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On Sunday, 12th April 2020

[Podcast] Blue Monday - New Podcast Now Online Sun 12th Apr 2020 21:35
A new podcast from the Blue Monday team is now available.

On Friday, 12th April 2019

Season Ticket Holder Event Ahead of Swansea Match Fri 12th Apr 2019 20:39
Town are hosting another event for season ticket holders in the FanZone ahead of the Easter Monday game against Swansea, this time focusing on the academy.

Ipswich Town v Birmingham City: Match Betting Fri 12th Apr 2019 15:00
Fancy a flutter on Saturday's match?
Relegation Could Be Confirmed as Blues Host Birmingham Fri 12th Apr 2019 13:34
Town host Birmingham City needing to win to stand any chance of delaying relegation to the third tier for the first time in 62 years for another week.
Chambers: My Toughest Year Fri 12th Apr 2019 12:57
Town skipper Luke Chambers says this has been the hardest year of his career, for reasons both on and off the field.
[Podcast] Blue Monday - New Podcast Now Online Fri 12th Apr 2019 11:35
A new podcast from the Blue Monday team is now available.
Let’s Do the Business at Ipswich and Have a Good End to the Season - Notes for Birmingham City Fri 12th Apr 2019 10:30
HarryFromBath assesses the mood in the opposition camp ahead of Saturday’s game at Portman Road by delving into their forums.
U18s Host Blades Aiming to Confirm Top Spot Fri 12th Apr 2019 10:27
Victory over Sheffield United in their penultimate Professional Development League Two South game at Playford Road on Saturday afternoon will confirm Town’s U18s as the division’s winners (KO 1pm).

On Thursday, 12th April 2018

Klug: I'm Very Fortunate to Have Big Responsibility Thu 12th Apr 2018 18:41
Town visit Nottingham Forest on Saturday for the first match of the four-game Bryan Klug era, former boss Mick McCarthy having departed along with his assistant Terry Connor on Tuesday. Caretaker-manager Klug, who first joined the Blues as a player in 1977 during Sir Bobby Robson’s time as boss, says he’s “very fortunate” to have been handed the role and knows it is a “big responsibility”.
Kuqi: Why I Want to Be Town Boss Thu 12th Apr 2018 18:12
His application for Town’s managerial vacancy duly submitted, former fans’ favourite Shefki Kuqi has underlined his love for the club and in an exclusive interview told TWTD why he believes he is a credible candidate to replace the departed Mick McCarthy.
U23s Defeated By Watford Thu 12th Apr 2018 18:11
Jack Lankester and Conor McKendry (pictured) were on target but Town’s U23s were beaten 5-2 by Watford at Playford Road this afternoon.
Spence: My Respect For Mick and TC Couldn’t Be Any Greater Thu 12th Apr 2018 17:37
Town defender Jordan Spence has expressed his gratitude to former boss Mick McCarthy and his assistant Terry Connor following their departures from Portman Road following Tuesday’s 1-0 home defeat of relegation-threatened Barnsley.
Klug: Progressing Academy at Heart of Owner's Plans for Town Thu 12th Apr 2018 17:29
Caretaker-boss Bryan Klug is pleased with the number of players currently emerging from Town’s youth system with Marcus Evans having the academy at the heart of his plans for the future and says he and his colleagues at Playford Road have given the owner their thoughts regarding the club's next manager.
Spence: McCarthy's Post-Match Exit Came Out of the Blue Thu 12th Apr 2018 17:15
Jordan Spence has admitted that he and his team-mates were all stunned when manager Mick McCarthy delivered the news after the midweek home victory over Barnsley that he was leaving his role with immediate effect.
Klug: Great Experience for Nash and Hogg Thu 12th Apr 2018 16:49
Blues caretaker-manager Bryan Klug says working with the first team for the next four games will be a great experience for young coaches Gerard Nash and Chris Hogg, who will be assisting him during his spell in charge along with currently injured skipper Luke Chambers.
Klug: Totally Wrong for Manager of Town to Have to Be Escorted Out Thu 12th Apr 2018 16:20
Blues caretaker-boss Bryan Klug says manager Mick McCarthy needing to be escorted to the team coach, as happened at Brentford following the game last Saturday, was “totally wrong” and is “not the club I know”. Klug, who is in charge of the Blues for the final four games of the season, hopes the rift between fans and club which he says has even impacted on academy recruitment begins to be healed during his short spell at the helm.
Klug: In My World Everything is About Getting Better Every Day Thu 12th Apr 2018 15:56
Caretaker-manager Bryan Klug has reiterated that he has no intention of becoming the Blues boss beyond the final four games of this season and says he wants the players to take his approach of aiming to become better every day during his short stint in charge.
U23s Host Watford Thu 12th Apr 2018 12:13
Town’s U23s are in action against Watford at Playford Road this afternoon (KO 1pm).
Follow Klug's Press Conference on TWTD Thu 12th Apr 2018 10:32
Caretaker-manager Bryan Klug will give his first press conference since taking temporary charge of the Blues at 12.30pm ahead of Saturday's game at Nottingham Forest and you can follow what he says via TWTD.
Naked Football Show Podcast With MD Ian Milne Thu 12th Apr 2018 10:16
This week's Naked Football Show is now available online with MD Ian Milne joining host Graham Blackburn for an hour-long special.

