On Thursday, 24th May 2018
|Trio Continue Recoveries in Qatar Thu 24th May 2018 15:53 |
Midfield trio Andre Dozzell, Tom Adeyemi and Emyr Huws have all recently spent time at Aspetar in Doha, Qatar, which describes itself as the “world's leading specialised orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital”, as they recover from the injuries which limited their involvement during 2017/18.
|Free PDP Trials at Portman Road Thu 24th May 2018 12:19 |
The academy’s Player Development Programme (PDP) is holding a free two-day open trial at Portman Road ahead of the 2018/19 season.
On Wednesday, 24th May 2017
|Former Blues Mings and Sowunmi Join Bournemouth Fans for Kickabout Wed 24th May 2017 09:38 |
Former Town full-back Tyrone Mings surprised a group of AFC Bournemouth fans by joining them for a seven-a-side kickabout last night along with ex-Blues youngster Omar Sowunmi, who is currently with Yeovil Town.
|Town Linked With Move for Rangers Striker Wed 24th May 2017 00:57 |
Town have been linked with a move for Rangers striker Joe Garner.
On Tuesday, 24th May 2016
|Town Hosting Summer Soccer Camps for Kids Tue 24th May 2016 14:31 |
Ipswich Town are hosting Soccer Camps across Suffolk at various venues during the summer school holidays, including Portman Road, Walsham-le-Willows and Kirkley and Pakefield.
|McCarthy Confirms Carton House Training Camp Tue 24th May 2016 13:40 |
Town boss Mick McCarthy has confirmed that the first-team squad will spend a week training at the Carton House Hotel in Co Kildare prior to their opening pre-season friendly at Shelbourne on Saturday 9th July at Tolka Park (KO 3pm).
|TWTD Questionnaire 2015/16 Tue 24th May 2016 13:07 |
If you’ve not yet filled in this year's TWTD Questionnaire, you’ve still got time in which to look back in judgement on Town's 2015/16 campaign.
|Town to Travel to Charlton in Pre-Season Tue 24th May 2016 10:44 |
Town will play Charlton Athletic in a pre-season friendly at The Valley on Tuesday 26th July (KO 7.45pm).
On Saturday, 24th May 2014
|Murphy Set for International Action Sat 24th May 2014 21:44 |
Town striker Daryl Murphy will be hoping to win his 11th cap and score his first international goal when the Republic of Ireland take on Turkey in their first friendly of the summer at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin on Sunday (Sky Sports One, 5.30pm).
|Foley: Norwich Board Vetoed Appointment Sat 24th May 2014 09:19 |
Town academy coach Steve Foley says the Norwich City board vetoed his appointment by new Canaries boss Neil Adams.
On Friday, 24th May 2013
|Chippenham Friendly Date Set Fri 24th May 2013 17:38 |
A Town XI will play Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division side Chippenham Town at their Hardenhuish Park ground in a pre-season friendly on Saturday 13th July. The kick-off time is yet to be set.
|Town Linked With Move for Broadfoot Fri 24th May 2013 17:30 |
Town are reported to have offered a deal to out-of-contract Blackpool defender Kirk Broadfoot. The 28-year-old, who is one of a number of players said to be on their way out of Bloomfield Road, was previously mentioned in connection with the Blues in March, when Blackburn, Leeds and Nottingham Forest were also linked with the Scottish international, and last summer before he joined the Seasiders from Rangers.
|Capital One Cup Draw Date Set Fri 24th May 2013 13:47 |
Town will learn their first opponents of the season on Monday 17th June when the draw for the first round of the Capital One Cup takes place (9.30am).
|Reading Confirm Tabb's Release Fri 24th May 2013 13:41 |
Reading have confirmed that Blues loanee Jay Tabb has been released. The 29-year-old said earlier this week that he is hoping to sign a permanent contract with Town this summer.
|Town to Face Barnet Fri 24th May 2013 13:07 |
Mick McCarthy's Town will face Barnet in a pre-season friendly at The Hive, the Bees' new ground, on Saturday 20th July (KO 3pm). Barnet, whose head coach is former Dutch international Edgar Davids, recently dropped into the Blue Square Bet Premier.
