On Saturday, 8th December 2012
|McCarthy Delighted With Hard-Fought Win Sat 8th Dec 2012 18:15 |
Blues boss Mick McCarthy was delighted with his side’s 3-0 victory over Millwall but felt his team had to work harder for the three points than the scoreline suggests.
|Town 3-0 Millwall Sat 8th Dec 2012 17:20 |
DJ Campbell scored twice and Daryl Murphy once as Town beat Millwall 3-0 at Portman Road to halt the Lions’ unbeaten run at 13 games. The Blues, who have now won three in a row themselves, went in front in the first half when Campbell converted Aaron Cresswell’s cross, then after the break Murphy netted the second and Campbell added the third from the penalty spot.
|Murphy in for Barnett Sat 8th Dec 2012 14:39 |
Blues boss Mick McCarthy has made one change for today’s home game against his old club Millwall with Daryl Murphy coming in up front for Tyrone Barnett, who drops to the bench.
|Don't Forget Your Millwall Prediction Sat 8th Dec 2012 10:48 |
Don’t forget to log your forecast for Saturday's home game against Millwall on the TWTD Prediction League.
|Win Savile Rogue Slipper Socks in Town Colours Sat 8th Dec 2012 10:40 |
TWTD has teamed up with Savile Rogue to give you the chance to win a pair of incredibly comfy slipper socks - ideal for going in for a two-footed lounge.
|McCarthy: Millwall Special To Me - But Not Today Sat 8th Dec 2012 06:04 |
Boss Mick McCarthy says today’s opponents Millwall have a special place in his heart but that he won’t be treating them differently to any other club during the 90 minutes.
|McCarthy Delighted for Jackett Sat 8th Dec 2012 06:03 |
Blues manager Mick McCarthy says he’s a big fan of his Millwall counterpart Kenny Jackett, who celebrated five years in his current job at the start of last month.
|Cresswell Now Happier Watching TV Sat 8th Dec 2012 06:02 |
Aaron Cresswell no longer has any reservations about switching on his television to catch up with the latest football news.
|McCarthy: Decent Draw But More Pressing Matters Sat 8th Dec 2012 06:01 |
Blues boss Mick McCarthy said his initial reaction to Town’s drawing Aston Villa away in the third round of the FA Cup was that it was a “decent draw” but he quickly turned his focus back to more immediate matters. The Blues go to Villa Park on Saturday 5th January with tickets at reduced prices.
|McCarthy Not Concerned By Contract Situation Sat 8th Dec 2012 06:00 |
Manager Mick McCarthy says he’s comfortable with the current contract situation at the club, despite the likes of Lee Martin and Andy Drury being on terms which are up at the end of the season. In total 11 players are on deals which only stretch as far as the end of next June.
On Thursday, 8th December 2011
|Jewell: The Longer the Run, The Greater the Pressure Thu 8th Dec 2011 18:31 |
Boss Paul Jewell admits that the longer the run of defeats continues, the more the pressure on him and his players grows. Last week’s home loss to Watford took that run to seven games with the Blues hoping that they can halt their slide when they take on Barnsley in a live Sky game at Oakwell on Saturday (Sky Sports Two/HD2 5pm).
|Talented Whight Needs to Believe in Himself Thu 8th Dec 2011 14:06 |
Town U18s coach Russell Osman says Academy left-back Joe Whight needs to have greater belief in his own abilities. The 17-year-old, who signed a two-year professional contract with the Blues in the summer, was one of the star performers as the Town youngsters beat Leeds United 2-0 on Tuesday to progress to the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup.
|Ingimarsson Breaks Nose Thu 8th Dec 2011 13:27 |
Icelandic defender Ívar Ingimarsson has been ruled out of Saturday’s live Sky game at Barnsley after breaking his nose in training (KO 5.20pm). Town boss Paul Jewell is still waiting on skipper Grant Leadbitter, who has returned to training after a groin injury.
|Naked Podcast Now Online Thu 8th Dec 2011 11:18 |
You can now hear this week's The Naked Football Show on ICR FM's Listen Again facility, on an MP3 and on iTunes (both at new locations due to circumstances beyond the show’s control). Hosts Graham Blackburn and Joe Ward are joined by Mark Anderson and Gerry Barker to discuss Town’s continuing woes.
|Peters Back With Town Thu 8th Dec 2011 10:24 |
Midfielder or full-back Jaime Peters is back at Portman Road after his loan at Bournemouth wasn’t extended into a third month prior to the recent deadline.
|Clegg: No Decision Made on Academy Category Thu 8th Dec 2011 09:02 |
Town chief executive Simon Clegg says the Blues are still to make a decision on whether to opt for Academy Category One or Two status when the changes to the system come into force next season.
