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On Thursday, 20th October 2016

McCarthy Waiting on Skuse But McGoldrick and Williams Both Fit Thu 20th Oct 2016 13:58
Town boss Mick McCarthy is hopeful that midfielder Cole Skuse will be fit for Saturday’s trip to Newcastle United after limping off with a toe problem during Tuesday’s 2-0 home victory over Burton Albion and confirmed that David McGoldrick and Jonny Williams will both make the trip to St James’ Park.
McCarthy and Milne Among Guests at Supporters Club Meet the Club Evening and AGM Thu 20th Oct 2016 11:27
This season's Supporters Club AGM, which takes place on Thursday 27th October in Legends Bar, will once again take the form of an open evening with fans having a chance to meet and question management representing many areas of the club, both off-field and on-field, among them boss Mick McCarthy and managing director Ian Milne.
The Naked Football Show: Podcast Now Online Thu 20th Oct 2016 11:00
This week's Naked Football Show is now available online.
McCarthy: Lovely to Have McGoldrick Back Thu 20th Oct 2016 06:00
Town boss Mick McCarthy says it’s lovely to have David McGoldrick available again with the striker set to return to the first-team squad at Newcastle on Saturday.
 

On Tuesday, 20th October 2015

McCarthy: We Let Our Guard Down Tue 20th Oct 2015 23:11
Town boss Mick McCarthy felt that there was no way back for his side once they had conceded two goals he thought were preventable shortly before half-time during their 3-0 defeat at Hull City.
Hull City 3-0 Ipswich Town - Player Ratings and Reports Tue 20th Oct 2015 21:46
If you saw the match against Hull, please give us your player ratings and a mini match report.
Hull City 3-0 Town - Match Report Tue 20th Oct 2015 21:41
Goals from ex-Blue Alex Bruce, Chuba Akpom and David Meyler saw Hull City to a comfortable victory over Town at the KC Stadium. Sub Bruce headed the opener in the 36th minute, Akpom made it 2-0 seven minutes later and Meyler vollyed home a brilliant third on 58.
Hull City 2-0 Town - Half-Time Tue 20th Oct 2015 20:47
Goals from ex-Blue Alex Bruce and Chuba Akpom have given Hull City a 2-0 lead over the Blues at half-time at the KC Stadium.
Five Changes at Hull Tue 20th Oct 2015 19:04
Town boss Mick McCarthy has made five changes for this evening’s game at Hull City with Giles Coke, Jonny Parr, Kevin Bru, Larsen Touré and Daryl Murphy all starting.
Hull City v Ipswich Town - Chatroom Open Tue 20th Oct 2015 19:00
If you're not at the match this evening, come and join us in the chatroom and discuss it with hundreds of Town fans (389 were in for Huddersfield).
Hull City v Ipswich Town - Your Predictions Tue 20th Oct 2015 16:00
TWTD members are pessimistic about a win against Hull this evening with nearly 64% predicting all three points will remain with the home side and only 15% for Town, but what do you think?
Grays Striker Linked Tue 20th Oct 2015 15:34
Town are reported to be showing interest in 21-year-old Grays Athletic striker Dumebi Dumaka, who has scored 15 goals in nine games for the Ryman League Premier Division side this season.
McCarthy: Build on Huddersfield Draw Tue 20th Oct 2015 06:00
Town boss Mick McCarthy is looking for his side to build on Saturday’s 0-0 home draw with Huddersfield when they face Hull City at the KC Stadium this evening. The Tigers are currently in seventh in the Championship three places and three points ahead of the Blues.
McCarthy Understands Fans' Frustrations Tue 20th Oct 2015 06:00
Town boss Mick McCarthy says taking criticism during difficult spells comes with the territory when you’re a manager and believes that fans of some of his other clubs would have given him a tougher time on Saturday with the Blues having gone four home games without a win.
Clean Sheet Delight Tempered By Draw Tue 20th Oct 2015 06:00
Dean Gerken admits his delight at keeping a clean sheet was tempered with the disappointment of not being able to overcome Huddersfield at Portman Road on Saturday.
Gerken Has No Problem With Fans' Criticism Tue 20th Oct 2015 06:00
Town goalkeeper Dean Gerken says he has no problem with the criticism of supporters aimed at him and his colleagues during the team's recent slump in form.
Gerken: Future in Safe Hands Tue 20th Oct 2015 06:00
Town goalkeeper Dean Gerken is confident the position is in safe hands for many years to come.
McCarthy: More Like Ourselves on Saturday Tue 20th Oct 2015 06:00
Blues boss Mick McCarthy believes his side was back to being the team that opposition managers expect to face during Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Huddersfield. Town travel to Hull City for the first of two tough away games tonight with a visit to Nottingham Forest on Saturday.
We Are No Longer the Plucky Underdogs - Notes for Hull Tue 20th Oct 2015 05:00
HarryfromBath assesses the mood in the opposition camp ahead of Tuesday night’s game at the KC Stadium by delving into their forums.
 

