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On Friday, 2nd August 2019

Blues Edge Closer to Webster and Moore Sell-On Windfalls Fri 2nd Aug 2019 15:37
Town could be about to receive further sell-on windfalls with ex-striker Kieffer Moore reportedly closing in on a £4 million switch from Barnsley to Wigan Athletic, while Adam Webster gets nearer to his £20 million move from Bristol City to Brighton.
Lambert: We Have to Aim to Be Up There But We've No Divine Right Fri 2nd Aug 2019 14:42
Blues boss Paul Lambert believes his young Blues side has to aim to challenge for promotion from League One in the season ahead but warns that they have no divine right to be in that position. Town begin their first third-tier campaign for 62 years at Burton Albion on Saturday.
Rowe: A Season of Real Ups and Downs Fri 2nd Aug 2019 13:24
Danny Rowe earned himself membership of a fairly exclusive club last season as he not only celebrated the glorious high of promotion but also suffered the low blow of relegation.
Opportunity Knocks for Rowe Fri 2nd Aug 2019 13:20
Opportunity is knocking for Danny Rowe this season after Town fans have seen very little of him since his move from Macclesfield over two and a half years ago.
Lambert: Only Right That Sears Was Given New Deal Fri 2nd Aug 2019 13:06
Town boss Paul Lambert believes it was only right that striker Freddie Sears was handed a new contract.
Lambert: Crowe Not Ready for First Team Fri 2nd Aug 2019 12:59
Blues boss Paul Lambert says young right-back Dylan Crowe, who recently signed his first professional deal with the club, is some way from being ready for his first team squad.
Lambert: Flynn Can't React Like That and He Knows It Fri 2nd Aug 2019 12:43
Blues boss Paul Lambert says he’ll speak to midfielder Flynn Downes today about the red card he was shown for a headbutt in last week’s friendly at Cambridge United.
Town Confirm Wilson Signing Fri 2nd Aug 2019 12:34
Town have confirmed the signing of trialist central defender James Wilson on a short-term deal which runs to January 1st.
Lambert: QPR's Judge Move Put to Bed and Elliott Loan Move Not Going to Happen as Wilson Set to Sign Fri 2nd Aug 2019 12:29
Blues boss Paul Lambert says he believes QPR’s interest in Alan Judge has now been put to bed and that the loan move for Millwall striker Tom Elliott is now “not going to happen”, while he confirmed that former Lincoln City defender James Wilson is close to agreeing a short-term deal.
Lambert: I've Never Gone Into a Season With So Many Injuries Fri 2nd Aug 2019 12:12
Town boss Paul Lambert joked that he was going to take a look at the club’s U3s, U4s and U5s sides before picking his team for Saturday’s League One opener at Burton Albion given the number of injuries currently afflicting his squad.
TWTD Prediction League 2019/20 Fri 2nd Aug 2019 12:00
With the start of the new season only a few days away, it’s time to register for the TWTD Prediction League 2019/20.
Town Topic: How Will the Blues Fare in 2019/20? Fri 2nd Aug 2019 11:44
Town begin their first season in the third tier for 62 years at Burton Albion on Saturday. How do you see it going?
Lambert Expresses Transfer Frustrations: It's the Way the Club's Run Fri 2nd Aug 2019 11:34
Town boss Paul Lambert expressed his frustrations with the incoming transfer situation at his first press conference of the new season this morning, citing “the way the club’s run” for the lack of new signings.
TWTV: Burton Albion v Ipswich Town Pre-Match Press Conference - Watch Again Fri 2nd Aug 2019 08:30
Watch Town boss Paul Lambert discussing the match with Burton on Saturday, which was live earlier on TWTV.
 

