On Saturday, 26th September 2015
|Muhren and Thijssen Back at Town Sat 26th Sep 2015 20:17 |
Blues legends Arnold Muhren and Frans Thijssen were back at Portman Road for today’s game against Bristol City for a feature for the Dutch magazine Voetbal International and Mel Henderson, Town’s public relations officer during their time at the club, caught up with them for TWTD.
|McCarthy Pleased With Response Sat 26th Sep 2015 18:23 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy was pleased with his side’s response to having gone behind and eventually draw 2-2 at home to Bristol City, Ryan Fraser netting an 86th minute equaliser.
|Town 2-2 Bristol City - Match Report Sat 26th Sep 2015 17:18 |
Ryan Fraser netted an 86th minute equaliser as the Blues drew 2-2 at home to Bristol City. Skipper Luke Chambers headed Town in front a minute after the break but quick-fire goals from Luke Freeman and Jonathan Kodjia gave the Robins the lead before Fraser’s late goal.
|Ipswich Town 2-2 Bristol City - Player Ratings and Reports Sat 26th Sep 2015 17:07 |
If you saw the match against Bristol City, please give us your player ratings and a mini match report.
|U18s Beat Blades Sat 26th Sep 2015 16:35 |
Town’s U18s came from behind to beat Sheffield United 4-1 at Playford Road this morning with striker Ben Morris again amongst the scorers.
|Town 0-0 Bristol City - Half-Time Sat 26th Sep 2015 15:54 |
Town’s home game against Bristol City remains 0-0 at half-time, visiting defender Aden Flint coming closest to scoring when he almost diverted a corner past his own keeper.
|Ipswich Town v Bristol City - Chatroom Open Sat 26th Sep 2015 14:30 |
If you're not at the match this afternoon, come and join us in the chatroom and discuss it with hundreds of Town fans (603 were in for Man Utd).
|Murphy and Fraser Start Sat 26th Sep 2015 14:22 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy makes two changes from the team which faced Birmingham in the Championship a week ago yesterday for this afternoon’s home game against Bristol City.
|McCarthy: Skusey One of My Best Signings Sat 26th Sep 2015 06:00 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy says midfielder Cole Skuse is one of the best signings he has ever made, free or otherwise. The 29-year-old faces his former club Bristol City for the first time at Portman Road this afternoon having joined the Blues after leaving his hometown club following their relegation in the summer of 2013.
|McCarthy Hopes Players Will Be Inspired By Old Trafford Trip Sat 26th Sep 2015 06:00 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy hopes Wednesday’s brief flirtation with the promised land of the Premier League will inspire his players on to win promotion this season.
On Friday, 26th September 2014
|Alan Lee and Micky Stockwell on Life's a Pitch Fri 26th Sep 2014 20:28 |
Former Town and Rotherham striker Alan Lee and Blues legend Micky Stockwell are the special guests on Saturday’s Life’s a Pitch, which is live on Radio Suffolk from Portman Road (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.
|Collison Targeting First-Team Place Fri 26th Sep 2014 16:05 |
New signing Jack Collison is targeting winning and keeping a place in the Town first team between now and the end of his short-term deal. The 25-year-old put pen to paper on his contract earlier today.
|McCarthy: Tough Decisions Ahead of Rotherham Clash Fri 26th Sep 2014 15:19 |
Manager Mick McCarthy admits it was tough to pick his team for tomorrow’s home game against Rotherham as the Blues look to stretch their winning run to four games.
|Ipswich Town v Rotherham United: Match Betting Fri 26th Sep 2014 15:00 |
Fancy a flutter on Saturday's match?
|Collison Signs Deal Fri 26th Sep 2014 14:18 |
Town have confirmed that former West Ham midfielder Jack Collison has signed a short-term deal until late December.
|Parr Happy at Right-Back Fri 26th Sep 2014 12:30 |
Jonathan Parr may have looked like the ideal replacement for Aaron Cresswell, who was sold to West Ham in the summer, but things have worked out rather differently.
|The Heart Of Rotherham United Has Started Beating Again - Notes for Rotherham Fri 26th Sep 2014 12:00 |
HarryfromBath assesses the mood in the opposition camp ahead of Saturday's game by delving into their forums.
