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On Wednesday, 27th May 2015

Town Still Waiting for Academy Rules Wed 27th May 2015 21:45
Town MD Ian Milne says the Blues are still to learn what they will have to do in order to upgrade the academy to Category One status. After missing out by 0.3 per cent last year, the club remains committed to making the step up at the earliest possible opportunity but with the Premier League having carried out a review of the qualification criteria.
Town Again in Ireland in Pre-Season Wed 27th May 2015 16:29
Town have confirmed that the Blues will once again begin their pre-season programme with a trip to Ireland and a friendly against Dublin side Shelbourne.
U16s Coach Manning to Join West Ham Wed 27th May 2015 15:42
Academy U16s coach Liam Manning is set to join West Ham United’s youth set-up, TWTD understands.
Milne: Money Available to Pay Fees Wed 27th May 2015 13:55
Blues MD Ian Milne says owner Marcus Evans will make cash available to manager Mick McCarthy to pay fees for new signings if required as the Town boss looks to strengthen his squad over the summer.
Milne: Expectations Will Be Higher Wed 27th May 2015 13:49
Town MD Ian Milne says expectations will inevitably be higher next season after the Blues’ reached the Championship play-offs in 2014/15, their best performance for a decade.
Season Review - October 2014 Wed 27th May 2015 12:00
In the third part of a series reflecting on what has been a memorable season, Mullet and HarryfromBath, with the help of some opposition supporters, reflect on a month when things didn’t run quite so smoothly after the highs of September.

On Tuesday, 27th May 2014

Berra and Crowe Set For Caps Tue 27th May 2014 21:30
Town Player of the Year Christophe Berra will be hoping to win his 29th full cap when Scotland face Nigeria in a friendly at Craven Cottage on Wednesday evening (KO 8pm, BBC One Scotland, Freesat channels 960/973, Sky channels 951/971 ).

On Sunday, 27th May 2012

Happy Birthday for Macc Lad? Sun 27th May 2012 23:51
Macclesfield defender Elliott Hewitt could receive an 18th birthday present of a move into the Championship with Town later this week. The Wales U21 international turns 18 on Wednesday with the Blues and Silkmen understood to have agreed an undisclosed fee for the right-back.
TWTD Questionnaire 2011/12 Now Online Sun 27th May 2012 15:20
Now that the 2011/12 season has finally come to an end, it's time for TWTD's annual questionnaire, your chance to look back in judgement on the campaign.
Smith Skippers New Zealand to Victory Sun 27th May 2012 09:57
Town defender Tommy Smith skippered his New Zealand side to a 1-0 friendly victory over Honduras in Dallas overnight. Perth Glory’s Shane Smeltz netted the only goal just before half-time.

On Friday, 27th May 2011

Carson Wins Second Full Cap Fri 27th May 2011 22:23
Town midfielder Josh Carson won his second full cap as Northern Ireland lost their final Carling Nations Cup match 2-0 to Wales in Dublin this evening. Aaron Ramsey and Robert Earnshaw netted a goal in each half for the dominant Welsh.
Bullard and Keane on TV Fri 27th May 2011 16:13
Town Player of the Year Jimmy Bullard is amongst the guests on tomorrow morning’s Soccer AM on Sky Sports One/HD1. Elsewhere, former boss Roy Keane makes his return to TV at the Champions League final.
Shirt Auction to Fund Sponsorship in Fan's Name Fri 27th May 2011 12:24
Town are currently auctioning a signed shirt on eBay to fund academy sponsorship in the name of Blues fan Phil Coppeard, who died in the Christchurch earthquake in February.
Carson Confirmed in Northern Irish U21s Fri 27th May 2011 11:52
Town midfielder Josh Carson has been confirmed in the Northern Ireland U21 squad for next Tuesday’s European Championship qualifying game in the Faroe Islands, despite playing in two full internationals this week. The 17-year-old made his senior debut in Tuesday’s 5-0 defeat to the Republic of Ireland and is in the starting line-up for tonight’s Carling Nations Cup game with Wales in Dublin (Sky Sports One/HD1 7.30pm).
Town to Watch Spanish Striker Fri 27th May 2011 11:22
Representatives from Town and Rangers and Wigan boss Roberto Martinez will be at Sunday’s Spanish second division game between Cartagena and Rayo Vallecano to run the rule over home striker Toché, according to reports in Spain. The 28-year-old is out of contract in the summer and is attracting interest from both Spanish clubs and those from overseas.
Smith Wins New Zealand Award Fri 27th May 2011 11:21
Town defender Tommy Smith has been named New Zealand’s Young Men’s Player of the Year. The 20-year-old, who spent the end of the season on loan at Colchester, beat Kosta Barbarouses of the Brisbane Roar and West Brom’s Chris Wood to the award.
Chopra Linked Again Fri 27th May 2011 08:44
Cardiff striker Michael Chopra is again linked with the Blues by some of this morning’s tabloids. Town boss Paul Jewell is said to have turned his attention to a £1 million move for the 27-year-old having had his attempts to sign Doncaster’s Billy Sharp rebuffed.