On Thursday, 2nd August 2018

Town Target Former Loanee Graham Thu 2nd Aug 2018 23:11
Town are understood to have made an approach to sign former loanee Jordan Graham from Wolves on a season-long loan.
Town Closing in on Fulham Youngster Thu 2nd Aug 2018 19:30
Town are closing in on the loan signing of Fulham midfielder Tayo Edun.
Hurst: Donacien’s Best Position Right-Back Thu 2nd Aug 2018 18:52
Boss Paul Hurst says new signing Janoi Donacien’s best position is right-back but gave a hint that he is considering giving the new signing from Accrington his Blues debut at the centre of the defence when the season gets under way against Blackburn at Portman Road on Saturday.
Hurst: More Youngsters Could Go Out on Loan Thu 2nd Aug 2018 17:55
Manager Paul Hurst says he’ll look at sending one or two more of the development squad out on loan, defender Pat Webber having rejoined Braintree, where he spent time last season, today after Aaron Drinan (pictured) moved to Sutton United and Chris Smith Aldershot.
Edwards Looking Forward to Championship Challenge Thu 2nd Aug 2018 17:41
He isn’t alone in fitting the bill for Paul Hurst but recent recruit Gwion Edwards is certainly typical of the type of player the new Town boss is eager to bring to Portman Road.
Edwards: I Had Point to Prove Following Swans Exit Thu 2nd Aug 2018 17:24
His failure to make the breakthrough with Swansea has been a major driving force in the career of Town new boy Gwion Edwards, who has featured prominently in pre-season and looks a likely starter in Saturday’s home clash with Blackburn that marks the first day of the new season.
Hurst Not Giving Up on Tilt Thu 2nd Aug 2018 17:13
Town boss Paul Hurst says he’s not yet given up on his attempt to sign central defender Curtis Tilt from Blackpool.
Hurst Undecided Whether to Include Waghorn With Bids Still on Table Thu 2nd Aug 2018 16:47
Blues boss Paul Hurst is still weighing-up whether to include striker Martyn Waghorn in the squad which faces Blackburn Rovers on Saturday with the interest in last season’s 16-goal top scorer still ongoing. Derby and Middlesbrough are the frontrunners in the chase for the 28-year-old, with Sheffield United also having made a bid but with no one yet meeting Town’s valuation.
Hurst: Nothing Concrete on Knudsen and Garner Links Thu 2nd Aug 2018 16:08
Town boss Paul Hurst has played down reports of interest in left-back Jonas Knudsen and striker Joe Garner from Stoke City and Bolton respectively.
Shrews Duo Barred From Training While Futures Are Sorted Thu 2nd Aug 2018 15:57
Shrewsbury boss John Askey has revealed that Jon Nolan and Toto Nsiala won’t be training with the League One side while their futures are decided, Town having made a rejected bid for the duo earlier in the week which led to them handing in transfer requests. Town manager Paul Hurst, who was in charge at Shrewsbury until joining the Blues, wouldn’t confirm Town’s interest in the pair at his press conference but said he believed they are players capable of stepping up to the Championship.
Skuse Fit for Opening Game Thu 2nd Aug 2018 15:25
Midfielder Cole Skuse will be fit for Saturday’s opening game of the season against Blackburn Rovers at Portman Road having recovered from the thigh injury he suffered in the pre-season friendly at MK Dons.
TWTV: Ipswich Town v Blackburn Rovers - Pre-match Press Conference - Watch Again Thu 2nd Aug 2018 14:26
Watch new Town boss Paul Hurst discussing Blackburn on Saturday and the latest transfer news, which was live earlier on TWTV.
Dyer Relishing Challenge of U18s Coaching Role Thu 2nd Aug 2018 11:31
Kieron Dyer says stepping up to his new role coaching the U18s is a great opportunity for him to progress and that he is relishing the challenge.
Hurst's Pre-Blackburn Press Conference Live on TWTV at 1.30pm Thu 2nd Aug 2018 10:22
Boss Paul Hurst’s first pre-match press conference as Town manager ahead of Saturday's season opener at home to Blackburn Rovers will be shown live on TWTV at 1.30pm this afternoon.
Mogga: No Contact From Town Thu 2nd Aug 2018 09:29
Blackburn boss and former Blues skipper and coach Tony Mowbray says Town never contacted him during their search for a new manager at the end of last season. Mowbray’s Rovers are at Portman Road on Saturday for this campaign’s opening Championship match having been promoted from League One in May.
 

On Wednesday, 2nd August 2017

Smith and Patterson Named in New Zealand Squad Wed 2nd Aug 2017 22:27
Town duo Tommy Smith and Monty Patterson have been named in the New Zealand squad for their 2018 World Cup qualifiers against the Solomon Islands in September.
U23s Win at Bury Wed 2nd Aug 2017 21:59
Goals from Conor McKendry (pictured), Ben Folami and Declan Daniels helped Town's U23 side to a 3-1 victory over Bury Town at Ram Meadow on Wednesday evening in their latest pre-season friendly.
This Year There Are No Excuses – Aston Villa Pre-Season Report Wed 2nd Aug 2017 12:15
In the 21st of a series of pre-season reports, HarryfromBath assesses the mood around the Championship clubs by delving into their forums, looking here at how things have progressed at Villa Park this summer. All of the teams in the division will be covered by the start of the season.
Turning Portuguese, I think I’m Turning Portuguese… - Wolves Pre-Season Report Wed 2nd Aug 2017 11:50
In the 20th of a series of pre-season reports, HarryfromBath assesses the mood around the Championship clubs by delving into their forums, focusing here on a summer of change at Molineux. A report on Aston Villa will follow later today and all teams in the division will be covered by the start of the season.
Look at the Money We Are Up Against! – Millwall Pre-Season Report Wed 2nd Aug 2017 11:15
In the 19th of a series of pre-season reports, HarryfromBath assesses the mood around the Championship clubs by delving into their forums, focusing here on how things have been for the Lions since their League One play-off triumph. Reports on Wolves and Aston Villa will follow later today with all of the teams in the division covered by and the start of the season.
Bunn Absent as Terriers Draw Wed 2nd Aug 2017 09:53
Huddersfield winger Harry Bunn, linked with a move to the Blues, was an absentee as the Terriers drew 3-3 with VfB Stuttgart in a pre-season friendly in Austria yesterday evening.
U23s in Action at Bury Town Wed 2nd Aug 2017 09:13
Town’s U23s play their final pre-season friendly against Bury Town at Ram Meadow this evening (KO 7.30pm).
 

