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On Thursday, 9th October 2014

Listen Again: Naked Football Show Thu 9th Oct 2014 10:33
This week's Naked Football Show sees host Graham Blackburn joined by Renegade Statman & Gerry Barker to discuss all matters Town and is now available to download as a podcast.
Murphy: McGoldrick Deserves Ireland Chance Thu 9th Oct 2014 10:14
Striker Daryl Murphy says Town team-mate David McGoldrick deserves a shot at international football with the Republic of Ireland. McGoldrick currently is waiting for the paperwork permitting him to play for Ireland to be completed.
Hewitt: Loan Will Boost My Fitness Thu 9th Oct 2014 09:25
On-loan right-back Elliott Hewitt hopes his month with Colchester United will improve his fitness and increase his chances of getting back in the Town side. The 20-year-old Welshman joined the U’s until November 2nd earlier in the week and made his debut in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy tie with Gillingham on Tuesday, which the Essex side lost on penalties.
McCarthy and Mings Nominated Thu 9th Oct 2014 09:07
Town boss Mick McCarthy has been nominated for the September Manager of the Month award, while left-back Tyrone Mings is on the shortlist for the Player of the Month gong.
Parr Out to Become Norway Regular Thu 9th Oct 2014 06:00
Jonny Parr is hoping to display his best form for Town and in turn claim a regular place in the Norway team. Parr, who joined the Blues on a free transfer following his release by Crystal Palace in the summer, is still to taste defeat having made seven appearances for Town.

On Wednesday, 9th October 2013

Town Fans Championship's Best Behaved Wed 9th Oct 2013 18:48
Town were the Championship club to have the fewest fans arrested during 2012/13, according to figures released by the Home Office.
Naked Football Show Tonight Wed 9th Oct 2013 14:50
This evening's Naked Football Show (ICR FM 6pm) sees host Graham Blackburn joined by Gerry Barker and debutant Alex Wiseman to discuss the Town issues of the moment.
Boss Delighted McGoldrick's Fulfilling Potential Wed 9th Oct 2013 06:00
Mick McCarthy hopes fans will be lauding the performances of striker David McGoldrick for several seasons to come with the 25-year-old settled at Portman Road and beginning to fulfil the potential he showed as a youngster. The Blues frontman has scored five goals in 11 league starts this season and was named September’s Championship Player of the Month.

On Tuesday, 9th October 2012

Wellens Glad to Be Back Playing Tue 9th Oct 2012 15:34
New loan midfielder Richie Wellens says he was glad to be back playing on the Portman Road turf at the weekend, even if it hasn’t always been a happy hunting ground for him. The 32-year-old Leicester man, who made his Blues debut in the 2-1 loss to Cardiff, had been sidelined having undergone knee surgery in the summer.
Town Had 'No Intention' Of Stopping Fanzine Sales Tue 9th Oct 2012 14:12
Town say there was no intention to try to stop supporters from selling the one-off Turnstile Blues fanzine at the ground prior to Saturday’s match against Cardiff City. One seller was spoken to by police officers, telling him they had been asked to do so by the club, and says he was threatened with arrest if he didn't move on.
Sheepshanks: New National Centre Will Help England to Compete Tue 9th Oct 2012 12:57
Former Town chairman David Sheepshanks says the FA’s new National Football Centre at St George's Park will help England to get ahead of the likes of France and Spain. Sheepshanks, who is the chairman at St George’s Park, was speaking as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge opened the £105 million, 330-acre facility in Staffordshire which will be home to 24 senior and junior England teams.
Reserves in Action at Walsham Tue 9th Oct 2012 10:06
A Town reserves side will be in action at Walsham-le-Willows’ Summer Road ground on Wednesday 17th October in the first round of the Suffolk FA Premier Cup, sponsored by John Banks in the Community (KO 7.45pm). Former Blue Gavin Johnson is a current member of the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division club’s squad.
Jewell Happy With Scouting Set-Up Tue 9th Oct 2012 06:00
Boss Paul Jewell says he’s happy with his current scouting set-up despite being a man shorter than he had planned last season.

