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On Saturday, 30th March 2013

Winter Makes Leiston Debut Sat 30th Mar 2013 20:03
Academy second-year scholar Tom Winter came on as a 71st minute sub as Leiston and Lowestoft drew 0-0 at Victory Road in a Ryman League Premier Division local derby this afternoon. Striker Winter, one of the five scholars offered a one-year professional contract, joined Leiston on loan on Friday.
McCarthy Delighted to Have a Bit of Good Fortune Sat 30th Mar 2013 18:30
Manager Mick McCarthy was delighted with his side’s 3-0 home victory over Leeds but admitted that the visitors were the better side until Tom Lees’s red card just after the half hour.
Town 3-0 Leeds United Sat 30th Mar 2013 17:01
David McGoldrick scored twice and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas once as Town beat 10-man Leeds 3-0 at Portman Road. The visitors had been on top until defender Tom Lees was red-carded for a reckless challenge on Jay Tabb just after the half hour, McGoldrick netting either side of the break and sub Emmanuel-Thomas completing the scoring.
Loach Return Only Change Sat 30th Mar 2013 14:51
Scott Loach’s return in goal in place of departed loanee Stephen Henderson is the only change to the Town side for today’s home game against Leeds United.
Winter Joins Leiston on Loan Sat 30th Mar 2013 09:59
Academy striker Tom Winter has joined Ryman League Premier Division side Leiston on loan. The 18-year-old is set to make his debut in today’s home game against Lowestoft.
Old Pals Meet at Portman Road Sat 30th Mar 2013 06:03
Managers Mick McCarthy and Neil Warnock go back a long way to their days as players at Barnsley together. Winger Warnock was a senior pro and McCarthy a youthful centre-half when they played together in the reserves at Oakwell.
Drury: Frustrating Season Sat 30th Mar 2013 06:02
When it comes to describing the current campaign Town midfielder Andy Drury can sum it up in one word – frustrating. The midfielder has clocked up three successive starts and hopes to make it four in a row when Leeds United visit Portman Road today.
McCarthy: Easter Games Not Make or Break Sat 30th Mar 2013 06:01
Boss Mick McCarthy believes the Easter games won’t make or break Town’s season but says a decent haul of points from the fixtures at home to Leeds today and at Millwall on Monday could leave the Blues in a much healthier position.
Drury Happy Working for McCarthy Sat 30th Mar 2013 06:00
Andy Drury has no complaints with Town boss Mick McCarthy, even if the midfielder has spent more time than he would have liked on the bench this season.

On Friday, 30th March 2012

Middlesbrough Linked With Leadbitter Move Fri 30th Mar 2012 22:50
Middlesbrough are reported to be close to agreeing terms for next season with out-of-contract Blues midfielder Grant Leadbitter. Players whose deals are up in the summer are able to talk to other clubs about new contracts from January.
Striking the Club to Glory Fri 30th Mar 2012 20:43
Legendary Ipswich Town striker Ted Phillips spoke to Will Ridgard a while back, giving him an insight into his playing career with the club he loves and his relationship with the legendary Sir Alf Ramsey. With Town celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Blues' 1961-62 Division One title tomorrow, Will has kindly allowed the interview to be reproduced here.
South Stand to Be Renamed in Honour of Sir Alf Fri 30th Mar 2012 19:30
Portman Road’s South Stand will be officially rechristened the Sir Alf Ramsey Stand prior to tomorrow’s home game against Barnsley. The six members of Ramsey’s 1961/62 First Division championship-winning side who are the club’s special guests at the match – Andy Nelson, Larry Carberry, John Compton, Doug Moran, Ray Crawford and Ted Phillips - will be given the honour of renaming the stand when they take to the pitch 20 minutes before kick-off.
Delaney: McCarthy Will Be Missed Fri 30th Mar 2012 17:17
Ipswich defender Damien Delaney believes the recall by Reading of on-loan goalkeeper Alex McCarthy could not have come at a worse time.
Trust Disappointed With Club's Academy Decision Fri 30th Mar 2012 16:00
Ipswich Town Ist, the Supporters Trust, has expressed its disappointment that the Blues have opted for a Category Two academy in the reorganisation of youth football which takes place this summer. The Trust collected 5,000 signatures on a petition calling on the club to choose Category One.
U18s at Spurs Fri 30th Mar 2012 15:16
Town’s U18s will be looking to add to last week’s 3-1 home victory over Birmingham when they take on Tottenham away on Saturday morning (KO 11am).
Edwards Signs New Deal Fri 30th Mar 2012 15:14
Skipper Carlos Edwards has signed the new one-year contract he recently agreed with the Blues. The new terms include an option for a further season.
Arrive Early to See Ramsey's Boys Fri 30th Mar 2012 14:21
Town supporters are advised to take their seats earlier than usual for tomorrow’s home game against Barnsley with six members of Sir Alf Ramsey’s 1961/62 First Division championship-winning squad being presented to the crowd 20 minutes before kick-off. Skipper Andy Nelson, Larry Carberry, John Compton, Doug Moran, Ray Crawford and Ted Phillips are the club's guests of honour at Saturday’s match.
Jewell Yet to Decide on Team for Barnsley Fri 30th Mar 2012 13:49
Town boss Paul Jewell says he’s yet to decide on his team for Saturday’s home game against Barnsley, although he expects to make one or two changes with some of his players tired as they go into their eighth game of the month.
Town Opt for Category Two Fri 30th Mar 2012 06:01
Chief executive Simon Clegg has confirmed that the Blues will not be applying for Academy Category One status for next season. Town have opted for Category Two in the Elite Player Performance Programme (EPPP) reorganisation of youth football which comes into effect this summer, but as reported by TWTD earlier in the month, could look to upgrade after promotion to the Premier League.

