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On Thursday, 24th November 2016

Webster and Best Back for QPR as Pitman Closes in on Return Thu 24th Nov 2016 13:56
Town boss Mick McCarthy says Adam Webster and Leon Best should both return to his squad for Saturday’s home game against QPR, while Brett Pitman is expected to make the trip for the game against his former side Bristol City the following week.
McCarthy Confirms Ireland Trip to Watch Horgan Thu 24th Nov 2016 13:32
Town boss Mick McCarthy has confirmed that he and assistant Terry Connor will watch winger Daryl Horgan in action for Dundalk in their Europa League game against AZ Alkmaar in Dublin this evening. Meanwhile, McCarthy says he’d be willing to send central defender or midfielder Paul Digby out on loan.
McCarthy Set to Watch Dundalk Winger Horgan Thu 24th Nov 2016 09:51
Town boss Mick McCarthy is reportedly set to travel to Ireland this evening to watch winger Daryl Horgan in action for Airtricity League Premier Division champions Dundalk in their Europa League game against AZ Alkmaar.
McCarthy: Homegrown Players Starting to Come Through Thu 24th Nov 2016 06:00
Blues boss Mick McCarthy believes a number of good, young players are emerging from the club's Playford Road academy and establishing themselves in the senior squad. While Josh Emmanuel and Myles Kenlock have featured in recent weeks, the Town manager says the likes of Kundai Benyu, Andre Dozzell and Tristan Nydam are all also making progress.
Dream Come True for Nydam Thu 24th Nov 2016 06:00
Many young boys dream of one day becoming a professional footballer but for 17-year-old Tristan Nydam that became a reality when he signed his first pro deal with Town earlier in the month. Sam Tonks spoke to him shortly after he put pen to paper.
 

On Tuesday, 24th November 2015

On-Loan Stewart Nets for Doncaster as McCarthy Watches Yorwerth Tue 24th Nov 2015 22:33
Cameron Stewart came off the bench to score his second goal for loan club Doncaster as they defeated Chesterfield 3-0 at the Keepmoat Stadium on Tuesday evening.
 

On Monday, 24th November 2014

U21s Crash Out of Cup Mon 24th Nov 2014 21:03
Town crashed out of the U21 Premier Cup at the round of 32 stage as a 65th minute Sam McQueen goal gave Southampton a 1-0 victory at Portman Road. The Blues, who fielded trialist Sean St Ledger, were the better side in the first half but the Saints were on top after the break.
St Ledger Trialist Starting For U21s Mon 24th Nov 2014 18:37
Former Ireland international defender Sean St Ledger is the trialist in action for Town’s U21s in this evening’s U21 Premier Cup tie against Southampton at Portman Road.
Strong U21s Side in Cup Action Against Saints Mon 24th Nov 2014 13:13
Alex Henshall, Cameron Stewart, Balint Bajner and an unnamed trialist are set to feature in what’s expected to be a strong Town development side facing Southampton in the U21 Premier Cup at Portman Road this evening (KO 7pm).
AFC Bournemouth 2-2 Ipswich Town - Highlights Mon 24th Nov 2014 10:50
View highlights of the match against Bournemouth via the club's official YouTube channel.
Thijssen New Brisbane Boss Mon 24th Nov 2014 10:06
Blues legend Frans Thijssen has been named the new boss of Australian A-League side the Brisbane Roar.
McCarthy Pleased For Unlucky Ando Mon 24th Nov 2014 06:00
Boss Mick McCarthy was delighted to see Paul Anderson make the most of his return to the side at Bournemouth on Saturday, the winger claiming an assist with the 76th minute freekick from which Daryl Murphy secured Town’s 2-2 draw.
 

On Sunday, 24th November 2013

Price on McCarthy's Head Sun 24th Nov 2013 10:11
Town have placed a £1 million compensation fee on manager Mick McCarthy’s head, according to one of this morning’s tabloids.
 

