On Friday, 14th June 2019
|Sears Making Good Progress Fri 14th Jun 2019 19:28 |
Striker Freddie Sears is progressing well as he recovers from the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury he suffered at Norwich in February.
|Escape to Victory Screening Raises Â£1,900 for Beattie Statue Campaign Fri 14th Jun 2019 17:12 |
Last nightâ€™s Escape to Victory screening at Greshams raised Â£1,900 for The Beat Goes On, the campaign raising funds for a statue of Blues legend Kevin Beattie.
|Millwall Boss Tight-Lipped on Bialkowski Link Fri 14th Jun 2019 10:09 |
Millwall boss Neil Harris has refused to comment on links with Blues keeper Bartosz Bialkowski and a number of other players.
On Thursday, 14th June 2018
|Town to Learn Carabao Cup Opponents on Friday Morning Thu 14th Jun 2018 20:22 |
Town will learn their Carabao Cup first round opponents at 10.45am BST on Friday morning when the draw takes place in Vietnam.
|Open Day Date Confirmed Thu 14th Jun 2018 15:23 |
Townâ€™s annual Open Day will take place at Portman Road on Thursday 26th July.
On Wednesday, 14th June 2017
|Garner Confirmation Close Wed 14th Jun 2017 15:16 |
Town target Joe Garner has undergone his Blues medical and the striker's Â£1 million move from Rangers will be confirmed either this afternoon or tomorrow. On Sunday, TWTD was first to reveal that the Blues were closing in on signing the 29-year-old.
On Tuesday, 14th June 2016
|Town Comment on UEFA Hospitality Legal Action Reports Tue 14th Jun 2016 12:05 |
Town have issued a statement on last nightâ€™s reports that UEFA are suing companies owned by Marcus Evans for allegedly selling unauthorised hospitality packages at Euro 2016.
|Ipswich Town Ladies Release Promotional Film Tue 14th Jun 2016 11:39 |
Ipswich Town Ladies FC have released a promotional film as they look to recruit new players for the season ahead.
|Blues Linked With Blade Freeman Tue 14th Jun 2016 11:08 |
Town are being linked with transfer-listed Sheffield United right-back Kieron Freeman.
On Sunday, 14th June 2015
|Bru Capped as Mauritius Thrashed Sun 14th Jun 2015 19:04 |
Blues midfielder Kevin Bru won his third full international cap as Mauritius were thrashed 7-1 by Ghana in their opening 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Accra this afternoon.
|West Brom Linked With Mings Sun 14th Jun 2015 15:10 |
West Brom boss Tony Pulis is reported to be keen on taking Blues left-back Tyrone Mings to the Hawthorns this summer.
On Friday, 14th June 2013
|Taylor Pleads Guilty Fri 14th Jun 2013 12:09 |
Striker Paul Taylor pleaded guilty to assault causing actual bodily harm at Ipswich Crown Court this morning in relation to an incident at the Robert Ransome pub in October last year. The 25-year-old will be sentenced later this month.
|Robson Cruise This Weekend Fri 14th Jun 2013 10:07 |
More than 600 fans are taking part in the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation Cruise over the weekend, visiting Amsterdam, the scene of Townâ€™s 1981 UEFA Cup final victory, before returning to the legendary Blues bossâ€™s hometown of Newcastle.
On Thursday, 14th June 2012
|Klug: A Lot of Good in EPPP Thu 14th Jun 2012 14:51 |
Academy director Bryan Klug says there is a lot of good in this summer's oft-criticised Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) restructuring of youth football in England. The 51-year-old took control at Playford Road yesterday after two and a half years away from the club.
|Klug: Greatest Satisfaction Seeing Youngsters Come Through Thu 14th Jun 2012 12:59 |
Bryan Klug says seeing young players come through from the academy is what gives him the greatest satisfaction in football. Klug, who began his new job as academy director yesterday, says he enjoyed some aspects of working in first team football as Jim Magiltonâ€™s assistant but others less so.
|Klug: We Should Have More Academy Players in First Team Thu 14th Jun 2012 12:46 |
New Blues academy director Bryan Klug says there should be more academy products in or around the first team than there are at present. The 51-year-old, whose return to Playford Road was confirmed yesterday, says there was a target of having five or six in the first team squad towards the end of his previous spell in charge.