On Sunday, 9th October 2011

Carson's Northern Ireland Win Sun 9th Oct 2011 09:47
Town midfielder Josh Carson led Northern Ireland’s U19s to a 3-1 victory over Belarus in the second game of the their European Championship qualification mini-group in Belfast last night. The 18-year-old skippered the side and created the first goal.
U18s Lose at West Ham Sun 9th Oct 2011 09:31
Town's U18s fell to their second successive defeat as they lost 2-1 at West Ham on Saturday morning. A goal from striker Jack Marriott (pictured) wasn't enough to prevent Russell Osman's youngsters going down against the Hammers, who are top of the table and unbeaten so far this season.

On Saturday, 9th October 2010

U18s Win at West Ham Sat 9th Oct 2010 13:33
Town’s U18s defeated West Ham 2-1 at the Hammers’ Little Heath training ground this morning to record only their second victory of the season.

On Friday, 9th October 2009

Fry: Posh Not Chasing McAuley Fri 9th Oct 2009 15:31
Peterborough United director of football Barry Fry has denied this morning’s tabloid claim that his club was targeting Town central defender Gareth McAuley. Posh are looking to add a loan defender to their squad but Fry says McAuley isn’t the man on their wish-list.
Town Tried to Sign Birmingham Keeper Fri 9th Oct 2009 12:25
Town made an approach to sign Birmingham keeper Colin Doyle on loan earlier in the season, according to reports in the Midlands. The Blues, Motherwell and Dundee United were all interested in taking the 24-year-old on a short-term basis, but Birmingham’s excessive financial demands scuppered the deals.
Garvan First into International Action Fri 9th Oct 2009 09:11
Midfielder Owen Garvan will be the first of the four Town players away on international duty to get into action this evening when the Republic of Ireland U21s take on Georgia in a European Championships qualifier in Dublin. Garvan will skipper the side and win his 12th U21 cap.
Peterborough Chasing McAuley? Fri 9th Oct 2009 08:41
Peterborough United are interested in signing Town central defender Gareth McAuley on loan, according to one of this morning's tabloids. The Northern Irishman recently revealed that he had been told he could leave the club.
Colchester Confirm Garvan Loan Bid Fri 9th Oct 2009 08:33
Colchester boss Aidy Boothroyd has confirmed that Town midfielder Owen Garvan turned down a loan move to the U’s last month. The Irish midfielder is currently out of Blues manager Roy Keane’s plans.
U18s Take on Arsenal Fri 9th Oct 2009 08:16
Town’s U18s are in action against Arsenal at Playford Road on Saturday morning (KO 11am).

On Thursday, 9th October 2008

Bruce and Garvan in Irish Action Thu 9th Oct 2008 21:51
Alex Bruce skippered a Republic of Ireland fringe XI to a 2-0 victory over Nottingham Forest in Dublin this evening. The central defender played the full 90 minutes, while fellow Blue Owen Garvan came on as a 69th minute substitute.
Wickham in England U16 Squad Thu 9th Oct 2008 16:11
Academy striker Connor Wickham has been named in the England U16 squad for the Sky Sports Victory Shield game against Wales at Llanelli on Friday, 31st October (Sky Sports One, 7.30pm).
Miller Fine for Swansea Thu 9th Oct 2008 12:09
Midfielder Tommy Miller is likely to be fine for Town's next game at home to Swansea a week on Saturday. Miller was forced off at Charlton last week with a hip injury.
Robson Inducted Into European Hall of Fame Thu 9th Oct 2008 10:14
Sir Bobby Robson was inducted into The National Football Museum's European Hall of Fame at a gala evening in Liverpool last night. The legendary Town boss didn't attend with former England winger John Barnes accepting his award.
Win a Copy of One Ginger Pele! Thu 9th Oct 2008 09:59
New Holland Publishers have given TWTD readers the chance to win one of two copies of One Ginger Pele!: Football's Funniest Songs and Chants by Chris Parker. The book is named after a sarcastic chant aimed at hapless former Spurs defender Gary Doherty, now of course with Norwich City.
Ambrose Not Ruling Out Possible Return Thu 9th Oct 2008 09:24
Former Blue Darren Ambrose is not ruling out a possible return to the Blues when his contract with Charlton is up at the end of the season. Ambrose has been linked with Town on a number of occasions and boss Jim Magilton is reported to have admitted his admiration for the 24-year-old.

