on Tuesday, are players who will play a big part in his future.
|Experimental Price Cut for Middlesbrough Clash Thu 19th Jan 2012 11:05 |
Town have reduced prices for the home game with Middlesbrough by 25% in what they describe as “a major ticketing trial”. Fans have been critical of high matchday prices for the last few seasons.
|Crewe Boss Denies Town Offer Thu 19th Jan 2012 09:52 |
Crewe boss Steve Davis says he’s unaware of Town’s interest in his side’s 17-year-old midfielder Nick Powell. However, TWTD understands that the England U18 international is indeed the third player Paul Jewell made an offer for over the weekend.
|Jewell: Defensive Changes Haven't Helped Us Thu 19th Jan 2012 08:19 |
Boss Paul Jewell says the Blues’ defensive woes haven’t been helped by regular changes of personnel with Town having fielded four keepers and 10 different centre-half partnerships this season. However, he believes a lack of confidence and psychological factors have also led to the Blues conceding more league goals than anyone else in the division, 51, and having a tendency to let leads slip, with 18 points having been dropped from winning positions.
|Jewell Admits Contract Concerns Thu 19th Jan 2012 08:17 |
Town manager Paul Jewell has admitted that he has concerns that only 12 members of his squad are currently contracted for next season. The Blues boss has sought to address this to some extent this week by offering new terms to youngsters Josh Carson, Luke Hyam and Ronan Murray.
|JET's Tribute to Brother Thu 19th Jan 2012 08:16 |
Blues striker Jay Emmanuel-Thomas has had a new tattoo done in tribute to his brother, who was killed in tragic circumstances 11 years ago.
On Wednesday, 19th January 2011
|Chimbonda Set to Be Reunited With Jewell at Town Wed 19th Jan 2011 23:51 |
Former Wigan right-back Pascal Chimbonda is reportedly set to become the first signing of Paul Jewell’s Town era. The 31-year-old Blackburn defender is understood to have turned down a £500,000 switch to QPR to be reunited with his old Latics boss at Portman Road.
|Clegg: Football and Athletics Not Compatible At 2012 Stadium Wed 19th Jan 2011 20:22 |
Town chief executive Simon Clegg says he believes the Olympic Stadium cannot be both the home of a football club and a track and field venue after the 2012 London Games. The 51-year-old was the chief executive of the British Olympic Association before joining the Blues.
|Town Get Flowered Up Wed 19th Jan 2011 16:03 |
Fans buying a copy of the programme at Saturday’s home game against Doncaster Rovers will receive a complimentary packet of seed courtesy of Suffolk seedsmen Johnsons. Johnsons are supplying supporters with packs of a variety of sweet pea appropriately named Singing the Blues.
|Naked Football Show Tonight on ICR FM Wed 19th Jan 2011 14:16 |
This evening's The Naked Football Show (ICR FM 6pm) looks at all the Town issues of the moment with regular hosts Graham Blackburn and Phil Ham joined in the studio by Ian McIntyre and George Soloman.
|Jewell: Wins The Priority Then Style Wed 19th Jan 2011 09:15 |
Boss Paul Jewell says his Town side need to start winning games before looking to play football in the traditional 'Ipswich way'. The Blues have won only one of their last 10 league games.
On Tuesday, 19th January 2010
|Town Dump Arsenal Out of Youth Cup Tue 19th Jan 2010 20:50 |
An excellent team performance from Town's youngsters saw them defeat Youth Cup holders and league leaders Arsenal 2-0 at Underhill. Two fine goals in the first 12 minutes from Ronan Murray and Connor Wickham, witnessed by a crowd of 600 including Roy Keane and his backroom staff, eased Chris Kiwomya's impressive outfit to a home clash with Fulham in the fifth round.
|Sheepshanks Confirmed as National Football Centre Chairman Tue 19th Jan 2010 14:06 |
David Sheepshanks has been confirmed as the chairman of the FA’s much-delayed new National Football Centre at Burton. Sheepshanks, still a member of the Town board despite stepping down as chairman last year, unveiled plans for the project this morning.
|Holland TWTD Player of the Decade Tue 19th Jan 2010 12:23 |
Former skipper Matt Holland has won TWTD’s Player of the Decade Award after polling 34% of more than 800 votes cast. The midfielder beat Marcus Stewart into second place (23%) with Fabian Wilnis in third (13%).