On Thursday, 24th May 2012
|Town Again Watch Icelander Thu 24th May 2012 23:33 |
Town were one of a number of English clubs represented at Lillestrøm’s 0-0 draw with Aalesund this evening to keep tabs on 21-year-old Icelandic striker Björn Bergmann Sigurdarson. The Blues, Everton, Sunderland, Reading and Fulham all sent scouts, while incoming new Wolves manager Ståle Solbakken was also present.
|Leeds Out of Ward Race Thu 24th May 2012 21:10 |
Town’s chances of landing long-time target Joel Ward appear to have vastly increased with Leeds reported to be out of the running as their situation presently stands. As widely rumoured over the weekend, the Blues would seem to be the favourites to sign the 22-year-old Portsmouth defender or midfielder, who is said to be close to finally making his decision.
|The Beat Says Sorry Thu 24th May 2012 16:05 |
Town legend Kevin Beattie is on Mark Murphy’s Radio Suffolk show on Friday morning talking about his benefit fraud conviction (9am).
|Wright Linked With Preston Thu 24th May 2012 10:33 |
Exiting Town keeper Richard Wright is interesting League One Preston North End, according to reports. Wright joined the Blues on a short-term deal in November and made one appearance during his third spell at Portman Road but wasn’t offered a new deal at the end of the campaign.
|Cropper Training With Seattle Sounders Thu 24th May 2012 08:35 |
Released Blues keeper Cody Cropper is training with MLS side the Seattle Sounders back in his native US.
|Town Topic: What Could Improve Matchdays at Portman Road? Thu 24th May 2012 07:48 |
Town are looking for ways of improving the Portman Road matchday experience ahead of next season and want to hear fans’ ideas.
|Smith Honoured to Skipper All Whites Thu 24th May 2012 07:46 |
Blues defender Tommy Smith said it was an “unbelievable honour” to captain New Zealand for the first time as he led his side to a 2-2 friendly draw with El Salvador in Houston overnight. The 22-year-old took the armband in the absence of regular skipper Ryan Nelsen and could soon be named the Tottenham man’s vice-captain and likely successor.
|Smith Captains the All Whites Thu 24th May 2012 01:02 |
Town defender Tommy Smith has been confirmed as captain of New Zealand for their two friendlies in the US. The All Whites are in action against El Salvador in Houston overnight and against Honduras in Dallas on Sunday. Coach Ricki Herbert had been expected to name a more experienced player as regular skipper Ryan Nelsen’s replacement for the two US-based games.
|Town Talking to Former Loanee Fuller Thu 24th May 2012 00:09 |
Town are understood to be in talks with out-of-contract Stoke striker Ricardo Fuller, who looks likely to leave the Britannia Stadium this summer. The one-time Blues loanee was previously linked with a return to Portman Road in April when Wigan and Cardiff were also said to be interested in the 32-year-old.
On Tuesday, 24th May 2011
|Carson's Northern Ireland Thrashed By Delaney's Republic Tue 24th May 2011 22:04 |
Midfielder Josh Carson’s full international debut ended in a heavy defeat as his Northern Ireland side was thrashed 5-0 by Damien Delaney’s Republic of Ireland in their Carling Nations Cup clash in Dublin.
|Win Balcony Tickets for UEFA Cup Celebrations Tue 24th May 2011 17:13 |
Courtesy of the club, TWTD readers have the chance to win five pairs of balcony tickets for the after-meal presentations at the gala dinner celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Blues' 1981 UEFA Cup win at the Town Hall next Monday.
|Dyer Exits West Ham Tue 24th May 2011 15:21 |
Former Town midfielder Kieron Dyer is understood to have been released by newly-relegated West Ham with his lucrative contract up at the end of the season. The 32-year-old spent a month on loan with the Blues towards the end of 2010/11 and could well end up returning to his hometown club on a permanent basis during the close season.