|Klug: Category Two Not a Big Disadvantage Thu 14th Jun 2012 11:41 |
Bryan Klug doesnâ€™t believe the Blues having applied for Category Two academy status will leave them at a disadvantage despite Norwich and clubs in London aiming for Category One. This summer sees a reorganisation of youth football with the introduction of the Elite Player Performance Plan.
|Town Draw Bristol Rovers at Home Thu 14th Jun 2012 09:19 |
Town have drawn Bristol Rovers at home in the first round of the Capital One Cup.
|Klug: Keane Axing Did Me a Favour Thu 14th Jun 2012 06:00 |
Returning Blues stalwart Bryan Klug says his 2010 axing by former manager Roy Keane ultimately did him a favour as it gave him the chance to spend two years broadening his horizons at Tottenham's academy. Klug, who was yesterday was confirmed as Townâ€™s new academy director, was in a head of football development role, having previously been Jim Magiltonâ€™s assistant manager, when Keane removed him from the Blues' staff.
On Tuesday, 14th June 2011
|Town Scout at U21 Championship Tue 14th Jun 2011 22:45 |
Town scout David Hamilton has been spotted taking in games at the UEFA European U21 Championship in Denmark this week. In February, TWTD revealed that Hamilton, who previously worked with Paul Jewell at Derby and Wigan, had joined the Blues staff.
|Owls Planning Scotland Swoop Tue 14th Jun 2011 22:35 |
TWTD understands that League One Sheffield Wednesday are interested in signing Town striker Jason Scotland. The 32-year-old looks set to move on this summer with manager Paul Jewell having added Michael Chopra to his squad and with an offer in for another frontman.
|Baxter Leaves Town Communications Post Tue 14th Jun 2011 12:06 |
Townâ€™s director of communications Terry Baxter is stepping down from that role to return to Radio Suffolk as the presenter of their breakfast show. Baxter will continue in his position as chief executive of the clubâ€™s Charitable Trust.
|Carling Cup Seedings Tue 14th Jun 2011 11:46 |
The Football League have announced the seeded and unseeded teams for Thursdayâ€™s first round Carling Cup draw (10am).
|Town Looking for Charities Tue 14th Jun 2011 11:10 |
Town are calling on charities based in the eastern region to apply to become the club's nominated charities for the season ahead.
|Jewell: Enquiry Not Bid for St Ledger Tue 14th Jun 2011 10:17 |
Town boss Paul Jewell has confirmed that he has rekindled his interest in Preston North End defender Sean St Ledger but says he is yet to make an offer for the Republic of Ireland international. The Blues previously targeted the former Peterborough man in January with reports last week claiming Town had made a new bid for the 26-year-old.
|Peters Looking for First Game at Gold Cup Tue 14th Jun 2011 08:13 |
Jaime Peters will hope to make his first appearance at the CONCACAF Gold Cup later today when Canada face Panama in Kansas City in their final group game. The Canadians need a win to guarantee a place in the knock-out stages but could still make it through even they fail to beat their group leaders.
|Last Chance on Father's Day Book Offer Tue 14th Jun 2011 06:14 |
Those wishing to take advantage of White Space Design's Father's Day offer of 1980-81 The Greatest Season in Ipswich Townâ€™s History at the reduced price of Â£16.99 need to order by 5pm today. The book, written by Mel Henderson, Town's public relations officer at the time, is a superb account of the year in which the club won the UEFA Cup and just missed out on a treble.
|Jewell Makes Offer for Second Striker Tue 14th Jun 2011 06:00 |
Town boss Paul Jewell has confirmed that he has made an offer for a striker in addition to Michael Chopra, who signed from Cardiff for Â£1.5 million last week. The Blues manager is keen to add a different striking option to his squad.
On Monday, 14th June 2010
|Hollman: England Should Stick With Green Mon 14th Jun 2010 21:42 |
Town goalkeeper-coach Jim Hollman says he expects Fabio Capello to stick with Robert Green when England face Algeria on Friday, despite the former Norwich manâ€™s disastrous error during Saturdayâ€™s 1-1 draw with the USA. Hollman worked with Green during his time coaching at Carrow Road.
|Smith to Start for New Zealand Mon 14th Jun 2010 21:37 |
New Zealand coach Ricki Herbert has confirmed that Town defender Tommy Smith will start Tuesdayâ€™s World Cup opener against Slovakia in Rustenburg (KO 12.30pm). Smith will win his fifth full cap on the left of a three-man defence as the All Whites begin their World Cup campaign.