On Thursday, 27th May 2010

Community Trust Running Holiday Courses Thu 27th May 2010 19:36
Town’s Community Trust is running its ITFC SCORE courses during the Whitsun holidays. ITFC SCORE is the new name for the Trust’s Holiday Soccer Camps.
Sheepshanks Stands Down as Acting FA Chairman Thu 27th May 2010 17:17
David Sheepshanks has stepped down from the role of acting-joint chairman of the FA which he assumed after Lord Triesman’s resignation 11 days ago. Roger Burden will continue in the position while a new independent non-executive chairman is sought.
Two-Goal Wickham Fires England Into Final Thu 27th May 2010 16:50
Town striker Connor Wickham netted both goals as England moved into the final of the European U17 Championships via a 2-1 victory over France in Liechtenstein this afternoon.
Wickham and England in Semi-Final Action Thu 27th May 2010 08:10
Striker Connor Wickham is likely to win his 11th cap at U17 level this afternoon when England’s youngsters face France in their semi-final at the European U17 Championships in Liechtenstein (KO 3pm, highlights Eurosport UK, 9.45pm).

On Wednesday, 27th May 2009

Keane to Spend Summer Scouting Wed 27th May 2009 14:23
Boss Roy Keane says he will spend the summer scouting for new recruits ahead of Town's 2009/10 campaign. Keane has already been spotted in Hungary and Scotland keeping an eye on possible signings.
Notts County Make Offer Clarke Contract Wed 27th May 2009 08:50
Notts County manager Ian McParland has firmed up his interest in released Town striker Billy Clarke by offering the Irishman a contract at Meadow Lane. County are amongst a host of clubs chasing the 21-year-old, who scored 18 goals with three loan sides last season.

On Tuesday, 27th May 2008

TWTD Questionnaire 2007/08 Tue 27th May 2008 14:51
With the domestic season officially coming to an end after the weekend play-off finals, we thought it was time to launch the TWTD Questionnaire 2007/08.
Wright Looking Forward to Town Adding to Squad Tue 27th May 2008 14:37
Full-back David Wright says he is looking forward to boss Jim Magilton adding to his squad over the summer. The former Wigan and Crewe man feels the Town side has progressed since he signed in January 2007.
Boring, Boring Ipswich? Tue 27th May 2008 10:46
New TWTD columnist Chris Rand's latest stats-based article focuses on Town's surprising propensity for 0-0 draws during 2007/08.
Beckford and Bocanegra Linked Tue 27th May 2008 09:03
Leeds striker Jermaine Beckford and released Fulham defender Carlos Bocanegra are today's players linked with summer moves to the Blues. Beckford could be on his way out of Elland Road after Leeds failed to win promotion via the play-offs, while Bocanegra has been released by the Cottagers.

On Sunday, 27th May 2007

Town Off to Germany Sun 27th May 2007 21:50
German club TSV 1860 Munich have announced a pre-season friendly with Town on Wednesday, 18th July (KO 6.30pm).
Knights on at Wembley Sun 27th May 2007 17:14
On-loan striker Darryl Knights came on as a 72nd minute substitute as Yeovil Town were defeated 2-0 by Blackpool in the League One play-off final at Wembley on Sunday afternoon. Fellow Blue Martin Brittain was left out of the Glovers' 16.
Jim Has Cunningham Plan? Sun 27th May 2007 09:43
Town are being linked with a summer move for veteran Irish centre-half Kenny Cunningham. The 35-year-old Dubliner has been released by Sunderland.

On Friday, 27th May 2005

Davis Talks Begin Fri 27th May 2005 15:19
Chairman David Sheepshanks is reported to be in talks with Sunderland chief Bob Murray regarding Kelvin Davis's proposed move to the Stadium of Light. The Black Cats are also targeting Town midfielder Tommy Miller and striker Darren Bent.
Town After Thomas Fri 27th May 2005 12:08
Town are one of a number of Championship clubs chasing out-of-contract Stoke City defender Wayne Thomas. The Blues, Derby County, Norwich and Burnley are all after the 26-year-old who has failed to come to an agreement over a new deal with the Potters and is available on a Bosman.
Diamond Attracts 17,000 Fri 27th May 2005 11:28
Last night's Neil Diamond concert at Portman Road attracted more than 17,000 fans. The Diamond gig is the first of two Town are promoting this summer.
Kuqi to Blackburn? Fri 27th May 2005 11:11
Striker Shefki Kuqi is reported to be a target of Blackburn Rovers. The Finnish international is out of contract this summer and has been offered a new two-year deal with the Blues.
Jeffers Linked Fri 27th May 2005 10:55
Town are being linked with a move for Charlton striker Francis Jeffers. The ex-Arsenal and Everton man is apparently seen as a replacement for Darren Bent.
Murphy to Join Sunderland Fri 27th May 2005 02:16
Town target Daryl Murphy is ready to complete his move to Sunderland on June 1st. The Waterford United frontman, 22, had two spells on trial with the Blues and Joe Royle was keen to sign him in the summer if the cash was there and the Irish U21 international was still available.
Sunderland Want Davis Fri 27th May 2005 00:37
Sunderland have made an enquiry regarding keeper Kelvin Davis. The 28-year-old former Wimbledon and Luton man has a year left on his Town contract.