On Monday, 20th October 2014

Ipswich Town 1-1 Blackburn Rovers - Highlights Mon 20th Oct 2014 17:15
View highlights of the match against Rovers via the club's official YouTube channel.
Cardiff City v Ipswich Town: Match Betting Mon 20th Oct 2014 15:00
Fancy a flutter on Tuesday's match?
Milne Amongst Guests at Open Evening at Supporters Club AGM Mon 20th Oct 2014 11:23
Managing director Ian Milne will joined by a number of other club officials at an ITFC Open Evening at this year’s Supporters Club AGM on Thursday 30th October at 7.30pm in Legends Bar. 
Dozzell Holding Kids' Coaching Courses Mon 20th Oct 2014 11:01
Ex-Town midfielder Jason Dozzell is holding another of his three-day coaching courses for kids during half-term.
Murphy, Chambers and Bishop Back in Training Mon 20th Oct 2014 10:55
Daryl Murphy, Luke Chambers and Teddy Bishop are all training today and should be in the Town squad which travels to Wales for Tuesday night’s game at Cardiff City. Luke Hyam is now the only player sidelined but the midfielder, who has a hamstring problem, is expected to be available for Saturday’s home match against Huddersfield.
One Bluebird Win Doesn't Make A Summer - Notes for Cardiff Mon 20th Oct 2014 10:30
HarryfromBath assesses the mood in the opposition camp ahead of Tuesday's game by delving into their forums.
Sammon: Game Should Have Been Won Mon 20th Oct 2014 06:00
Blues striker Conor Sammon thought Town created enough opportunities to have had Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Blackburn won before the 10-man visitors equalised via Ben Marshall's freekick three minutes into injury time.
McCarthy: Break Affected First Half Mon 20th Oct 2014 06:00
Boss Mick McCarthy felt the international break had an effect on Saturday’s first half with both teams playing as if they’d just had a fortnight off. The Town manager thought his side were on top after the break even before the visitors were reduced to 10 men.
 

On Sunday, 20th October 2013

Keeper Crowe in Wales Squad Sun 20th Oct 2013 19:05
Blues keeper Michael Crowe has been called into the Wales U19 squad for a training camp in Spain this week.
 

On Saturday, 20th October 2012

Jewell Considering Town Future After Hull Defeat Sat 20th Oct 2012 17:37
Boss Paul Jewell says he will think over his Town position over the weekend after the Blues stretched their run of games without a win to 10 at Hull City. Jewell will consult with club owner Marcus Evans and other people close to him as he assesses what he feels is best not just for himself but for the club.
Hull City 2-1 Town Sat 20th Oct 2012 17:25
Two late goals from substitute Nick Proschwitz saw Hull City come from behind to beat the Blues 2-1 at the KC Stadium. Town had led at half-time through Jay Emmanuel-Thomas but the home side had been the better team throughout.
Pulis Happy to Help Higginbotham to Join Blues Sat 20th Oct 2012 14:31
Stoke boss Tony Pulis says he will do everything he can to help loanee defender Danny Higginbotham to join the Blues permanently. The 33-year-old’s initial one-month loan spell at Portman Road is due to end after Tuesday’s home game against his old club Derby County.
Reo-Coker and Henderson Make Debuts at Hull Sat 20th Oct 2012 14:22
Town boss Paul Jewell has handed debuts to both of this week’s signings, Stephen Henderson and Nigel Reo-Coker. As expected, midfielder Massimo Luongo is the domestic loanee left out of the 18 with only five of the six allowed to be included.
Jewell Wishes Season Was Just Starting Sat 20th Oct 2012 06:01
Town boss Paul Jewell says he wishes the season was starting today at Hull having used the loan market to put together what believes is the strongest squad he has had to work with since he has been at Portman Road. Short-term signing Nigel Reo-Coker and eighth loanee Stephen Henderson became the latest additions to the ranks earlier in the week.
Reo-Coker Out to Instil Crazy Gang Spirit Sat 20th Oct 2012 06:00
The famous Crazy Gang culture at Wimbledon could inspire Ipswich to climb the Championship if Nigel Reo-Coker has his way.
 

