On Thursday, 23rd February 2017
|Chambers: I Didn't Know If I'd Be at Town or Forest Thu 23rd Feb 2017 19:07 |
Blues skipper Luke Chambers has admitted his time at Town was very much in the balance when his former club Nottingham Forest made a deadline day move for him last month. The 31-year-old was offered a two-and-a-half-year deal by the Midlanders with his Blues contract up at the end of the season with Town yet to trigger an option for a further season.
|Milton Misses Derby to Be Guest of Honour at EFL Cup Final Thu 23rd Feb 2017 17:54 |
Town’s director of academy sales and one-time East Anglian derby-winning goalscorer Simon Milton will miss Sunday’s trip to Carrow Road to take on Norwich City as he is Prostate Cancer UK’s guest of honour at the EFL Cup final between Manchester United and Southampton at Wembley later that afternoon.
|McCarthy: Derby Win Would Right Some Wrongs Thu 23rd Feb 2017 16:50 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy believes a Blues win against their greatest rivals Norwich City at Carrow Road on Sunday would right some wrongs after what’s been a disappointing season for fans up to now.
|McCarthy Delighted to Have Hyam Back Ahead of Derby Thu 23rd Feb 2017 16:29 |
Blues boss Mick McCarthy is delighted to have Ipswich-born Luke Hyam back in his squad ahead of Sunday’s derby at Norwich and says the 26-year-old would have that “extra little bit in him” if he were to be involved against his hometown club’s greatest rivals.
|McCarthy Hopeful on Trio Ahead of Derby Thu 23rd Feb 2017 14:15 |
Skipper Luke Chambers and midfielder Toumani Diagouraga have been ill and striker Freddie Sears has been nursing a groin problem but manager Mick McCarthy is "hopeful and pretty certain" all three will be available for Sunday’s East Anglian derby against Norwich City at Carrow Road (Sky Sports Two from 11.30am, KO midday).
|U18s Match Off Thu 23rd Feb 2017 11:33 |
This afternoon's U18s game against Crystal Palace at Playford Road has been postponed due to the weather.
On Tuesday, 23rd February 2016
|McCarthy: Beaten By a Better Side Tue 23rd Feb 2016 23:12 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy admitted that the Blues were beaten by a better side after losing 1-0 to Hull City at Portman Road.
|Town 0-1 Hull City - Match Report Tue 23rd Feb 2016 21:55 |
Mohamed Diamé’s goal three minutes after the restart was enough to see leaders Hull City to a 1-0 victory over the Blues at Portman Road. Town went closest to scoring before the break when Daryl Murphy hit the post, but having gone in front the Tigers dominated the second half.
|Ipswich Town 0-1 Hull City- Player Ratings and Reports Tue 23rd Feb 2016 21:46 |
If you saw the match against Hull, please give us your player ratings and a mini match report.
|Town 0-0 Hull City - Half-Time Tue 23rd Feb 2016 20:40 |
Daryl Murphy hit the post but Town’s home game with Hull City remains 0-0 at half-time.
|Pitman, Douglas and Hyam Start Against Hull Tue 23rd Feb 2016 19:05 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy has made three changes for tonight’s home game against Championship leaders Hull City with top scorer Brett Pitman, Jonathan Douglas and Luke Hyam all coming into the starting line-up.
|Ipswich Town v Hull City - Chatroom Open Tue 23rd Feb 2016 19:00 |
If you're not at the match, come and join us in the chatroom and discuss it with hundreds of other Town fans.
|U21s Lose at Palace Tue 23rd Feb 2016 15:12 |
A very young Town U21 side was beaten 2-1 by Crystal Palace at their Beckenham training ground this afternoon, Kyle Hammond (pictured) netting the Blues’ goal.
|Trialist Starts for U21s at Palace Tue 23rd Feb 2016 13:05 |
Town have included trialist Pat Webber in their U21 side facing Crystal Palace in this afternoon’s Professional Development League Two South fixture being played behind closed doors at their Beckenham training ground (KO 1pm).
|Pringle Frustrated at Fulham Tue 23rd Feb 2016 12:41 |
Town new boy Ben Pringle has reflected on how his dream move last summer to Fulham has turned sour with only around a quarter of his two-year deal completed.
