|McGreal Doubt Thu 14th Mar 2002 18:04|
John McGreal missed training today after suffering a minor calf injury in yesterday's 2-1 defeat to Blackburn. However, the defender is likely to be OK for Saturday's clash with Newcastle at St James' Park.
|Finidi's Cup Boycott Thu 14th Mar 2002 11:37|
Dropped Nigerian captain Sunday Oliseh says that he and vice-captain Finidi George planned to boycott this summer's World Cup even prior to being left out of new manager Adegboye Onigbinde's 55-man pre World Cup squad.
|Trevivian Joins Vialli Thu 14th Mar 2002 11:36|
Town Academy coach Peter Trevivian has joined Watford as their Academy Director. Trevivian re-joined the Town staff last summer after previously being involved during the Duncan and Lyall eras.
|Town's Red Card Fury Thu 14th Mar 2002 11:34|
A couple of Town players, as well as George Burley, have hit out against referee Phil Dowd's decision not to show Blackburn's Turkish defender Hakan Unsal a red card after he pulled back Marcus Bent as he ran on to a Mark Venus through ball last night.
|Stewart on Goal Thu 14th Mar 2002 11:31|
Marcus Stewart says he was happy to get back on the scoresheet, but would have preferred a vital three points for Town. Stewart struck Town's only goal with a near post header in the second half.
|Burley on Loss Thu 14th Mar 2002 03:33|
George Burley admitted that Town's first half performance had been so bad he hadn't known quite what to say to his team at half-time. This failure to turn-up before the break was what gave the game to Blackburn.
|Blackburn 2-1 Town Wed 13th Mar 2002 22:52|
Despite a second half fightback it ended a black night for Town's black clad men, with George Burley suffering his 100th league defeat as Ipswich manager. A disappointing first half saw Blackburn two-up, but a much improved second half saw Marcus Stewart get back into scoring action, but it wasn't enough to get Town a valuable point.
|Extension to Cobbold? Wed 13th Mar 2002 12:09|
Town are seeking to gain permission for an extension to the Cobbold Stand to house new facilities for away supporters. The development is dependent on finances, but if permission is given the corner between the Greene King and Cobbold Stands will see a new stilted structure.
|Hogg on Reserve Debut Wed 13th Mar 2002 10:00|
Chris Hogg, who made his reserve debut as a second half sub last night, says his inclusion in the side came as a big surprise. The England U17 international was also celebrating his 17th birthday yesterday and was comfortable in defence as the reserves beat Watford.
|Sereni to Return? Wed 13th Mar 2002 09:45|
TWTD understands that Italian keeper Matteo Sereni may return to the Town line-up for tonight's crucial bottom of the table clash at Blackburn. Sereni has been out of the side since asking for a rest at Dagenham and Redbridge in January.