On Thursday, 20th October 2011

Big Crowd Expected for Palace Game Thu 20th Oct 2011 19:30
Town are expecting a crowd of around 24,000 for Saturday’s home game against Crystal Palace. The Blues are running a ticket promotion with adult seats available for £10.
Naked Podcast Online Thu 20th Oct 2011 19:02
You can now hear this week's The Naked Football Show on ICR FM's Listen Again facility, on an MP3 and on iTunes. Graham Blackburn and this week's guest host David James are joined by The Man from Block H and Gerry Barker to discuss Town’s continuing, if occasionally slightly streaky, renaissance.
Charitable Trust Looking for Youngsters for Family Football Festival Thu 20th Oct 2011 15:39
Town are hosting the Football League’s Family Football Festival on Saturday 5th November when Doncaster Rovers are at Portman Road and the ITFC Charitable Trust is looking for 10 children aged between 5 and 15 to line up on the pitch and wave the players out of the tunnel and, hopefully, on the way to victory [places all now filled].
Cresswell to Get New Deal Thu 20th Oct 2011 11:37
Town boss Paul Jewell has revealed that left-back Aaron Cresswell is set to be offered a new contract. The 21-year-old has made a huge impression since joining the Blues from Tranmere in the summer when he signed a three-year deal.
Sonko a Doubt for Palace Clash Thu 20th Oct 2011 09:54
Central defender Ibrahima Sonko is Town's main doubt ahead of Saturday’s home game against Crystal Palace due to the hamstring injury he suffered in Tuesday’s 1-0 victory over Portsmouth. Blues boss Paul Jewell says there are one or two other players with minor niggles but wouldn’t be drawn on the identities of those involved.
Jewell: Jay Should Concentrate on Football Thu 20th Oct 2011 07:38
Town boss Paul Jewell didn’t appear overly impressed to be told that summer signing Jay Emmanuel-Thomas is set to sing on a track by rapper Chipmunk, his one-time Arsenal academy team-mate. The Blues manager feels the 20-year-old, who he believes has exceptional potential, needs to concentrate on getting himself fit and into the team.
 

On Wednesday, 20th October 2010

Lambe Set for U20s Action With Bermuda Wed 20th Oct 2010 13:46
Midfielder Reggie Lambe is set to play for Bermuda later today in their first U20 World Cup qualifying group game in Guadeloupe against the hosts. The trip means the 19-year-old will not be involved in the Blues' Carling Cup tie against Northampton next Tuesday.
Naked Football Show Tonight Wed 20th Oct 2010 12:37
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 the Man From Block H and David James.
Keane: Final Ball Needs to Improve Wed 20th Oct 2010 09:09
Town manager Roy Keane says his players need to improve the quality of their final ball after again failing to make their supremacy tell during the latter stages at Watford last night, having done much the same during the home defeat to Coventry on Saturday. The Blues boss also feels his side, who have scored only once in the first half in the league this season, need to be more consistent throughout matches.
 