|Trust Trip Places Still Available Tue 24th May 2011 12:20 |
The ITFC Charitable Trust still has a limited number of places available on this October’s 10-day trip to the Great Rift Valley in Kenya.
|Dozzell Holding Kids' Coaching Courses Tue 24th May 2011 12:00 |
Former Blue Jason Dozzell is holding more of his two-day coaching courses for kids. The ex-midfielder will be running the sessions at Ransomes Sports Club in Sidegate Avenue on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June from 10am until 3pm.
|Worthington: Carson's So Confident Tue 24th May 2011 00:57 |
Northern Ireland boss Nigel Worthington has praised Town midfielder Josh Carson’s confidence ahead of his full international debut in this evening’s Carling Nations Cup game against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin (Sky Sports One/HD1 7.30pm). Blues defender Damien Delaney has been named in the Republic of Ireland team.
|Nugent and Chopra Linked Again Tue 24th May 2011 00:16 |
Town are once again being linked with a summer move for out-of-contract Portsmouth striker David Nugent. The Blues are also said to be keeping an eye on Cardiff frontman and long-time Roy Keane target Michael Chopra, while Doncaster are claimed to have put a £4 million price on striker Billy Sharp and midfielder James Coppinger.
On Monday, 24th May 2010
|Town Again Linked With Move for Chopra Mon 24th May 2010 16:52 |
Town boss Roy Keane is reported to have made Cardiff City a £3 million offer for striker Michael Chopra, in the wake of the Bluebirds’ failure to win the play-offs. Keane, who is also understood to have told Owen Garvan, Colin Healy, Alan Quinn and Alex Bruce that they are no longer in his plans, is a big fan of the former England U21 international, who he signed when manager of Sunderland.
|Smith Wins Cap in New Zealand Defeat Mon 24th May 2010 13:04 |
Defender Tommy Smith won his second New Zealand cap as a substitute as the All Whites lost their opening pre-World Cup friendly 2-1 to Australia in Melbourne. Brett Holman netted Australia’s winner in the fourth minute of injury time after Dario Vidosic had equalised Chris Killen’s first half opener for New Zealand.
|Boyd Valuation Not Yet Met Mon 24th May 2010 11:38 |
Peterborough United director of football Barry Fry says no one has yet matched his club's valuation of midfielder George Boyd. Fry has confirmed that Burnley have made an enquiry regarding Boyd, who is also interesting Town, Derby, Middlesbrough and his former loan club Nottingham Forest.
|TWTD Annual Questionnaire Now Online Mon 24th May 2010 10:15 |
The season is over, so it's time for the TWTD Questionnaire, your chance to look back in judgement on the 2009/10 season.
|Wickham, Smith and Peters in International Action Mon 24th May 2010 09:01 |
Connor Wickham and England complete their group games at the European U17s Championships in Liechtenstein this evening with a match against Turkey (Eurosport2 UK, 7pm). Meanwhile, Tommy Smith is set to face Australia in a friendly with New Zealand this morning, while Jaime Peters and Canada are in also friendly action, against Argentina in Buenos Aires.
|Manchester City Targeting Rodgers Mon 24th May 2010 08:46 |
Town are facing competition from Manchester City for assistant manager target Brendan Rodgers, according to a report this morning. Roberto Mancini is said to want Rodgers to join his staff at Eastlands.
On Sunday, 24th May 2009
|Trotter Helps Scunthorpe to Wembley Victory Sun 24th May 2009 15:26 |
Midfielder Liam Trotter helped his loan club Scunthorpe make an immediate return to the Championship with a 3-2 victory over his former loan side Millwall at Wembley on Sunday afternoon.
|Town Set to Move for Dundee United's Gomis? Sun 24th May 2009 12:02 |
Town are set to make a £450,000 move for Dundee United midfielder Morgaro Gomis, according to one of Sunday's tabloids.
|Hamilton's McCarthy Considering Future as Bristol City's Elliott Linked Sun 24th May 2009 10:27 |
Hamilton Academical youngster James McCarthy has admitted that he doesn't know where he will be playing his football next season. Town boss Roy Keane watched the Accies in action last week with McCarthy believed to be the reason for his trip.