On Wednesday, 12th April 2017

Gerken Set for Further Contract Extension Wed 12th Apr 2017 18:39
Town manager Mick McCarthy says he plans to extend keeper Dean Gerken’s contract beyond the one-year option the Blues took up last week.
McCarthy: Kightly a Candidate for Signing of My Career Wed 12th Apr 2017 18:23
Blues boss Mick McCarthy says Burton midfielder Michael Kightly is a candidate for the best signing of his managerial career, having plucked the wideman from non-league during his time at Wolves. The Town manager confirmed that, as reported by TWTD at the time, he tried to bring Kightly to Portman Road last summer.
McCarthy: Varney Was Terrific Wed 12th Apr 2017 18:07
Town boss Mick McCarthy has paid tribute to striker Luke Varney, who is set to come up against his old side with his current club Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium on Friday evening.
Sears: Get Safe and Draw a Line Under Disappointing, Frustrating Season Wed 12th Apr 2017 17:58
Freddie Sears has echoed the view of many Town fans by admitting: “It has been a disappointing, frustrating season and I’ll be glad when it’s over, to be honest.”
Sears Out to End Away Goal Drought Wed 12th Apr 2017 17:56
Town striker Freddie Sears will be looking to end a long wait for an away goal at Burton on Friday.
Sears: Players Still Behind Boss Wed 12th Apr 2017 17:54
Town striker Freddie Sears has hit back at claims that some players are no longer 100 per cent behind beleaguered boss Mick McCarthy
McCarthy: Dozzell Would Have Played More in a Better Team Wed 12th Apr 2017 16:52
Blues boss Mick McCarthy says 17-year-old midfielder Andre Dozzell would have played more of a role in the first team this season had Town had a better campaign.
McCarthy Has No Intention of Walking Away and Plans to Build Again at Town Wed 12th Apr 2017 16:13
Town boss Mick McCarthy says he has no intention of walking away from his Blues contract and is looking ahead to next season when he plans to rebuild, believing there need to be changes in the squad. The 58-year-old, who has a year left on his deal, with Town having an option for a further two seasons, also reacted angrily to terrace chants claiming he’s “ruined” the club during Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at Fulham.
Skuse Back for Burton Trip Wed 12th Apr 2017 14:28
Town boss has confirmed midfielder Cole Skuse will be back for Friday evening’s game at Burton Albion having missed the last two matches after suffering a concussion in the 1-1 home draw with Birmingham.
Prints Signed By Robson and UEFA Cup Team Up for Sale Wed 12th Apr 2017 10:04
Prints of a painting of Town’s UEFA Cup-winning side signed by Sir Bobby Robson and the team which beat AZ 67 Alkmaar 5-4 over two legs in the final in May 1981 have been put up for sale by the artist, Trevor Clements.
Naked Football Show Tonight on ICR FM Wed 12th Apr 2017 09:22
This evening's Naked Football Show (ICR FM 6pm) sees host Graham Blackburn joined by Alex Blagona to discuss all matters Town.