On Tuesday, 20th October 2009

Keane: Finishing Let Us Down Tue 20th Oct 2009 23:34
Boss Roy Keane said that bad finishing and good goalkeeping from Watford keeper Scott Loach were to blame for his side’s failure to beat the Hornets and the winless run stretching to 13 games. Watford manager Malky Mackay conceded that Town deserved to win.
Town 1-1 Watford Tue 20th Oct 2009 21:40
Town again suffered injury time heartbreak as Watford sub Nathan Ellington netted a late equaliser to stretch the Blues’ winless run to 13 games. The result was very harsh on Town who were much the better side and should have added to Gareth McAuley’s early opener on innumerable occasions.
Few Changes Likely as Town Face Watford Still Looking for a Win Tue 20th Oct 2009 08:38
Boss Roy Keane looks unlikely to make too many changes to his team for tonight’s home game against Watford. The Blues go into their 13th league match of the season still looking for their first victory but having picked up no new injuries in the draw with Swansea on Saturday.
Derby Confirm Stead Interest Tue 20th Oct 2009 08:28
Derby County boss Nigel Clough has confirmed he has enquired about taking Jon Stead on loan with a view to a permanent transfer. Yesterday, Town boss Roy Keane said he knew nothing of a move for Stead but was aware that chief executive Simon Clegg had received one or two enquiries.
 

On Monday, 20th October 2008

Fashion Show Kicks Off Fab's Testimonial Year Mon 20th Oct 2008 16:33
Former Blue Fabian Wilnis kicks off his testimonial year with a fashion show evening involving many members of the current first team at the Seckford Theatre in Woodbridge on Wednesday evening.
Jim Yet to Decide on Team for Nottingham Forest Mon 20th Oct 2008 16:07
Boss Jim Magilton says he will decide on the day of the game what changes to make to his side for the Blues' trip to Nottingham Forest on Tuesday. Shane Supple could replace Richard Wright in goal, the more senior keeper having made a number of errors this season.
Robson Receives Good News Mon 20th Oct 2008 12:37
Legendary Town manager Sir Bobby Robson has received good news as he fights cancer for the fifth time. Robson's tumour on his lung has shrunk recently due to treatment.
U18s Claim Draw at Pompey Mon 20th Oct 2008 11:41
Town's U18s were involved in a pulsating 3-3 draw at Portsmouth on Saturday morning. Paul Murphy and Ronan Murray again netted for the Blues with the third an own goal from Pompey keeper Liam O'Brien.
Clarke in Live TV Action Mon 20th Oct 2008 11:16
On-loan Town striker Billy Clarke and his Darlington side are in live action at home to Bradford City on Sky Sports One this evening (KO 7.45pm).
Volz Enjoying Championship Mon 20th Oct 2008 09:01
Loanee Town defender Moritz Volz has dismissed claims that the Championship lags a long way behind the Premier League. The German is on loan with the Blues for the season from Fulham.
 

On Saturday, 20th October 2007

Jim: We Should Have Seen Out Win Sat 20th Oct 2007 21:38
Boss Jim Magilton felt the Blues should have grabbed the three points at QPR, despite the home side having the better of the first half of the 1-1 draw at Loftus Road.
QPR 1-1 Town Sat 20th Oct 2007 21:27
Town will rue several missed chances after surrendering a 1-0 lead to QPR, Sylvain Legwinski having put the Blues in front just after half-time with a stunning 30-yarder.
 

On Friday, 20th October 2006

Tickets on Turnstiles Fri 20th Oct 2006 17:16
Town have announced that 151 away section tickets will be available on the gate at Southend's Roots Hall on Saturday.
U18s Face Canaries Fri 20th Oct 2006 13:52
Town's U18s take on Norwich City at their Colney Training Ground on Saturday morning (KO 11am). The youngsters will be looking to get back to winning ways after a defeat to West Ham and a draw with Southampton in the last fortnight.
First Start for Roberts? Fri 20th Oct 2006 13:31
Town manager Jim Magilton is considering giving new loan signing Gary Roberts his first start when the Blues travel to Roots Hall to take on Southend on Saturday. Roberts impressed as a late sub during Tuesday's 3-2 home defeat to Preston, having only signed a three-month deal earlier in the day.
Jim Confirms Miller Link Fri 20th Oct 2006 12:41
Boss Jim Magilton has confirmed that he would be interested in re-signing former team-mate Tommy Miller if the midfielder decided to leave Sunderland. TWTD was first to report Miller's possible return to Portman Road for a third spell back in May.
De Vos a Worry Fri 20th Oct 2006 10:44
Skipper Jason De Vos is expected to miss training this morning due to a dead leg and is considered a doubt for Saturday's trip to Southend. De Vos suffered the injury in training yesterday.
 