On Saturday, 24th May 2008
|Duo Miss Out on Caps Sat 24th May 2008 22:00 |
Neither Alex Bruce nor Owen Garvan made it on to the field as Ireland drew Giovanni Trapattoni's first game in charge 1-1 with Serbia at Croke Park, Dublin on Saturday evening.
|Dutchman Balkestein Linked Sat 24th May 2008 17:34 |
Town have been linked with a move for Heerenveen central defender Pim Balkestein. The 21-year-old is understood to be the European target mentioned earlier in the week, while his father Luuk is being linked with the Blues' new international scouting role.
On Thursday, 24th May 2007
|Legwinski on Mend Thu 24th May 2007 11:32 |
Midfielder Sylvain Legwinski's recovery from his broken metatarsal is progressing well, but the Frenchman is expected to start pre-season training later than the rest of the squad. The 33-year-old, who swept the Town player of the year awards, picked up the injury during the 2-0 victory at Luton in March.
|Bruce Makes Irish Debut Thu 24th May 2007 09:43 |
Alex Bruce won his first Republic of Ireland cap as Steve Staunton's side started their US tour with a 1-1 draw with Ecuador in New York. Reading's Kevin Doyle scored the Irish goal.
On Wednesday, 24th May 2006
|Price Wins U21 Cap Wed 24th May 2006 23:50 |
Keeper Lewis Price won another U21 cap as Wales defeated Estonia 5-1 at Wrexham in the second leg of their UEFA U21 Championship play-off. The Welsh were already 2-0 up from the first leg and have qualified to play in next season's UEFA U21 competition.
|Garvan OK for Pre-Season Wed 24th May 2006 18:40 |
Town physio Dave Williams says that midfielder Owen Garvan will be fit to start pre-season training in June despite missing out on the recent Republic of Ireland U19 matches. Garvan was suffering from a number of problems towards the end of 2005/06 including a knee injury and was withdrawn from the Irish party.
|Ken Malcolm Dies Wed 24th May 2006 18:26 |
Ken Malcolm, a regular for the Blues during Sir Alf Ramsey's time as manager, has died at Ipswich Hospital aged 79 after a long illness. The Scottish left-back was with Town after joining from Arbroath in 1954 until his retirement 10 years later.
|Nabil Nicked Wed 24th May 2006 17:58 |
Former Blue Nabil Abidallah was given a three-year conditional discharge at South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court on Monday after pleading guilty to burglary. The Dutch midfielder took electrical equipment from his former flat in Hadleigh having left some months earlier.
|Cobblers on Approach Wed 24th May 2006 13:42 |
Northampton Town chairman David Cardoza has revealed that manager Colin Calderwood's contract stipulates that he should be given the opportunity to speak to interested clubs. Town have been given permission to talk to the Cobblers boss regarding the vacant manager's position at Portman Road.
|Calderwood to Talk Wed 24th May 2006 13:28 |
Town have confirmed that they have successfully approached Northampton in order to speak to their boss Colin Calderwood regarding the management vacancy at Portman Road. Calderwood took the Cobblers to promotion from League Two during 2005/06.
|Share Letters Go Out Wed 24th May 2006 11:32 |
Town have written to all season ticket holders and Silver Club members to invite them to participate in the new share issue. The club is offering £1.75 million shares in order to strengthen the squad ahead of 2006/07.
|Lee Not Hamstrung Wed 24th May 2006 11:06 |
Physio Dave Williams has refuted reports in Ireland claiming Alan Lee is missing the Republic's friendly against Chile in Dublin tonight due to a hamstring problem. Williams says the Town frontman has a long-standing groin problem and wasn't expected to play in this evening's match.
|Rix and Calderwood Linked Wed 24th May 2006 10:18 |
Former Hearts boss Graham Rix and current Northampton manager Colin Calderwood are the latest names in the frame for the Town manager's job. The Blues are reported to want to speak to the Cobblers regarding Calderwood, while Rix is said to be amongst those to have applied.