On Tuesday, 12th April 2016

Watch the Legends of the Past and Stars of the Future Tue 12th Apr 2016 10:05
Town fans have a chance to see the Ipswich Town Legends and the potential Blues stars of the future at a charity event at Bury Town’s Ram Meadow on Sunday.
Liverpool "Leading Dozzell Chase" Tue 12th Apr 2016 09:32
Liverpool are now reported to be leading the chase for Town youngster Andre Dozzell.

On Sunday, 12th April 2015

U18s Lose at Huddersfield Sun 12th Apr 2015 15:31
Town’s U18s saw their four-game winning run come to an end when they were beaten 2-0 at Huddersfield yesterday.

On Saturday, 12th April 2014

Marriott Hits Winner for Woking Sat 12th Apr 2014 22:31
Striker Jack Marriott scored the winning goal in the 85th minute as his loan club Woking beat Alfreton 2-1 at home in the Skrill Premier. It was Marriott’s 12th goal of his two spells with the Cards.
Berra Player of the Year Sat 12th Apr 2014 21:34
Christophe Berra was named the Town Supporters’ Player of the Year at tonight’s Player Awards evening. The Scotland international beat Daryl Murphy into second place, David McGoldrick into third and last year's winner Tommy Smith into fourth.
McCarthy Happy to Grind Out Win as Dickov Fumes Sat 12th Apr 2014 18:58
Town boss Mick McCarthy felt his side just about deserved their hard-fought 2-1 home victory over Doncaster Rovers. Rovers boss Paul Dickov believed Blues midfielder Luke Hyam should have been sent off for a challenge in the run-up to Luke Chambers’s winning goal.
Town 2-1 Doncaster Rovers Sat 12th Apr 2014 17:27
Skipper Luke Chambers netted the winning goal four minutes from time as play-off chasing Town beat Doncaster Rovers 2-1 at Portman Road to climb to seventh in the table. Daryl Murphy put the Blues in front just after the break, Chris Brown equalised for Rovers from the spot seven minutes from the end but Chambers struck the winner three minutes later.
Ipswich Town 2-1 Doncaster Rovers - Ratings and Reports Sat 12th Apr 2014 17:12
If you saw the match, please give us your ratings and mini reports.
Town 0-0 Doncaster - Half-Time Sat 12th Apr 2014 16:05
Stephen Hunt and Tommy Smith have come close to scoring but the Blues and Doncaster remain locked at 0-0 at the break.
Ipswich Town v Doncaster Rovers - Chatroom Open Sat 12th Apr 2014 14:50
If you're not at the match then come and join us in our chatroom.
Mings Replaces Cresswell Sat 12th Apr 2014 14:35
Tyrone Mings replaces Aaron Cresswell in an otherwise unchanged side as the Blues take on Doncaster Rovers at Portman Road.
Listen Now: Life's a Pitch Live From Portman Road Sat 12th Apr 2014 11:50
Radio Suffolk's Life’s a Pitch is live from Portman Road over Saturday lunchtime (midday to 2pm) with host Mark Murphy joined by legend-in-residence Kevin Beattie, football’s youngest pundit Tractorboy and TWTD’s Phil Ham.
McCarthy: Battle for Sixth Wide Open Sat 12th Apr 2014 06:00
Boss Mick McCarthy believes the battle for sixth place is wide open with current incumbents Reading having one of the more difficult run-ins.
Plenty of Contenders for Player of the Year Sat 12th Apr 2014 06:00
Town manager Mick McCarthy believes several of his squad are in the running for the Supporters’ Player of the Year gong which will be announced at the Player Awards Evening tonight. Voting will take place around the ground prior to today’s game against Doncaster.