On Wednesday, 8th December 2010
|Town Announce Arsenal Ticket Prices Wed 8th Dec 2010 16:39 |
Town have announced the prices for the two-legged Carling Cup semi-final against Arsenal. An adult will pay £20 for their seat at Portman Road if they buy their ticket before the day of the game, while adult lower tier tickets at the Emirates Stadium will cost just £10.
|Clegg: Decisions Made on Out of Contract Players Wed 8th Dec 2010 13:30 |
Chief executive Simon Clegg says the club has decided which of the 21 players who are out of contract at the end of the season will be offered new terms. Talks are already ongoing with skipper David Norris and some other players, both senior squad members and youngsters.
|Naked Football Show Tonight Wed 8th Dec 2010 11:35 |
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 Terry Holden and The Vulture.
|Clegg Backs Keane at AGM Wed 8th Dec 2010 03:14 |
Chief executive Simon Clegg says he and owner Marcus Evans are still backing manager Roy Keane, despite the current run of five successive league defeats. The former British Olympic Association chief, speaking after Tuesday’s PLC AGM in the Sir Bobby Robson Suite, believes that the Blues can still make the play-offs this season.
On Tuesday, 8th December 2009
|Keane: Disallowed Goal Was Turning Point Tue 8th Dec 2009 23:35 |
Boss Roy Keane felt referee Andy Hall’s decision to disallow Stern John’s goal at the end of the first half was a turning point in Tuesday's 0-0 draw with Peterborough. The Blues manager thought the goal should have stood rather than being ruled out for an apparent push on Posh full-back Scott Griffiths.
|Town 0-0 Peterborough Tue 8th Dec 2009 21:40 |
Town recorded a goalless draw despite dominating for the second successive game as bottom-of-the-table Peterborough left Portman Road with a point. The Blues thought they’d broken the deadlock just before half-time via Stern John’s header but referee Andy Hall ruled it out for a push. Moments later Hall also turned down what looked to be a very good Town call for a penalty.
|Keane to Make Changes for Peterborough's Visit Tue 8th Dec 2009 06:00 |
Boss Roy Keane says he will make changes for Town’s first ever league game against Peterborough United at Portman Road this evening (KO 7.45pm). The Blues have no significant new injury problems but Keane wants to keep his squad fresh with three matches in a week.
On Monday, 8th December 2008
|SPL Giants Rangers Chasing Gartland Mon 8th Dec 2008 16:21 |
Scottish Premier League giants Rangers have asked Town target Graham Gartland to spend time at Ibrox on trial. Free agent Gartland recently impressed during a spell with the Blues and boss Jim Magilton is weighing up whether to offer the former Drogheda central defender a contract in January.
|Bruce: It's Not About Money Mon 8th Dec 2008 08:59 |
Defender Alex Bruce says the lack of a new contract offer from Town has nothing to do with excessive financial demands on his part. Bruce's terms are up in the summer and manager Jim Magilton has admitted that he will consider offers for the Irish international in January.
On Saturday, 8th December 2007
|Jim: First Half Embarrassing Sat 8th Dec 2007 21:39 |
Boss Jim Magilton slammed his side's first half display during the 3-1 defeat at Charlton Athletic. Town conceded three goals during a woeful 45 minutes in which Charlton keeper Nicky Weaver was a spectator.
|Charlton 3-1 Town Sat 8th Dec 2007 19:13 |
Town's run of away games without a win increased to 15 as they fell to a 3-1 defeat at Charlton. The Blues were awful in a first half in which the Addicks scored three times through Darren Ambrose (2) and Chris Iwelumo. Town improved after the break, Pablo Couñago scoring, while Alan Lee missed a penalty.
On Friday, 8th December 2006
|Jim Faces Choices Fri 8th Dec 2006 14:15 |
Boss Jim Magilton has choices regarding both his formation and his personnel ahead of Saturday's trip to Cardiff City. Former Cardiff striker Alan Lee's one-match ban means Town face a reshuffle when they take on the third-placed Bluebirds.
|Wales Waiting on Roberts Fri 8th Dec 2006 10:48 |
On-loan midfielder Gary Roberts says he is still to dig out the paperwork which will confirm his eligibility for Wales. TWTD reported the principality's interest in capping the 22-year-old early last month.
|Town Players in Top 50? Fri 8th Dec 2006 00:59 |
Town fans have the chance to give their views on who should be named amongst FourFourTwo magazine's top 50 Football League players.
|Youngsters Face Saints Fri 8th Dec 2006 00:37 |
Town's U18s and U16s are in action against Southampton at their Staplewood training ground on Saturday morning (KO 11am).
