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On Saturday, 18th February 2017

McCarthy: Unlucky Not to Claim All Three Points Sat 18th Feb 2017 19:01
Boss Mick McCarthy thought Town were unlucky not to have beaten Leeds after putting in what he felt was a “really good positive performance” as the sides drew 1-1 at Portman Road. Freddie Sears put the Blues in front on nine before Stuart Dallas equalised for the Whites three minutes before the break.
McCarthy Expects Chambers Will Get New Deal Sat 18th Feb 2017 18:41
Town boss Mick McCarthy he would expect that skipper Luke Chambers will get a new contract. The 31-year-old’s current terms are up at the end of the season, although the Blues have an option for a further season.
Ipswich Town 1-1 Leeds United - Match Report Sat 18th Feb 2017 17:10
Freddie Sears netted his first goal for four months as the Blues drew 1-1 with Leeds United at Portman Road. The striker turned home Grant Ward’s right-wing cross in the ninth minute but Stuart Dallas equalised against the run of play on 42 with Town having much the better of the chances in the second half, David McGoldrick going closest to winning it when he hit the bar.
Ipswich Town 1 -1 Leeds United - Player Ratings and Reports Sat 18th Feb 2017 16:56
If you saw the match, please give us your player ratings and a mini match report.
Ipswich Town 1-1 Leeds United - Half-Time Sat 18th Feb 2017 15:58
Freddie Sears put the Blues in front in the ninth minute but Stuart Dallas equalised for Leeds on 42 as the first half of Town’s home game against the Whites ended 1-1.
U18s Lose Out in Nine-Goal Thriller at Colchester Sat 18th Feb 2017 15:04
Town's U18s were involved in a nine-goal thriller but ultimately ended up on the wrong side of a 5-4 scoreline at Colchester United on Saturday morning as their recent winning run came to an end.
Berra, Sears and Skuse Return Against Leeds Sat 18th Feb 2017 14:26
Christophe Berra, Freddie Sears and Cole Skuse return to the Town side facing Leeds, while skipper Luke Chambers starts despite suffering a cracked rib during Tuesday’s 1-1 draw at Brighton on Tuesday.
Ipswich Town v Leeds United - Chatroom Open Sat 18th Feb 2017 14:00
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Emmanuel and Kenlock Will Have Learned a Lot from Brighton Match Sat 18th Feb 2017 10:00
Young full-backs Josh Emmanuel and Myles Kenlock will have “learned massively” from Tuesday’s hard-fought 1-1 draw at Brighton and Hove Albion, according to manager Mick McCarthy.
McCarthy: Chambo Puts His Body on the Line Sat 18th Feb 2017 06:00
Boss Mick McCarthy expects skipper Luke Chambers to play through the pain when Town face Leeds at Portman Road this afternoon, the 31-year-old having suffered a cracked rib scoring the Blues' goal in Tuesday’s 1-1 draw at Brighton.
 

On Thursday, 18th February 2016

Ian Marshall at Legends on the Town Thu 18th Feb 2016 13:00
The Supporters Club’s next Legends on the Town event takes place at the Dove Street Inn on Monday 22nd February with Ian Marshall the star (7.30pm, doors open 7pm).
Switch for U21s Game at Palace Thu 18th Feb 2016 11:44
Next week’s U21s game at Crystal Palace will now be played on Tuesday at the Eagles’ Beckenham training ground behind closed doors (KO 1pm).
 

On Wednesday, 18th February 2015

Boro Return to the Top Wed 18th Feb 2015 22:08
Ten-man Middlesbrough returned to the top of the Championship following a 1-1 draw at Birmingham.
Town Favourites to Sign Varney Wed 18th Feb 2015 20:33
Town are understood to be the favourites to sign out-of-favour Blackburn Rovers striker Luke Varney on an emergency loan.
Wolves Trip Live on Sky Wed 18th Feb 2015 16:04
Town’s game away against Mick McCarthy's former club Wolves on Saturday 18th April has switched to a 12.15pm kick-off for live Sky coverage.
Dozzell Wins Cap Wed 18th Feb 2015 15:29
Academy schoolboy Andre Dozzell played just over an hour as England’s U16s drew 0-0 with Slovakia before winning 4-3 on penalties at the UEFA Development Tournament at St George’s Park this afternoon.
Naked Football Show Tonight on ICR Wed 18th Feb 2015 11:16
This evening's Naked Football Show (ICR FM 6pm) sees host Graham Blackburn joined by John Beazley to discuss all matters Town.
 