On Friday, 12th April 2013

Chambers: Stearman Must Stay Fri 12th Apr 2013 16:48
Luke Chambers has paid a huge tribute to defensive colleague Richard Stearman and made it clear he wants the on-loan Wolves right-back to extend his stay with Town. The 25-year-old, who is at Portman Road until the end of the season, has another year remaining on his contract at Molineux.
McCarthy Without Strike Pair for Hull Clash Fri 12th Apr 2013 15:14
Manager Mick McCarthy will be without strikers David McGoldrick and Aaron Mclean for Saturday’s home game against Hull City. McGoldrick’s 93-day loan from Nottingham Forest is up and Mclean is unavailable against his parent club, while midfielder Lee Martin and defender Reece Brown again look set to miss out due to illness.
Chambers: We're All In It Together Fri 12th Apr 2013 12:10
Luke Chambers has hailed the Ipswich team spirit and believes the players are now gaining their rightful rewards as a result of squad unity.
U21s in Action at Barnet Fri 12th Apr 2013 10:21
Town’s U21s are in action against Barnet at Underhill this evening (KO 7pm).
Naked Podcast Now Online Fri 12th Apr 2013 09:49
You can now hear this week's Naked Football Show on an MP3 and via iTunes. Hosts Graham Blackburn and David James are joined by The Vulture to talk about current Town issues.
Early Bird Deadline Today Fri 12th Apr 2013 09:39
Midday today is the early bird deadline for season tickets sales for 2013/14.
Mclean Can Leave Hull Fri 12th Apr 2013 09:34
Hull City manager Steve Bruce says Town loanee Aaron Mclean can find another club at the end of the season. Mclean, who has made only four starts and four sub appearances, scoring once, since joining the Blues in January, is ineligible for tomorrow’s game between Town and his parent club.
Chambers: Still Work to Do Fri 12th Apr 2013 06:00
Don’t ask Town defender Luke Chambers how many points are needed to ensure Championship survival this season.
Chambers: Now's the Time to Back the Gaffer Fri 12th Apr 2013 06:00
Town defender Luke Chambers has called for club owner Marcus Evans to back Mick McCarthy in readiness for an anticipated promotion push next season.

On Thursday, 12th April 2012

Lawrence Set for First Team Debut Thu 12th Apr 2012 19:34
Academy schoolboy Byron Lawrence looks set to become the club’s second-youngest senior player before the end of the season with manager Paul Jewell confirming that he plans to give the 16-year-old “some game time” during the final four matches.
Drury Now Comfortable in Championship Thu 12th Apr 2012 13:18
Ipswich midfielder Andy Drury believes he is now entitled to regard himself as an established Championship footballer.
Trio Could Return But Bullard Ill Again Thu 12th Apr 2012 13:15
Blues boss Paul Jewell has hinted that he could recall Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Lee Martin and Andy Drury for Saturday’s game at Crystal Palace after the trio were rested for Monday's defeat to Leicester. The Town manager has also revealed that midfielder Jimmy Bullard is again out due to illness.
Drury Feeling Better for Rest Thu 12th Apr 2012 11:39
Andy Drury had no argument with Ipswich manager Paul Jewell’s recent decision to rest him. In fact, he was all for it!
Naked Podcast Now Online Thu 12th Apr 2012 09:29
You can now hear this week's The Naked Football Show on ICR FM's Listen Again facility, on an MP3 and on iTunes. Hosts Graham Blackburn and David James are joined by guest Gerry Barker to discuss the Town issues of the moment.
Carson and Hyam Making Progress Thu 12th Apr 2012 08:48
Blues boss Paul Jewell says young midfielders Josh Carson and Luke Hyam have made progress this season despite only rarely appearing in the first team. Carson, who was back in the side which lost 2-1 to Leicester on Monday, has made only six starts and 10 sub appearances, scoring twice, while Hyam has been in the XI seven times and has come off the bench once.