On Tuesday, 2nd August 2016

It’s a Rebuilding Year - Reading Pre-Season Report Tue 2nd Aug 2016 16:00
In the 18th of a series of pre-season reports, HarryfromBath assesses the Royals’ mood after their pre-season with new boss Jaap Stam by delving into their forums. Reports on QPR, Fulham and Brentford will be on the site tomorrow with the rest of the teams in the division covered between now and the start of the season.
We Do Feel Like a Club On The Up - Bristol City Pre-Season Report Tue 2nd Aug 2016 12:00
In the 17th of a series of pre-season reports, HarryfromBath assesses the mood at the Robins after a busy pre-season under Lee Johnson by delving into their forums. A report on Reading will be on the site later today with the rest of the teams in the division covered between now and the start of the season.
Papworth Trust After Volunteers for Stevenage Collection Tue 2nd Aug 2016 10:45
Local disability charity Papworth Trust will be fundraising for local services before next Tuesday's EFL Cup tie with Stevenage and needs your help.
If You Want Instant Success, You’re Following the Wrong Club - Cardiff City Pre-Season Report Tue 2nd Aug 2016 10:30
In the 16th of a series of pre-season reports, HarryfromBath assesses the mood in the Bluebirds’ camp ahead of the new season by delving into their forums. Reports on Bristol City and Reading will be on the site later today with the rest of the teams in the division covered between now and the start of the season.
Smith and Berra Face Battle for Starting Spot Tue 2nd Aug 2016 06:00
Town boss Mick McCarthy has hinted that senior central defenders Christophe Berra and Tommy Smith will be battling it out for the left-sided central defensive berth with the right-footed Adam Webster having been added to the squad from Portsmouth over the summer.
 

On Saturday, 2nd August 2014

McCarthy Annoyed to Concede Late Penalty Sat 2nd Aug 2014 17:45
Town boss Mick McCarthy gave his players an ear-bashing for conceding the late penalty which led to Leyton Orient’s equaliser in the 1-1 friendly draw at Brisbane Road. Alex Henshall tripped ex-Blue Kevin Lisbie with Town having taken the lead in the ninth minute through Balin Bajner.
McCarthy: Taylor Can Leave Sat 2nd Aug 2014 17:33
Town boss Mick McCarthy has confirmed that striker Paul Taylor is available for transfer or loan having been left out of the Blues’ 21-man squad at Leyton Orient today.
U18s Defeated By Watford Sat 2nd Aug 2014 17:30
Town's U18s were pegged back after taking a first-half lead and eventually fell to a 2-1 friendly defeat against Watford at Playford Road on Saturday morning.
Leyton Orient 1-1 Town Sat 2nd Aug 2014 16:56
Town’s final pre-season friendly at Leyton Orient ended in a 1-1 draw with Lloyd James netting a final moments penalty for the home side to equalise Balint Bajner’s ninth minute opener for the Blues.
Leyton Orient 0-1 Town - Half-Time Sat 2nd Aug 2014 15:49
Balint Bajner’s early goal sees the Blues leading Leyton Orient 1-0 at half-time in their final pre-season friendly at Brisbane Road.
Life's a Pitch Returns Sat 2nd Aug 2014 09:47
With one week to go before the start of the new season Radio Suffolk’s Life’s a Pitch returns at lunchtime today (midday to 2pm) with host Mark Murphy joined by legend-in-residence Kevin Beattie, football’s youngest pundit Tractorboy and TWTD’s Phil Ham, who will be at Brisbane Road ahead of today’s final pre-season friendly against Leyton Orient.
 