On Thursday, 8th December 2005
|Pompey Date Set Thu 8th Dec 2005 20:07 |
Town's FA Cup third round tie with Portsmouth has been confirmed for Saturday, 7th January with a 3pm kick-off.
|More Kit to Iraq Thu 8th Dec 2005 16:08 |
TWTD and Ipswich Town Ist will once again be collecting old football kit to send to Iraq ahead of Saturday's home game with QPR. Last weekend's collection brought in 220 shirts plus shorts, boots, trainers, caps, scarves, goalkeeper's gloves, balls and other equipment.
|Trialists on Way Thu 8th Dec 2005 14:55 |
Boss Joe Royle is expecting a number of trialists to arrive at Portman Road over the next few days as he looks to bring in cover for Jay McEveley and Sam Parkin during the January transfer window. Royle is also hopeful that come the funds may be in place to make Gavin Williams a permanent signing.
|Two Miss QPR Game Thu 8th Dec 2005 14:34 |
Town will be without Kevin Horlock and Adam Proudlock when they face QPR at Portman Road on Saturday. Better news for manager Joe Royle is that Owen Garvan and Ian Westlake are back in training and are in contention for places on the bench.
|Youths Face Liverpool? Thu 8th Dec 2005 14:18 |
Town's U18s will play Liverpool or Cardiff City away in the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup. Town, who are the holders of the trophy, defeated Leeds 1-0 at Elland Road in the third round.
|US Players Not Signing Thu 8th Dec 2005 11:02 |
Town will not be signing New England Revolution duo Andy Dorman and Jeff Larentowicz, according to manager Joe Royle. The pair have been training with the Blues this week.
On Wednesday, 8th December 2004
|Bolton Date Confirmed Wed 8th Dec 2004 16:28 |
Town have confirmed that the home FA Cup third round tie with Bolton Wanderers will be played on Saturday, 8th January (KO 3pm).
|Town Sell Medal Wed 8th Dec 2004 15:40 |
Town have put a medal won by the 1981 team up for sale on an Internet auction site. The European Team of the Year title was awarded by France Football magazine and Adidas after the Blues had won the UEFA Cup, finished second in the league and reached the FA Cup semi-final during the 1980/81 campaign.
|Murphy Goes Home Wed 8th Dec 2004 12:38 |
Irish U21 trialist Daryl Murphy has returned home after suffering a recurrence of a groin injury in training with Town. The Waterford United striker joined the Blues on trial on Monday.
|Town Watch South African Wed 8th Dec 2004 12:30 |
Town will be one of a number of clubs watching South African central defender Dean Van Staten playing for Ridgeons League side Needham Market in a friendly against Mistley this evening.
|Youths Face Man United? Wed 8th Dec 2004 10:29 |
Town's youngsters could face Manchester United in the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup. The Blues have been paired away from home against the winners of a tie between United and Stoke City should they beat Portsmouth in the third round next week.
|Reserves Draw at Derby Wed 8th Dec 2004 10:22 |
Town's reserves drew 1-1 at Derby County's Pride Park stadium on Tuesday night. Marcus Tudgay gave Derby the lead on six minutes, but Owen Garvan equalised for the Blues four minutes later.
On Monday, 8th December 2003
|Hogg Boston Bound? Mon 8th Dec 2003 16:49 |
Free transferred defender Chris Hogg could join Boston United before the end of the week. The teenager spent a month on loan at Neil Thompson's club recently, and impressed the former Town full-back.
|Reserves Face Spurs Mon 8th Dec 2003 15:06 |
Martijn Reuser and Alun Armstrong are the most senior players involved in the Town reserve side which faces Spurs at Stevenage Borough's Broadhall Way this evening (KO 7pm).
|Santos in League Team Mon 8th Dec 2003 14:09 |
Town defender Georges Santos was named in the Nationwide Division One Team of the Week after his displays against Cardiff and Nottingham Forest.
|Burley Astonished Mon 8th Dec 2003 13:20 |
Former Town boss George Burley says he was "astonished" when his Derby side were paired with the Blues in the third round of the FA Cup.
|Marshall Loan Extension? Mon 8th Dec 2003 10:15 |
Wolves boss Dave Jones is keen to extend Andy Marshall's loan by a further month. The stopper made his debut for the Midlands side against Arsenal in the Carling Cup last week, a game they lost 5-1.