|Pringle Hasn't Forgotten His Non-League Roots Tue 23rd Feb 2016 12:41 |
Ben Pringle is looking forward to the next chapter of what has been a rollercoaster career since he left the famous football breeding ground of the renowned Wallsend Boys Club.
|It’s Tough at the Top - Notes for Hull Tue 23rd Feb 2016 11:30 |
HarryfromBath assesses the mood in the opposition camp ahead of Tuesday night’s home game against table-topping Hull City by delving into their forums.
|Supporters Weekend Events Confirmed Tue 23rd Feb 2016 11:28 |
This year's annual Supporters Weekend takes place around the Nottingham Forest game on Saturday 5th March.
|Tuesday Night Home Record Faces Toughest Test Against Leaders Hull Tue 23rd Feb 2016 06:00 |
Town’s remarkable Tuesday night home record faces its toughest test this evening when Championship leaders Hull City visit Portman Road.
|Pringle: I Didn't Turn Down Town Tue 23rd Feb 2016 06:00 |
Town new boy Ben Pringle has dismissed claims that he rejected a move to Portman Road last summer.
|Pringle Can't Wait to Make Home Debut Tue 23rd Feb 2016 06:00 |
When Town boss Mick McCarthy rang new loanee Ben Pringle to ask if he fancied joining him at Portman Road he was quickly given the answer he wanted.
|McCarthy Expects Tabb Exit Tue 23rd Feb 2016 06:00 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy says he expects midfielder Jay Tabb to move on at the end of the season, the 32-year-old having made only four starts - all in cup competitions - during 2015/16.
|McCarthy: No Surprise Hull Kept Faith With Brucey Tue 23rd Feb 2016 06:00 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy wasn’t surprised that this evening’s opponents Hull City kept faith with his friend Steve Bruce, despite their relegation from the Premier League last season.
On Monday, 23rd February 2015
|Ipswich Town v Birmingham City: Match Betting Mon 23rd Feb 2015 15:00 |
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|McCarthy Not Ruling Out Knockaert Loan Mon 23rd Feb 2015 14:23 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy says he’s spoken to “lots of clubs about lots of players” and didn’t rule out signing Leicester winger Anthony Knockaert on loan when quizzed on his reported interest in the Frenchman.
|Quintet Remain Sidelined for Birmingham Clash Mon 23rd Feb 2015 14:14 |
David McGoldrick, Darren Ambrose, Stephen Hunt, Luke Hyam and Noel Hunt all remain injured ahead of Tuesday’s home game against Birmingham, but Town boss Mick McCarthy says his squad suffered no new niggles at the weekend.
|Leicester Winger Linked Mon 23rd Feb 2015 12:37 |
Town are being linked with a loan move for Leicester City winger Anthony Knockaert.
On Sunday, 23rd February 2014
|Flitcroft Keen to Keep Improving Veseli Sun 23rd Feb 2014 09:02 |
Right-back Freddie Veseli looks set to stay with League Two Bury for another month with Shakers’ manager David Flitcroft keen to keep the 21-year-old at Gigg Lane. The Swiss U21 international’s second month on loan with Bury ended after yesterday’s 1-0 win at AFC Wimbledon.
On Saturday, 23rd February 2013
|McCarthy Happy With Point Sat 23rd Feb 2013 18:33 |
Manager Mick McCarthy was happy enough with Town’s goalless draw at Huddersfield, despite admitting that this team didn’t play particularly well.
|McCarthy Confirms Brown Signing Sat 23rd Feb 2013 17:45 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy has confirmed that Manchester United defender Reece Brown is joining the Blues on loan, as TWTD reported last night.
|Huddersfield 0-0 Town Sat 23rd Feb 2013 17:04 |
Town and Huddersfield shared the points from a scrappy and scruffy 0-0 draw at the John Smith’s Stadium. The Terriers had the game’s two significant chances with Lee Novak shooting wide when well placed in the first half, then after the break Stephen Henderson blocked from the striker and then the rebound from midfielder Neil Danns.
|Town Unchanged at Huddersfield Sat 23rd Feb 2013 14:20 |
Blues boss Mick McCarthy has named an unchanged side for this afternoon’s relegation six-pointer at Huddersfield.
|U18s Draw at Colchester Sat 23rd Feb 2013 14:09 |
Irish winger Mark Timlin, one of the five second-year scholars recently offered a professional contract, netted in the 88th minute as Town’s U18s drew 1-1 with Colchester at their Florence Park training ground this morning.