|Arsenal Won't Be Happy to Be Facing Town Tue 19th Jan 2010 09:38 |
Academy chief Sammy Morgan says Arsenal won’t have been happy to have drawn Town's U18s in the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup. The sides meet at Barnet’s Underhill this evening with Town’s youngsters having beaten their Gunners counterparts twice since the summer (KO 7pm).
|Rhodes: Smith Should Stay at Brentford for the Season Tue 19th Jan 2010 08:58 |
Former Blue Jordan Rhodes says defender Tommy Smith should stay on loan at League One Brentford for the rest of the season. Rhodes, a close friend of Smith’s, spent time with the Bees last season before making his controversial move to Huddersfield in the summer.
On Monday, 19th January 2009
|Clarke Joins Northampton Mon 19th Jan 2009 19:45 |
Town have allowed striker Billy Clarke to join Northampton on a month's loan. The Irish U21 international recently returned from a spell at Darlington.
|Norris in Team of the Week Mon 19th Jan 2009 15:08 |
Town's David Norris has been named in the Championship Team of the Week for his role in Saturday's 4-1 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
|Chelsea Tickets Sell Out Mon 19th Jan 2009 13:25 |
Town have sold their allocation of more than 6,000 tickets for Saturday's FA Cup fourth round tie at Chelsea. Seats went on sale to season ticket holders at 9am this morning and were quickly snapped up, with fans queuing at Portman Road from 6.30am.
|Bruce in Irish Squad Mon 19th Jan 2009 11:13 |
Town defender Alex Bruce has been named in the Republic of Ireland squad for their World Cup qualifier against Georgia in Dublin on Wednesday 11th, February. Bruce has previously won two full caps.
On Saturday, 19th January 2008
|Blackpool 1-1 Town Sat 19th Jan 2008 19:28 |
Town came from behind to grab a 1-1 draw at Blackpool despite having Sito sent off for a two-footed lunge in the 62nd minute. Claus Jorgensen put the home side in front on 39 with Jon Walters hitting back three minutes after the red card.
|Lee Link Denied Sat 19th Jan 2008 13:58 |
Chairman David Sheepshanks has denied reports in the North-West yesterday which claimed that the Blues had agreed a fee of £900,000 with Burnley for striker Alan Lee. The Irish international has also said he wants to remain with Town.
On Friday, 19th January 2007
|England Call for Smith Fri 19th Jan 2007 17:16 |
Academy central defender Tommy Smith has been called into the England U17 squad for a tournament in the Algarve in February. Smith qualifies both for England and New Zealand.
|U18s Face Gunners Fri 19th Jan 2007 15:09 |
Town's U18s take on Arsenal at their Shenley training centre on Saturday morning (KO 10.45am).
|Squad Named Fri 19th Jan 2007 14:24 |
Town have named a 19-man squad for Saturday's home game with Colchester United. New signing George O'Callaghan is included for the first time.
|O'Callaghan in Squad Fri 19th Jan 2007 13:30 |
New signing George O'Callaghan goes straight into the Town squad for Saturday's home game with Colchester United. The Blues are without Jason De Vos and Owen Garvan, while Sylvain Legwinski is likely to be fine after picking up a knock in the FA Cup replay with Chester City.
|Williams: I Can Leave Fri 19th Jan 2007 09:53 |
Midfielder Gavin Williams says he has been told he can leave the club by manager Jim Magilton. Yesterday the Town boss was quoted saying the former West Ham and Yeovil man wouldn't be sold unless the Blues received a very large offer.
On Thursday, 19th January 2006
|Youths Out of Cup Thu 19th Jan 2006 21:45 |
Town's hopes of retaining the FA Youth Cup won last May are over after the U18s lost 2-1 at Liverpool. The young Blues were unlucky to be defeated with Liverpool keeper Dave Roberts making a number of saves and Kieran Leabon having a late goal ruled out.
|Reserve Match Switch Thu 19th Jan 2006 18:05 |
The reserve game at home to West Ham next Tuesday has been switched back to Portman Road from Needham Market's Bloomfields (KO 7pm). The Blues are concerned at the state of the pitch at the Ridgeons League club.