On Tuesday, 12th April 2011

Jewell: It Could Have Ended Seven Each Tue 12th Apr 2011 22:56
Town boss Paul Jewell felt his side’s 3-3 home draw with Middlesbrough could have ended seven each with both sides having plenty of chances in addition to their goals. The Blues manager was less than impressed with his team’s defending, which he thought was uncharacteristically poor, but was pleased with their spirit as they came from 3-1 down.
Town 3-3 Middlesbrough Tue 12th Apr 2011 22:21
Grant Leadbitter netted twice, the second a penalty, and Connor Wickham once as the Blues drew 3-3 at home to Middlesbrough. Leadbitter put the Blues in front early on, but two goals in a minute just before the break from Andy Halliday and Scott McDonald saw the visitors into a surprise lead. Boro extended their lead after the restart via Andrew Taylor but Connor Wickham and then Leadbitter from the spot levelled with both teams having opportunities to win it late on.
Pre-Season Tour Dates Set Tue 12th Apr 2011 17:42
Town have confirmed the dates of this summer’s pre-season games in Holland but not yet the opponents.
Carson Could Get New Deal Tue 12th Apr 2011 14:54
Blues boss Paul Jewell says Town are likely to extend midfielder Josh Carson’s two-year contract when he turns 18 in June. The Northern Irish youngster quietly signed his first professional deal last summer after impressing in his first year as an academy scholar at Playford Road.
Keane Book Competition Over Tue 12th Apr 2011 14:52
TWTD's competition to win a copy of Ian Oxborrow’s new book Eggshells: Roy Keane at Ipswich Town 2009-2011 has ended.
Jewell Could Look at Dyer Again in Summer Tue 12th Apr 2011 14:13
Blues boss Paul Jewell has confirmed that he would be interested in bringing loan midfielder Kieron Dyer back to Portman Road in the summer if he was available. The 32-year-old finished his one-month loan back at Town at the weekend and returned to West Ham where his contract is up at the end of the season.
Martin Could Return for Boro Clash Tue 12th Apr 2011 12:35
Town boss Paul Jewell has hinted that he could recall midfielder Lee Martin to his side when the Blues take on Middlesbrough at Portman Road tonight looking to win four league games in a row for the first time since 2004. Martin has missed the last two matches having been suspended after picking up his 10th booking of the season.
Town Boss to Set Contract Deadline Tue 12th Apr 2011 08:07
Town manager Paul Jewell plans to set a deadline by which time he wants to hear back from the senior players who have been offered new contracts. Gareth McAuley, Damien Delaney, Brian Murphy and Colin Healy are all weighing up new terms, while the Blues boss has been looking to talk further with skipper David Norris’s agent.
Murray Offered Deal Tue 12th Apr 2011 08:06
Town manager Paul Jewell has revealed that Republic of Ireland U21 international striker Ronan Murray has been offered a new contract. The 19-year-old is currently on loan at League Two Torquay United.
Carson to Keep Place in Team - If He Remembers to Turn Up Tue 12th Apr 2011 07:48
Blues boss Paul Jewell says 17-year-old midfielder Josh Carson is likely to be in his side for tonight’s game against Middlesbrough – if he remembers to turn up. The Northern Irish youngster completely forgot to show up at training on Sunday, his head apparently still in the clouds after his two-goal performance in Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace.
Twit Clark's Schoolboy Error Forgotten Tue 12th Apr 2011 07:02
Town boss Paul Jewell says released midfielder Billy Clark’s Twitter aberration has been forgotten and that the Blues will do all they can to help the 19-year-old find himself a new club. Clark reacted to news that he won’t be offered a new contract at the end of the season by tweeting that he was "glad to be out of there”.

On Monday, 12th April 2010

Upson Extends Loan Mon 12th Apr 2010 20:11
Midfielder Ed Upson has extended his loan at Barnet to the end of the season. The 20-year-old has already spent a month at Underhill, making one start and three sub appearances.
Season Ticket Total Later This Week Mon 12th Apr 2010 16:09
Town say they won’t know the total of early bird season ticket sales until later in the week. Saturday marked the deadline for purchasing season tickets at the cheapest prices.
Video Celebrates Town's Last 50 Years Mon 12th Apr 2010 09:42
Ipswich-born singer/songwriter and season ticket holder Asa Jennings has completed work on a superb video celebrating Town’s success over the last 50 years.
Norris: We're Moving in the Right Direction Mon 12th Apr 2010 08:49
Midfielder David Norris insists that the Blues are heading in the right direction despite Saturday’s defeat at Nottingham Forest. The former Plymouth man felt Town performed better at the City Ground than they had during previous losses away from home.