|McGoldrick After Three Important Points at Huddersfield Sat 23rd Feb 2013 06:02 |
Town striker David McGoldrick is only too aware of the importance of today’s visit to relegation rivals Huddersfield.
|McCarthy Hails Excellent Hyam Sat 23rd Feb 2013 06:01 |
Boss Mick McCarthy says midfielder Luke Hyam has been “excellent” during his recent spell in the side, but believes he needs to add more attacking endeavour to his game. Former Northgate High School pupil Hyam signed a contract extension until the summer of 2014 earlier in the season.
|McGoldrick: Robins Will Want a Response Sat 23rd Feb 2013 06:00 |
David McGoldrick expects Huddersfield to be keen to recover from the shock of being beaten 6-1 last time out when they take on Town today.
On Thursday, 23rd February 2012
|Dutch Youngster on Trial Thu 23rd Feb 2012 22:31 |
TWTD understands that Dutch youngster Jordy ter Borgh was the trialist who played for Town’s reserves in Tuesday’s 1-0 behind-closed-doors victory over Crystal Palace.
|Carson Signs Deal Thu 23rd Feb 2012 17:24 |
Midfielder Josh Carson has signed his new Town contract. The Northern Irishman has put pen to paper on two-year deal with an option for a third season.
|Jewell Dismisses Reading Bullard Link Thu 23rd Feb 2012 17:06 |
Town boss Paul Jewell says he knows nothing about national newspaper reports earlier this week linking Reading with a loan move for Blues midfielder Jimmy Bullard.
|Edwards Keen to Stay With Town Thu 23rd Feb 2012 16:22 |
Current skipper Carlos Edwards says he’s happy at Town and would love to stay beyond the end of his current contract, which is up in the summer. The 33-year-old has captained the Blues to back-to-back victories in the last two matches and has missed only one game this season.
|Carson Agrees Deal Thu 23rd Feb 2012 14:38 |
Town boss Paul Jewell has confirmed that midfielder Josh Carson has agreed his new contract and is set to put pen to paper this afternoon or if not in the next couple of days. The Northern Irishman’s new terms – an initial two-year deal with an option for a third season – have been close to completion for a number of weeks with a meeting with his agent Kevin Moran recently cancelled due to the bad weather.
|Sonko Available for Brighton Trip Thu 23rd Feb 2012 14:29 |
Central defender Ibrahima Sonko is over his dislocated rib and is available for selection for Saturday’s game at Brighton. The Senegalese international suffered the injury in the abandoned game against Middlesbrough and has missed the last two matches.
|Clegg Not Speculating on Klug Return Thu 23rd Feb 2012 10:28 |
Town chief executive Simon Clegg has refused to either confirm or deny that the Blues have targeted former coach Bryan Klug for a return to the club's Academy, as first revealed by TWTD on Sunday. Klug was controversially axed by former boss Roy Keane in January 2010 and is currently the assistant director and head of player development with Tottenham’s youth set-up.
|Naked Podcast Now Online Thu 23rd Feb 2012 09:37 |
You can now hear this week's The Naked Football Show on ICR FM's Listen Again facility, on an MP3 and on iTunes. Graham Blackburn and David James are joined by Tom Taylor to discuss Town's four-game winning run and their chances of making a late shock play-off push.
|Frans Would Love Town Return Thu 23rd Feb 2012 09:26 |
Blues legend Frans Thijssen says he’d jump at the chance to rejoin the club as a youth coach if the opportunity ever arose. Thijssen is currently working at FC Twente back in his native Holland where he is the assistant to their U21s coach Patrick Kluivert, who he expects to have a big future in football management.
|Season Ticket Prices Frozen Thu 23rd Feb 2012 08:59 |
Town have announced that season ticket prices will remain the same for the 2012/13 season. It’s the fifth time in six seasons that prices have been frozen, only last year seeing a rise of 6%.