|Smith Looking Forward to World Cup Debut Mon 14th Jun 2010 13:13 |
Central defender Tommy Smith says he is looking forward to his first World Cup match for New Zealand with a mixture of nerves and excitement. The All Whites face Slovakia in their opening group game in Rustenburg on Tuesday (KO 12.30pm).
|Wright Set for West Ham Return Mon 14th Jun 2010 11:43 |
Keeper Richard Wright could be set for a return to former club West Ham, having been released by the Blues at the end of the season. The former England keeper is in talks with the Hammers regarding a move back to Upton Park.
|Carling Cup Draw and League Fixtures Released This Week Mon 14th Jun 2010 10:19 |
Fans can start preparing for 2010/11 in earnest later this week with the draw for the first round of the Carling Cup on Wednesday and the release of the league fixtures on Thursday.
On Sunday, 14th June 2009
|Sunderland Pair and Liverpool Striker Linked Again Sun 14th Jun 2009 09:27 |
Sunderland's Paul McShane and Daryl Murphy and Liverpool's David Ngog are all again linked on what seems to be a quiet Sunday for Town tabloid gossip.
On Saturday, 14th June 2008
|Lambe Set for World Cup Action, But Peters Omitted Sat 14th Jun 2008 20:43 |
Academy midfielder Reggie Lambe looks set to win his sixth full international cap on Sunday when Bermuda face Trinidad and Tobago in the first leg of their World Cup qualifier with the Caribbean side in Port of Spain. Lambe's Gombey Warriors defeated the Cayman Islands in the first qualifying round earlier in the year.
|Jim: No Ameobi Bid, But Enquiry to Newcastle Made Sat 14th Jun 2008 10:04 |
Boss Jim Magilton has finally commented on Town's interest in Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi, denying that he has made a bid but confirming he has made an enquiry regarding the 26-year-old. Yesterday, reports in the North-East said any proposed deal had collapsed with Ameobi less than keen on the switch.
|Magilton Confirms Barcelona Striker Link Sat 14th Jun 2008 09:47 |
Boss Jim Magilton has confirmed his interest in Barcelona B striker JosÃƒÂ© Emilio Guerra. The 26-year-old Spaniard was first mentioned in connection with the Blues on a BBC transfer rumours site earlier in the week and posted on the TWTD Message Board on a number of occasions, although at the time there appeared to be little to substantiate the story.
On Thursday, 14th June 2007
|Charlton on Bent Refusal Thu 14th Jun 2007 21:30 |
Charlton have confirmed that former Town striker Darren Bent has turned down his proposed Â£17 million move to West Ham. Bent has decided against a switch to Upton Park after holding talks with the Hammers today.
|Bent Turns Down Move Thu 14th Jun 2007 21:01 |
Former Town striker Darren Bent is reported to have turned down his proposed Â£17 million move from Charlton to West Ham. Bent has been in talks at Upton Park today but is understood to have opted against a switch to the Hammers.
|Jim: We Owe Wednesday Thu 14th Jun 2007 12:10 |
Boss Jim Magilton says the Blues will be out for revenge when Sheffield Wednesday visit Portman Road on the first day of the new season, Saturday, August 11th. The Town manager, a former Owl in his playing days, is glad to be starting 2007/08 at home, but expects a difficult first month.
|2007/08 Fixtures Thu 14th Jun 2007 10:01 |
Town will face Sheffield Wednesday, one of manager Jim Magilton's old clubs, at home on the opening day of the season on Saturday, 11th August. After taking on the MK Dons in the Carling Cup in midweek, the Blues travel to Plymouth the following Saturday.
|Spurs Make Late Bent Bid Thu 14th Jun 2007 08:52 |
Tottenham have made a late bid to snatch former Town striker Darren Bent away from West Ham. Spurs are reported to have made Charlton an undisclosed offer for the striker, who last night seemed set for a Â£17 million move to Upton Park.