On Saturday, 24th November 2012

U18s Lose at QPR Sat 24th Nov 2012 21:27
Town's U18s lost 2-1 at QPR this morning. Irish winger Mark Timlin netted from the penalty spot for the young Blues.
McCarthy: Point Gained Sat 24th Nov 2012 18:03
Town boss Mick McCarthy felt that ultimately the Blues’ 1-1 draw with Peterborough was a point gained rather than one lost with Posh having gone in front in the first half.
Town 1-1 Peterborough Sat 24th Nov 2012 17:25
DJ Campbell netted his fifth goal in nine games from the penalty spot in the second half as the Blues drew 1-1 with fellow strugglers Peterborough at Portman Road. Posh went ahead via Lee Tomlin during a dreadful first half with Town improving after the break.
Chopra and Smith In For Town Sat 24th Nov 2012 14:25
Blues boss Mick McCarthy has recalled Michael Chopra and Tommy Smith to his starting line-up for today's home game against fellow strugglers Peterborough. Luke Chambers and Daryl Murphy drop to the bench.
Life's a Pitch This Lunchtime Sat 24th Nov 2012 09:48
BBC Radio Suffolk’s Life’s a Pitch is live over Saturday lunchtime (midday to 2pm) with presenter Mark Murphy joined by the show’s regulars, Blues legend Kevin Beattie, football’s youngest pundit Tractorboy and TWTD’s Phil Ham, as well as a man who has travelled all the way from Australia for today's game.
McCarthy: We're All In It Together Sat 24th Nov 2012 06:04
Boss Mick McCarthy has again emphasised the importance of everyone at Portman Road sticking together as he looks to guide the Blues out of the relegation zone.
McCarthy: Squad Has Enough to Stay Up Sat 24th Nov 2012 06:03
Mick McCarthy says he’s confident that his current squad is good enough to pick up enough points to stay in the Championship. However, he hopes he can make improvements in January.
Campbell Happy Whatever System Boss Chooses Sat 24th Nov 2012 06:02
DJ Campbell is equally as happy to go it alone or partner another striker in the Ipswich attack. The diminutive frontman, on loan from QPR until January 5th, has alternated between operating as a lone striker and dovetailing with another loanee, Celtic’s Daryl Murphy.
Bosses Agree: Huge Game Sat 24th Nov 2012 06:00
Manager Mick McCarthy is in full agreement with his Peterborough opposite number Darren Ferguson that today’s game at Portman Road is a huge one for both teams. Posh currently sit bottom of the Championship with the Blues one point and two places ahead of them, two points from the safety of 21st.
 

On Thursday, 24th November 2011

Naked Podcast Now Online Thu 24th Nov 2011 21:16
You can now hear this week's The Naked Football Show on ICR FM's Listen Again facility, on an MP3 and on iTunes (both at new locations due to circumstances beyond the show’s control). Hosts Graham Blackburn and Joe Ward are joined by Phil Pritchard and The Vulture to discuss the Town issues of the moment.
Murray Joins Swindon Thu 24th Nov 2011 17:20
Striker Ronan Murray has joined League Two Swindon Town on loan until January 14th. The 20-year-old is yet to feature for the Blues first team this season but scored two and created one as the reserves beat West Ham 3-2 on Tuesday.
O'Connor Joins Port Vale Thu 24th Nov 2011 15:02
Irish U21 international full-back or midfielder Shane O’Connor has joined Port Vale on loan until January 3rd. The 21-year-old could make his debut for the Valiants when they face Torquay at home on Friday evening.
Jewell: Derby Loan Gives Priskin Chance to Win Longer Deal Thu 24th Nov 2011 12:03
Blues boss Paul Jewell says striker Tamás Priskin’s loan move to Derby gives the Hungarian international the chance to win himself a permanent contract with the Rams if he wants one. The 25-year-old’s Town terms are up at the end of the season with an extension looking unlikely after what’s been an up and down career at Portman Road since his £1.7 million move from Watford in the summer of 2009.
Port Vale Linked With O'Connor Move Thu 24th Nov 2011 11:37
Port Vale have emerged as rivals to Northampton for the loan signature of Town full-back or midfielder Shane O’Connor. The League Two club are reported to be on the verge of completing a move until the first week in January.
Jewell Still Looking for Deadline Day Additions Thu 24th Nov 2011 10:02
Town boss Paul Jewell says he could add to his squad before this afternoon’s 5pm loan deadline. The Blues manager, who dismissed newspaper links with the likes of QPR’s Rob Hulse and Cardiff’s Darcy Blake, hopes to see striker Ronan Murray join Swindon and Shane O’Connor move on to Northampton, while the likes of Luke Hyam and Tommy Smith could also make temporary switches.
Priskin Completes Derby Switch Thu 24th Nov 2011 07:26
Town striker Tamás Priskin has completed his loan move to Derby County. News of the Hungarian’s switch to the Rams first broke on Tuesday.
 