|Geography Helped Millers Land Ex-Town Loanees Fri 26th Sep 2014 09:40 |
Rotherham boss Steve Evans says former Blues loanees Paul Green and Frazer Richardson might have joined Town rather than the Millers in the summer but for the locations of the two clubs. The duo are expected to start for the South Yorkshiremen at Portman Road tomorrow.
|Parr: Town Can Emulate Palace Promotion Fri 26th Sep 2014 06:00 |
Town newcomer Jonny Parr is confident he could be celebrating promotion to the Premier League for the second time in three seasons.
|Parr Would Welcome Reunion With Williams Fri 26th Sep 2014 06:00 |
Jonny Parr has something in common with Town supporters, admitting he would love to see his friend and former-team Jonny Williams back at Portman Road.
|Parr Out to Keep Up Unbeaten Record Fri 26th Sep 2014 06:00 |
Town new boy Jonny Parr has emerged as the team’s lucky mascot with a draw followed by three successive wins in his first four outings for the club.
On Thursday, 26th September 2013
|Taylor Rejoins Posh On Loan Thu 26th Sep 2013 13:35 |
Striker Paul Taylor has rejoined his former club Peterborough United on loan until November 2nd. The 25-year-old is in need of games as he continues his comeback after 11 months out with a serious foot injury.
|FAI in No Rush to Appoint New Boss Thu 26th Sep 2013 10:19 |
FAI chief executive John Delaney says his organisation will take their time before naming the successor to former Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni, who left the job by mutual consent earlier this month. Blues boss Mick McCarthy remains the second favourite to return to the role he previously occupied between 1996 and 2002 – with his odds down to 2-1 with some bookmakers - behind the odds-on Martin O’Neill.
|Naked Podcast Now Online Thu 26th Sep 2013 10:17 |
You can now hear this week's Naked Football Show on an MP3 and via iTunes. Host Graham Blackburn is joined by Stephen Skeet and The Vulture to discuss Town's defeat at Wigan and to look ahead to Saturday’s home game against Brighton.
On Wednesday, 26th September 2012
|Luongo a Better Player for Ipswich Move Wed 26th Sep 2012 11:25 |
Joining Ipswich on a season-long loan from Tottenham is paying dividends for Massimo Luongo, who believes he has already improved as a player.
|Luongo: Klug Put in Good Word for Me Wed 26th Sep 2012 11:22 |
Massimo Luongo has revealed that academy boss Bryan Klug played a part in his loan move to Ipswich from Tottenham.
|Higginbotham Would Welcome Longer Stay Wed 26th Sep 2012 10:40 |
New loanee Danny Higginbotham says if all goes well he’d welcome staying at Town beyond his initial one-month spell. The 33-year-old joined the Blues on Friday and made his debut as a late sub in Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat to Charlton.
|Naked Football Show Tonight on ICR FM Wed 26th Sep 2012 10:16 |
This evening's Naked Football Show (ICR FM 6pm) sees hosts Graham Blackburn and David James joined by Matt Keane (no relation) to discuss the Town issues of the moment.
|Luongo: Only One Country For Me Wed 26th Sep 2012 06:00 |
He is eligible to represent either Italy or Indonesia, two teams at opposite ends of the international football spectrum, but it is with Australia that on-loan Town midfielder Massimo Luongo is looking to earn recognition.
|Evans Won't Walk Away From Town Wed 26th Sep 2012 06:00 |
Town owner Marcus Evans won’t walk away from Portman Road and will continue to invest in the club, insists chief executive Simon Clegg. The fifth anniversary of Evans’s takeover of the club is only three months away with the Blues as far from promotion to the Premier League than ever.
On Monday, 26th September 2011
|Jewell: No Dreaded Call From Fulham Mon 26th Sep 2011 10:50 |
Boss Paul Jewell says Town have not received the dreaded call from Fulham requesting David Stockdale’s return to Craven Cottage despite Mark Schwarzer suffering with a back spasm during Saturday’s 0-0 draw at West Brom. The Blues keeper, on loan from the Cottagers for the season, is subject to a 24-hour recall.
|Jewell: Players Will Get Fitter Mon 26th Sep 2011 08:46 |
Boss Paul Jewell says there’s plenty more to come from his side with key midfielder Jimmy Bullard one of a number of players still to reach full fitness. Bullard, who showed signs of getting back to his best before tiring at Middlesbrough on Saturday, and several other regular starters joined the club at the end of Town’s pre-season programme.