On Tuesday, 9th October 2007

Reserves Crash Out Tue 9th Oct 2007 23:21
The Blues' reserves bowed out of the S1 Sport Suffolk Premier Cup in the first round as Ridgeons League Premier Division side Lowestoft Town scored two late goals to run out 3-2 winners at Crown Meadow on Tuesday evening.
Jim Considering Hearing Tue 9th Oct 2007 23:02
Boss Jim Magilton says he is considering requesting a personal hearing regarding his charge of using abusive and/or insulting words towards referee Colin Webster after last Tuesday evening's 2-2 draw at Burnley, a breach of FA rule E3.
Jim Back in for Evans? Tue 9th Oct 2007 15:58
Town boss Jim Magilton is reported to have made another loan bid for Manchester United central defender Jonny Evans. Sunderland are also after the Northern Ireland international, having taken him on loan last season.
Naylor in Reserves Tue 9th Oct 2007 14:08
Richard Naylor makes his return to action for the reserves this evening when the second string begin their S1 Sport Suffolk Premier Cup campaign this evening at Lowestoft Town's Crown Meadow (KO 7.45pm).
Bruce Called Up Tue 9th Oct 2007 14:01
Central defender Alex Bruce has been added to the Republic of Ireland senior squad for their European Championship qualifiers with Germany and Cyprus next week. Bruce has previously won one full international cap.
Win The World Cup Baby Tue 9th Oct 2007 12:31
Town fan and TWTD reader Euan McCabe is offering his fellow Blues the chance to win a copy of his new book The World Cup Baby.
Jim Charged by FA Tue 9th Oct 2007 11:49
Boss Jim Magilton has been charged with using using abusive and/or insulting words towards referee Colin Webster after last Tuesday evening's 2-2 defeat at Burnley, a breach of FA rule E3.

On Monday, 9th October 2006

Reserves 3-1 Southend Mon 9th Oct 2006 21:07
Darryl Knights scored twice as Town's reserves came from behind to defeat Southend 3-1 at Portman Road. The Shrimpers went ahead early on through Gary Hooper, but Jaime Peters hit back prior to Knights's brace, his second two-goal haul in a week.
Garvan on Return Mon 9th Oct 2006 16:30
Midfielder Owen Garvan says he is in no hurry to return to Town's first team after his viral illness. The Irishman is now back working on his fitness at Bent Lane.
Reserves Face Shrimpers Mon 9th Oct 2006 15:27
Town's reserves are in action this evening against Southend at Portman Road (KO 7pm). The most senior players involved are Dean Bowditch and Scott Barron, while recent signings Martin Brittain and Ian Miller are also named.
Starts for Duo? Mon 9th Oct 2006 11:46
Striker Alan Lee and goalkeeper Lewis Price could both be handed their first competitive international starts on Wednesday after disastrous weekend defeats for the Republic of Ireland and Wales. Lee was a late sub as the Irish lost 5-2 to Cyprus and Price was an unused sub as the Welsh were hammered 5-1 by Slovakia.
Premier Cup Draw Mon 9th Oct 2006 09:46
Town's reserves will travel to either Needham Market or AFC Sudbury in the quarter-finals of the Club Colours Suffolk Premier Cup. Last week, the Blues' second string defeated Felixstowe and Walton 3-1 at Dellwood Avenue in their first round tie.

On Sunday, 9th October 2005

Swede Runström Linked Sun 9th Oct 2005 23:20
Hammarby's Björn Runström is the latest striker reported to be interesting Town. The 21-year-old is out of contract when the Swedish season ends later this month and could be one of a number of players coming on trial ahead of the January transfer window.

On Saturday, 9th October 2004

Kuqi Nets Twice Sat 9th Oct 2004 17:35
Shefki Kuqi continued the good weekend for Blues' strikers by netting twice as Finland defeated Armenia 3-1 a World Cup Qualifying Group One match in Tampere. On Friday fellow frontman Darren Bent scored the second goal as the England U21s defeated Wales 2-0.

On Thursday, 9th October 2003

Santos a Doubt for Town Thu 9th Oct 2003 13:45
Town boss Joe Royle is sweating on the fitness of central defender Georges Santos ahead of Saturday's trip to Bradford City. Santos limped out of Thursday training with a groin problem, adding to Town's lengthy injury list.
Two Set for Loans Thu 9th Oct 2003 12:39
England U19 central defender Chris Hogg and Dutch midfielder Nabil Abidallah are both set for spells on loan. Hogg has agreed to spend a month on loan at Boston United while Abidallah is on the verge of moving to Ross County for a similar period.
Makin Comeback Blow Thu 9th Oct 2003 08:57
Full-back Chris Makin's return to action in the reserves lasted just 28 minutes as he hobbled off as the Town second string lost 3-0 at home to Charlton Athletic.

