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Lankester Finally Ready to Make Return
Blues forward Jack Lankester is celebrating having been finally given the OK to return to full training once football resumes. Wed Apr 8th 13:29 12
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[Podcast] Talk Of The Town - New Podcast Now Online
A new podcast from Talk Of The Town is now available. Wed Apr 8th 12:35 0
Town Confirm Majority of Off-Field Staff on Furlough
Town have confirmed that they have put the vast majority of their off-field staff on furlough as a result of the ongoing suspension of football due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tue Apr 7th 16:47 21
[Podcast] Talk Of The Town - New Podcast Now Online
A new podcast from Talk Of The Town is now available. Tue Apr 7th 13:52 0
[Podcast] Blue Monday - New Podcast Now Online
A new podcast from the Blue Monday team is now available. Tue Apr 7th 13:52 0
Beattie Book Back on Sale
Author Rob Finch has reprinted a small number of copies of The Greatest Footballer England Never Had: The Kevin Beattie Story, his 2006 biography of the Blues legend. Tue Apr 7th 10:42 3
Lambert: We May Have to Accept Behind-Closed-Doors Games
Boss Paul Lambert concedes that the 2019/20 season may have to be completed behind closed doors, even if he is far from a fan of games being played without supporters present. Mon Apr 6th 15:03 18
Football Could Return in June - Report
Football could return in June with games played behind closed doors, it’s reported this morning. Mon Apr 6th 11:02 25
Former Boss McCarthy Leaves Ireland Job
Former Blues boss Mick McCarthy has left his role as manager of the Republic of Ireland with immediate effect. Sat Apr 4th 16:52 58
The Jim Magilton Interview - Part Four
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. Sat Apr 4th 09:41 14
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. Sat Apr 4th 09:40 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. Sat Apr 4th 09:40 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. Sat Apr 4th 09:40 6
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. Sat Apr 4th 09:00 17
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 4
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 14
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
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Goals Galore and There Could Have Been More
   by clivebleedingthomas Mon 6th Apr 2020
In early October 1992, with 10 games played the infant Premier League had a bizarre look about it.
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
The summer of 1974 had been an anxious period for Town fans.
And Along Came Jim
   by Moggasknockdown Tue 24th Mar 2020
Life without football is a funny old thing.
City Floored by Brilliant Viljoen
   by clivebleedingthomas Mon 23rd Mar 2020
My father, Owen Sturley Nunn, known as 'Bob' to his many friends at Portman Road, kept an archive of newspaper reports of notable Town matches.
The Way Back From Here Will Be Long, But There is a Way
   by SomethingBlue Wed 4th Mar 2020
It's a delicate situation now, perhaps an existential one.
Scapegoats
   by bbg Mon 2nd Mar 2020
A lot of blame gets thrown about on this site and on other media with owner, manager and players on the receiving end.
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News on this day in 2013

Winter Nets Twice for Leiston
Carson Out for the Season
N'Daw Pleads Not Guilty
Town Will Look to Upgrade Academy
Teams Wanted for Charity Five-a-Side
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