On Tuesday, 18th February 2014

Marriott On As Sub As Woking Thrashed Tue 18th Feb 2014 21:50
On-loan striker Jack Marriott came on as a 55th minute sub as Woking were thrashed 5-1 at Dartford in the Skrill Premier. The Cards had been reduced to 10 men just after the half hour mark.
Loanees in Action Tue 18th Feb 2014 14:14
Freddie Veseli and Jack Marriott will be involved with their loan clubs this evening.
Perrett's Memorabilia Up for Auction Tue 18th Feb 2014 10:49
The treasures of an Ipswich Town hero of the past are going up for sale next month. Back in the 1930s, the late George Perrett played in the Blues’ first season as a professional club and also their inaugural term as members of the Football League.
Tickets Still Available for Legends of Darts Tue 18th Feb 2014 09:15
There are still a few tickets on sale for tonight’s Legends of Darts Academy Association fundraiser at Greshams Sport and Social Club in Tuddenham Road (7pm).
Connor: Plenty More to Come From Frank Tue 18th Feb 2014 06:00
Assistant boss Terry Connor believes there's plenty more to come from striker Frank Nouble, who he says has improved his all-round game during his year with the Blues. The 22-year-old was signed from Wolves for a bargain £25,000 in January 2013, Connor having taken him to Molineux during his brief spell as boss.
 

On Monday, 18th February 2013

Owner Evans Writes Mon 18th Feb 2013 21:02
Owner Marcus Evans wrote a column in Saturday’s matchday programme, which Town have given us permission to run in full. Evans discusses current developments at Portman Road, particularly focusing on the Financial Fair Play rules.
Shiels Denies Keeper Lie Mon 18th Feb 2013 20:52
Kilmarnock boss Kenny Shiels has denied that he lied about Town's interest in his club's keeper Cammy Bell. Responding to Shiels commenting on the Blues apparently making an approach for the Scottish international earlier today, Town boss Mick McCarthy accused his Killie counterpart of lying.
U18s Lose But U16s Win Mon 18th Feb 2013 15:18
Byron Lawrence was on target for Town’s U18s on Saturday but couldn’t prevent the youngsters from falling to a 3-1 defeat at Bristol City. Elsewhere, Town’s U16s defeated Tottenham’s youngsters by the same scoreline.
McCarthy Dismisses Kilmarnock Keeper Claims Mon 18th Feb 2013 14:06
Blues boss Mick McCarthy says he has made no approach for Kilmarnock keeper Cammy Bell, contrary to comments made by Killie boss Kenny Shiels on Friday.
Wordsworth May Miss Rest of the Season Mon 18th Feb 2013 13:55
Midfielder Anthony Wordsworth could miss the rest of the season after cracking three vertebrae during the first half of Saturday’s 1-0 victory over Blackpool, the ex-Colchester man’s full debut. The 24-year-old is expected to come out of hospital today having been kept in after the match.
Hard Work The Key to Town's Revival Mon 18th Feb 2013 06:00
Mick McCarthy says hard work has been the key to the Blues’ revival since he became Town boss on November 1st. McCarthy took over at Portman Road with the Blues rock bottom of the table on just seven points, five from safety.
 