On Tuesday, 24th May 2005
|Craig Called Up Tue 24th May 2005 23:55 |
Liam Craig, the captain of Town's FA Youth Cup-winning side, has been called into the Scotland squad for three UEFA U19 Championship finals qualifiers in Austria over the next week. The young Scots take on Greece, Slovakia and the Austrians in Group 5 of the elite qualifying round.
|Joe: Changes Inevitable Tue 24th May 2005 19:43 |
Boss Joe Royle says he expects a number of moves in and out of Portman Road over the summer. Tommy Miller, already a target of Sunderland, Drissa Diallo, Jim Magilton, Pablo Couñago, Fabian Wilnis and Shefki Kuqi are all out of contract at the end of June.
|Bent: I Want to Leave Tue 24th May 2005 16:02 |
Striker Darren Bent's agent has informed Town boss Joe Royle that the England U21 wants to make a move into the Premiership this summer. Bent first told TWTD back in December that he would have to consider his future if the Blues failed to win promotion.
|Derby Deny George Probe Tue 24th May 2005 15:47 |
Derby County have denied launching an investigation into the conduct of boss George Burley. Newspaper reports this morning claimed the club were looking into the former Town manager's conduct.
|Two More Friendlies Tue 24th May 2005 13:52 |
Town have arranged away pre-season friendlies at AFC Sudbury and Canvey Island. The Blues will also play games at Colchester, Boston and Dagenham and Redbridge.
|Miller House on Market Tue 24th May 2005 13:30 |
Sunderland-linked midfielder Tommy Miller has put his house on the market, adding to speculation that his four-year spell at Portman Road could end this summer.
|Town Face Daggers Tue 24th May 2005 13:21 |
Town will send a team to take on Dagenham and Redbridge in a pre-season friendly at Victoria Road on Wednesday, 3rd August (KO 7.45pm). The Blues are expected to field a largely reserve side against the Nationwide Conference club.
|TWTD Poll Now Available Tue 24th May 2005 12:23 |
TWTD's annual questionnaire is now available on the site, giving fans the chance to look back judge the 2004/05 season.
|New Deal for Gaardsøe Tue 24th May 2005 11:38 |
West Bromwich Albion have taken up an option to add an extra year to former Blue Thomas Gaardsøe's contract. Albion are keen to secure the Dane's future for even longer and will meet with the ex-AaB player to discuss an extended deal.
|No New Share Issue Yet Tue 24th May 2005 11:20 |
Chief executive Derek Bowden says that the club has not ruled out the possibility of a second Town share issue, but is not something which will happen immediately.
|Miller to Sunderland? Tue 24th May 2005 10:47 |
Midfielder Tommy Miller is the latest Town player being linked with a summer move to Sunderland according to reports originating in the North-East. Darren Bent and Shefki Kuqi have both previously been reported to be amongst Mick McCarthy's close season targets.
|Burley Denies Drink Claim Tue 24th May 2005 02:00 |
Former Town manager George Burley has denied allegations made to a number of Derby County players that he turned up to training sessions drunk after the Rams' play-off defeat to Preston.