On Wednesday, 23rd February 2011
|Healy Set to Miss Portsmouth Clash Wed 23rd Feb 2011 17:22 |
Town look likely to be without midfielder Colin Healy when Portsmouth visit Portman Road on Saturday. The Irish international was replaced by Andy Drury during the first half of last night’s 2-0 defeat at QPR.
|Ainsley Nets Twice as Reserves Defeat Southend Wed 23rd Feb 2011 16:51 |
Jack Ainsley scored twice and Ronan Murray and Reggie Lambe once each as Town’s reserves comfortably beat Southend 4-0 and at a wet and windy Playford Road. The young Blues side should have been more than a goal up at the break but made their domination tell in the second half.
|Jewell Confirms Hamilton Joining Staff Wed 23rd Feb 2011 16:21 |
Town boss Paul Jewell has confirmed that his former Wigan and Derby chief scout David Hamilton will be joining his Portman Road staff, as reported by TWTD last Wednesday.
|O'Connor Back for Reserves Wed 23rd Feb 2011 12:54 |
Midfielder or full-back Shane O’Connor returns to action with the reserves this afternoon when they take on Southend United at Playford Road (KO 2pm). The 20-year-old has been sidelined since a bout of suspected appendicitis forced him out of the Republic of Ireland U21 squad for their friendly in Cyprus.
|Naked Football Show Tonight on ICR FM Wed 23rd Feb 2011 12:10 |
This evening's The Naked Football Show (ICR FM 6pm) looks at all the Town issues of the moment with regular hosts Graham Blackburn and Phil Ham joined in the studio by Joe Ward and debut-maker Penny Woodbridge.
|Warnock: Town Have the Nucleus of a Good Side Wed 23rd Feb 2011 10:34 |
QPR boss Neil Warnock says Paul Jewell has the nucleus of a very good side at Town and will be looking to follow his successful lead next season. The former Sheffield United manager believes that Jewell has a great opportunity to bring the good times back to Portman Road.
On Tuesday, 23rd February 2010
|Scunthorpe 1-1 Town Tue 23rd Feb 2010 21:40 |
David Healy’s first goal for Town took the Blues to their 16th league draw of the season at Scunthorpe. In windy and snowy conditions, the visitors went ahead through Cliff Byrne in the 69th minute but Healy poached the leveller from close range four minutes later.
|Baptiste Determined to Take His Chance Tue 23rd Feb 2010 08:50 |
Trialist Kerry Baptiste says he plans to make the most of this week’s trial with Town, an opportunity which he has waited for during more than a decade in football. The 28-year-old Trinidad and Tobago international will be looking to win a place in the Blues squad alongside international team-mate Carlos Edwards.
|Keane After Back-to-Back Wins as the Blues Travel to Scunthorpe Tue 23rd Feb 2010 08:40 |
Boss Roy Keane is looking for his side to win back-to-back league games for the first time this season when they complete their run of four successive away matches with a trip to Scunthorpe this evening (KO 7.45pm). The Blues boss seems likely to stick with most of the side which defeated Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 at Hillsborough on Saturday.
On Monday, 23rd February 2009
|Shumi and Trialist Net as Reserves Win at Watford Mon 23rd Feb 2009 21:07 |
Trialist Thomas McCready and Macedonian international midfielder Veliche Shumulikoski scored early goals as Town's reserves defeated Watford 2-0 at Boreham Wood's Meadow Park on Monday evening.
|Reserves at Watford Mon 23rd Feb 2009 15:59 |
Town have named a strong reserves squad for this evening's game against Watford at Boreham Wood's Meadow Park (KO 7pm). Veliche Shumulikoski, Moritz Volz, Matt Richards, Jaime Peters and Dean Bowditch are amongst the senior players involved.
|Pablo in Team of the Week Mon 23rd Feb 2009 15:08 |
Town striker Pablo Couñago has been named in the Championship Team of the Week for his display in Saturday's 3-1 victory at QPR. Couñago scored Town's second goal in the live Sky game.
|Five Out to Avoid Bans at Preston Mon 23rd Feb 2009 14:12 |
Five Town players will be especially keen to avoid yellow cards at Preston on Saturday, the last match from which a fifth booking leads to a one-match ban. Gareth McAuley, Alex Bruce, Tommy Miller, Jon Stead and IvÃ¡n Campo are all on four cautions ahead of the end of February deadline.
|Trotter Completes Loan Move to Scunthorpe Mon 23rd Feb 2009 13:46 |
Midfielder Liam Trotter has completed his one-month loan move to Scunthorpe United. Trotter could make his debut for the Iron at Southend United on Tuesday evening.
