On Friday, 6th February 2015
|Dyer and Bramble on Life's a Pitch Fri 6th Feb 2015 18:59 |
Former Blues Kieron Dyer and Titus Bramble are the star guests on Life’s a Pitch, which is live on Radio Suffolk over Saturday lunchtime (12-2pm). Host Mark Murphy will also be joined by legend-in-residence Kevin Beattie, football’s youngest pundit Tractorboy and TWTD's Phil Ham, who will be at the New York Stadium ahead of Town's game against Rotherham.
|U18s at Cardiff Fri 6th Feb 2015 15:45 |
Town’s U18s are in action away against Cardiff City on Saturday morning (KO 11am).
|Rotherham United v Ipswich Town: Match Betting Fri 6th Feb 2015 15:00 |
Fancy a flutter on Saturday's match?
|Rotherham Tough Opponents as Town Look to Get Back to Form Fri 6th Feb 2015 12:38 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy expects Rotherham United to be tough opponents as the Blues look to get back to form when they make their first ever visit to the New York Stadium on Saturday. The Blues have won just one of their six games in all competitions since the turn of the year.
|Bart: Nothing's Changed Fri 6th Feb 2015 11:04 |
Bartosz Bialkowski has confirmed that Town’s recent record of just four points from a possible 12 has done nothing to dent dressing room morale.
|Bart Looking Forward to Hectic Spell Fri 6th Feb 2015 11:00 |
Town are about to embark on one of their busiest spells of the season – and goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski is licking his lips in anticipation.
|We May Just Be Ugly Enough To Stay Up - Notes for Rotherham Fri 6th Feb 2015 10:08 |
Harryfrom Bath assesses the mood in the opposition camp ahead of Saturday’s game by delving into their forums.
|McCarthy Keen to Send Duo Out on Loan Fri 6th Feb 2015 06:00 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy is keen to get centre-half Matt Clarke and goalkeeper Michael Crowe out on loan to gain experience.
|Bart: The Highest Point in My Career Fri 6th Feb 2015 06:00 |
Polish goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski is revelling in the fact that he has established himself as Mick McCarthy’s number one choice.
|Bart: Wigan Game Quiet But Not Easy Fri 6th Feb 2015 06:00 |
It may have been one of the quietest 90 minutes of his entire career but last week’s goalless Portman Road stalemate with struggling Wigan still took its toll on Town goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski.
|McCarthy Will Look at Loans But Not Yet Fri 6th Feb 2015 06:00 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy expects Premier League clubs to have players who are surplus to requirements available on emergency loans in the weeks to come.
On Thursday, 6th February 2014
|McCarthy: Deal in Progress But No Signing Before Barnsley Thu 6th Feb 2014 14:41 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy says he’s unlikely to add to his squad before Saturday’s game at Oakwell, but revealed that a potential move is currently ongoing.
|Skuse Fine for Barnsley Trip Thu 6th Feb 2014 14:31 |
Boss Mick McCarthy says midfielder Cole Skuse should be fine to face Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday, despite being replaced with a head injury in last week's 1-0 victory over Bolton. Stephen Hunt is a slight doubt, while Luke Hyam and Sylvan Ebanks-Blake are again set to miss out.
|Listen Again: Naked Football Show Thu 6th Feb 2014 12:00 |
This week's Naked Football Show sees host Graham Blackburn and guests Matt Keane and Alex Wiseman discussing the Town issues of the moment, and the programme is now available for download.
On Wednesday, 6th February 2013
|Hewitt's Wales U21s Beat Thorsteinsson's Icelanders Wed 6th Feb 2013 21:48 |
Elliott Hewitt’s Wales U21s beat fellow Blues youngster Gunnar Thorsteinsson’s Icelanders 3-0 at Stebonheath Park, Llanelli this afternoon. Bristol City’s Wes Burns, Jonathan Williams of Crystal Palace and Wrexham’s Robert Ogleby netted the goals in the final 12 minutes.
|Chopra Quits Twitter After Posting Cash Photo Wed 6th Feb 2013 18:16 |
Striker Michael Chopra closed his Twitter account earlier today, shortly after posting a photo of large sum of cash in a bag. A spokesman from Town said the club welcome players using Twitter, but admitted that the 29-year-old, who has had well-documented gambling and financial issues and was lent £250,000 by the club in December 2011, can sometimes go “over the top” while engaged in banter with supporters.
|Dozzell Holding More Coaching Courses Wed 6th Feb 2013 12:13 |
Ex-Town midfielder Jason Dozzell is holding another of his two-day coaching courses for kids. The former England U21 international will be running the sessions at Ransomes Sports Club in Sidegate Avenue on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th February from 10am until 3pm.
