|Westy's Resty Mon 04th Oct 2004 17:26|
Town boss Joe Royle has revealed that midfielder Ian Westlake turned down a place in the England U21 squad to rest himself for league fixtures. Westlake has complained of tiredness in recent weeks and was dropped to the bench for the Plymouth and Coventry games.
|Joe Delight at Academy Mon 04th Oct 2004 14:45|
Town boss Joe Royle has praised the Academy's role in helping his side to second in the Championship. On Sunday six of the 12 players used in the game against Coventry City had come through the club's youth system.
|Â£2m Should Win It Mon 04th Oct 2004 10:45|
Town boss Joe Royle says that any side with around Â£2 million to spend ought to be able to secure themselves promotion from the Championship this season. The Blues are in no position to afford to spend that kind of cash to give them an extra push towards the Premiership.
|Price Still Set for Loan Mon 04th Oct 2004 10:37|
Second choice keeper Lewis Price is still set to go on loan despite his excellent recent performances standing in for the injured Kelvin Davis. Price, making only his second league start, saved a penalty on Sunday in Town's 2-1 defeat of Coventry.
|Reuser Nets Hat-trick Mon 04th Oct 2004 00:26|
Former Town midfielder Martijn Reuser netted the first hat-trick of his Willem II career as his new side beat his former club Vitesse 3-2 in a hard-fought Eredivisie game on Saturday. Reuser joined Town from Vitesse in 2000 for Â£1 million and left Portman Road on a free transfer in the summer.
|Six Players With Squads Sun 03rd Oct 2004 23:45|
Town have six players off with international squads this week. Jason De Vos is with Canada, Shefki Kuqi with Finland, Dean Bowditch with the England U19s, Chris Hogg the U20s, while Darren Bent and Lewis Price face one another at U21 level for England and Wales respectively.
|Joe: Win Deserved Sun 03rd Oct 2004 19:51|
Town manager Joe Royle felt his side deserved three points despite the fluky nature of the goal which took them to their 2-1 win at Coventry. Matt Mills, a loan defender from Southampton, beat his own keeper to gift the Blues the points.
|Coventry City 1-2 Town Sun 03rd Oct 2004 16:31|
An 86th minute own goal from teenage loanee Matt Mills gave the Blues a 2-1 win at Coventry and took them to second in the table, Patrick Suffo having equalised Dean Bowditch's opener shortly beforehand. Despite the fortunate nature of the winning goal, the Blues fully deserved the three points.