On Sunday, 12th April 2009

McAuley Back for Bristol City Trip? Sun 12th Apr 2009 20:23
Town boss Jim Magilton will be hoping skipper Gareth McAuley will be able to return from his hamstring injury when the Blues travel to Bristol City on Monday (KO 3pm). Jon Stead and Moritz Volz could also be in line to return to the squad.
Wickham: Record an Honour Sun 12th Apr 2009 08:55
Record-breaking striker Connor Wickham says it is a great honour to have become Town's youngest ever first team player during Saturday's game against Doncaster Rovers. Wickham was 16 years and 11 days old when he came on as a sub, beating Jason Dozzell's 25-year-old record by 46 days.
Clegg: Town Link Speculation Sun 12th Apr 2009 08:46
Former British Olympic Association chief executive Simon Clegg has described reports that he is set to join the Blues in a similar role as "speculation”. Clegg, who officially left the BOA after 20 years earlier this week, has been widely tipped to take over from Derek Bowden, who leaves at the end of the season.

On Saturday, 12th April 2008

Town on Five Live Sports Extra Sat 12th Apr 2008 20:05
Live commentary on Sunday's Town-Norwich City East Anglian derby is available on Five Live Sports Extra from 11.50am.
Peters and Smith in Loan Action Sat 12th Apr 2008 19:59
Jaime Peters and Tommy Smith were the only Town loan players on duty on Saturday afternoon, but both were on the losing side.
Murphy Off as U18s Lose at Spurs Sat 12th Apr 2008 16:15
Irish U17 international striker Paul Murphy was red-carded as Town's U18s completed their league season with a 3-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at Spurs Lodge on Saturday morning.
Jim on Car Crash Sat 12th Apr 2008 11:28
Boss Jim Magilton has commented on Thursday's car accident involving himself David Sheepshanks and Charlie Woods on Thursday evening. The trio, and club player liaison officer Wolfe Powell, were all briefly taken to hospital after the crash on the A12 as they returned to Ipswich from London City Airport.
Walters and Kuqi in Squad for Norwich Clash Sat 12th Apr 2008 10:56
Frontmen Jon Walters and Shefki Kuqi have both been included in the Town squad for Sunday's sell-out home derby with Norwich City. The Finn, on loan from Crystal Palace, is back after a hamstring problem, while Walters has been out having undergone knee surgery.

On Thursday, 12th April 2007

Two Doubts for Saturday Thu 12th Apr 2007 18:55
Goalkeeper Lewis Price and full-back David Wright are doubts ahead of Saturday's home game with Derby County. Price hurt his foot at Sheffield Wednesday on Monday, while Wright has been suffering with a virus this week.
Legwinski Slams Coleman Thu 12th Apr 2007 17:34
Town midfielder Sylvain Legwinski has slammed sacked Fulham boss Chris Coleman, claiming the Welshman should have been dismissed long ago. The Frenchman is highly critical of his former manager and reveals that he took legal action against his former club prior to joining the Blues last summer.
Klug: There Will Be Exits Thu 12th Apr 2007 16:58
First team coach Bryan Klug says "one or two" players will leave the club over the summer. Klug also expects a few new faces at Portman Road before the start of 2007/08.
Watch Town's UEFA Triumph Thu 12th Apr 2007 11:29
Sky subscribers get the chance to see Town's glorious UEFA Cup final victory over AZ 67 Alkmaar on Saturday when ESPN Classic show highlights of the second leg (9pm).
Director Scouts Player Thu 12th Apr 2007 10:35
The Blues have director Holly Bellingham to thank for the recruitment of new youth player Reggie Lambe, according to academy manager Tony Humes. Lambe, 16, will become the club's first ever Bermudian when he starts as a full-time scholar in the summer.

On Wednesday, 12th April 2006

Joe Impressed With Clarke Wed 12th Apr 2006 16:17
Boss Joe Royle says he was impressed with striker Billy Clarke when he caught him in action for loan club Colchester last night. Clarke, making his first start for the U's, set up the second goal for Neil Danns in a 2-0 victory over Hartlepool.
Bent Nominated Wed 12th Apr 2006 15:04
Former Blue Darren Bent has been nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year award. Bent joined Charlton for an initial fee of £2.5 million last summer and has scored 20 goals in 38 games in all competitions since returning to the Premiership.
Duo Set for Trials Wed 12th Apr 2006 12:39
Dean McDonald and Scott Mitchell are set for trials with Watford and Boston United respectively. Both players have been told they will not be offered new contracts with Town at the end of the season.
Award for Ferguson Again Wed 12th Apr 2006 10:58
Town's Alan Ferguson has picked up his now annual Championship Groundsman of the Year award. This is the third season in succession that the Blues' top turfster has received the gong.
Højsted on Trial Wed 12th Apr 2006 10:33
Faroese midfielder Ingi Højsted is spending two days on trial with the Blues. The 20-year-old has been released by Birmingham City.
First Start for Clarke Wed 12th Apr 2006 09:48
On-loan striker Billy Clarke made his first start for Colchester as the U's beat Hartlepool 2-0 on Tuesday evening. The Irish youngster played the full 90 minutes and set up the second goal for one-time Town target Neil Danns.