On Friday, 2nd August 2013

U15s Win Final Game at Milk Cup Fri 2nd Aug 2013 16:02
Town’s U15s beat County Fermanagh 5-1 in their final game at the Northern Ireland Milk Cup this morning to carry off the NIMC Plate in the Junior section of the competition.
Tabb Looking for Goals Fri 2nd Aug 2013 15:48
Ipswich new boy Jay Tabb is looking to rectify a problem that has haunted him for several years and if he succeeds there will be no complaints from the Town fans.
TWTD Prediction League 2013/14 Starts Saturday Fri 2nd Aug 2013 15:00
With the Championship kicking off on Saturday, it’s time to register for the TWTD Prediction League 2013/14. There are also three fantasy leagues being run by TWTD Message Boarders this season.
No Easy Start for Town at Reading Fri 2nd Aug 2013 13:33
Mick McCarthy admits that facing Reading at the Madejski Stadium is a tough way to start his first full season as Town boss. The Blues go into the opening game of the campaign with injury concerns regarding Aaron Cresswell, Luke Hyam and Anthony Wordsworth.
McCarthy Always Keen to Keep Tabb Fri 2nd Aug 2013 12:35
Summer signing Jay Tabb has revealed that boss Mick McCarthy paid him a huge compliment soon after snapping him up on loan from Reading last season.
“We Need to Get the Basics Right and It Will All Fall into Place“ - Notes for the Reading Game Fri 2nd Aug 2013 12:00
HarryfromBath assesses the mood in the opposition camp ahead of Saturday's game by delving into their forums.
Carson Can Move On Fri 2nd Aug 2013 06:02
Manager Mick McCarthy says Northern Irish midfielder Josh Carson can join Bristol City if they want him. The 20-year-old, whose contract is up at the end of the season, is currently on trial with the League One club.
Tabb Can't Wait to Tee Off Against Old Club Fri 2nd Aug 2013 06:02
Jay Tabb was enjoying a round of golf in June when he returned to the clubhouse to find he had been bombarded by texts on his mobile phone.
McCarthy: Couldn't Have Done Better If I'd Spent Big Money Fri 2nd Aug 2013 06:01
Boss Mick McCarthy doubts whether he could have done any better with his summer signings even if he’d splashed a lot more cash than the small fee he paid Waterford for 18-year-old Jack Doherty. Eight of the summer additions joined on Bosman free transfers.
McCarthy Targeting Top Six Fri 2nd Aug 2013 06:00
Town manager Mick McCarthy is targeting a play-off place as the Blues go into his first full season in charge at Portman Road.
 

On Thursday, 2nd August 2012

Bristol City Not After Davies Thu 2nd Aug 2012 13:47
Bristol City boss Derek McInnes has refuted claims that his club is in talks with Derby County regarding Blues target Steve Davies.
Coppinger Linked Again Thu 2nd Aug 2012 12:56
Town are reported to be considering renewing their interest in Doncaster Rovers midfielder James Coppinger. Having made an approach for the 31-year-old last summer, Blues boss Paul Jewell said he could make an enquiry regarding the former Exeter man at the end of the season but subsequently decided against reviving his interest.
Dozzell Holding Coaching Courses Thu 2nd Aug 2012 11:27
Ex-Town midfielder Jason Dozzell is holding another of his two-day coaching courses for kids. The former England U21 international will be running the sessions at Ransomes Sports Club in Sidegate Avenue on Thursday 9th and Friday 10th August from 10am until 3pm.
Smith Could Face West Ham Thu 2nd Aug 2012 11:06
Blues boss Paul Jewell has confirmed that centre-half Tommy Smith will be in contention for a place in Saturday’s home friendly against West Ham (KO 3pm). The 22-year-old’s New Zealand side exited the Olympics after a 3-0 defeat to Brazil yesterday.
 

On Tuesday, 2nd August 2011

Town Target Slovenian Defender Tue 2nd Aug 2011 23:37
Town are understood to be hoping to sign Slovenian U21 international right-sided defender Aljaž Struna before this weekend’s season opener at Bristol City. The 20-year-old is believed to have been in England to hold talks with the Blues in the last few days.
Andrews Talks Continue Tue 2nd Aug 2011 22:49
Blackburn’s Republic of Ireland international midfielder Keith Andrews looks set to complete his season-long loan move to Town in the next couple of days. TWTD understands the 30-year-old has already been at Portman Road to talk to manager Paul Jewell with the clubs currently negotiating the terms of the deal.
Delaney Confirmed in Irish Squad Tue 2nd Aug 2011 16:56
Defender Damien Delaney has been confirmed in the final 25-man Republic of Ireland squad for their friendly against Croatia in Dublin next Wednesday. The call-up confirms that the 30-year-old, who was named in a larger provisional party a fortnight ago, will miss Town's Carling Cup tie against Northampton the previous night.
No Squad Number for Bullard Tue 2nd Aug 2011 16:27
Former Town loanee Jimmy Bullard has not been allocated a squad number by Hull City for the season ahead. The Blues 2010/11 Player of the Year appears certain to leave the KC Stadium this summer having recently been suspended by the Tigers for an alleged indiscretion during their pre-season trip to Slovenia.
Clegg: Town Targeting Two Tue 2nd Aug 2011 12:20
Town chief executive Simon Clegg says the Blues are trying to complete the signings of two more players before Saturday’s season opener at Bristol City. The loan signing of Blackburn midfielder Keith Andrews is one of those deals, while the second is likely to be another central defender.
Mixed Results for Town in Price Survey Tue 2nd Aug 2011 11:33
Portman Road is both the second cheapest and most expensive place to watch Championship football, according to a BBC survey released today. The survey claims that at £23 for a matchday ticket, programme, pie and cup of tea, only Watford’s Vicarage Road, at £17.30, is cheaper, while the Blues’ £59 D Block corporate seat is the most expensive in the division.
Andrews Says No to Leeds Tue 2nd Aug 2011 10:52
Keith Andrews’s agent Will Salthouse has confirmed that his player will not be joining Leeds United with another club, believed to be Town, the 30-year-old Blackburn midfielder’s preferred loan destination.
Jewell Impressed With Cresswell Tue 2nd Aug 2011 08:11
Boss Paul Jewell says he’s been impressed with new left-back Aaron Cresswell during pre-season, despite the youngster having stepped up a division after joining from Tranmere and moving out of home. The 21-year-old has been handed the number three shirt and looks set to start Town’s opener at Bristol City.
Town Linked With Loan Move for Andrews Tue 2nd Aug 2011 08:00
Town are being linked with a season-long loan move for Blackburn Rovers midfielder Keith Andrews. The Blues, Leeds, Portsmouth and Nottingham Forest are reportedly amongst a number of Championship clubs believed to be chasing the 30-year-old Republic of Ireland international.
 