|Davey Wants Town Talks Mon 8th Dec 2003 09:29 |
Millionaire Canary fan Colin Davey says he wants to arrange talks with Town chairman David Sheepshanks regarding a potential investment in Town. Davey has been in discussions with Norwich regarding putting some cash into the Norfolk club, but talks appear to have broken down.
|Joe to Make Cup Changes Mon 8th Dec 2003 09:17 |
Town boss Joe Royle says that he will use the third round FA Cup tie against Derby County as a chance to give one or two of his fringe players a run-out. Coincidentally, the Blues defeated the Rams 2-1 at Portman Road on Saturday.
On Sunday, 8th December 2002
|Bosses Welcome Tie Sun 8th Dec 2002 22:52 |
Town manager Joe Royle and his Morecambe counterpart Jim Harvey have welcomed the FA Cup third round tie between the two sides.
|Town Draw Morecambe Again Sun 8th Dec 2002 15:34 |
Town have been drawn at home to Conference League side Morecambe in round three of the FA Cup. It's the third time in three years the Blues have faced non-league opposition at this stage with Morecambe their opponents two years ago. Town visited Dagenham and Redbridge last season.
On Saturday, 8th December 2001
|Squad for Newcastle Sat 8th Dec 2001 17:39 |
Town have announced the squad for tomorrow's game with Newcastle United. Back comes Marcus Bent after missing out in Milan as he was ineligible.
|Saturday Results Sat 8th Dec 2001 17:36 |
Saturday's results didn't go Town's way with two of the sides in the bottom three winning while two of the teams in the lower half of the table also got three points.
|Worries Ahead of Sunday Sat 8th Dec 2001 12:08 |
Town have a number of worries ahead of Sunday's game with Newcastle. Alun Armstrong, is still doubtful with his hamstring problem while Jim Magilton (thigh), Chris Makin (knee) and Richard Naylor (ankle) will all be re-assessed.
|Continental Move for Naylor? Sat 8th Dec 2001 12:05 |
Reports this morning say an unnamed continental club are chasing Richard Naylor. The Town striker said earlier in the week that George Burley was willing to let him go if a "decent offer from a decent club" came in.
|Travelling Fans Praised Sat 8th Dec 2001 12:02 |
Suffolk police have praised Town fans for their behaviour in Milan and they have received similar reports from their colleagues in Italy.
|Youths Draw Coventry Sat 8th Dec 2001 11:59 |
Town's youths have got another home draw in the FA Youth Cup fourth round. The U18s face Coventry City on an unconfirmed date before January 26th.
|FA Cup Draw Sunday Sat 8th Dec 2001 11:54 |
Sunday sees the draw for the third round of the FA Cup. Town are number 19 and will be looking to get a lower division or non-league side.
On Friday, 8th December 2000
|Town on MOTD Fri 8th Dec 2000 16:27 |
The club have announced that the Chelsea game on Boxing Day will be one of the featured games on Match of the Day. Town's last featuring appearance was the 2-0 win over Charlton at Portman Road last month. The draw with Arsenal earlier in the season was also featured.
|Tanner Released by Colchester Fri 8th Dec 2000 15:50 |
Former Town star Adam Tanner has been released by Colchester United. The former Town star, released by Town at the beginning of the year after a drink-drive arrest, had been on a monthly deal since the beginning of the season, but hadn't managed to command a regular place.
|Town Top of the League! Fri 8th Dec 2000 15:24 |
Town are continuing to lead the Behaviour of the Public Fair Play League. Newcastle and Southampton make up the top three. We are also top of the onfield Fair Play League too.
|Send a Message to Jason Fri 8th Dec 2000 14:06 |
A number of people have asked us to set up a Message to Jason section to the website where we can send our messages of good luck to the former Town star. This week the hugely popular Town defender was forced to face more bad luck as injury ended his career. Send your messsage here: http://www.twtd.co.uk/cundy
|Armstrong is Goalmine Fri 8th Dec 2000 08:47 |
New Town signing Alun Armstrong says he is bursting with goals abd says he is more like Richard Naylor than any other Town striker. The former Middlesbrough man said: "I'm not someone with a bag of tricks but I quite simply like to get at people and score goals - that is what I hope to do here.
On Wednesday, 8th December 1999
|Palace 2-2 Town Wed 8th Dec 1999 11:47 |
Town's three match winning spell came to an end at Selhurst Park last night as a bizarre Tony Mowbray own goal gave Palace a second half lifeline.