|Charity Challenge Vulture on Tonight's Naked Football Show Wed 6th Feb 2013 11:45 |
This evening's Naked Football Show (ICR FM 6pm) sees regular hosts Graham Blackburn and David James joined to discuss the latest developments at Portman Road by Phil Pritchard and The Vulture, who is set to take on a fearsome charity challenge.
|Quintet Could Win Caps Wed 6th Feb 2013 10:18 |
Skipper Carlos Edwards is one of five Town players who could win international caps this evening. The 34-year-old is set to win his 83rd cap as the Soca Warriors face Peru in a home friendly.
|Clegg: Exciting Times Ahead for Town Wed 6th Feb 2013 06:01 |
Exiting chief executive Simon Clegg believes Town have exciting times ahead, despite his four years at Portman Road failing to yield the success he had hoped for. Clegg’s departure by mutual consent was announced yesterday.
|Clegg Planning to Stay in Sport Wed 6th Feb 2013 06:00 |
Simon Clegg says he plans to return home to Surrey and reacquaint himself with his family now that his four-year stint as Town chief executive is at an end. He will then take a holiday before looking for another role in sport.
|Clegg: Academy Amongst Proudest Achievements at Town Wed 6th Feb 2013 06:00 |
Departing chief executive Simon Clegg cites the work which has taken place at the academy over the last year amongst his proudest achievements during his time at Town. He revealed that the Blues’ youth set-up passed its recent audit and has been confirmed as a Category Two academy.
On Monday, 6th February 2012
|Duo in Team of the Week Mon 6th Feb 2012 15:32 |
Town duo Michael Chopra and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas have been named in the Championship Team of the Week. Chopra netted twice and Emmanuel-Thomas once as the Blues beat Coventry 3-2 at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday.
|No Loans Imminent Mon 6th Feb 2012 06:01 |
Blues boss Paul Jewell said no one was set to join the club at the start of the ‘emergency loan window’ on Wednesday after Saturday's game at Coventry. The Town manager will be looking to add to his central defenders – and perhaps other areas of the squad – with TWTD understanding that former Blue Titus Bramble, currently at Sunderland, is on his list of potential loanees.
|Jewell: We're All Delighted for Chops Mon 6th Feb 2012 06:00 |
Blues boss Paul Jewell says everyone at Portman Road is delighted for Michael Chopra, who netted three goals in two games after returning to the starting line-up earlier this week. Chopra’s stop-start season, which has included a spell in the Sporting Chance Clinic, has now yielded 10 league goals.
On Saturday, 6th February 2010
|Keane Frustrated By Another Draw Sat 6th Feb 2010 19:16 |
Boss Roy Keane was frustrated that the Blues recorded yet another draw - their 15th in the league this season - as the home game with Middlesbrough ended 1-1. However, the Town manager conceded that it was a fair result.
|Trotter's Millwall Beat Canaries Sat 6th Feb 2010 18:33 |
On-loan midfielder Liam Trotter helped Millwall to a 2-1 victory over Norwich City at the Den on Saturday afternoon. Earlier this week, Trotter extended his spell with the Lions to the end of the season.
|Town 1-1 Middlesbrough Sat 6th Feb 2010 17:14 |
Despite Daryl Murphy’s debut goal in the opening seconds via a David Healy assist, Town recorded their 15th league draw of the season against Boro at Portman Road. In a battling encounter of few clear-cut chances, David Wheater nodded an equaliser for the visitors just after the hour mark.
|Keane: Civelli Will Return Sat 6th Feb 2010 09:42 |
Boss Roy Keane says the club have been given no indication that midfielder Luciano Civelli’s knee injury threatens his career. The Argentinian, who is currently back in South America, has been sidelined since suffering the injury in his eighth game for Town last March and now isn’t expected to return until early next season.
|Yao and Youngsters Could Get Their Chance Sat 6th Feb 2010 09:14 |
Boss Roy Keane says new signing Devann Yao and members of Town's U18 side are in with a chance of first team football this season. The American trialist finally signed a contract until the end of the season earlier in the week.
|Wright Making Great Progress Sat 6th Feb 2010 09:05 |
Keeper Richard Wright is ahead of schedule as he recovers from the knee ligament injury he sustained at Cardiff at the end of November. Boss Roy Keane says the former England glovesman is showing what a good professional he is.
|Keane: We Should Score More from Set Pieces Sat 6th Feb 2010 08:58 |
Town boss Roy Keane says his side should be scoring more goals from set pieces. The Blues won a succession of corners and freekicks in dangerous areas at Preston last week and had only Tamás Priskin’s disallowed goal to show for them.