On Monday, 2nd August 2010

Bristol City Make McAuley Enquiry? Mon 2nd Aug 2010 17:25
Bristol City are reported to have made an enquiry regarding Town central defender Gareth McAuley. The Robins were first linked with a move for the Northern Irishman last week.
Town Confirm Ablett Illness Mon 2nd Aug 2010 17:06
Town have confirmed that new coach Gary Ablett is in hospital receiving treatment for an illness, believed to be Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Ablett, who recently agreed a one-year deal with the Blues, was taken ill at the club's Playford Road training ground last week.
Keane Expecting Strong Spurs Side Mon 2nd Aug 2010 16:36
Boss Roy Keane expects his team to be taking on a strong Spurs XI at Portman Road on Tuesday evening (KO 7.45pm), despite many of the Premier League side’s senior players being involved in a game against Benfica in Portugal the same night.
Dyer Backing Town Mon 2nd Aug 2010 15:07
Former Blue Kieron Dyer says his old club could have a decent season ahead of them from what he saw while playing for West Ham in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat of the Blues. Dyer was disappointed not to get a look at Connor Wickham, but says he saw why Blues boss Roy Keane has promoted 18-year-old midfielder Luke Hyam to his side.
Priskin and Fülöp in Hungary Squad to Face England Mon 2nd Aug 2010 12:48
Striker Tamás Priskin and likely new keeper Márton Fülöp have been named in Hungary’s squad for their friendly with England at Wembley on Wednesday 11th August. The call-ups mean they will be unavailable for the Blues’ Carling Cup tie at Exeter the previous night.
Town Linked With Rochdale Defender Mon 2nd Aug 2010 11:24
Town are amongst a number of Championship clubs being linked with a move for Rochdale central defender Craig Dawson. Burnley are reported to heading the Blues and Middlesbrough in the race to sign the 20-year-old.
Fülöp Set for Town Medical Mon 2nd Aug 2010 10:39
Sunderland keeper Márton Fülöp will reportedly undergo a medical at Town tomorrow with a deal regarding his move finally having been reached.
Hyam Making His Mark Mon 2nd Aug 2010 09:21
Young midfielder Luke Hyam again impressed manager Roy Keane during Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to West Ham and could make his Championship debut when the Blues travel to Middlesbrough for their Championship opener next weekend.
Keane: Fülöp Saga Almost at an End Mon 2nd Aug 2010 08:52
Boss Roy Keane says the Blues are getting nearer to completing the signing of Sunderland keeper Márton Fülöp. Town are believed to have agreed a £750,000 fee with the Black Cats with negotiations regarding the player’s contract and settling his current Sunderland terms having continued throughout last week.
 

On Sunday, 2nd August 2009

Town Considering Robson Stand Tribute Sun 2nd Aug 2009 21:49
TWTD understands that Town are considering renaming one of Portman Road's stands in tribute to Sir Bobby Robson, who died on Friday.
Mackay Denies Priskin Bid Sun 2nd Aug 2009 14:15
Watford boss Malky Mackay has denied claims that Town have made an offer for striker Tamás Priskin. Yesterday TWTD revealed that Blues manager Roy Keane and coach Tony Loughlan were spotted at Vicarage Road watching the Hornets’ friendly victory over Parma.
 