On Wednesday, 9th October 2002

Reserves 0-1 Southampton Wed 9th Oct 2002 20:53
Town's reserves fell to a 1-0 defeat against Southampton at Portman Road on Wednesday evening. A thoroughly dull game was only enlivened by Arron Davies' excellent 81st minute winner for the Saints.
Burton Back Wed 9th Oct 2002 16:26
Young striker Steve Burton has completed his loan spell with Third Division Boston United. Burton joined Neil Thompson's side three months ago.
Reserves Side Wed 9th Oct 2002 13:44
Town face Southampton's reserves at Portman Road this evening with Alun Armstrong and Thomas Gaardsøe the most established players involved (KO 7pm).
Reuser Back Training Wed 9th Oct 2002 10:42
Martijn Reuser is back in light training after his recent knee operation. The Dutchman returned to Amsterdam to have treatment with his national side's physio but is now back at Portman Road.
Worst Defending - Burley Wed 9th Oct 2002 01:51
Town manager George Burley bemoaned his strikers' continuing profligacy in front of goal at Grimsby on Tuesday night while dubbing his side's defensive display the worst he can remember.
Hermann Misses Out Wed 9th Oct 2002 01:49
Hermann Hreidarsson is out of Iceland's two internationals over the next week due to his back injury. Iceland face Scotland on Saturday and Lithuania on Wednesday.
Grimsby 3-0 Town Wed 9th Oct 2002 01:35
A woeful and inept Town crashed to a humiliating 3-0 defeat at lowly Grimsby. The Blues were two down within fifteen minutes and never recovered, conceding a third in the second half.

On Tuesday, 9th October 2001

Crewe 2-3 Town Tue 9th Oct 2001 22:40
Town came through a tricky game against bogey side Crewe in a game where again they were rarely at their best. The Blues got off to the perfect start when Martijn Reuser scored after five minutes, but Crewe swiftly hit back through Rob Hulse. Alun Armstrong put Town in front and in the second half Reuser put Town 3-1 up before Dave Bramer immediately hit back.
Palace in for Naylor Tue 9th Oct 2001 11:45
Crystal Palace are targeting Richard Naylor according to reports this lunchtime. Naylor, 24, has been reported as unsettled at Portman Road over the last few weeks and a move certainly looks on the cards.
Peralta Debut Likely Tue 9th Oct 2001 09:54
Sixto Peralta, Town's loanee Argentinian from Internazionale, looks likely to make his debut for Town's first team tonight at Crewe. Manager George Burley has promised to give one or two players a chance at Gresty Road and after promising performances in the reserves 'Mumo' looks like he'll get a game.

On Monday, 9th October 2000

Arsenal Ticket News Mon 9th Oct 2000 12:22
The Club have announced ticket details for our forthcoming Worthington Cup tie at Highbury on Wednesday 1st November. As reported earlier, Arsenal are likely to field an under-strength side, and have reduced admission prices to compensate at £15 and £7.50 for senior citizens.
International Weekend Mon 9th Oct 2000 12:02
Town had no less than six representatives involved with their respective countries at the weekend: Hermann Hreidarsson, Jim Magilton, Sean Friars, Titus Bramble, Amir Karic and Matty Holland. Titus Bramble scored on Friday for the England U21s, and Matty came off the bench to score a 20 yard equaliser against Portugal.

Matches On This Day

9 Oct 2001
Worthington Cup
Crewe Alexandra 2-3 Ipswich Town

9 Oct 1990
Rumbelows Cup
Ipswich Town 3-0 Shrewsbury Town

9 Oct 1982
League Division One
Ipswich Town 0-1 Arsenal

9 Oct 1979
League Division One
Ipswich Town 1-2 Arsenal

9 Oct 1971
League Division One
Ipswich Town 1-1 Nottingham Forest

9 Oct 1965
League Division Two
Ipswich Town 3-4 Bury

9 Oct 1963
League Division One
Sheffield United 3-1 Ipswich Town

9 Oct 1954
League Division Two
Blackburn Rovers 4-1 Ipswich Town

9 Oct 1948
Division Three South
Northampton Town 1-1 Ipswich Town

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