On Friday, 6th February 2009
|Podcast Now Online Fri 6th Feb 2009 15:54 |
In this week's Naked Podcast, Phil. Graham, Jane Summerfield from Ipswich Town Ist and Nigel Smith, Suffolk area organiser for Camra, discuss amongst other things Town's 0-0 draw with Plymouth, the weekend visit to Swansea and Richard Naylor's departure.
|Lisbie Back for Trip to Swansea? Fri 6th Feb 2009 10:19 |
Town go to Swansea's Liberty Stadium for the first time on Saturday looking for their fourth away league win in a row. Striker Kevin Lisbie could return to the starting line-up, having impressed during the Blues' winning run on the road.
On Wednesday, 6th February 2008
|Sumulikoski Wins Cap Wed 6th Feb 2008 22:26 |
New Town midfielder Velice Sumulikoski won his 47th Macedonian cap and the first of his Town career as his national side drew 1-1 with Serbia in a friendly in Skopje on Wednesday evening.
|Grays Athletic 2-4 Reserves Wed 6th Feb 2008 21:23 |
Town's reserves continued their 100% league record with a 4-2 victory at Grays Athletic on Wednesday evening. Jordan Rhodes scored twice, while Danny Haynes and Liam Trotter were also on the scoresheet.
|Plymouth: Norris Move Holloway's Fault Wed 6th Feb 2008 17:00 |
Plymouth chairman Paul Stapleton has blamed promises made by former manager Ian Holloway for David Norris leaving the Pilgrims. The midfielder joined the Blues after a lengthy transfer saga on the final day of the transfer window for a fee of £2 million.
|Colgan in Reserves Squad Wed 6th Feb 2008 16:47 |
New signing Nick Colgan is expected to make his first appearance in a Town shirt when the reserves take on Grays Athletic at the Recreation Ground this evening (KO 7pm). The Irish international joined the Blues on a short-term deal on deadline day after settling his contract with Barnsley.
|Jim on Northern Irish TV Wed 6th Feb 2008 13:36 |
Boss Jim Magilton will be in punditry action this evening when Northern Ireland take on Bulgaria in a friendly at Windsor Park. Magilton is a regular on BBC 1 NI's football coverage, which is available outside Northern Ireland via Sky channel 973.
|Naked Football Show Away Win Special Wed 6th Feb 2008 11:46 |
Remember to tune in to Ipswich Community Radio's, The Naked Football Show this evening from 6pm until 6.30pm. Regular chair Graham Blackburn and TWTD editor Phil Ham will be in the studio, along with Ray Slegg and as yet unnamed fourth member of the panel.
On Tuesday, 6th February 2007
|U21 Cap for Casement Tue 6th Feb 2007 23:13 |
Defender Chris Casement won his first Northern Irish U21 cap as his side lost 4-0 to Wales in Belfast.
|Haynes Wins U19 Cap Tue 6th Feb 2007 23:07 |
Striker Danny Haynes made his England U19 international debut as a sub in Tuesday night's 4-0 thrashing of Poland. The goals were scored by Adam Hammill (Liverpool), Giles Barnes (Derby) and two from James Vaughan (Everton).
|Trialist to Return Tue 6th Feb 2007 23:04 |
TWTD understands that Irish trialist Vinny Faherty will return to the Blues for a second spell next week. The 19-year-old striker scored twice in last month's 3-1 friendly victory over Millwall.
|Injuries Latest Tue 6th Feb 2007 22:58 |
Midfielder Gavin Williams will visit a specialist about the pelvic injury he sustained in last week's game at Stoke. Town have had better news regarding Owen Garvan, whose knee injury is improving.
|U15s Face United Tue 6th Feb 2007 22:46 |
Town will face Manchester United's U15s in a friendly at Portman Road on Friday, 27th April (KO 7.30pm). It is the second year the Blues have played an academy side sent by the Premiership leaders' on the main pitch.
|No Currie LA Exit Tue 6th Feb 2007 12:46 |
Midfielder Darren Currie has dismissed reports linking him with MLS side the LA Galaxy. The out-of-favour 32-year-old says he is not in talks with any club at present, despite reports of interest from Championship leaders Derby County.
|Two in Action Tue 6th Feb 2007 10:50 |
Town youngsters Danny Haynes and Chris Casement are in international action later today. Haynes is with the England U19s, while Casement is in the Northern Irish U21 squad.
|Yeovil Confirm Trial Tue 6th Feb 2007 10:38 |
Yeovil have confirmed that Town striker Darryl Knights is on trial at Huish Park, as reported by TWTD yesterday. The 18-year-old is set to play in a reserve game on Wednesday evening.
|Loanees on Way? Tue 6th Feb 2007 09:52 |
Boss Jim Magilton has hinted that he could enter the loan market when the emergency window opens on Wednesday. The Town manager is short of cover in midfield and attack.
