|Scowy Commits to Town Thu 02nd Nov 2000 10:29|
Town's last minute goal saviour James Scowcroft has said he doesn't want to leave the Blues. The player who has been at the centre of speculation that he might move to Leicester has said that he is happy at Town. Scowcroft said: He [George Burley] has said he doesn't want to sell me and I don't want to go, so hopefully, that will be the end of it."
|Arsenal 1-2 Town Thu 02nd Nov 2000 00:53|
Town won their way through to a fourth round home tie with Coventry City after beating a below strength Arsenal with a late James Scowcroft goal.
|Hunt is Scout Wed 01st Nov 2000 14:36|
Sources in Scandinavia are suggesting that former Karlmar FF manager Simon Hunt is the man who will be come Town's second European Scout. Hunt, a former Wrexham player, left Britain to pursue a career with IF Elfsborg in Sweden some years ago and has spent his time there ever since. The 36-year-old was sacked in September as manager of Kalmar FF, aSwedish second division side, and has been looking for work ever since. Previously Stuart Baxter, the AIK Solna coach, was linked with the job, although some suggested the European Scout's job might be a major step down for him.
|Development News Wed 01st Nov 2000 13:38|
Town's South Stand development continues apace with reinforcement and formwork beginning on the shear walls of the stand. As well as this the main goalpost columns will arrive by the end of the week and the first sections of the main beam has already arrived with the rest arriving over the next few weeks. Work also continues on the lift pit.
|Town England Connection Rears its Head Again Wed 01st Nov 2000 11:37|
Rather surprisingly it has emerged that new England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has an Ipswich Town connection. Although never a Town manager, unlike two of his England predecessors, Eriksson spent a sizable anount of time watching Town in the seventies. The then manager of IFK Gothenburg travelled to England to try to get some insight into the English game and with Portman Road a temple of one of the finest examples of the English game at the time, as well as being closest to Felixstowe, it was here that he watched his football.
|Burley to Ring Changes Wed 01st Nov 2000 10:54|
Town are set to leave out several key players for tonight's Worthington Cup game at Highbury. Mark Venus, Jim Magilton, Richard Naylor and James Scowcroft have all failed to train in the last couple of days and all are likely to miss out. George Burley has said players will only play if they are 100% fit in the Worthington Cup. That means there could be starting places for Martijn Reuser, David Johnson (renewing his early season partnership with David Johnson) and Titus Bramble.