On Thursday, 20th October 2005

Clarke Ends as Top Scorer Thu 20th Oct 2005 23:37
Academy striker Billy Clarke scored twice as Ireland's U19s thrashed Italy 4-1 on a sodden pitch at Turner's Cross, Cork. Clarke ended the UEFA U19 Championship qualifying mini-tournament as joint top scorer with three goals along with Northern Ireland's Portsmouth striker Daryl Fordyce.
Fanzine on Sale Saturday Thu 20th Oct 2005 21:22
Issue 79 of TWTD will be on sale prior to Saturday's home game with Watford. This issue's interview is with summer signing Nicky Forster who talks about his lucky break in football, his knack of scoring play-off goals, his frustrating early season injury and Town's young strikers amongst other things.
U18s Face Palace Thu 20th Oct 2005 20:45
Town's U18s face Crystal Palace at their Copers Cope Road training ground in Beckenham on Saturday morning (KO 11am).
Few Brighton Tickets Thu 20th Oct 2005 20:33
Town have announced that they have a small number of tickets to the Brighton away game a week on Saturday. The Seagulls still play at their temporary home at the Withdean Stadium which means away clubs are given only a few hundred seats.
Joe: Dean Has Big Future Thu 20th Oct 2005 20:25
Boss Joe Royle says that striker Dean Bowditch has a big future at the club. Royle says there is no truth to reported rumours that the Blues are ready to offload the England U19 international.
Injured Duo Miss Out Thu 20th Oct 2005 14:32
The Blues will be without both Owen Garvan and Kevin Horlock when they face Watford at Portman Road on Saturday. The Irish youngster injured an ankle in the Coventry game, while Horlock picked up a rib problem in the same match.
 

On Wednesday, 20th October 2004

Reserves Thrashed Wed 20th Oct 2004 22:00
A young Town reserves side was thrashed 4-0 by a more experienced Charlton side at the Valley on Wednesday night. Midfielder Antonio Murray was the only Town player out of his teens while the Addicks fielded the likes of Francis Jeffers, Paul Konchesky and Jonatan Johansson.
Join Up Jaime! Wed 20th Oct 2004 21:04
Canadian youngster Jaime Peters continues to ponder his future after trial spells with the Blues, Millwall, Manchester United and Derby, and Town fan Simon Copley has a cunning ruse which he hopes will persuade the winger to move to Portman Road.
Dean: I'm Staying Here Wed 20th Oct 2004 14:03
Striker Dean Bowditch says he is staying with Town despite speculation linking him with a number of top Premiership sides. Arsenal and Manchester United have long been linked, while a newspaper report just prior to the closure of the transfer window claimed Liverpool were set to make a move for the England U19 international.
Reserves at the Valley Wed 20th Oct 2004 11:39
Young striker Dean Bowditch is one of the few Town players with first team experience playing at the Valley tonight in a reserve fixture against Charlton. Kick-off is at 7pm.
Joe: Ref Was Wrong Wed 20th Oct 2004 02:11
Town boss Joe Royle was left bemused by referee Tony Leake's decision to disallow Shefki Kuqi's perfectly good goal just prior to Matt Heath netting an own goal equaliser at the Walkers Stadium. Leake appeared the only person in the ground to see a foul on keeper Kevin Pressman when the veteran dropped Dean Bowditch's header at Kuqi's feet.
 

On Monday, 20th October 2003

Popovic Back for Eagles Mon 20th Oct 2003 16:59
Crystal Palace boss Steve Kember is hoping that Australian centre-half Tony Popovic will be back from an achilles tendon injury to line-up against Town at Selhurst Park on Tuesday.
Another Loanee Possible Mon 20th Oct 2003 14:41
Town manager Joe Royle says that he could look to the loan market to replace crocked midfielder Alan Mahon. The Irishman is expected to be out for up to six weeks with the hamstring injury he picked up against Stoke on Saturday.
Town Name 17 for Palace Mon 20th Oct 2003 13:04
Blues' boss Joe Royle has named a squad of 17 for the trip to Crystal Palace on Tuesday night. Young midfielder Matt Bloomfield comes into the party as cover for skipper Jim Magilton.
Alan Stays Whilst Injured Mon 20th Oct 2003 10:42
On-loan midfielder Alan Mahon will remain at Portman Road throughout his expected six week spell on the sidelines. If the injury is a hamstring tear as initially diagnosed, there'll be only a couple of weeks of his loan left when he returns.
 