On Wednesday, 30th March 2011

Win New Roy Keane Book Wed 30th Mar 2011 16:40
One lucky TWTD reader will win a copy of Ian Oxborrow’s new book Eggshells: Roy Keane at Ipswich Town 2009-2011 which has just been published by Desert Island Football Histories. The book covers the Irishman’s 20 turbulent months in charge of the Blues.
Doncaster Auction Signed Town Shirt Wed 30th Mar 2011 15:34
Doncaster Rovers are auctioning a signed Town shirt kindly donated by the Blues media department to raise funds for the NSPCC’s Childline. Rovers media manager Steve Uttley is raising money for IncaTrek 2011 to support the charity.
Train Named After Sir Bobby Wed 30th Mar 2011 15:20
East Coast railways has named a Class 91 high-speed train Sir Bobby Robson in memory of the former Town and England manager. The Sir Bobby Robson Class 91 electric locomotive (number 91109) features specially-commissioned, cast-iron nameplates.
Dyer Set to Return at Burnley Wed 30th Mar 2011 13:27
Loan midfielder Kieron Dyer could return to action when the Blues travel to Burnley on Saturday having missed the 2-0 home victory over Scunthorpe with a minor thigh injury. The former England man is on a month’s loan from West Ham.
Norris Could Leave Town Wed 30th Mar 2011 07:26
Boss Paul Jewell has hinted that out of contract captain David Norris could leave the club over the summer. While centre-halves Gareth McAuley and Damien Delaney have been offered new terms, Norris’s situation remains less clear.

On Tuesday, 30th March 2010

Balkestein Nets First Career Goal Tue 30th Mar 2010 22:09
On-loan Town defender Pim Balkestein nodded in his first senior goal on Tuesday evening as Brentford beat Oldham 3-2 at Boundary Park. The Dutchman rose at the far post to head home a David Hunt freekick in the 65th minute.
Wright and Martin in Reserves Facing Luton Tue 30th Mar 2010 18:38
Keeper Richard Wright and midfielder Lee Martin will be in the Town reserves side facing Luton at Portman Road on Wednesday afternoon (KO 2pm).
Duo in Irish U19 Squad Tue 30th Mar 2010 15:00
Town duo Ronan Murray and Ian McLoughlin have been named in the Republic of Ireland U19 squad for friendlies with Poland in Dublin on Tuesday 6th April 6 and Thursday 8th April. striker Murray has previously won nine U19 caps, while goalkeeper McLoughlin is in a squad at this level for the first time.
Dozzell Running Easter Kids Coaching Courses Tue 30th Mar 2010 12:10
Former Blue Jason Dozzell is holding more of his two-day coaching courses for kids during the Easter holidays. The ex-midfielder will be running the sessions at Ransomes Sports Club in Sidegate Avenue on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th April and Thursday 15th and Friday 16th April from 10am until 3pm.
Keane Speculation Continues Tue 30th Mar 2010 09:06
Speculation regarding Roy Keane’s future continues in this morning’s papers despite Simon Clegg’s backing of the Blues boss yesterday.

On Monday, 30th March 2009

Reason Nets Winner for Cambridge Mon 30th Mar 2009 23:41
On-loan midfielder Jai Reason netted the second goal of his spell at Cambridge on Monday night as he helped the U's to a 1-0 win at Woking. Cambridge still sit second in the Blue Square Premier and look set for the play-offs.
Dos Santos Out of Mexico's Trip to Honduras Mon 30th Mar 2009 22:04
Loanee Giovani Dos Santos is on his way back to the Blues after being ruled out of Mexico's World Cup qualifier in Honduras on Wednesday due to the groin injury he suffered while playing for Town against Watford.
Civelli Out Until Next Year Mon 30th Mar 2009 17:31
Argentinian midfielder Luciano Civelli is expected to be out until next year having undergone surgery on the knee ligament injury he sustained during the 1-1 draw against Burnley.
Town Again Linked With Stockport Keeper Mon 30th Mar 2009 09:03
Town are again being linked with a move for Stockport County goalkeeper Owain Fôn Williams. According to one of this morning's tabloids, the Blues are said to be hopeful of signing the Welsh U21 international in the close season.