On Wednesday, 24th November 2010

Wickham Nets as Reserves Lose at Spurs Wed 24th Nov 2010 18:47
Connor Wickham found the net for the first time in a Town shirt this season but couldn’t prevent the reserves from falling to a 4-1 defeat in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Spurs this afternoon. Wickham's goal will give manager Roy Keane something to think about ahead of his goal-shy side's trip to Norwich for Sunday's East Anglian derby.
Naked Football Show Tonight on ICR Wed 24th Nov 2010 11:42
This evening's The Naked Football Show (ICR FM 6pm) looks at all the Town issues of the moment with regular hosts Graham Blackburn and Phil Ham joined in the studio by Ian McIntyre, George Solomon and Johnny Leiston.
Reserves Face Spurs Wed 24th Nov 2010 09:03
Some of Roy Keane’s squad will have the chance to press their claims for a place in Sunday’s derby team when the reserves travel to Spurs for a behind-close-doors friendly later today. Jaime Peters and Connor Wickham are expected to be amongst those out to make a case for their inclusion in the starting line-up at Carrow Road.
 

On Tuesday, 24th November 2009

Rosenior in Team of the Week Tue 24th Nov 2009 23:41
Town full-back Liam Rosenior has been named in the Championship Team of the Week for his performance in the 0-0 home draw with Sheffield Wednesday.
Keane Chasing Two Ahead of Deadline Tue 24th Nov 2009 22:46
Town boss Roy Keane is chasing two players before the emergency loan deadline on Thursday. Keane was speaking at this evening’s PLC AGM held in the Sir Bobby Robson Suite in the South Stand.
Clegg: Nothing Has Changed Tue 24th Nov 2009 15:25
Chief executive Simon Clegg has repeated his backing for manager Roy Keane in the wake of yesterday’s tabloid claim that the Blues boss was set to be sacked.
Bruce a Doubt for Cardiff Trip Tue 24th Nov 2009 09:19
Central defender Alex Bruce is a doubt for Sunday's trip to Cardiff City with a recurrence of the groin injury he suffered earlier in the season. The Irish international was replaced by Gareth McAuley during Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Sheffield Wednesday.
PLC AGM Tonight Tue 24th Nov 2009 08:52
The PLC which owns 12.5% of the club is holding its Annual General Meeting tonight in the Sir Bobby Robson Suite in the South Stand. More than 3,000 supporters are shareholders in the PLC, which is chaired by former club chairman David Sheepshanks.
Begovic Happy to Return Tue 24th Nov 2009 08:43
Departing loan keeper Asmir Begovic says he would happily return to Town for a further spell if the opportunity presented itself. Yesterday the Bosnian international was recalled by Portsmouth to cover for the injured David James.
 