On Tuesday, 12th April 2005

Unsworth in Dark Tue 12th Apr 2005 18:12
Loan defender David Unsworth says he is in the dark about his future beyond the end of the season. Unsworth is currently on a three-month loan spell with the Blues.
Town Hold Legends Day Tue 12th Apr 2005 16:55
Town have announced their first ever Legends Day when an old boys XI will take on a celebrity side representing Sky Sports One show Soccer AM. Simon Milton, John Wark, George Burley, Russell Osman, Neil Thompson, Mick Stockwell and Jason Dozzell are amongst those taking part.
Kuqi Angry Tue 12th Apr 2005 15:09
Striker Shefki Kuqi was angry after being replaced at half-tme during Tuesday's 2-0 defeat at Wolves. Town's second top scorer also says the Blues need to find out why goals have dried up away from home.

On Monday, 12th April 2004

Joe: Great Performance Mon 12th Apr 2004 18:42
Town boss Joe Royle hailed a great team performance after his side defeated fellow promotion challengers Sunderland 1-0 at Portman Road.
Town 1 - 0 Sunderland Mon 12th Apr 2004 18:35
Town moved up to fourth in Division One as they put in their best performance of the season to beat Sunderland 1-0 at Portman Road. Tommy Miller scored from the spot in first half injury time, after Black Cats' keeper Thomas Myhre had pulled down Darren Bent.
Doubts Over Duo Mon 12th Apr 2004 11:19
Town have fitness doubts over John McGreal and Tommy Miller ahead of today's crucial home game against Sunderland. McGreal aggravated his ankle injury at Rotherham, while Miller has a tight hamstring and suffered a dead-leg at Millmoor.
Makin Feared for Career Mon 12th Apr 2004 11:08
Town full-back Chris Makin has revealed that he feared his career might be over due to the hip problem which has forced him to miss most of the season. The injury proved difficult to diagnose until it was identified it as a small tear to the hip joint in mid-March.
Garvan in Irish Action Mon 12th Apr 2004 01:20
Academy midfielder Owen Garvan was in the Ireland U16 side which lost 2-0 to Russia in the Castelo Blanco Tournament in Portugal.

On Saturday, 12th April 2003

Telling Off Inspired Town Sat 12th Apr 2003 21:18
Town manager Joe Royle has revealed that a half-time rollocking inspired his players to their outstanding second half comeback at Highfield Road.
Coventry 2-4 Town Sat 12th Apr 2003 18:18
Town once again had to come from behind to claim three important points as they beat Coventry 4-2 at Highfield Road. A poor first half saw the Blues two goals behind before Pablo Couñago (2) and Marcus Bent (2) scored the goals which keep Town in the play-off hunt.