On Wednesday, 14th June 2006
|A New Way of Betting Wed 14th Jun 2006 20:00 |
England take on Trinidad and Tobago (including former Town trialist Russell Latapy) in their second game on Thursday, a perfect opportunity to try out a new style of betting with the additional advantage of a Â£25 free bet*.
|Jim Thanks Fans Wed 14th Jun 2006 19:43 |
New boss Jim Magilton has thanked fans for their reaction to his appointment as Joe Royle's successor. The Northern Irishman started his first job in management last Monday.
|Lee Set to Miss Start Wed 14th Jun 2006 14:51 |
Striker Alan Lee will undergo surgery on his long-standing groin injury and looks likely to miss the beginning of the season. Lee has been troubled with the problem since the end of 2005/06 and wasn't risked in Ireland's recent friendly with Chile.
|Juan in French Talks Wed 14th Jun 2006 10:32 |
Former Town loanee Jimmy Juan is reported to be in talks with three French clubs regarding a permanent move away from Monaco. Ulrich Le Pen's old side Lorient are considered favourites to land the 23-year-old who is also speaking to Valenciennes and Troyes.
On Tuesday, 14th June 2005
|Sheepshanks on Davis Fee Tue 14th Jun 2005 15:38 |
Chairman David Sheepshanks says the Blues have received "just under Â£1 million" from the Â£1.25 million Kelvin Davis deal with Sunderland. The remainder of the cash goes to the MK Dons as part of the deal which saw Davis join the Blues from the club then known as Wimbledon in the summer of 2003.
|Joe on Davis Move Tue 14th Jun 2005 15:19 |
Boss Joe Royle has thanked departing goalkeeper Kelvin Davis for his two years at Portman Road and wished him well for the future. The 28-year-old completed his move to the Black Cats earlier this afternoon.
|Davis Deal Complete Tue 14th Jun 2005 14:40 |
Keeper Kelvin Davis has completed his Â£1.25 million move to Sunderland, signing a four-year deal at the Stadium of Light. Davis leaves the Blues after two seasons at Portman Road.
|Joe Confirms Forster Link Tue 14th Jun 2005 14:23 |
Boss Joe Royle has confirmed that Reading striker Nicky Forster is a player he is interested in bringing to Portman Road over the summer. The 31-year-old is available on a free transfer having turned down a one-year deal with the Royals.
|Davis Looks to Challenge Tue 14th Jun 2005 13:50 |
Kelvin Davis says he is looking forward to the new challenge that his move to Sunderland brings. The 28-year-old is expected to complete his switch to the Stadium of Light later today.
|Wigan in for Miller Tue 14th Jun 2005 09:36 |
Wigan have emerged as the latest contenders for the signature of out-of-contract Town midfielder Tommy Miller. Already Sunderland, Leeds, Crystal Palace and Celtic have shown an interest in the 26-year-old.
On Monday, 14th June 2004
|Veno to Play for Hibs Mon 14th Jun 2004 20:08 |
Former Town central defender Mark Venus will be offered a playing contract by new Hibernian boss Tony Mowbray if he accepts the position as his assistant. Venus is expected to be confirmed as Mowbray's right-hand man when Mogga returns from holiday later this week.
|Bent to West Brom? Mon 14th Jun 2004 17:13 |
Town striker Marcus Bent is being linked with a summer move to West Bromwich Albion. The Baggies are yet to put in a bid for the former Leicester loanee but it is reported that talks have taken place regarding a switch to the Hawthorns.
|Ground Being Transformed Mon 14th Jun 2004 12:21 |
Work has begun on transforming Portman Road ahead of Wednesday's Elton John concert. A stage is being erected at the Greene King Stand end of the ground with seats for around 25,000 on the pitch and in the other stands.
|Canada and De Vos Win Mon 14th Jun 2004 01:53 |
Town central defender Jason De Vos played the full 90 minutes as Canada beat Belize 4-0 in the first leg of their first World Cup qualifier at the Richardson Stadium in Ontario on Sunday night.
On Saturday, 14th June 2003
|Bent Leicester Link Again Sat 14th Jun 2003 13:22 |
Leicester City could still be considering an offer for Town striker Marcus Bent, according to a report this afternoon. Interest in Bent from the Foxes was first reported in May.
On Friday, 14th June 2002
|Holland on Spain Match Fri 14th Jun 2002 16:33 |
Town skipper Matt Holland hopes Spain underestimate his Irish side when they meet them in Sujon on Sunday. Holland points to the number of 'big' sides who have lost out to relative footballing minnows in this World Cup after appearing not to take their opposition seriously.
|McCall Moves to Coach Fri 14th Jun 2002 12:15 |
Town have announced that UEFA Cup winner Steve McCall will join George Burley coaching staff for the 2002/03 season. McCall was appointed Town's scouting co-ordinator last season after spending a long period in the south-west with Torquay and Plymouth.
|Mick Praises Matt Fri 14th Jun 2002 08:38 |
Town skipper Matt Holland has been singled out for praise by Irish manager Mick McCarthy. Holland's World Cup performances and inpressive goal against Cameroon have seen innumerable clubs linked with the ex-Bournemouth man.