On Saturday, 2nd August 2008

Fourth Cap for Wickham as England Crash to Defeat Sat 2nd Aug 2008 20:09
Academy striker Connor Wickham came on as a 65th minute sub to win his fourth England U17 cap as his side crashed to a 6-1 defeat to Denmark in the third place play-off at the Nordic Tournament in Sweden this afternoon.
Izaguirre Offered Deal Sat 2nd Aug 2008 20:00
Trialist Emilio Izaguirre has been offered a contract by Town, according to reports in his native Honduras. The 22-year-old has been with the Blues for the last fortnight, but has been unable to play in any pre-season friendlies due to red tape.
Wickham Set for Fourth England Cap Sat 2nd Aug 2008 09:19
Academy striker Connor Wickham is set to win his fourth England U17 cap later today when his side take on Denmark in the third place play-off at the Nordic Tournament in Sweden.
Town: No Formal Offer for Portsmouth's Nugent Sat 2nd Aug 2008 09:10
Town chief executive Derek Bowden has denied widespread reports claiming the Blues have made a bid for Portsmouth striker David Nugent. However, Bowden says talks are still ongoing with left-back Ben Thatcher, while the Blues are reportedly set for talks with Chievo regarding Erjon Bogdani.
 

On Thursday, 2nd August 2007

Cricket Ends in Draw Thu 2nd Aug 2007 22:59
Town's foray into the world of Twenty20 cricket ended in an honourable ‘draw' after ‘bad light' prevented their match against Ipswich and East Suffolk at Chantry Park from reaching a conclusion.
U18s Draw With Port Vale Thu 2nd Aug 2007 21:45
Town's U18s drew 1-1 with Port Vale in a pre-season friendly on Thursday afternoon. Jordan Rhodes, a loan target of Scottish Second Division side Ross County, scored the Blues' goal.
Lee Decisions at Weekend Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:35
Hull City manager Phil Brown says Alan Lee's future could be decided this weekend. The Tigers boss says the Republic of Ireland striker is set for talks with the Blues regarding his new deal at the end of the week.
Walters is Starter Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:21
Boss Jim Magilton has confirmed that Jon Walters will be in his starting line-up when the new season starts with a home game against Sheffield Wednesday on August 11th. Walters has been outstanding throughout pre-season and looks to have won a place on the right of midfield.
Town in Cricket Action Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:05
The Town squad will be in cricketing action this evening when they take on Ipswich and East Suffolk at Twenty20 in Chantry Park (5.45pm start). The teams will be playing for the SEH Windows and Doors Trophy.
Casement's Side Win Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:00
Chris Casement and the Northern Ireland U19s defeated Chile 3-2 at Ballymena in the elite section of the Milk Cup youth tournament last night. The hosts now face Israel in Friday's final.
Navas Move on Hold Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:53
Town's move for Málaga central defender César Navas has been put on hold while the 27-year-old recovers from his broken metatarsal, according to reports in Spain. The Blues will assess the ex-Real Madrid B side player's recovery before deciding whether to complete the signing.
 

On Wednesday, 2nd August 2006

U18s 0-2 Southend United Wed 2nd Aug 2006 18:42
A very young and inexperienced Ipswich Town U18 side lost 2-0 in a friendly to a much stronger Southend United team on a very windy Wednesday afternoon at Playford Road.
Bowden on Westy Wed 2nd Aug 2006 18:17
Chief executive Derek Bowden has confirmed that the Blues have agreed to accept an offer from Leeds United for Ian Westlake, but says that neither the midfielder nor Dan Harding have yet agreed terms with their new clubs.
Sutton the Target Wed 2nd Aug 2006 18:13
Boss Jim Magilton's Premiership striker target is former Canary Chris Sutton. The 33-year-old left Birmingham at the end of last season and is moving back to East Anglia.
Bruce Agrees Terms Wed 2nd Aug 2006 17:49
Town have agreed terms with Birmingham defender Alex Bruce. The 21-year-old is undergoing a medical and will sign a three-year deal.
Harding In, Westy Out! Wed 2nd Aug 2006 17:23
Town have agreed terms with Leeds United for left-back Dan Harding with Ian Westlake the man heading in the opposite direction. Harding has been linked with a move to the Blues for the last month with Leeds reported to be keen on a swap for a Town player on a number of occasions.
Striker Targeted Wed 2nd Aug 2006 15:29
Boss Jim Magilton is reported to have targeted a Premiership striker in addition to the three other imminent signings. The Blues boss is also said to be ready to allow one of his squad to leave Portman Road.
Ipswich Betting Specials Wed 2nd Aug 2006 13:12
Bookies are offering bets prior to the start of the new season with special interest to the local teams.
Prediction League Returns Wed 2nd Aug 2006 12:10
Football returns to Portman Road this weekend and with it our Prediction League. What are your predictions for the Palace game? Will we win? Will Bowditch regain his form of old and score first for Town?
Price in Wales U21s Wed 2nd Aug 2006 11:32
Keeper Lewis Price has been named in the Wales squad for their UEFA U21 Championship match with Israel in Herzelia, near Tel Aviv on Wednesday, 16th August. Price has previously won two senior caps but has dropped back to the U21s having lost his place in Town's first team.
Jim Set for Triple Swoop Wed 2nd Aug 2006 10:48
Boss Jim Magilton is reported to be about to start his career as a transfer wheeler-dealer by signing three players. Contrary to reports earlier today, one of those players is expected to be Leeds left-back Dan Harding.
Klug: Dean Can Still Star Wed 2nd Aug 2006 10:21
New first team coach Bryan Klug says that striker Dean Bowditch can still star at Town, if he plays to his strengths. Klug was talking to TWTD as part of an interview for the first 2006/07 issue of the fanzine, out Saturday.
Town Close to Signing? Wed 2nd Aug 2006 09:49
Jim Magilton is reported to be close to making the first signing of his management career. The unnamed player is said to be a current or former U21 international defender.
 