On Friday, 12th April 2002

Scowy Out for Season Fri 12th Apr 2002 13:09
Former Town striker James Scowcroft has been ruled out for the rest of the season due to his hamstring injury which requires an operation. Meanwhile the former Town striker has made the papers after a motoring incident.
Veno Offered New Deal Fri 12th Apr 2002 12:48
Veteran Town defender Mark Venus has been offered a new one-year contract with the club. Venus, who joined Town from Wolves in 1997 with cash and Steve Sedgley going in the opposite direction, is considering the deal.
Japan Trip for Town Pair Fri 12th Apr 2002 12:45
Town chairman David Sheepshanks and manager George Burley are to take a four-day trip to the World Cup in the summer. The pair will take in a number of games including Ireland's clash with Saudi Arabia.
Karic Called Up Fri 12th Apr 2002 11:21
Amir Karic has been called up to the Slovenia side meeting Tunisia next week. The left-sided player is currently on loan at former club NK Maribor back in his homeland.
New Job for Atkins Fri 12th Apr 2002 11:19
Former Town skipper Ian Atkins has been offered a two-year deal as manager of Oxford United. Atkins had been director of football at the Kassam Stadium but took over as manager temporarily when Mark Wright departed.
Reserves Squad Fri 12th Apr 2002 11:07
Town have announced the reserves squad for Monday's game against Chelsea at Aldershot Town FC's Recreation Ground (KO 7pm). As usual the squad is full of Academy U19s alongside a number of more senior players.
Veno a Big Worry Fri 12th Apr 2002 09:16
Town boss George Burley is concerned that veteran central defender Mark Venus may not be fit for the match at Arsenal a week tomorrow. The ex-Wolves man has a knee injury which led to his substitution in the game at Bolton last week.
Academy Latest Fri 12th Apr 2002 09:13
Town's U19s play their final fixture of the season on Saturday morning against Millwall (Ravensbourne Training Ground, Bromley). The U17s next fixture is against Manchester United in their play-off semi-final on April 27th.

On Thursday, 12th April 2001

More on Ticket Prices Thu 12th Apr 2001 17:51
Town chairman David Sheepshanks announced the new ticket prices this afternoon with fans paying 50p more across the board. This means that the standard season ticket is now £329 as opposed to £319 last season.
Season Ticket Prices Announced Thu 12th Apr 2001 16:49
Increases have been announced across the board, with effectively 50p being added extra per ticket. Thus a standard season ticket last year costing £319, has risen to £329 this year.
Tribute Book Makes Papers Thu 12th Apr 2001 14:46
The Bobby Robson Tribute Book is today the main sports story in Newcastle and is emblazoned across the back pages of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle. They report that Bobby Robson will receive a hero's welcome when he comes to Portman Road at the weekend.
Friars Pleads Guilty Thu 12th Apr 2001 13:43
Town midfielder Sean Friars pleaded guilty to the charge of drink-driving in court yesterday. The Northern Irish player was arrested on Saturday in Beechcroft Road and was charged with a number of offences.
Robson Doesn't Rule Out Return Thu 12th Apr 2001 10:09
Town legend Bobby Robson is not ruling out returning to Town in some capacity when he leaves Newcastle United. Blues fans have long hoped that the man who guided us to FA and UEFA Cup glory would return, perhaps as a director of football.

On Wednesday, 12th April 2000

It's Kit C!!! Wed 12th Apr 2000 15:17
The results of the shirt poll are out and as everyone thought it is kit C (the one that didn't look like a Man City away strip or a Spurs home outfit). It got 67% of the poll with 9,000 votes. Town are likely to wear it for the first time on Saturday at Stockport and at QPR on the 22nd.

Matches On This Day

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Sky Bet Championship
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12 Apr 2011
npower Championship
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12 Apr 2004
Nationwide First Division
Ipswich Town 1-0 Sunderland

12 Apr 2003
Nationwide First Division
Coventry City 2-4 Ipswich Town

12 Apr 1997
Nationwide First Division
Swindon Town 0-4 Ipswich Town

12 Apr 1993
Barclays First Division
Blackburn Rovers 2-1 Ipswich Town

12 Apr 1986
Canon League Division One
Ipswich Town 0-0 Manchester City

12 Apr 1980
League Division One
Ipswich Town 3-0 Coventry City

12 Apr 1975
League Division One
Ipswich Town 2-1 Queens Park Rangers

12 Apr 1974
League Division One
Queens Park Rangers 0-1 Ipswich Town

12 Apr 1971
League Division One
West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Ipswich Town

12 Apr 1969
League Division One
Ipswich Town 0-0 Southampton

12 Apr 1963
League Division One
West Ham United 1-3 Ipswich Town

12 Apr 1958
League Division Two
Leyton Orient 2-0 Ipswich Town

12 Apr 1952
Division Three South
Aldershot 1-1 Ipswich Town

12 Apr 1947
Division Three South
Swindon Town 2-1 Ipswich Town

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