On Saturday, 18th February 2012

Jewell Delighted With Fourth Win in a Row Sat 18th Feb 2012 18:17
Town boss Paul Jewell was delighted with his side’s 3-0 home victory over Cardiff City, although he admitted he thought keeper Arran Lee-Barrett was going to be red-carded for his early foul on Bluebirds striker Joe Mason. The win was Town’s fourth in a row and their sixth in seven games against Cardiff.
Town 3-0 Cardiff City Sat 18th Feb 2012 17:05
Lee Martin’s first Town brace and Michael Chopra’s perhaps inevitable goal against his old club saw the Blues to a 3-0 victory over Cardiff at Portman Road and to four wins on the trot for the first time since November 2004. Martin put Town in front in the first half from Daryl Murphy’s cutback, Chopra converting Carlos Edwards’s cross just after the break and Martin added the third when he made the most of a defensive lapse.
Town Unchanged Against Cardiff Sat 18th Feb 2012 14:41
Town boss Paul Jewell has named an unchanged side for this afternoon’s home game against Cardiff City. The Blues include three ex-Bluebirds in their line-up, Michael Chopra, Arran Lee-Barrett and one-time loanee Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.
 

On Friday, 18th February 2011

Osman Faces East Anglian Derby on Return to Town Fri 18th Feb 2011 15:06
Russell Osman faces an East Anglian derby in his first game in charge of the U18s when the youngsters take on Norwich City at Playford Road on Saturday morning (KO 11am).
Wickham in Running for Fans' Award Fri 18th Feb 2011 14:59
Town striker Connor Wickham is in the running for the ESPN PFA Fans' Championship Player of the Month award for February in the wake of his superb goal against Sheffield United and then his first ever senior hat-trick at Doncaster in midweek.
McAuley Wants to Stay Fri 18th Feb 2011 14:30
Central defender Gareth McAuley has reiterated his desire to remain with the club. McAuley, who scored on his 100th league appearance for the Blues on Tuesday, is out of contract at the end of the season and, along with skipper David Norris, turned down the offer of a new deal before Christmas.
Jewell Set to Give Drury Full Debut Against Hull Fri 18th Feb 2011 12:34
Boss Paul Jewell looks set to give January signing Andy Drury his first start for the Blues when Hull City visit Portman Road on Saturday. Town are without midfielder Jimmy Bullard, who is unavailable under the terms of his loan from the Tigers, while skipper David Norris is out with knee and ankle injuries.
O'Connor Back in Training Fri 18th Feb 2011 09:40
Midfielder or full-back Shane O’Connor was due back in training yesterday having been out of action since a bout of suspected appendicitis forced him out of the Republic of Ireland U21 squad almost a fortnight ago.
Jewell: Connor Has Great Maturity Fri 18th Feb 2011 08:51
Boss Paul Jewell has praised 17-year-old striker Connor Wickham for his maturity and the way he is coping with being in the media spotlight at such a young age. The England U21 international made more headlines when he netted his first ever hat-trick at Doncaster with Tottenham subsequently reported to be the front-runners for his signature.
 

On Thursday, 18th February 2010

Rosenior: Peterborough Defeat Was Embarrassing Thu 18th Feb 2010 16:03
Full-back Liam Rosenior admits that Town’s defeat to table-propping Peterborough United was embarrassing. The loanee from Reading has also refuted suggestions that the players don’t care enough.
Colback Pleased to Be Staying at Town Thu 18th Feb 2010 13:00
Midfielder Jack Colback says he’s happy to be remaining with the Blues rather than returning to his parent club Sunderland. Earlier this week, Black Cats boss Steve Bruce said he had no intention of recalling the 20-year-old from his loan until the end of the season, despite having a number of injuries at present.
 

