|Beattie: Smith Deal a Boost for Town Thu 23rd May 2013|
Town’s greatest ever defender Kevin Beattie says fellow centre-half Tommy Smith extending his Blues contract until the summer of 2016 is a huge boost for everyone at Portman Road. Beattie has always been a fan of the New Zealand international, who deservedly carried off most of the club’s 2012/13 player of the year awards.
|Smith Extends Contract Thu 23rd May 2013|
Town Player of the Year Tommy Smith has extended his Blues’ contract until June 2016. The New Zealand international, 23, was previously tied down until the summer of 2014.
|Debut Duo Delighted Sat 04th May 2013|
Jack Marriott and Tyrone Mings were both delighted to make their Town debuts, despite the Blues falling to a 2-0 defeat at Burnley. Meanwhile, at the other end of an Ipswich career, Lee Martin’s Blues exit appears to have been confirmed by his team-mates.
|McCarthy: Players Will Still Want to Win at Burnley Fri 03rd May 2013|
Town boss Mick McCarthy expects his players to show their competitive nature at Burnley on Saturday, despite having secured their Championship place for another season by beating Birmingham last weekend (KO 12.45pm). The Blues manager has promised changes to his team for the final game of the 2012/13 campaign.
|McCarthy Meets Evans For First Summer Chat Fri 03rd May 2013|
Manager Mick McCarthy has confirmed that he spoke to owner Marcus Evans about his plans for the future earlier in the week, as we reported on Wednesday. The Blues boss believes he has the “nucleus” of a team already at the club.
|Smith Named Player of the Year Sat 27th Apr 2013|
Tommy Smith was named Town’s Supporters’ Player of the Year at this tonight’s Player Awards Evening, beating his central defensive partner Luke Chambers in the second and last year’s winner Aaron Cresswell in third.
|McCarthy Delighted With Manner of Performance Sat 27th Apr 2013|
Boss Mick McCarthy was delighted with the manner in which Town finally sealed their place in the Championship for 2013/14 by beating Birmingham 3-1 at Portman Road. Carlos Edwards, Luke Chambers and Daryl Murphy netted the goals which took the Blues to 60 points and 11th in the table.
|Town 3-1 Birmingham Sat 27th Apr 2013|
Carlos Edwards, Luke Chambers and Daryl Murphy were on target as Town finally confirmed their place in the Championship for 2013/14 with a 3-1 home victory over Birmingham. Edwards hammered in a stunning strike in the sixth minute, Chambers headed in the second on 17 and Murphy added the third before Chris Burke pulled one back late on for the visitors.
|Hewitt in for Stearman Against Birmingham Fri 26th Apr 2013|
Mick McCarthy looks set to make one enforced change for Saturday’s final home game of the season against Birmingham City with Richard Stearman expected to miss out with the hamstring injury he suffered at Sheffield Wednesday. Elliott Hewitt, 18, is set to come in at right-back for his third start for the Blues.
|Smith: Friendship Benefits Defensive Partnership Fri 26th Apr 2013|
The solid defensive double act forged by Luke Chambers and Tommy Smith owes a great deal to their off-the-field friendship, the latter has revealed.
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