On Monday, 24th November 2008

Youth Cup Clash With Shrewsbury Set Mon 24th Nov 2008 16:57
The FA Youth Cup third round tie against Shrewsbury Town at Portman Road has been set for Tuesday, 2nd December (KO 7pm).
Town Sign Skins Deal Mon 24th Nov 2008 15:41
Town have signed a deal with Skins, one of Australia's leading sports brands. The company produce high-tech sports compression clothing and is the market leader in sports-mad Australia.
Bruce in Team of the Week Mon 24th Nov 2008 12:52
Defender Alex Bruce has been named in the Championship Team of the Week. It's the fifth week running that Town have had a player included in the division's select XI.
Norris a Doubt for Birmingham Trip Mon 24th Nov 2008 11:13
Midfielder David Norris has emerged as a doubt ahead of Tuesday night's trip to Birmingham City due to a dead leg sustained in Saturday's 2-0 victory over Derby County. Full-back Moritz Volz is back after a one-match ban, while skipper Gareth McAuley could also return.
Ipswich Town: On This Day Winners and Answers Mon 24th Nov 2008 10:13
Last week TWTD ran a number of competitions relating to Dan Botten's new book Ipswich Town: On This Day. Here are the answers to the questions and the names of the winners as well as an opportunity to buy the book.
Murphy Wins Fourth Cap Mon 24th Nov 2008 09:02
Academy striker Paul Murphy won his fourth Republic of Ireland U19 cap on Sunday evening as his side defeated Liechtenstein 1-0 in Malta to go through to the elite qualifying phase of the UEFA Championships. The Irish beat the hosts in the first of their three group games on Friday.
U18s Defeated by Saints Mon 24th Nov 2008 08:55
Town's U18s fell to a 2-1 defeat at Southampton on Saturday morning. Irish U17 international striker Ronan Murray scored the Blues' goal from the penalty spot just after half-time.
Walters Explains Celebration Mon 24th Nov 2008 08:48
Striker Jon Walters has explained his bizarre goal celebration after netting the Blues' second goal in Saturday's 2-0 victory over Derby County at Portman Road.
Beattie Home Later in the Week Mon 24th Nov 2008 08:42
Former Blue Kevin Beattie is expected to stay in Ipswich Hospital for a few more days having been admitted on Wednesday with pancreatitis, a condition he previously suffered from some years ago.
Christmas Not Cancelled Mon 24th Nov 2008 08:38
Town have denied a weekend national newspaper report which claimed the club would not be holding a Christmas party and had decided against sending out Christmas cards.
 

On Saturday, 24th November 2007

Jim: We Were Second Best Sat 24th Nov 2007 20:56
Boss Jim Magilton conceded that his side were second best on the day after Town's 1-0 defeat at Cardiff City. Paul Parry netted the only goal of the game just after the half-hour mark.
Cardiff City 1-0 Town Sat 24th Nov 2007 15:32
Town's run of away games without a win reached 13 as Cardiff defeated the Blues 1-0 at Ninian Park. Despite hitting the post in the opening minute, Town rarely looked like scoring and Paul Parry's first half goal proved to be the winner.
 

On Friday, 24th November 2006

Fixtures Set Fri 24th Nov 2006 21:12
Town's U18s will play their FA Youth Cup third round tie with Yeovil at Huish Park on Tuesday, 5th December. The reserve game with Luton previously scheduled for the same day has been postponed.
Clarke Not in Squad Fri 24th Nov 2006 13:14
Striker Billy Clarke has not been named in the squad travelling to Oakwell for Saturday's game with Barnsley. Better news is that Owen Garvan, Gavin Williams and Lewis Price are all included in the travelling party.
Clarke Out, Williams Back Fri 24th Nov 2006 12:33
Striker Billy Clarke will not be involved in Saturday's game at Barnsley due to his ankle injury. But midfielders Gary Roberts and Gavin Williams are both included in the party travelling to Oakwell.
Krause Wants New Deal Fri 24th Nov 2006 09:44
Defender James Krause says he is determined to use his two-month loan spell at Carlisle to win himself a new deal with Town. Krause ,19, joined the Cumbrians earlier this week.
Supple Set to Play Fri 24th Nov 2006 08:48
Shane Supple is set to return to the Town side at Barnsley on Saturday, despite suffering from a groin strain in recent weeks. Supple is one of a number of players who has recently been working with specialist kicking coach Dave Aldred.
 