On Sunday, 30th March 2008

Haynes Linked With Premier Pair Sun 30th Mar 2008 11:36
Striker Danny Haynes will be a £2 million target of West Ham and Birmingham this summer, according to a report in one of this morning's tabloids.

On Friday, 30th March 2007

Academy Scholars Named Fri 30th Mar 2007 17:37
Town have announced the names of this summer's new academy scholars. The seven youngsters will start full-time at Playford Road in July, although many of them have already played for the U18s and Jack Ainsley has even come on as a sub for the reserves on two occasions.
Jeffers Stays Fri 30th Mar 2007 17:04
Striker Franny Jeffers has had his loan extended until the end of the season after a scan showed his grade two hamstring strain has healed. Saturday's game against Plymouth is too soon for him to make a return, but the Blackburn Rovers man will be back in training on Monday and could play against Barnsley next week.
U18s Face Chelsea Fri 30th Mar 2007 12:55
Town's U18s face Chelsea at Playford Road on Saturday morning (KO 11am) without leading scorer Jordan Rhodes who will be with the first team.
Rhodes Named in Squad Fri 30th Mar 2007 12:40
Young striker Jordan Rhodes is included in Town's senior squad for the first time ahead of Saturday's home game with Plymouth Argyle. Boss Jim Magilton has also named central defender Ian Miller in his 19-man squad after recalling the 23-year-old from his loan spell at Darlington.
Jim Rejects Link Fri 30th Mar 2007 09:39
Boss Jim Magilton has rejected a suggestion that he might succeed Lawrie Sanchez as coach of Northern Ireland. A report claims the Irish Football Association see the Town manager as a candidate for the job should Sanchez move on.

On Thursday, 30th March 2006

Joe: No Fuller Bid Yet Thu 30th Mar 2006 20:57
Boss Joe Royle says he is yet to speak to Southampton regarding the permanent signing of former loanee Ricardo Fuller, but has reiterated that he would like to add the Jamaican to his 2006/07 squad.
Squad for Luton Trip Thu 30th Mar 2006 17:29
Richard Naylor, Jimmy Juan and Dean Bowditch are back in the Town squad travelling to face Luton at Kenilworth Road on Saturday. Naylor returns after a two-game ban, Juan from a groin injury and Bowditch from two months on loan at Wycombe Wanderers.
Fab Agrees to Sign Thu 30th Mar 2006 17:18
Defender Fabian Wilnis has agreed to sign a new one-year deal with the club. The 35-year-old Dutchman will put pen to paper on Friday.
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Preston Praise Fans Thu 30th Mar 2006 12:37
Preston North End have praised Town supporters for their behaviour and commitment after the Blues' recent 3-1 defeat at Deepdale. Town lost Richard Naylor to a controversial red card in the 10th minute of a game played in sodden conditions.

On Wednesday, 30th March 2005

Reserves Defeat Spurs Wed 30th Mar 2005 21:52
Irish U18 star Owen Garvan scored the only goal as Town's reserves beat Spurs 1-0 at Portman Road. The midfielder netted with 11 minutes remaining of the first half but the Blues really ought to have scored more than the single goal.
Drissa Recovery Continues Wed 30th Mar 2005 16:56
Defender Drissa Diallo is continuing his recovery from the hamstring injury which has kept him out of action since before Christmas. The Guinean international, who is out of contract at the end of the season, has been making progress in recent weeks.
Pablo Faces Spurs Wed 30th Mar 2005 16:19
Pablo Couñago is the only senior player in the Town reserve side facing Tottenham at Portman Road this evening (KO 7pm). The rest of the team is mainly Town's U18 side which faces Spurs in the home leg of the FA Youth Cup semi-final on April 8th.
No New Worries for Town Wed 30th Mar 2005 14:41
The Blues have no new injury worries ahead of Saturday's home game with Derby County. None of Town's internationals picked up knocks while away this week.
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On Tuesday, 30th March 2004