On Wednesday, 18th February 2009

Town 2-1 Nottingham Forest Wed 18th Feb 2009 23:45
Town's run of five home league games without a win came to an end as a James Perch own goal and a rare strike from David Wright helped them to a 2-1 victory over Nottingham Forest. Nathan Tyson pulled a goal back for the visitors late on.
Reason Makes Senior Debut Wed 18th Feb 2009 15:09
Town midfielder Jai Reason made his senior debut last night as his loan side Cambridge United won 3-1 at Kidderminster Harriers.
Naked Football Show Pre-Match Special Wed 18th Feb 2009 09:33
Don't forget to listen to the The Naked Football Show prior to this evening's game against Nottingham Forest on ICR FM from 6pm-6.30pm. Graham Blackburn and Phil Ham will be joined by TWTD stats expert Chris Rand and regular contributor James Cummins.
Norris and Quinn Back for Forest Visit Wed 18th Feb 2009 09:08
Town have midfield duo David Norris and Alan Quinn back from suspension for Nottingham Forest's visit to Portman Road this evening (KO 7.45pm). Jon Walters is set to return after a stomach bug, while Kevin Lisbie is a concern with a back problem.
Evans Releases Statement Wed 18th Feb 2009 08:29
Club owner Marcus Evans has released a statement commenting on the local press's calls for manager Jim Magilton to be sacked and backing the Blues boss as Town go into the final third of the season.
 

On Monday, 18th February 2008

Reserves 1-0 Northampton Town Mon 18th Feb 2008 16:25
Another Jordan Rhodes goal took Town's reserves to their 11th straight league victory of the season against a determined Northampton side. The Cobblers provided far sterner opposition than many of the sides they have faced this season, most notably MK Dons, who were despatched 12-1 in the last home game.
Norris OK for Stoke Trip Mon 18th Feb 2008 11:21
Midfielder David Norris is expected to be fit for next Saturday's crunch clash with Championship leaders Stoke City despite leaving Portman Road on crutches after the 2-1 victory over Blackpool.
Reserves Take on Cobblers Mon 18th Feb 2008 11:11
Town have named a strong reserves side for this afternoon's game with Northampton at Playford Road (KO 2pm). Gavin Williams, Fabian Wilnis, Sito and Sylvain Legwinski are amongst the senior players involved.
TWTD Nominated for Awards Mon 18th Feb 2008 10:56
TWTD has been nominated in several categories in The New Football Pools Fanzine Awards 2007/08.
Galway United at Town Mon 18th Feb 2008 10:39
Eircom League side Galway United are spending five days at Playford Road this week as part of their pre-season training programme. The Irish season runs through the summer and starts in March.
 

On Saturday, 18th February 2006

Joe Slams Permit Decision Sat 18th Feb 2006 22:27
Boss Joe Royle was happy with his side's performance despite their defeat at Wolves but slammed the immigration department for the work permit problems which prevented Ricardo Fuller from making his debut. The Town manager had no complaints with the penalty decision.
Wolves 1-0 Town Sat 18th Feb 2006 18:17
Town's eight-match unbeaten run came to an end as a Kenny Miller penalty won the points for the home side. The result was harsh on the Blues who had enjoyed the majority of the game, although rarely seriously troubling Wolves keeper Stefan Postma.
Royle Charged Sat 18th Feb 2006 00:14
Boss Joe Royle has been charged with improper conduct by the FA for an incident at the recent home game with Leeds. Royle was incensed by the late award of a penalty for a handball by Jason De Vos.
 

On Friday, 18th February 2005

Colchester Tie Arranged Fri 18th Feb 2005 15:56
Town's FA Youth Cup Quarter Final has been arranged for Wednesday, March 16th at 7:30pm at Layer Road.
U18s Face Chelsea Fri 18th Feb 2005 11:16
Town's U18s face Chelsea on Saturday at the Londoners' old Harlington training ground (KO 11am). The youngsters should be full of confidence after reaching the quarter-finals of the FA Youth Cup with a victory over Aston Villa on Wednesday night.
Flack Set for Boston Fri 18th Feb 2005 10:39
Academy midfielder Daniel Flack is set to join League Two side Boston United. The 19-year-old right winger was told late last year that he would not be offered a contract with the Blues at the end of the season.
New! TWTDrewards Fri 18th Feb 2005 10:35
Last night saw a new feature added to the site. TWTDrewards has already been a fixture of TWTDonline for over a year and we've given thousands of pounds out to Ipswich fans!
 