On Monday, 24th May 2004
|McCall Moves Up Mon 24th May 2004 15:53 |
Town will not name a new coach to replace Tony Mowbray, who has joined Hibernian as manager. Instead reserve team coach Steve McCall will move up and work with Joe Royle and Willie Donachie.
|Joe Tribute to Mogga Mon 24th May 2004 15:25 |
Town boss Joe Royle has praised departing coach Tony Mowbray. Mogga has left Portman Road to become manager of Scottish Premier League side Hibernian.
|Town Release Two Mon 24th May 2004 14:25 |
Town manager Joe Royle has released out-of-contract striker Alun Armstrong and midfielder Chris Bart-Williams. However, the Town boss has offered new one-year contracts to all the other seven players whose deals are up at the end of June.
|Bircham Linked Mon 24th May 2004 13:00 |
The latest player to get a tabloid mention in connection with Town is out-of-contract QPR midfielder Marc Bircham. With cash still short at Portman Road, the Blues will again seek to plunder the Bosman market during the close season.
|Mogga Joins Hibs Mon 24th May 2004 12:29 |
Town coach Tony Mowbray has been appointed manager of Scottish Premier League side Hibernian. Mowbray had been offered another year with the Blues but had always made it clear that he wanted a management position of his own.
|London Fans' Social Mon 24th May 2004 10:07 |
The London Branch of the Town Supporters' Club are getting together with the Supporters' Trust - Ipswich Ist - to host an end-of-season social on Tuesday, 25th May.
|Jamma Set For Saints? Mon 24th May 2004 07:16 |
A tabloid newspaper has reported that Town midfielder Jermaine Wright is interesting Premiership Southampton. Wright, named the club's players' player of the year, is out of contract at the end of June and available on a Bosman.
On Friday, 24th May 2002
|Forrest Released Fri 24th May 2002 21:28 |
Former Town goalkeeper Craig Forrest has been released by West Ham. The Canadian joined the Hammers from Town back in the summer of 1997 for £500,000. This season has seen Forrest recuperating after an operation for testicular cancer.
|Holland Starts for Irish Fri 24th May 2002 13:53 |
Matt Holland has been named in the Irish line-up for their friendly with Japanese side Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Saturday. Holland plays alongside Mark Kinsella in a Roy Keane-less centre midfield.
|Bent Committed - Agent Fri 24th May 2002 13:32 |
Marcus Bent's agent, Charlie Burt, says his player is committed to the Town cause and that David Sheepshanks has told him that the club are not interested in selling the £3 million signing from Blackburn.
|Burley on Summer Moves Fri 24th May 2002 12:36 |
George Burley says that he still has no idea who will be leaving Portman Road over the summer. He adds that there are obviously players he wants to hold on to but reiterated that every player has his price.
|Fans Face Move Fri 24th May 2002 11:39 |
Town season ticket holders in Cobbold sections A and B face moves next season for home cup games. FA regulations state that away fans must be given 15% of a ground's capacity for cup games, compared with 10% in the league.
|Town Second in League Fri 24th May 2002 10:48 |
Town's supporters finished the season second in the Premiership Behaviour of the Public Fair Play League behind Liverpool.
|Matt on Keane Fri 24th May 2002 09:46 |
Matt Holland says the Irish squad have to put Roy Keane's departure behind them and concentrate on the World Cup itself.
|U17s in Action Fri 24th May 2002 09:44 |
Town's U17s are off to Grubbenvorst, Holland this weekend to play in a tournament. However, it is a weakened squad due to exam commitments.
On Thursday, 24th May 2001
|North Stand Latest Thu 24th May 2001 16:25 |
The demolition of the North Stand continues apace and the larger part of it is likely to be gone by the end of the week. Today saw the scoreboard taken away which means the roof can now be removed.
|Eadie Link Denied Thu 24th May 2001 09:38 |
Town boss George Burley has denied that he is interested in ex-Norwich star Darren Eadie. Yesterday reports, apparently eminating in Norwich, suggested that the Leicester midfielder was the subject of an enquiry by Town. However, this seems not to be the case.
On Wednesday, 24th May 2000
|Tout Rage! Wed 24th May 2000 16:16 |
With Town sold out today has seen more people offering tickets at ludicrous prices. More reports have come in of people being asked £400 for £30 seats. TWTD is removing all messages where fans are bing asked more than the face value for a ticket.