On Sunday, 26th September 2010
|Moore Joins Derby Sun 26th Sep 2010 10:03 |
Reported Town target Luke Moore has joined Derby on a 29-day emergency loan. The West Brom man has been linked with the Blues on a number of occasions in recent weeks having been left out of the Baggies’ 25-man Premier League squad.
On Saturday, 26th September 2009
|Keane: Unbelievably Bad Goals Sat 26th Sep 2009 21:51 |
Boss Roy Keane once again bemoaned his side’s defending as the Blues lost 4-0 at home to Newcastle United. The Town manager felt his team conceded “unbelievably bad goals” as his team’s winless league run stretched to nine matches.
|Town 0-4 Newcastle United Sat 26th Sep 2009 21:04 |
A Kevin Nolan hat-trick and a freekick from Ryan Taylor condemned Town to a 4-0 home defeat to Newcastle United on the day the North Stand was rechristened the Sir Bobby Robson Stand in honour of the clubs’ former manager. Three goals in four minutes around the half hour all but settled the game.
|U18s Defeat West Ham Sat 26th Sep 2009 14:33 |
Goals from Ronan Murray and Josh Carson (pictured) gave Town’s U18s a 2-1 victory over West Ham at Playford Road this morning.
|Garvan No to Loan Switch Sat 26th Sep 2009 08:33 |
Boss Roy Keane has revealed that midfielder Owen Garvan turned down the chance to go out on loan to an unnamed club last week. Garvan has been out of Keane’s 18 for the last month.
On Friday, 26th September 2008
|Don't Forget Your Palace Prediction Fri 26th Sep 2008 11:51 |
Don't forget to log your prediction for Saturday's game with Crystal Palace on TWTD's Prediction League.
|Away Derby Live on Sky Fri 26th Sep 2008 11:33 |
Town's first East Anglian derby of the season at Carrow Road will be shown live on Sky. The Blues travel to Norfolk on Sunday, 7th December.
|Stead Back But Town Waiting on Trio Fri 26th Sep 2008 11:28 |
Town welcome back Jon Stead for Saturday's live Sky game against Crystal Palace (KO 5.20pm), the striker having missed Wednesday's Carling Cup tie against Wigan as he was cup-tied. The Blues have injury concerns over full-backs Moritz Volz and David Wright and striker Pablo Couñago.
|TWTD 94 Contributions Wanted Fri 26th Sep 2008 09:32 |
We're finally starting to turn our attention towards the second fanzine of the new season, TWTD issue 94, and as ever are after contributions from you the readers.
|U18s Face Chelsea Fri 26th Sep 2008 09:19 |
Town's U18s are in action at Chelsea's Cobham training ground on Saturday morning as they look to get back to winning ways (KO 11am).
|Town Pair to Sue Hammers? Fri 26th Sep 2008 09:14 |
Town's Jon Stead and Alan Quinn are likely to be amongst a number of current and former Sheffield United players looking into suing West Ham for loss of earnings as a result of the Carlos Tevez affair. Quinn left Bramall Lane for Portman Road in January with Stead following him a few weeks ago.
On Wednesday, 26th September 2007
|Radio Show Has New Name Wed 26th Sep 2007 10:41 |
Ipswich Community Radio's new football programme (6-6.30pm) appears under its new name this evening, The Naked Football Show.
|Fanzine Articles Wanted Wed 26th Sep 2007 10:12 |
After a home-game starved start to the season we're only now starting to put together issue 89 of the fanzine, and as ever we're after contributions.
|Jim on Polish Trip Wed 26th Sep 2007 09:46 |
Boss Jim Magilton says he is yet to speak with chief scout Steve McCall after his trip to Poland last week. The Town manager says he is keen to add Eastern Europeans to his squad with McCall and first team coach Bryan Klug recently taking a similar look at Czech players.
|WABITS Hold AGM Wed 26th Sep 2007 08:46 |
The West Anglia Branch of the Ipswich Town Supporters' Club (WABITS) are holding their annual general meeting tonight at The Pilgrims Progress, Midland Road, Bedford (7.30pm start).
|Brazil in Court Wed 26th Sep 2007 08:41 |
Former Blue Alan Brazil was in court in Bury St Edmunds yesterday denying a charge of drink-driving.