On Tuesday, 2nd August 2005

Fish Scuppered Tue 2nd Aug 2005 15:21
Charlton central defender Mark Fish will not play for the Blues at Colchester this evening after picking up an injury in training. The South African is due to spend a week on trial with the Blues.
Peters Signs Tue 2nd Aug 2005 15:17
Canadian international winger Jaime Peters has finally signed on the dotted line for the Blues. The 18-year-old will wear the number 12 shirt this season.
Duo to Miss Out Tue 2nd Aug 2005 14:09
Boss Joe Royle says he will not be risking central defender Jason De Vos or striker Nicky Forster against Colchester United at Layer Road this evening (KO 7.45pm). Forster has suffered a reaction to his thigh injury, while De Vos hurt his knee in Friday's game against Atlético Madrid.
Third Defender on Trial Tue 2nd Aug 2005 10:50
Town have taken Guinean international defender Schumann Bah on trial. The 30-year-old will be involved in tonight's friendly at Colchester United (KO 7.45pm).
 

On Monday, 2nd August 2004

New Boys Both Doubts Mon 2nd Aug 2004 23:08
Both Town's summer signings are doubts ahead of Saturday's first league game of the season against Gillingham at Portman Road, after picking up injuries in the 2-1 victory over Osasuna.
Town 2-1 Osasuna Mon 2nd Aug 2004 22:56
Town ended their pre-season campaign with a 2-1 win over Spanish side Osasuna. Despite their victory, it was a disappointing display from the Blues with both summer signings, Kevin Horlock and Jason De Vos, leaving the field due to injury.
Joe Not Planning to Go Mon 2nd Aug 2004 16:51
Town manager Joe Royle says that just because his current contract with the Blues is up in the summer it doesn't mean that this will be his last season at Portman Road.
Nouma Can Play Mon 2nd Aug 2004 14:28
French trialist Pascal Nouma has been given international clearance to play for the Blues against Spanish side Osasuna tonight (KO 7.45pm). The former PSG and Lens man is with Town for a week.
Prediction League Returns Mon 2nd Aug 2004 11:42
With the new season less than a week away, the TWTD Prediction League makes its return with a few new features to make this year's competition better than the last!
Richards Misses Out Mon 2nd Aug 2004 10:37
Full-back Matt Richards will miss tonight's final friendly of pre-season at home to Spanish side Osasuna. Richards picked up a cut foot in the latter stages of the 2-1 win against Newcastle and will not be risked.
Nouma on Trial Mon 2nd Aug 2004 10:20
French striker Pascal Nouma is on trial with the Blues and could be in the line-up which faces Osasuna this evening at Portman Road in Town's final pre-season friendly. Nouma, 32, is one of football's more colourful characters.
 

On Saturday, 2nd August 2003

London Branch Activities Sat 2nd Aug 2003 18:11
The London Branch of the Supporters Club have asked us to promote a few upcoming events, so here's some info.
Joe on Levski Draw Sat 2nd Aug 2003 11:02
Town boss Joe Royle felt his side were given a good test by Levski Sofia in their final pre-season game played in front of a disappointing 9,360 crowd at Portman Road.
Pullen Goes on Loan Sat 2nd Aug 2003 11:00
Free transfer-listed goalkeeper James Pullen has joined Dagenham and Redbridge on a three-month loan. The ball-handler spent a short spell on trial with the Daggers during July.
Reserves Action at Bury Sat 2nd Aug 2003 10:56
A Town reserves side is in action on Saturday evening against Bury Town at Ram Meadow in Trevor Collins' testimonial (KO 6pm). Collins, a stalwart of the West Suffolk club, is a lifelong Town fan.
 

