|Davies Early Favourite Fri 12th May 2006 22:28|
Chairman David Sheepshanks says the Blues have no replacement for Joe Royle already lined-up. Preston boss Billy Davies appears to be emerging as a strong contender to fill Royle's Portman Road role.
|Willie Wants Job Fri 12th May 2006 13:20|
Assistant manager Willie Donachie says he wants to succeed Joe Royle as Town boss. Donachie worked with Royle at Oldham, Everton and Manchester City before rejoining him at Portman Road in 2002 after a spell coaching at Sheffield Wednesday.
|Skard Sad at Royle Exit Fri 12th May 2006 13:00|
Norwegian midfielder Vemund Brekke Skard said he couldn't believe it when he heard that Joe Royle had left Town yesterday. The former Brumunddal man will be out to impress his new boss in pre-season.
|Joe Nearly Went Last Year Fri 12th May 2006 10:52|
Departing boss Joe Royle says he almost quit Town last year after failing to win promotion through the play-offs but was persuaded to stay by chairman David Sheepshanks and his love of the club. Royle ended his three-and-a-half year reign at Portman Road yesterday by mutual consent.
|De Vos on Joe Exit Fri 12th May 2006 01:25|
Central defender Jason De Vos says the players let Joe Royle down this season and thanked him for his time at Portman Road. Royle brought De Vos to Portman Road on a free transfer from Wigan in the summer of 2004.
|Royle Linked With Rams Fri 12th May 2006 00:46|
Departing Town boss Joe Royle is already being linked with the vacant manager's job at Derby County. Royle was previously mentioned in connection with the Rams in early April.
|Royle Leaves Thu 11th May 2006 18:15|
Manager Joe Royle has sensationally left the club by mutual consent. A statement from Town on Thursday evening confirmed rumours which had been circulating on the TWTD Message Board throughout the afternoon.
|U21 Cap for Price Thu 11th May 2006 10:12|
Keeper Lewis Price won another U21 cap as Wales defeated Estonia 2-0 in Tallin in the first leg of their UEFA U21 Championship play-off. Price will not be available for the second leg in a fortnight as he will be with the full squad.
|Town Face Boston Thu 11th May 2006 09:52|
The Blues will send a side to face Boston United in a pre-season friendly on Saturday, 8th July. Town are likely to field the first team, using the match as a warm-up for the pre-season tour of Belgium and Holland the following week.
|Trip Confirmation Soon Thu 11th May 2006 09:44|
Details of Town's pre-season trip should be confirmed later today. As reported yesterday, the Blues will be going to Holland, and will also face sides in Belgium.