On Thursday, 24th November 2005

Price Injury a Sprain Thu 24th Nov 2005 22:41
Keeper Lewis Price's finger injury is not a chipped bone as previously thought but a sprain. Price picked up the problem while away with the Wales squad recently.
Ex-Coach Arrested Thu 24th Nov 2005 21:16
Ex-Town Academy coach Ian Smith has been arrested on suspicion of deception. Smith, who was sacked by the Blues in April 2004, was questioned by police in November after a complaint made by a former Academy player.
Royle Waiting on Injuries Thu 24th Nov 2005 14:33
Boss Joe Royle will wait until the weekend before picking his squad for Monday's live Sky game at Cardiff City (Sky Sports One, KO 7.45pm). Royle will assess the progress of a number of players with minor knocks before deciding on the party travelling to face the Bluebirds.
Skard Has Surgery Thu 24th Nov 2005 12:07
Norwegian midfielder Vemund Brekke Skard underwent his groin operation on Wednesday. The 24-year-old recruit from Brumunddal says the operation went well.
 

On Wednesday, 24th November 2004

Derry Deal Falls Through Wed 24th Nov 2004 17:48
Town loan target Shaun Derry's move from Crystal Palace to Leeds United has collapsed. Earlier reports indicated that the deal had been concluded, however, this now appears not to be the case.
Miller Decision Friday Wed 24th Nov 2004 11:55
The Blues will wait until Friday to make a decision whether to play midfielder Tommy Miller against Brighton at Portman Road on Saturday. Miller injured his elbow in the 1-0 victory over Leeds and missed the trip to Sunderland.
Joe: No Immediate Loans Wed 24th Nov 2004 11:27
Town boss Joe Royle says that he is not expecting to make a loan signing in the short-term. One of Royle's recent loan targets, Crystal Palace's Shaun Derry, completed his permanent move to Leeds United yesterday.
 

On Monday, 24th November 2003

Santos Misses Millwall Mon 24th Nov 2003 13:18
Central defender Georges Santos will miss Town's visit to Millwall on December 13th after picking up his fifth booking. The former Sheffield United man was booked during the second half of Saturday's 3-0 win against his former club.
Kuqi Wants Xmas Present Mon 24th Nov 2003 13:09
On-loan striker Shefki Kuqi says that a permanent deal with the Blues would be the perfect Christmas present. Kuqi was again impressive at the weekend as Town defeated Sheffield United 3-0.
Yallop Wins MLS Mon 24th Nov 2003 13:01
Frank Yallop's San Jose Earthquakes won their second MLS Cup Championship on Sunday after a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Fire in the play-off final at the Home Depot Center.
Lester's Spastic Outburst Mon 24th Nov 2003 12:51
Sheffield United striker Jack Lester looks set to face an FA charge after describing Saturday's referee Mick Fletcher a "spastic". Lester was booked for repeatedly diving during Town's 3-0 victory over the Blades.
 

On Sunday, 24th November 2002

Royle Wants Gerrard Deal Sun 24th Nov 2002 18:37
Town manager Joe Royle has said he wants to make Paul Gerrard's move to Portman Road a permanent one. The Everton keeper is currently two games into a one-month loan with the Blues.
 

