|Garvan Out for Weeks Wed 09th Aug 2006 15:03|
Midfielder Owen Garvan has been diagnosed with post-viral fatigue syndrome and is expected to be out of action for several weeks. The Irishman suffered a bout of shingles in pre-season and has failed to fully recover.
|U14s in Ireland Wed 09th Aug 2006 12:43|
Town's academy U14s are in action in the Umbro Galway Cup this week. They open their campaign today with a game against Tuam Celtic.
|No Parkin Bid Wed 09th Aug 2006 12:33|
Chief executive Derek Bowden says that the Blues are yet to received a formal bid from Brighton for striker Sam Parkin. Seagulls boss Mark McGhee declared their interest in the 25-year-old yesterday.
|Skard: Big Blow Wed 09th Aug 2006 02:57|
Released midfielder Vemund Brekke Skard says that leaving Town is a big blow but that he hopes to find another English club. The Norwegian has had his contract settled after failing to impress new boss Jim Magilton.
|Peters Called Up Wed 09th Aug 2006 02:37|
Winger Jaime Peters has been called up to Canada's U20 squad for two friendlies against Belgium next month. Peters already has 20 caps at U20 level.
|Jim: We Were Poor Wed 09th Aug 2006 02:25|
Boss Jim Magilton was unsure why Dean Bowditch's second half goal was disallowed, but conceded that his side were poor as they lost 1-0 to 10-man Wolves. The Town manager felt his players failed to carry out his half-time instructions.
|Wolves 1-0 Town Wed 09th Aug 2006 02:11|
Dismal Town lost 1-0 to Wolves despite facing 10-men for 54 minutes and being awarded a first half penalty, which was missed by Matt Richards. The Blues rarely looked like equalising Jay Bothroyd's goal, although Dean Bowditch had a goal harshly disallowed for offside.
|Brittain on Trial Tue 08th Aug 2006 14:33|
TWTD understands that former Newcastle United midfielder Martin Brittain is set to join the Blues on trial. The 21-year-old was released by the Magpies at the end of last season having made seven sub appearances for the first team.
|Lee Called Up Tue 08th Aug 2006 13:23|
Striker Alan Lee has been included in the Republic of Ireland squad for next Wednesday's friendly with Holland at Lansdowne Road. Lee has eight full caps, all won prior to joining the Blues.
|De Vos Set to Play Tue 08th Aug 2006 11:07|
Skipper Jason De Vos is expected to be fit for tonight's trip to Wolves despite suffering a knee ligament injury in Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace (KO 7.45pm). The Blues are likely to be unchanged with midfielder Owen Garvan still sidelined.