On Thursday, 14th June 2001
|Burley and Sheepshanks on Kachloul Thu 14th Jun 2001 17:29 |
Town have now commented on Kachloul's acceptance of the Blues' offer. He will undergo a medical at Portman Road when he returns from holiday next week.
|Kachloul Signs for Town! Thu 14th Jun 2001 17:21 |
Hassan Kachloul has this afternoon signed for Town on a Bosman. The Moroccan revealed the news on his own website within the last hour.
|President Ferguson! Thu 14th Jun 2001 13:00 |
Town groundsman Alan Ferguson has been named the new president of the Scotland and Northern Ireland region of the Institute of Groundsmen. Apparently this is a great honour in the world of turf and Ferguson is very flattered at being chosen.
|Celtic Kachloul's Likely Destination Thu 14th Jun 2001 09:55 |
Celtic have now emerged as favourites to win the race for Hassan Kachloul. Despite comments last night from his agent, it seems the Glasgow club have indeed expressed formal interest in the Moroccan. Kachloul himself is reported to have made up his mind, with Celtic seeming his most likely choice.
On Wednesday, 14th June 2000
|More Season Ticket News Wed 14th Jun 2000 17:12 |
There will be 18,000 season ticket holders at Portman Road next season the club have announced this afternoon. Originally they were going to cap this at 16,000, but the sheer numbers of applicants have pushed this figure up. Existing season ticket holders will get their application forms when the delayed forms arrive whilst new ticket holders have two options. Members of last season's Portman Plus and Blues Crew will be second in the queue for tickets, although Blues Crew members can only apply if their application is accompanied by a qualifying adult. The remaining tickets will go to a ballot of everyone else. Those wishing to take part should send an SAE to the club for their application form. No dates are being mentioned as yet so presumably it's get your application for an application in as soon as possible, fill in the form and then get it straight back. The club will also be running a priority scheme for the 1 -2,000 tickets remaining for individual matches.
|Bragstad Next Wed 14th Jun 2000 16:55 |
There are strong indications that Town could make their next move for Norwegian defensive star Bjorn Otto Bragstad. George Burley watched the Rosenberg player in the Scandinavians' 1-0 win over Spain yesterday and could well move for the player as soon as Euro 2000 is over. The 29-year-old played left-back last night but is comfortable anywhere across the defence. Centre-half is the area that George Burley is most looking to strengthen with Tony Mowbray and Mark Venus both in the veteran category. The player is likely to cost somewhere in the area of Â£1 - 2 million.
|Fee Agreed For Reuser Wed 14th Jun 2000 16:49 |
Town have agreed a Â£1 million fee for Martin Resuer with Vitesse Arnhem. Discussions will begin with the midfielder as soon as he returns from holiday in Sicily. A Town spokesperson said: "Ipswich Town FC are pleased to announce that they have agreed a transfer fee of Â£1 million for the signing of Martijn Reuser. This will rise at the end of the season if the club are successful at retaining Premiership status."
|Season Ticket Forms Delayed Wed 14th Jun 2000 16:05 |
For those of you wondering where your season ticket renewal form is the news is that they are delayed and you'll get them next week. Those of you who haven't been season ticket holders should send an SAE to the Ticket Office in order to receive an application form as soon as possible. An announcement will be made regarding new seasn tickets on June 22nd.
|Two Let Off Wed 14th Jun 2000 14:29 |
Two of the five Bolton players have been let of the charges made against them after the play-off semi-final second leg at Portman Road. Mike Whitlow and Claus Jensen have had their charges waived, although Whitlow still faces suspension over his sending off.
|Town Away on First Day Wed 14th Jun 2000 11:45 |
Town look likely to start their Premiership campaign away from home according to provisional lists drawn up by the Premier League. Assistant Secretary Adrian Cook said yesterday "While it is not guaranteed, I am expecting Ipswich to be away on the opening day of the season". Norwich are pushing for an away day first off too, although their fixtures and Town's are not likely to be linked now that the two sides are in different divisions. The Nationwide League kicks off a week earlier anyway.