On Wednesday, 18th February 2004

Reserves 0-1 West Ham Wed 18th Feb 2004 22:01
Town's reserves will think themselves unfortunate to have been beaten 1-0 by West Ham, having had a goal harshly disallowed and a blatant penalty turned down before new Hammers signing Sebastien Carole netted the winner in the 72nd minute.
Reserve Team Wed 18th Feb 2004 13:59
Georges Santos, Martijn Reuser, Pablo Couñago and Chris Bart-Williams are all in the starting line-up for tonight's game against West Ham's second string at Portman Road (KO 7pm).
Joe With England Wed 18th Feb 2004 12:36
Town boss Joe Royle has flown out to Portugal ahead of tonight's England friendly at the Estadio Algarve. Royle will summarise the game, sat alongside commentator and Town shareholder John Motson.
Reserves Squad Wed 18th Feb 2004 09:27
As expected, Town will field a stronger than usual reserve side when they face West Ham's second string at Portman Road this evening (KO 7pm). Pablo Couñago, Chris Bart-Williams, Georges Santos and Martijn Reuser are all set for starts in Steve McCall's side.
 

On Tuesday, 18th February 2003

Yallop Looks to Forrest? Tue 18th Feb 2003 21:04
Reports in the United States claim that San Jose Earthquakes manager Frank Yallop could be looking to sign his former Town team-mate Craig Forrest.
Squad for Wolves Tue 18th Feb 2003 19:40
Town have named their squad for Wednesday's home league game against Wolverhampton Wanderers. John McGreal is set to start after recovering from his knee ligament injury.
Sir Bobby 70 Today Tue 18th Feb 2003 15:39
Ex-Town boss Bobby Robson celebrates his 70th birthday today, a day which he will spend training with his Newcastle squad.
Royle Impressed With Fans Tue 18th Feb 2003 15:37
Town manager Joe Royle was impressed with the volume of Portman Road during the sensational ten-man comeback against Sheffield United.
McGreal and Bent Return Tue 18th Feb 2003 15:16
John McGreal and Marcus Bent are set to step into Joe Royle's starting line-up facing Wolverhampton Wanderers at Portman Road on Wednesday night. McGreal is definitely returns after a knee ligament injury while Bent clearly impressed his manager as a sub in the dramatic comeback against Sheffield United.
Dickinson's Grimsby Trial Tue 18th Feb 2003 14:15
Young midfielder Robert Dickinson is set for a trial with Grimsby Town. The Leeds-born player has been told his Town contract will not be renewed at the end of the season.
Town Win Award Tue 18th Feb 2003 11:28
Town have won the Scottish Life Performance of the Week award for their recent incredible 10-man comeback against Sheffield United at Portman Road.
Screening Sells Out Tue 18th Feb 2003 10:45
Town have sold out of tickets for the Portman Road screening of the Carrow Road derby with Norwich City. The Blues are showing the game in the bars around the ground.
Board Could Go - Sheepy Tue 18th Feb 2003 10:33
Town chairman David Sheepshanks has admitted that he and his board could be forced to leave the club - if creditors refuse to accept the CVA. Sheepshanks was speaking to TWTD in an extensive interview which appears in the latest issue of the fanzine.
Not the Right Time - Bent Tue 18th Feb 2003 10:02
Town striker Darren Bent says he is not keen on a move away from Portman Road at this stage of his career. The 19-year-old was targeted by Newcastle United last week along with Darren Ambrose, and latterly Matt Bloomfield.
McGreal to Return Tue 18th Feb 2003 09:16
Defender John McGreal will return to the Town line-up for Wednesday's crucial Division One game against Wolves. The former Tranmere man has been out since early December with a knee ligament problem.
 