On Saturday, 23rd February 2008
|U18s Defeat Saints Sat 23rd Feb 2008 22:02 |
A very young Town U18 side beat their Southampton counterparts 3-0 at Playford Road on Saturday morning. Striker Jack Ainsley scored a brace, while midfielder Billy Clark scored the other goal.
|Jim: Ban Multi-Ball System Sat 23rd Feb 2008 21:57 |
Boss Jim Magilton has called for the multi-ball system to be banned in the wake of Town's 1-0 defeat at Stoke City. The Town manager was sent to the stand by referee Mick Jones for complaining about the way the Potters utilised the system throughout the game.
|Quinn Set for Scan Sat 23rd Feb 2008 21:50 |
Midfielder Alan Quinn is expected to undergo a scan on his ankle injury this week after being replaced at half-time during Town's 1-0 defeat at Stoke City.
|Stoke City 1-0 Town Sat 23rd Feb 2008 18:19 |
Town's two-match away winning run came to an end as Liam Lawrence's fine 25-yard strike gave Stoke a 1-0 victory at the Britannia Stadium. The Blues were the better side before the break but fell away in a second half in which Jim Magilton was sent to the stand.
|Jim Unhappy at Shane's Lack of Action Sat 23rd Feb 2008 08:05 |
Town boss Jim Magilton says he is unhappy that Shane Supple is yet to play for loan club Falkirk. The 20-year-old joined the Bairns at the end of the transfer window in order to gain match experience, but has not featured in either of their games since then.
On Friday, 23rd February 2007
|Jim Waiting on Clarke Fri 23rd Feb 2007 12:27 |
Striker Billy Clarke has emerged as a doubt ahead of Saturday's trip to Southampton. The Irish youngster felt sore after Wednesday's reserve game at Norwich and will be assessed later today prior to the squad departing for the south coast.
|U18s Face Eagles Fri 23rd Feb 2007 11:09 |
Town's U18s are in action against Crystal Palace at the Eagles' academy at Copers Cope Road in Beckenham on Saturday morning (KO 11am).
|Season Ticket Prices Up Fri 23rd Feb 2007 10:26 |
Town have announced a 4% increase in adult season ticket prices for 2007/08, a rise the club say is below the current Retail Price Index but which covers an increase in running costs. Prices have been frozen for season ticket holders under 20-years-old.
On Thursday, 23rd February 2006
|Reserve Match Switch Thu 23rd Feb 2006 20:15 |
The reserve game at home to West Ham on Friday, 24th March will be played at Needham Market's Bloomfields (KO 7pm).
|Richards Signs New Deal Thu 23rd Feb 2006 20:08 |
Former academy trainee Matt Richards has signed a new contract which will keep him at Portman Road until 2009. The 21-year-old has impressed this season, particularly since switching to midfield from full-back.
|Williams Out for Season Thu 23rd Feb 2006 17:03 |
Midfielder Gavin Williams has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after undergoing an exploratory operation yesterday. The surgeon decided that he former Yeovil and West Ham man required a repair to his knee.
|Haynes to Partner Fuller? Thu 23rd Feb 2006 14:07 |
Ricardo Fuller will make his debut for the Blues against Leicester City after being granted a work permit on Thursday morning. The Jamaican could partner Danny Haynes who is in with a good chance of returning to the Town starting line-up.
|Supporters' Club Quiz Thu 23rd Feb 2006 13:45 |
The official ITFC Supporters' Club are holding their annual pop quiz on Thursday, 2nd March at the Centre Spot in the Cobbold Stand (8pm start).
|Reserves Relegated? Thu 23rd Feb 2006 13:36 |
Town's reserves could find themselves excluded from the FA Premier Reserve League (South) next season. New recommendations from the Premier League would prevent clubs in the Football League from taking on their second string sides.
|Fuller Permit Granted Thu 23rd Feb 2006 13:08 |
Ricardo Fuller has been granted a work permit to play for the Blues and is set to make his debut against Leicester City at Portman Road on Saturday. The Jamaican joins on a one-month loan with boss Joe Royle challenging the 26-year-old to win a permanent deal.
|TWTD 81 Out Saturday Thu 23rd Feb 2006 10:46 |
TWTD number 81 is out for Saturday's home game with Leicester City. This issue's interview star is new swashbuckling goal-plunderer Alan Lee, who talks about his start at Town, Cardiff, Rotherham and his plans to jam with fellow new signing Vemund Brekke Skard.