Reserves Squad Tue 30th Mar 2004 20:59
Town include Georges Santos, Martijn Reuser, Drissa Diallo and Alun Armstrong in the reserve side facing West Ham at Dagenham and Redbridge on Wednesday night (KO 7pm).
Bent On In England Draw Tue 30th Mar 2004 20:44
Town striker Darren Bent was a second half substitute in the England U21 side's 2-2 draw with Sweden in Kristianstad.
Bent in England Action Tue 30th Mar 2004 10:27
Town striker Darren Bent is in action for the England U21s against Sweden in Kristianstad this evening, hoping to continue his good scoring run.
Westlake Watched by City? Tue 30th Mar 2004 10:21
A tabloid report claims that midfielder Ian Westlake has recently been watched by Manchester City. The Clacton-based youngster has come on leaps and bounds this season and is now a regular in the first team.
Pab Not OK for Reserves Tue 30th Mar 2004 10:17
Town striker Pablo Couñago will not be fit enough to play for the reserves on Wednesday against West Ham at Dagenham and Redbridge's Victoria Ground (KO 7pm). The Spaniard is still suffering with the hamstring problem he picked up in the second string game with Derby.

On Sunday, 30th March 2003

U19s Win Sun 30th Mar 2003 23:36
Town's U19s beat their Arsenal counterparts 3-0 in a fine game at the Blues' Playford Road Training Centre on Saturday morning.

On Saturday, 30th March 2002

West Ham 3-1 Town Sat 30th Mar 2002 18:04
Town's Premiership status looks more and more perilous after a 3-1 loss at Upton Park. Despite periods of Town pressure a Di Canio inspired West Ham had the better chances and more importantly took them.
Sixto to Start? Sat 30th Mar 2002 10:04
George Burley will have to decide whether to risk Sixto Peralta in his side which faces West Ham at Upton Park today. The Argentinian has trained for the last two days without aggravating his thigh strain but is still not considered 100%

On Friday, 30th March 2001

Liverpool Delegation March on London! Fri 30th Mar 2001 14:49
Liverpool have sent a delegation to march on the FA and get their fixture congestion sorted out. Yesterday the FA confirmed that they had received a complaint from Liverpool over their remaining fixture calender with the Town game on April 10th the one they most want to move.
Further to Previous Mail Fri 30th Mar 2001 14:24
The address for Ipswich North End, the look back at the North Stand, should have read:
Naylor to Return Fri 30th Mar 2001 14:11
Town striker Richard Naylor may be back sooner than we thought and is looking to next week's reserve game with West Ham. Naylor had two operations last summer for his tendinitis problem, but not long afterwards broke his leg.
Middlesbrough Ticket News Fri 30th Mar 2001 13:08
Town have been given 2,800 tickets for the Middlesbrough game on Monday April 16th (KO 3pm). These will go on sale on Monday 2nd April to Portman Plus Gold holders and Blues Crew members who are also season ticket holders.
North Stand Fans Are Moving Fri 30th Mar 2001 09:08
Town announced at a Supporters' Club function last night that North Stand supporters will be moving to the South Stand for a brief period next season. Although this had been mooted before there was a suggestion recently that the lower tier of the new North might be finished by the season's beginning.

On Thursday, 30th March 2000

Midgley Off to Kidderminster? Thu 30th Mar 2000 13:26
Neil Midgley could once again be off on loan, this time to Conference side Kidderminster Harriers. The midlanders' rotund manager Jan Molby watched Midgley score two in the 7-0 demolition of Wycombe Wanderers reserves yesterday afternoon. As yet George Burley has had no contact from the scouse-voiced Dane, but is expecting to hear that he wants Midgley until the end of the season. Kidderminster could well run out winners of the Conference this season. Midgley, who scored on his Town debut against West Brom on December 18th, has already enjoyed a successful loan spell at Luton this season and is keen to get more first team football under his belt.

Matches On This Day

30 Mar 2013
npower Championship
Ipswich Town 3-0 Leeds United

30 Mar 2002
Barclaycard Premiership
West Ham United 3-1 Ipswich Town

30 Mar 1996
Endsleigh First Division
Luton Town 1-2 Ipswich Town

30 Mar 1991
Barclays Second Division
Middlesbrough 1-1 Ipswich Town

30 Mar 1985
Canon League Division One
Luton Town 3-1 Ipswich Town

30 Mar 1982
League Division One
Ipswich Town 3-1 Brighton and Hove Albion

30 Mar 1974
League Division One
Ipswich Town 3-0 Coventry City

30 Mar 1968
League Division Two
Ipswich Town 2-2 Crystal Palace

30 Mar 1964
League Division One
Ipswich Town 1-1 Leicester City

30 Mar 1963
League Division One
Ipswich Town 1-1 Arsenal

30 Mar 1960
League Division Two
Stoke City 1-2 Ipswich Town

30 Mar 1959
League Division Two
Ipswich Town 1-1 Bristol City

30 Mar 1957
Division Three South
Southend United 2-0 Ipswich Town

30 Mar 1956
Division Three South
Ipswich Town 4-1 Norwich City

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