|Three Strikers Still Out Thu 19th Jan 2006 17:56 |
Town will again be without strike trio Nicky Forster, Adam Proudlock and Sam Parkin when they take on Southampton at St Mary's on Saturday. New signing Alan Lee again looks likely to operate as a lone out-and-out attacker.
|Naylor Date Pencilled In Thu 19th Jan 2006 16:34 |
Richard Naylor's testimonial match against the Town 2000 team has been pencilled in for September 2nd. Naylor, one of the club's Wembley play-off final heroes, is currently in his tenth season at Portman Road.
|No Go for Coe Thu 19th Jan 2006 10:23 |
Boss Joe Royle says the Blues will not be taking their interest in Newmarket Town defender Darren Coe any further. The 25-year-old played for the reserves on Monday as Town rested several of the players who will be involved in tonight's Youth Cup game at Liverpool.
|Youths Take on Reds Thu 19th Jan 2006 10:12 |
Town's U18s continue their defence of the FA Youth Cup tonight when they take on Liverpool at Anfield (KO 7pm). A fifth round trip to Burnley prior to Saturday, 4th February awaits the victors of the tie.
On Wednesday, 19th January 2005
|Joe Would Welcome Pay-Out Wed 19th Jan 2005 13:57 |
Boss Joe Royle says he would happily write out a cheque for £150,000 to Sheffield Wednesday at the end of the season. The cash would be owed to the Owls if the Blues are promoted, as part of the Shefki Kuqi transfer deal.
|Magilton Back in Training Wed 19th Jan 2005 13:44 |
Town skipper Jim Magilton will be back in full training tomorrow and is expected to be OK for Saturday's trip to Reading. The Northern Irishman missed Tuesday's session with a tight hamstring.
On Monday, 19th January 2004
|Back Worries for Pair Mon 19th Jan 2004 15:25 |
Chris Bart-Williams and John McGreal both failed to complete Monday training due to back injuries picked up during Saturday's 6-4 win against Crewe Alexandra.
|Joe: Loanee Likely Soon Mon 19th Jan 2004 13:38 |
Town boss Joe Royle says that a new loanee could be brought in as soon as this week. Royle revealed last week that he had made two enquiries regarding a new loan man, probably a winger to replace the departed Alan Mahon.
|Bent Injury Not Serious Mon 19th Jan 2004 11:26 |
Town striker Darren Bent has received a boost after scans showed that his ankle injury is not serious. The England U21 had x-rays last week after picking up the problem in the 3-0 FA Cup win against Derby.
On Saturday, 19th January 2002
|Derby 1-3 Town Sat 19th Jan 2002 18:11 |
Town jumped out of the relegation zone with a deserved 3-1 at Derby. After a lacklustre first half goals from Marcus Bent and Sixto Peralta put the Blues two goals up before Malcolm Christie game the Rams hope. Martijn Reuser's first League goal of the season sealed it with three minutes left on the clock.
On Friday, 19th January 2001
|Kachloul Demands Unrealistic Fri 19th Jan 2001 20:05 |
It looks as though Hassan Kachloul is certainly on his way from Southampton as his demands have been branded "unrealistic" by Saints' chairman Rupert Lowe. Talks have been going on since Wednesday with Southampton keen to keep the Moroccan.
|Abidallah Called Up Fri 19th Jan 2001 09:07 |
Dutch youngster Nabil Abidallah has been called into the senior squad for Saturday's game with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Abidallah's excellent performance against Chelsea's reserves on Wednesday has led to George Burley's call.
|Town Top of the League Fri 19th Jan 2001 00:11 |
Town have gone back to the top of the FA Carling Premiership Behaviour of the Public Fair Play League. Town grab top spot in this snappily titled competition from Newcastle United, although the Blues were ahead earlier in the season.
On Wednesday, 19th January 2000
|Magilton Injured Wed 19th Jan 2000 14:42 |
Town midfielder Jim Magilton is a big doubt for Saturday's crucial clash with Bolton at the Reebok Stadium. He will have a scan on the groin injury which has kept him out on several occasions this season. Worryingly also out with a similar injury is his usual deputy Jermaine Wright. If neither are fit for Saturday then Town could look to Mickey Stockwell to play in the midfield alongside Matt Holland, who should be fit after his foot injury, and James Scowcroft with Gary Croft or Fabian Wilnis coming in at right wing back.