On Thursday, 27th May 2004

Last Ticket Discount Day Thu 27th May 2004 20:06
This Friday is the last day for season ticket holders to renew their seats at prices frozen from last season.
Kuqi Out of Finland Squad Thu 27th May 2004 13:43
Finland coach Antti Muurinen has left Town striker Shefki Kuqi out of the 19-man squad for their home friendly with Sweden on Friday in Tampere.
Price Signs For Two Years Thu 27th May 2004 13:29
Young goalkeeper Lewis Price has signed a new contract which will keep him at Town for the next two years. It had previously been reported that the 19-year-old would agree to sign the deal which was offered earlier this week.
First De Vos Link in 2000 Thu 27th May 2004 11:52
New Town signing Jason De Vos seems to be a player the scouting staff at Portman Road have been watching for some while, as long as four years in fact.

On Tuesday, 27th May 2003

Diallo in Burnley Talks Tue 27th May 2003 16:03
Town target Drissa Diallo is set for more talks with Burnley. The out-of-contract central defender was on a short-term deal at Turf Moor at the end of last season and the Clarets want him to extend his stay in Lancashire.
Artun to Oxford? Tue 27th May 2003 16:01
Released Town youngster Erdem Artun is interesting a number of clubs including Ian Atkins' Oxford United.
More Pre-Season News Tue 27th May 2003 14:24
Town have announced details of more reserves pre-season games. Earlier TWTD reported that the AFC Sudbury game had switched to August 5th.
Sereni to Return? Tue 27th May 2003 14:13
Town manager Joe Royle says that on loan Italian keeper Matteo Sereni will return to Town for pre-season training unless a satisfactory deal is done between now and early July. Sereni is keen to stay in Italy with either Brescia or former side Sampdoria while a French club are also interested in him.
Sudbury Game Moves Tue 27th May 2003 01:07
Town reserves' pre-season friendly against AFC Sudbury has switched to Tuesday, August 5th. The game had been scheduled for July 15th but now the West Suffolk club will face Colchester United that night.
Town Second Favourites Tue 27th May 2003 00:32
Town have been named as second favourites to win the 2003/04 Division One championships by bookie William Hill.
Croatia Announcement Soon Tue 27th May 2003 00:21
Confirmation of the full England international friendly against Croatia at Portman Road is likely to given this week. The game, which TWTD first reported on back in November, is still to receive official affirmation despite widespread knowledge that it will take place.

On Monday, 27th May 2002

Ticket Renewal Begins Mon 27th May 2002 17:09
Season ticket holders can renew their tickets from today. The club will start to send out renewal packs from Wednesday night and are encouraging supporters to renew as soon as they can.
Marshall Hits Back! Mon 27th May 2002 15:11
Town keeper Andy Marshall has hit back at Matteo Sereni's favouritism claims made earlier in the season. The Italian threw a minor Roy Keane after losing his place in the Town side with Marshall the major recipient of his invective.
Injuries Latest Mon 27th May 2002 12:45
Despite the season being over Town have a number of players still undergoing treatment. Four players are recovering from operations while others are still suffering with knocks picked up late in the 2001/02 campaign.
No Enquiries Yet Mon 27th May 2002 11:14
George Burley has said that despite numerous press reports he is yet to receive any enquiries regarding his players.
Dyer Could Make Sweden Mon 27th May 2002 11:13
Former Town midfielder Kieron Dyer says he is touch and go for England's World Cup match with Sweden and has two days to prove his fitness to Sven-Goran Eriksson.
Rangers Deny Stewart Link Mon 27th May 2002 10:58
Glasgow Rangers have moved quickly to dismiss a newspaper story linking them with Town striker Marcus Stewart. Reports had said that Stewart's agent was in talks with the Glasgow club.
Town Watch Posh Two Mon 27th May 2002 10:55
TWTD understands that Town have again been keeping an eye on Peterborough United midfielder Jimmy Bullard and may also have an interest in striker Leon McKenzie.
Sheepshanks on Finance Mon 27th May 2002 10:33
Town chairman David Sheepshanks says that the problems that Bradford are currently suffering are a lesson to all football clubs. He adds that despite having to lose players this summer Town will still have the nucleus of a good squad.
U17s Impress Mon 27th May 2002 10:30
Town's Academy U17s reached the final of the international youth tournament in Grubbenvorst, Holland over the weekend. The Blues fielded a very young side with many regular players taking exams at present.

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