On Sunday, 20th October 2002

Academy Wins Sun 20th Oct 2002 16:46
Both senior Academy sides were victorious this weekend, the U19s at home to Wimbledon and the U17s at Bristol City.
Hodgson Targeted? Sun 20th Oct 2002 13:37
Roy Hodgson is today's name in the frame for the Town manager's job. The former Blackburn boss is, according to the tabloids, a man interesting David Sheepshanks.
Mowbray on Loss Sun 20th Oct 2002 13:35
Town caretaker-manager Tony Mowbray saw some positives in the gloom of Saturday's dismal 3-1 defeat at Reading. Mowbray also felt that Pablo Couñago's red card for violent conduct was warranted.
 

On Saturday, 20th October 2001

Academy Games Sat 20th Oct 2001 09:51
Town's Academy sides meet Fulham sides today. Both the U17s and U19s meet tomorrow's Premiership opponents at the Rushmere training ground.
Helsingborgs Admit Sat 20th Oct 2001 09:27
Helsingborgs IF have admitted that the anthrax hoax at their hotel was perpetrated by their own players. The team arrived back in Sweden yesterday and owned up to their guilt.
 

On Friday, 20th October 2000

New John Scales Column Fri 20th Oct 2000 14:04
A new John Scales column has been added to the website. Next week, we are hoping for an additional columnist - so watch this space for details...
Titus on Bench Fri 20th Oct 2000 11:04
Town have no real injury worries ahead of tomorrow's away clash with Bradford. Titus Bramble is now more fully recovered from his cold, but is likely to be on the bench as against West Ham. Mark Venus and John McGreal are expected to be the centre-halves. Jermaine Wright and Matt Holland had minor knocks from the Hammers game, but both will be OK for tomorrow. Wright's groin has settled down, while Holland's ankle problem has recovered.
 

On Wednesday, 20th October 1999

Reserve Squad Wed 20th Oct 1999 12:50
Town reserves play Northampton reserves at Sixfields this evening (7pm). An interesting omission is Manu Thetis who was also missing from the first team squad last night. I wonder what's going on there. Will Jonas Axeldal continue his impressive scoring run?
Town Win Classic Wed 20th Oct 1999 11:57
Town got back into winning ways last night beating Charlton 4-2 in Portman Road's best game this season. George Burley made a number of changes to the side that capitulated against QPR on Saturday, completely leaving out Manu Thetis and putting Gary Croft and Jermaine Wright on the bench. Back in came the 5-3-2 formation and most importantly Tony Mowbray marshalling the defence. Also returning were Mickey Stockwell at right midfield and Fabian Wilnis at right back.

Matches On This Day

20 Oct 2015
Sky Bet Championship
Hull City 3-0 Ipswich Town

20 Oct 2012
npower Championship
Hull City 2-1 Ipswich Town

20 Oct 2009
Coca-Cola Championship
Ipswich Town 1-1 Watford

20 Oct 2007
Coca-Cola Championship
Queens Park Rangers 1-1 Ipswich Town

20 Oct 1998
Nationwide First Division
Ipswich Town 0-1 Norwich City

20 Oct 1990
Barclays Second Division
Ipswich Town 2-1 Newcastle United

20 Oct 1987
Barclays Second Division
Middlesbrough 3-1 Ipswich Town

20 Oct 1984
Canon League Division One
Ipswich Town 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

20 Oct 1979
League Division One
Manchester United 1-0 Ipswich Town

20 Oct 1973
League Division One
Arsenal 1-1 Ipswich Town

20 Oct 1962
League Division One
Ipswich Town 1-1 West Bromwich Albion

20 Oct 1956
Division Three South
Ipswich Town 4-2 Reading

20 Oct 1951
Division Three South
Crystal Palace 3-1 Ipswich Town

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