On Tuesday, 26th September 2006
|Brechin Game Confirmed Tue 26th Sep 2006 17:10 |
Town have confirmed that they will play Scottish side Brechin City at Glebe Park in a friendly next Thursday, as reported by TWTD a week ago (KO 7.30pm). The Blues have no Championship match the following weekend as it is a designated international week.
|Quartet May Go On Loan Tue 26th Sep 2006 16:00 |
Boss Jim Magilton says that he is willing to allow Jaime Peters, Chris Casement, Scott Barron and Sammy Moore go out on loan. The Blues have already given permission for Liam Trotter and Danny Haynes to join Millwall on short-term spells.
|Town Fan at Ross County Tue 26th Sep 2006 10:52 |
Town fan and TWTD reader Chris MacLeod is spending time with Scottish First Division side Ross County as he prepares for his UEFA B coaching course. Chris is currently coach of Beacon Hill Rovers youth team near Witham, who play in the Essex and Suffolk Border League Premier Division.
|Jim Confirms Loan Tue 26th Sep 2006 09:53 |
Boss Jim Magilton has confirmed that trialist George O'Callaghan will join the Blues on loan, as first reported by TWTD yesterday. The 27-year-old Cork City midfielder has spent the last fortnight training at Playford Road.
On Monday, 26th September 2005
|No New Injury Worries Mon 26th Sep 2005 20:54 |
Boss Joe Royle has the rare luxury of being able to field an unchanged side when the Blues travel to Turf Moor to face Burnley on Tuesday night (KO 7.45pm). The Town squad stayed in the North after Saturday's 2-0 win at Leeds and have been training at Unibond League club Radcliffe Borough.
|Forster on Way Back Mon 26th Sep 2005 15:24 |
Striker Nicky Forster is closing in on a return to action and hopes to be back training with the first team on Thursday. Forster underwent a cartilage operation in August.
|Carlton Cole Linked Mon 26th Sep 2005 00:25 |
Sunday's tabloids claim that Town made a loan bid for Chelsea striker Carlton Cole. A number of papers also report that Charlton's Jonatan Johansson is on boss Joe Royle's wish-list.
On Friday, 26th September 2003
|Mahon Misses Out Fri 26th Sep 2003 20:12 |
On-loan winger Alan Mahon will miss tomorrow's away game at Watford due to the thigh injury he picked up at Notts County on Tuesday.
|Kuqi Wants Permant Deal Fri 26th Sep 2003 14:47 |
New loan signing Shefki Kuqi has said he aims to win himself a permanent deal with the Blues. The Sheffield Wednesday striker will be in the bench tomorrow at Watford.
|Bloomfield Added to Squad Fri 26th Sep 2003 13:53 |
Young midfielder Matt Bloomfield has been added to the squad for Saturday's trip to Watford. Bloomfield made his senior debut in the 2-1 defeat at Notts County on Tuesday.
|Kuqi on Bench at Watford Fri 26th Sep 2003 13:43 |
Town manager Joe Royle has said that new loan signing Shefki Kuqi will be on the bench at Watford on Saturday. Earlier today the 26-year-old agreed to join the Blues for three months.
|Blues Wait on Mahon Fri 26th Sep 2003 11:42 |
Town boss Joe Royle is waiting on Alan Mahon's fitness ahead of Saturday's trip to Watford. However, Darren Bent and Matt Richards have both recovered sufficiently to be involved at Vicarage Road.
|Kuqi Signs on Loan Fri 26th Sep 2003 11:29 |
Town have signed Sheffield Wednesday striker Shefki Kuqi on a three-month loan. Joe Royle has been after Kuqi for some while, enquiring about his availability last December and again in the summer.
|Mahon Injury Not Serious Fri 26th Sep 2003 09:17 |
On-loan winger Alan Mahon has had a scan which has shown his thigh injury to be a minor problem. However, the Blackburn player is unlikely to be involved for the Blues against Watford on Saturday.
|Sheepy on Admin Sanctions Fri 26th Sep 2003 09:14 |
Town chairman David Sheepshanks has welcomed the Football League's moves to dock 10 points from clubs in administration. However, he says that the Blues would not have been subject to the sanction, an appeals process having been put in place.
|UEFA Boss Cites Town Fri 26th Sep 2003 09:11 |
UEFA chief executive Gerhard Aigner has launched a thinly-veiled attack on Roman Abramovic and Chelsea, citing the the 70s and early 80s Town side and other clubs who developed their own players as examples of his preferred approach to team-building.
