|Jewell Looking to Add Hamilton to Scouting Staff Wed 16th Feb 2011 22:48|
Town boss Paul Jewell is understood to want to add his former Wigan and Derby chief scout David Hamilton to his Portman Road staff. Hamilton was until recently working as chief scout at Walsall, having been appointed by Blues assistant boss Chris Hutchings during his time as manager at the Bescot Stadium.
|Smith Nets Twice as Reserves Defeat Colchester Wed 16th Feb 2011 16:12|
Town's reserves comfortably beat Colchester United 4-0 at Playford Road on Wednesday afternoon, with centre-back Tommy Smith netting a brace and Andy Drury and Conor Hourihane scoring one each.
|Naked Football Show Sixtastic Special Wed 16th Feb 2011 13:00|
This evening's The Naked Football Show (ICR FM 6pm) looks at all the Town issues of the moment - mainly last night's 6-0 win at Doncaster - with regular hosts Graham Blackburn and Phil Ham joined in the studio by Joe Ward and The Vulture.
|Strong Reserves Side Facing Colchester Wed 16th Feb 2011 12:57|
Town are fielding a strong reserves side for this afternoon’s game against Colchester United at Playford Road (KO 2pm). Darren O’Dea, Tommy Smith, Luciano Civelli, Andy Drury and Luke Hyam are all included in the squad facing the U’s.
|Beye Set to Sign Today Wed 16th Feb 2011 11:10|
Aston Villa right-back Habib Beye will join the Blues on loan today, according to reports in Birmingham. The 33-year-old will move to Portman Road for an initial month with a view to remaining with Town for the rest of the season.
|Jewell: Important Not Just to Focus On Connor Wed 16th Feb 2011 08:29|
Town manager Paul Jewell felt it was important not just to focus on hat-trick hero Connor Wickham after the 6-0 hammering of Doncaster at the Keepmoat Stadium. The Blues boss was keen to emphasise that it was a victory for the squad as a whole, not just one player or the XI which started.
|Jewell Delighted With Hammering Tue 15th Feb 2011 22:56|
Town boss Paul Jewell was unsurprisingly delighted with his side’s 6-0 thrashing of Doncaster at the Keepmoat Stadium. Rovers boss Sean O’Driscoll’s post-match comment was over somewhat quicker than usual.
|Doncaster 0-6 Town Tue 15th Feb 2011 22:01|
Connor Wickham hit his first senior hat-trick as Town continued their resurgence under Paul Jewell with a 6-0 destruction of Doncaster at the Keepmoat Stadium, the Blues’ first ever win on Rovers turf. Sam Hird’s 25th minute own goal set the Blues on their way with Wickham subsequently netting his three, the last a penalty, and Colin Healy and Gareth McAuley one each.
|Town Target Villa Defender Beye Tue 15th Feb 2011 11:57|
Town are understood to be interested in taking Aston Villa right-back Habib Beye on loan. The 33-year-old is out of favour at Villa Park having made only 14 starts and two sub appearances since he joined them from Newcastle in the summer of 2009.
|Jewell Unlikely to Make Too Many Changes for Doncaster Trip Tue 15th Feb 2011 11:22|
Town boss Paul Jewell says he’s unlikely to emulate his predecessor Roy Keane and make widespread changes to his team for this evening’s game at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium (KO 7.45pm). Skipper David Norris is out injured and the Blues manager is weighing up whether one or two players might need a rest after a hectic schedule in recent weeks.