On Monday, 6th February 2006
|Club Up for Awards Mon 6th Feb 2006 23:20 |
Town have been nominated for two gongs at the inaugural Football League awards. The Blues are in the running in the Best Kit and Best Matchday Programme sections.
|Williams Set to Miss Out Mon 6th Feb 2006 16:10 |
Midfielder Gavin Williams has both knee and ankle problems after Sunday's derby win at Carrow Road. The former West Ham and Yeovil man limped off after 25 minutes of the Blues' 2-1 win on enemy territory.
|Haynes a Doubt Mon 6th Feb 2006 15:50 |
Derby day hero Danny Haynes is a doubt ahead of Saturday's home game with Burnley due to the ankle injury he sustained in Town's glorious 2-1 victory over Norwich City at Carrow Road on Sunday. The 18-year-old has had a scan and, although there is no break, the problem requires treatment.
|Joe Mads For It Mon 6th Feb 2006 11:05 |
Boss Joe Royle has confirmed a weekend newspaper report linking the Blues with a summer move for Manchester United striker Mads Timm. Royle has also denied a claim that he is set to retire at the end of the season.
On Friday, 6th February 2004
|Norwich Ticket Details Fri 6th Feb 2004 17:55 |
Town have announced details of ticketing for the away derby with Norwich City on on Sunday, March 7th. The club have also revealed that there will be a live beamback of the game to the Portman Road bars.
|Fitness Test for Miller Fri 6th Feb 2004 13:51 |
Midfielder Tommy Miller will face a fitness test on Saturday ahead of the Blues' live Sky game with Wigan Athletic. Miller has been suffering with a thigh problem but is expected to be fit to face Paul Jewell's side.
|Joe Made Kenna Enquiry Fri 6th Feb 2004 13:17 |
Town boss Joe Royle has admitted he made an enquiry regarding Birmingham's Jeff Kenna but, with the Irish international back in favour at St Andrew's, he expects him to remain with Steve Bruce's club.
|Kenna Latest Link Fri 6th Feb 2004 10:47 |
Birmingham's Jeff Kenna is the latest player to be linked with a loan move to Town. Yesterday the Blues were unsuccessful in their attempt to lure Wolves full-back Oleg Luzhny to Portman Road on a month's loan.
|New Job for Mariner Fri 6th Feb 2004 10:23 |
Legendary Town striker Paul Mariner has been appointed as assistant coach of the New England Revolution in the American MLS.
On Thursday, 6th February 2003
|Royle to Ring Changes Thu 6th Feb 2003 14:50 |
Town manager Joe Royle says he will make changes ahead of Saturday's home clash with Sheffield United. Town have lost their last two games and as a result Royle feels he needs to switch things around.
|Pair Doncaster Bound Thu 6th Feb 2003 14:48 |
Released Academy players Steve Burton and Robert Dickinson could be set to continue their careers at Nationwide Conference side Doncaster Rovers.
|Burley Tribute to Dale Thu 6th Feb 2003 09:56 |
Former Town manager George Burley has paid tribute to Dale Roberts, his assistant at Ayr United, Colchester and Portman Road. Roberts lost his year long fight against cancer yesterday.
On Wednesday, 6th February 2002
|New Nigeria Cash Row Wed 6th Feb 2002 13:05 |
Finidi George's Nigerians are emboiled in yet another cash row which now threatens to stop their African Nations' Cup semi-final appearance against Senegal tomorrow.
On Tuesday, 6th February 2001
|Youths 1-1 Sheffield United Tue 6th Feb 2001 21:40 |
An equaliser deep, deep into injury time prevented Town's youngsters going through to a quarter-final with either Manchester United or Nottingham Forest. Town had gone ahead through Robert Dickinson just after the half hour, but couldn't hold their lead.
|Aloisi Link Tue 6th Feb 2001 11:37 |
Australian sources are suggesting that out of favour Coventry striker John Aloisi might be a target for Town. Today's Sydney Morning Herald cites Town as Aloisi's most likely destination.
|Birmingham to Face FA Wrath Tue 6th Feb 2001 11:15 |
Birmingham are set to face the wrath of the FA over the repeated pitch invasions during last week's Worthington Cup semi-final and St Andrew's. Birmingham fans invaded the pitch after each goal and at the end of the game much to the annoyance of referee Jeff Winter.
|Bid in for Premiership Player! Tue 6th Feb 2001 08:05 |
Town chairman David Sheepshanks has revealed that Town are waiting on an offer for a Premiership player. The Blues have put in a seven-figure bid for an as yet unnamed player, but progress has stalled due to the selling club's reluctance to sell.
On Sunday, 6th February 2000
|Barnsley 0-2 Town Sun 6th Feb 2000 23:46 |
Town extended their unbeaten run to fifteen games with a comfortable 2-0 win over promotion rivals Barnsley at Oakwell. Town lined up with Jim Magilton back after injury and with Wayne Brown replacing the injured Mark Venus.