On Thursday, 26th September 2002
|Hermann Misses Owls Game? Thu 26th Sep 2002 19:06 |
Town defender Hermann Hreidarsson could miss the home match against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday, October 12th, as he will be away on international duty.
|Three Face Tests Thu 26th Sep 2002 14:24 |
George Burley has called for his side to play more penetrating balls and to get forward earlier against Derby on Saturday. Town go into the game with three players facing fitness tests on the morning of the match.
|Pay on the Day at Sartid Thu 26th Sep 2002 13:32 |
Town have announced that fans travelling to Smederevo for the second leg of the UEFA Cup match with FK Sartid will have to pay for their tickets on the day of the match.
|Matt Reveals Meeting Thu 26th Sep 2002 13:21 |
Skipper Matt Holland has revealed that Town's squad and management were locked in a clear the air meeting at the Training Centre on Monday afternoon.
|Matt Hopes to Return Thu 26th Sep 2002 10:58 |
Town skipper Matt Holland hopes that his knee injury will be OK for him to make his return against Derby at Portman Road on Saturday. Holland was injured in a collision with Stoke's Tommy Mooney last weekend and missed out against Brighton on Tuesday.
|Karic Called-Up Thu 26th Sep 2002 10:17 |
Largely forgotten Town defender Amir Karic has been called-up for Slovenia's European Championship qualifier France, to be played in Paris on October 12th.
|Cundy in New Battle Thu 26th Sep 2002 09:43 |
Former Town defender Jason Cundy is facing another battle against cancer. The 32-year-old announced yesterday that recent tests showed signs of pre-cancerous cells emerging.
|Reserves Lose Thu 26th Sep 2002 09:41 |
Town's reserves fell to a rare 3-0 defeat last night against an experienced Fulham side at Woking. Goals from Elvis Hammond, Lee Clark and Bjarne Goldbaek gave the points to the Cottagers.
|Sartid in Match Move Thu 26th Sep 2002 09:39 |
Town's UEFA Cup opponents FK Sartid have failed in an attempt to have their weekend match against Partizan Belgrade called off.
On Wednesday, 26th September 2001
|Sheepshanks Players Strike is Illegal Wed 26th Sep 2001 13:26 |
David Sheepshanks warns the PFA Chief that he may have a fight on his hands if the players’ strike is to go ahead. The Premiership may take the PFA to court to prevent such action as Sheepshanks considered the strike illegal: "My understanding of the legal situation is that the PFA cannot call players out on strike because they aren't in dispute with the clubs".
|Wark - We Should Play More Direct v Torpedo Wed 26th Sep 2001 12:44 |
In John Wark's latest column on the TWTD site, he explains why he thinks we should be more direct in the second leg of our UEFA Cup match against Torpedo Moscow.
On Tuesday, 26th September 2000
|Mathie to Colchester Tue 26th Sep 2000 16:03 |
Former Town man Alex Mathie is the latest former Town man being linked with Colchester United. Mathie, who memorably scored a hat-trick in Town's superb 5-0 demolition of Nationwide League Division One side Norwich City three years ago, never really settled with his subsequent club Dundee United and now seems destined to join a host of old comrades.
|Spurs Game on Sky Tue 26th Sep 2000 13:31 |
Town's home match with Spurs on December 30th has been switched to a 12-noon kick-off for showing on Sky TV. It will be Town's second Sky game of the season, the first being the away game at Coventry on November 18th.
|Stewart Venus Out Tue 26th Sep 2000 10:33 |
Town will be without both Mark Venus and Marcus Stewart for tonight's crunch second leg Worthington Cup match with Millwall. Town's Saturday goal hero Marcus Stewart has a groin strain, while Venus is suffering from a strained hamstring.