On Saturday, 24th November 2001

Sereni in Cash Claim Sat 24th Nov 2001 16:41
Matteo Sereni's former club Sampdoria have claimed that the Town keeper demanded a £3 million pay-off before he would agree to join Town. The Italian has denied the claims, made at a financial meeting at the Genoa club on Friday.
Town Squad Addendum Sat 24th Nov 2001 16:33
Contrary to earlier reports, the Town squad for tomorrow is as follows: Sereni, Branagan, Marshall, Makin, Bramble, Venus, Hreidarsson, Wright, Holland, Peralta, Clapham, Couñago, M Bent, Naylor, Armstrong, D Bent, Wilnis, Gaardsøe, Reuser, McGreal, Croft and Miller.
Bent 2 Praises Town Sat 24th Nov 2001 10:57
New Town signing Marcus Bent has praised Town's crowd after Thursday's win against Inter Milan. New coach Bryan Hamilton has also tipped Bent to be a success at Portman Road.
Town Unlucky - Hamilton Sat 24th Nov 2001 10:53
Bryan Hamilton says Town have been unlucky on a number of occasions this season and with injuries. Hamilton has watched the Blues several times this year on his media duties.
Squad for Middlesbrough Sat 24th Nov 2001 10:51
Marcus Bent goes into the Town squad for Middlesbrough on Sunday while Darren Bent drops to the Academy for a spell. Marcus Bent is likely to make his debut in his number 38 shirt on Sunday.
Academy Games Sat 24th Nov 2001 10:47
Town's Academy sides both face Birminghan today in the midlands. The U19s have a number of injury problems.
 

On Friday, 24th November 2000

More on Beam Lift Fri 24th Nov 2000 11:29
TWTD NewsNet reader Oli Draper has added a bit more news on the lift currently being undertaken: "Apparently there are 2 main cranes for lifting the main beam - a 400 ton and a 300 ton one, as well as 2 others for lifting bracings etc. The weather conditions this morning are apparently optimal and it will apparently take approx 30 mins to lift the beam into a position ready for the bolts to start being fitted. Also the main supervisor claims the beam is within 5 mm of the length required and will be no trouble to fit."
Main Beam to be Lifted Fri 24th Nov 2000 10:45
Some people on the Message Board have noticed the presence of cranes at Portman Road this morning. Apparently today sees the lifting of the main beams on the new stand. If anyone can give further reports of action please mail us at: philip.ham@twtd.co.uk
McGreal Naylor Injuries Fri 24th Nov 2000 10:22
As expected John McGreal is a huge doubt for tomorrow's clash with fellow promoted club Manchester City. McGreal damaged his thigh when colliding with a post when heading the ball from danger in the second half of Monday's live Sky game with Coventry. He is very unlikely to be fit as there his thigh is still painfully swollen and it looks likely that Titus Bramble will take his place. With Manu Thetis limping off with an injury in the reserves on Wednesday and Wanyne Brown also injured there could be a recall to the bench for player-coach Tony Mowbray. He has yet to appear this season, but he looks more likely to get a call if a centre-half is required on the bench than youngster Justin Miller.
 

On Wednesday, 24th November 1999

Town Appeal Against Dyer Verdict Wed 24th Nov 1999 17:24
Town are appealing against yesterday's Football League tribunal which ordered them to pay £50,000 to Kieron Dyer. The money was part of Dyer's last signing on fee agreed when he signed his last contract and still due to his as he made no formal transfer request. The club continue to argue otherwise. A club statement said "We are disappointed at the tribunal's verdict which we do not, and because of what we know cannot, accept. We intend to lodge an appeal."
Magilton New Penalty Taker Wed 24th Nov 1999 15:38
Jim Magilton has been confirmed as Town's new penalty taker. He replaces Mark Venus who recently missed two in successive games. Magilton has previously taken penalties for Oxford and Southampton and will hopefully fill the position which has never really been claimed by anyone since the days of John Wark and Neil Thompson, penalty kings both. In the last couple of years Venus has missed three, Johnson two, whilst Taricco, Scowcroft, Tanner, Dyer and Mathie have also missed one each.
Cash Row With Kieron Wed 24th Nov 1999 12:14
Former Town midfielder Kieron Dyer has won a battle for £50,000 with Town. At a hearing yesterday Kieron was awared the money after the Football League were brought in to settle the dispute surrounding Kieron's signing on fee, an amount of which the club had failed to pay. Town stated on several occasions throughout the summer that Dyer asked for a transfer, something that seems now was not the case. Had Dyer put in a transfer request and not merely asked to be informed of any interest from Premiership clubs (as Dyer and his agent claim) he would no longer have been entitled to the £50,000. Town have 14 days to appeal.

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24 Nov 1979
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24 Nov 1956
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