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Part four of our lengthy interview with Jim Magilton deals with the Marcus Evans years, the Blues legend’s controversial Town exit, the acrimonious aftermath and his current role and ambitions.  8
O'Neill: A Sensible Decision
Blues general manager of football operations has backed the football authorities’ decision to postpone football indefinitely due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Fri Apr 3rd 17:23 2
Football Postponed Indefinitely as Premier League Pledges £125m to EFL and National League
The EFL, Premier League, FA, Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship have confirmed the extension of football’s suspension “until it is safe to resume”. Fri Apr 3rd 16:16 1
Lambert Expects Premier League Wage Cuts
Boss Paul Lambert expects there to be an agreement which will see Premier League players take wage cuts due to the financial impact on football of the coronavirus pandemic. Fri Apr 3rd 14:18 3
Lambert: Fans Will Accept Clubs Utilising Squads If Season Resumes
Town boss Paul Lambert believes fans will accept clubs utilising the full extent of their squads, including academy youngsters, when football returns with games likely to be coming thick and fast if and when the 2019/20 campaign is completed. Fri Apr 3rd 11:39 15
Skuse: Calls To Elderly Fans Nice to Do and Refreshing
Blues midfielder Cole Skuse says he’s enjoying ringing round Town’s elderly fans to catch up and check on how they’re doing during the coronavirus lockdown. Fri Apr 3rd 10:55 12
PFA: Players Will Have to Share Financial Burden
The PFA has released a lengthy statement defending its position after reports that it is blocking player wage deferrals during the coronavirus crisis. Thu Apr 2nd 23:30 9
The Jim Magilton Interview - Part Three
Part three of TWTD’s extensive interview with Jim Magilton covers his transformation from player to manager following Joe Royle’s departure and his opening season as boss. Thu Apr 2nd 16:34 0
The Jim Magilton Interview - Part Two
Part two of our Jim Magilton interview sees the Blues back in the Premier League having beaten Barnsley at Wembley and about to shock the top flight, relegated and then challenging for a return under Joe Royle. Thu Apr 2nd 15:39 0
The Jim Magilton Interview - Part One
Eleven years ago this month Jim Magilton’s 10-year association with the Blues as first a player and then a manager came to an end. Thu Apr 2nd 14:05 6
Joint Statement: No Decisions Taken Today, Discussions to Continue
The EFL, Premier League, PFA (Professional Footballers' Association) and LMA (League Managers Association) have released a joint statement following today’s meeting. Wed Apr 1st 20:37 10
Town Delay Season Ticket Launch
Town have announced that they are delaying the launch of their season ticket pricing for 2020/21 until after decisions are made on the fate of the 2019/20 campaign. Wed Apr 1st 14:12 8
Town Close to Furloughing Staff
TWTD understands Town are closing in on joining a number of other clubs in putting the vast majority of their off-field staff on furlough. Wed Apr 1st 11:03 44
TWTD FIFA 20 Tournament Group Stages Under Way
The group stages of the TWTD FIFA 20 Tournament, run by Forum poster ColchesterChris, are now well under way, so if you haven’t seen the draw then find it below, or view the forum post. Tue Mar 31st 18:20 2
Thompson's Southend Stunner
Southend United were meant to be the visitors to Portman Road on Saturday, which coincidentally is the 28th anniversary of the Blues’ 2-1 victory over the Shrimpers at Roots Hall in which Neil Thompson scored a brilliant and hugely important last-gasp winner as Town continued their pursuit of the Second Division title. Tue Mar 31st 09:57 17
O'Neill: We Still Back Completing Season
Town general manager of football operations Lee O’Neill has reiterated the club’s support for the completion of the 2019/20 season but expects the restart to be put back further. Mon Mar 30th 13:52 23
UEFA President: Season Could Be Lost
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says the 2019/20 campaign could be “lost” if it isn’t restarted before the end of June. Sun Mar 29th 11:21 9
Players and Staff Calling Elderly Fans
Skipper Luke Chambers, other members of the squad and staff are phoning elderly season ticket holders to check how they are during the coronavirus pandemic. Sat Mar 28th 16:30 19
Premier League, EFL and PFA Issue Joint Statement
The Premier League, EFL and PFA have released a joint statement following today’s meeting relating to the financial implications of the suspension of football due to the coronavirus crisis. Fri Mar 27th 17:39 21
County Cup Finals Now Unlikely to Be Played at Town
Suffolk FA say their county cup finals scheduled to take place at Portman Road and Playford Road will now almost certainly be played elsewhere. Fri Mar 27th 16:13 2
Injured Blues Continuing Rehab at Home
Blues physio Matt Byard has issued an update on the Blues players currently on their way back from injury - Alan Judge, Kane Vincent-Young, James Norwood, Jack Lankester and Tristan Nydam - as they continue their recoveries at home and in their gardens. Fri Mar 27th 13:59 3
Last Match
7th March 2020
Ipswich Town
0 - 1
Coventry City
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Woods-Inspired Victory for Rampant Town
   by clivebleedingthomas Thu 2nd Apr 2020
Town had already been on a far reaching European tour by early November 1977 when they reached the UEFA Cup third round.
Reigning Champions Outfought By Town
   by clivebleedingthomas Mon 30th Mar 2020
The 1994/95 season ended with the Town bottom of the Premier League with only seven wins to their name.
Lambert's Goals Take Town to the Top
   by clivebleedingthomas Thu 26th Mar 2020
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And Along Came Jim
   by Moggasknockdown Tue 24th Mar 2020
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City Floored by Brilliant Viljoen
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The Way Back From Here Will Be Long, But There is a Way
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Scapegoats
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A lot of blame gets thrown about on this site and on other media with owner, manager and players on the receiving end.
What Do We Want? Something Else! When Do We Want It? NOW!
   by Moggasknockdown Mon 24th Feb 2020
The long slog back to the station after Saturday’s familiar witless performance felt like another Groundhog Day.
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