On Monday, 18th February 2002

Finidi's Boss Fired Mon 18th Feb 2002 19:32
Nigeria coach Amodu Shaibu has been sacked after his team failed to progress further than the semi-finals of the African Nations' Cup. His sacking has looked inevitable despite the nearness of the World Cup.
Four More Wins - Burley Mon 18th Feb 2002 12:53
George Burley says that Town need four more wins to ensure Premiership survival. Down and out at Christmas the Blues are now expected to be away from the bottom three come May.
Finidi Returns Mon 18th Feb 2002 12:51
Finidi George has returned to Portman Road after winning a bronze medal with Nigeria at the African Nations' Cup in Mali. George Burley says Town missed the former Ajax man while he was away.
Veno to See Specialist Mon 18th Feb 2002 12:49
Mark Venus will see a specialist about the knee injury which has caused him problems for a while. Venus's problem is behind his knee rather than with the knee itself.
Burley's Cyprus Plans Mon 18th Feb 2002 12:45
George Burley's squad will train twice a day when on their training camp in Cyprus. They will play one match, although they are currently unsure who the opposition will be.
Reserves Squad Mon 18th Feb 2002 10:35
Town have announced a fairly young squad for Tuesday's home reserve game against Wimbledon (Portman Road, 7pm). England hero Darren Bent is in the squad along with a number of his Academy U19 colleagues.
Jim's Worries for Matt Mon 18th Feb 2002 10:04
Jim Magilton has expressed worries that this summer's World Cup could be a few games too far for Town skipper Matt Holland. The Northern Irish international believes that Holland may burn himself out of he doesn't take a rest soon.
 

On Sunday, 18th February 2001

Bramble to Arsenal Sun 18th Feb 2001 23:32
Reports are claiming that Titus Bramble is set to be the replacement at Arsenal for Tony Adams. Apparently Arsenal have watched Titus loads of times this season and are keen to bring him to Highbury to step in for the ageing Adams.
No Deal for Cosgrove Sun 18th Feb 2001 18:47
Town will not be offering a contract to trialist Stephen Cosgrove. The Manchester United player was at Portman Road two weeks during which time he played two reserve matches. He didn't show too much in either game and his release comes as little surprise.
 

On Friday, 18th February 2000

Holland in Ireland Squad Fri 18th Feb 2000 19:14
Town skipper Matt Holland has been called into the Ireland squad for the friendly with the Czech Republic on Wednesday. He joins Jim Magilton and Richard Wright on international duty. Wright is in the England squad whilst Magilton is back with the Northern Ireland team.
Crewe News Fri 18th Feb 2000 14:51
Town travel to Crewe today for tomorrow's clash with Crewe without injury victims Gary Croft, Mark Venus and Manu Thetis. Croft is out with the gashed knee that saw him stretchered off last weekend, whilst Venus is still suffering with his ankle. Thetis injured his ankle in the reserve game on Wednesday. Michael Clegg comes straight into the squad and may well start at right wing back. Full squad: R Wright, Salmon, Wilnis, Clapham, Stockwell, Clegg, Mowbray, McGreal, Brown, Magilton, Holland, J Wright, Scowcroft, Johnson, Stewart, Naylor, Axeldal, Midgley and Logan.

Matches On This Day

18 Feb 2017
Sky Bet Championship
Ipswich Town 1-1 Leeds United

18 Feb 2012
npower Championship
Ipswich Town 3-0 Cardiff City

18 Feb 2009
Coca-Cola Championship
Ipswich Town 2-1 Nottingham Forest

18 Feb 2006
Coca-Cola Championship
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Ipswich Town

18 Feb 2005
Coca-Cola Championship
Preston North End 1-1 Ipswich Town

18 Feb 1998
Nationwide First Division
Manchester City 1-2 Ipswich Town

18 Feb 1978
FA Cup
Bristol Rovers 2-2 Ipswich Town

18 Feb 1969
League Division One
Arsenal 0-2 Ipswich Town

18 Feb 1964
League Division One
Ipswich Town 1-2 Arsenal

18 Feb 1961
League Division Two
Ipswich Town 4-0 Leeds United

18 Feb 1956
Division Three South
AFC Bournemouth 1-1 Ipswich Town

18 Feb 1950
Division Three South
Nottingham Forest 2-0 Ipswich Town

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