On Wednesday, 23rd February 2005
|Wilnis Injured Wed 23rd Feb 2005 14:45 |
Dutch full-back Fabian Wilnis suffered groin and hamstring injuries during last night's 2-1 defeat to Watford.
|Kuqi Back for Wigan? Wed 23rd Feb 2005 14:37 |
Striker Shefki Kuqi says he is targeting a return in time for Town's crunch league clash with Wigan at the JJB Stadium on March 5th. The Finnish international has been on the sidelines since picking up a deep gash to his leg during the 2-1 win over Leicester City.
On Monday, 23rd February 2004
|Joe Still Looking Mon 23rd Feb 2004 19:58 |
Town boss Joe Royle is continuing his search for loan players and despite Saturday's defeat at Burnley says his side is still in with a shout at promotion.
|Reserves Face Charlton Mon 23rd Feb 2004 11:52 |
A young reserve side travels to south London this evening to face Charlton Athletic at the Valley (KO 7pm). With the club's 18 senior players away recharging their batteries, manager Steve McCall picks what is virtually an academy team.
|Joe: We Need Break Mon 23rd Feb 2004 10:51 |
Town manager Joe Royle says that this week's four-day break in the sun is something his players need with one-third of the league season remaining. The squad jetted off on Sunday night to a holiday island and will return on Wednesday.
On Saturday, 23rd February 2002
|Town 2 - 1 A Vladikavkaz Sat 23rd Feb 2002 18:17 |
Town won the charity match against Alania Vladikavkaz 2-1, a game played in the warm afternoon sunshine at Dhekelia Army base, Cyprus. The Blues' goals came from Finidi George and Pablo Couñago.
|Academy Scores Sat 23rd Feb 2002 14:59 |
Town's Academy teams had mixed results as they met Leicester City's kids today. The U19s, playing at home, won while the U17s lost away in the midlands.
|Kieron in Court Sat 23rd Feb 2002 09:03 |
Former Town star Kieron Dyer is in legal strife after being charged with a driving offence. The England midfielder whas been charged with allowing another man drive his car without insurance.
|Summer Bid for Sergei? Sat 23rd Feb 2002 09:00 |
Southampton are reported to have cooled their interest in St Mirren defender Sergei Baltacha. The son of the former Town man played for their reserves on Monday bit clearly failed to impress Gordon Strachan sufficiently.
On Friday, 23rd February 2001
|New Deal for Fab Fri 23rd Feb 2001 16:43 |
Fabian Wilnis is discussing a new deal with Town. The Dutchman is looks likely to extend his stay with Town until the summer of 2003. The 30-year-old has had a tremendous season and returns tomorrow after a hamstring injury.
|Bramble not selected for U21 Fri 23rd Feb 2001 16:11 |
Titus Bramble has been missed out of the England U-21 Squad. The squad in full:
|Wright in Squad Fri 23rd Feb 2001 14:34 |
Richard Wright has been picked in Sven-Goran Eriksson's first England squad to play Spain. There is no place for Marcus Stewart, however ex-Town man Kieron Dyer is included.
|Wrap Up Warning Fri 23rd Feb 2001 10:44 |
Fans who sit in Churchman's have been warned to wrap up warm tomorrow. The old Churchman's roof has now been completely removed and the new roof will provide cover from rain, but not necessarily the wind.
|No Psych Out - McGreal Fri 23rd Feb 2001 09:41 |
Town defender John McGreal has reacted angrily to Birmingham's Michael Johnson's claim yesterday that Town were psyched out in the tunnel prior to the Worthington Cup second leg. Johnson said yesterday that his lads shouted a lot prior to the game and this had a psychological effect on the Town players.
On Wednesday, 23rd February 2000
|Magilton to Start for NI Wed 23rd Feb 2000 19:54 |
Jim Magilton is definitely back in favour with the Northern Irish management. The Town midfield man has been named in the side to meet Luxembourg tonight. Magilton will be winning his fortieth cap. Side: Northern Ireland (4-4-2): Carroll, Nolan, Williams, Griffin, A Hughes, Gillespie, Lomas (c), Magilton, Johnson, Healy and Quinn. Subs: Taylor, McGibbon, Murdock, Sonner, M Hughes, Coote, Robinson.