On Friday, 2nd August 2002

Fulham Bent Bid Refused? Fri 2nd Aug 2002 16:06
Reports in London claim Fulham have made an unsuccessful attempt to take Marcus Bent to Craven Cottage in a cash-plus-Barry Hayles deal.
Bent on Promotion Fri 2nd Aug 2002 15:54
Marcus Bent says that despite the fierce competition for places up front at Town the only contest he is interested in is the First Division championship and a return to the Premiership.
UEFA Cup Home Tickets Fri 2nd Aug 2002 15:52
Tickets will go on sale for the home leg of the UEFA Cup qualifying round against Avenir Beggen from Monday.
Burley on Season Ahead Fri 2nd Aug 2002 15:12
Town manager George Burley feels that pre-season has gone well so far and says that his players are determined and hungry to do well in the season ahead. Burley was speaking on Friday afternoon ahead of tomorrow's final pre-season game against Celta Vigo.
Karic on Trial at Hibs Fri 2nd Aug 2002 13:53
Misfit Slovenian full-back Amir Karic is reported to be on trial at Hibernian. The World Cup star has not been involved with Town in pre-season and he and the club have been in talks regarding the cancellation of his contract.
Squad for Celta Vigo Fri 2nd Aug 2002 10:38
Town have announced the squad for Saturday's visit of Spanish club Celta Vigo. Darren Ambrose is back after missing out at Brentford while Alun Armstrong also returns.
 

On Thursday, 2nd August 2001

Town v United First Main Game Thu 2nd Aug 2001 18:07
Further to the earlier story regarding ITV's coverage of Town we have discovered that the first main game involving Town will be the September 22nd game at Manchester United.
Holland Called Up Thu 2nd Aug 2001 17:51
Matt Holland has been called up for Ireland's home friendly with Croatia on August 15th.
Finidi Here Tonight And a Bid Turned Down Thu 2nd Aug 2001 16:04
Nigerian target Finidi George should be in Town tonight according to George Burley. The Real Mallorca player is set to fly in and have talks and a look around Portman Road.
Challenge is Champions' League - Stewart Thu 2nd Aug 2001 14:02
Marcus Stewart says he is determined that last season's success is not going to be a flash in the pan. The striker added that he will try to shoot Town into the Champions' League as well as picking up and England cap or two.
Croft on Way Back Thu 2nd Aug 2001 13:16
Forgotten man Gary Croft has vowed to get back in the picture after his groin operation. He has told fans "don’t write me off" after a season where he made just ten starts and where Chris Makin was brought in to cover his favoured right-back position. Many fans have been sounding thedeath knell on Croft's Town career after two turbulent years.
Club Apologies for Ticket Delays Thu 2nd Aug 2001 10:54
Town have apologised for the delay in contacting the 2000 lucky members of the waiting list. 2000 of the 4000+ fans applying for new season tickets were successful and were promised a call by the club. Many are still waiting.
Finidi Here Today Thu 2nd Aug 2001 10:12
Reports this morning say Finidi George will be in town today for a look around and to continue talking terms. It seems everything is sorted between the clubs with the fee quoted as £3 million, £3.5 million and in the Spanish media, which originally broke the story, £3.7 million.
 

On Wednesday, 2nd August 2000

Abidallah Stars Again as Reserves Lose Wed 2nd Aug 2000 11:02
Town's reserves lost 1-0 at Hitchin last night after Delroy McKoy scored the winner in the 66th minute. Few Town players impressed on the night, although Nabil Abidallah once again showed that he is a cut above the majority of Town's squad players. One worry for Town was the injury of Neil Midgley who left the field with a groin strain. Also replaced was Mark Venus who was taken off in the 35th minute with a sore back. Town side: Salmon, Daly, Nicholls, McGreal, Mowbray, Venus (Moffat 35), Abidallah, Niven, Logan (Wasylyczin 82), Midgley (J Miller 44) and Friars (Dickinson 80)
 

On Monday, 2nd August 1999

Go to Helsingborgs! Mon 2nd Aug 1999 15:59
Contrary to this morning's speculation it seems Andreas Jakobsson has turned down the chance to join Town and is staying in Sweden. Earlier it had been reported that Helsingborgs had accepted Town's £1 million offer and the signing seemed a formality. It has been suggested that Jakobsson might be after a move to a bigger club than Town. Back to the drawing board for George Burley then...
Andreas Jakobsson set to join Town? Mon 2nd Aug 1999 11:17
Reports from Sweden suggest that Andreas Jakobsson is set join Town either today or tomorrow. His current club Helsingborgs are reported to have agreed a fee and all that remains is for the Swedish international defender to agree terms with Town. Jakobsson has made 9 full international appearances for Sweden and is rated as one of the best defenders in the Swedish league. He is seen as George Burley as a direct replacement for Tony Mowbray, suggesting that 5-3-2 may once more be a formation often used by Town, despite the use of 4-4-2 in Saturday's poor display against FC Twente.

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