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On Saturday, 23rd July 2016

McCarthy Fuming After Town Concede Late Equaliser Sat 23rd Jul 2016 20:01
Town boss Mick McCarthy was fuming after his side conceded a late equaliser during their 1-1 pre-season draw against Cambridge United at the Abbey Stadium.
Youngsters Defeated at Hadleigh Sat 23rd Jul 2016 20:00
A young Town Academy XI lost 2-1 to Hadleigh United in the Kris Rose Testimonial at their Millfield ground this afternoon with first-year scholar Albert Wilton (pictured) netting the Blues’ goal.
Portman Road Policing Still to Be Confirmed Sat 23rd Jul 2016 19:52
Suffolk Constabulary’s presence in and around Portman Road at games during the season ahead is still to be confirmed.
Cambridge United 1-1 Town - Match Report Sat 23rd Jul 2016 16:51
Andre Dozzell put Town ahead with seven minutes remaining having come off the bench but Cambridge’s Jo Pigott netted an equaliser on 89 as the Blues’ pre-season friendly at the Abbey Stadium ended 1-1.
Cambridge United 0-0 Town - Half-Time Sat 23rd Jul 2016 16:01
Town's pre-season friendly at Cambridge remains 0-0 at the break.
Webster Makes First Start at Cambridge, McGoldrick on Bench Sat 23rd Jul 2016 14:28
Adam Webster makes his first start in a Town shirt in this afternoon’s friendly at Cambridge, while David McGoldrick is on the bench having recovered from his hip injury.
Newcastle and Fulham Linked With Murphy Sat 23rd Jul 2016 11:27
Newcastle United and Fulham are reportedly keen on Blues striker Daryl Murphy following his impressive showing for the Republic of Ireland at Euro 2016.
 

On Thursday, 23rd July 2015

Blues Again Linked With Austin Thu 23rd Jul 2015 13:30
Town are again being linked with a move for ex-Leeds United midfielder Rodolph Austin, who is currently away with Jamaica at the Gold Cup in the USA.
Anderson Training With Scunthorpe Thu 23rd Jul 2015 12:33
Released Blues midfielder Paul Anderson is training with League One Scunthorpe United.
Posh Price Rise On Matchday Thu 23rd Jul 2015 11:54
Fans planning to attend Saturday’s friendly at Peterborough United (KO 3pm) are advised to buy their tickets in advance with adult prices increasing by £5 on the day.
Portman Road on Twilight Road Race Routes Thu 23rd Jul 2015 10:09
Portman Road features prominently on the routes of the Ipswich Building Society Twilight 10k and 5k Road Races, which will be run for the first time on Friday 14th August.
 

On Wednesday, 23rd July 2014

McCarthy Pleased With Second Half Display Wed 23rd Jul 2014 22:32
Town boss Mick McCarthy was pleased with his side’s second half performance as they beat Colchester 3-0 at the Weston Homes Community Stadium, but was less impressed with his team’s display before the break.
McGoldrick Close to Joining in Training Wed 23rd Jul 2014 22:25
Striker David McGoldrick could be back training with the rest of the squad as soon as tomorrow as he continues his rehabilitation after the knee injuries which ended his 2013/14.
McCarthy Confirms Garvan Training With Town Wed 23rd Jul 2014 22:18
Town boss Mick McCarthy has confirmed that former Blue Owen Garvan has been training with the club this week, as TWTD reported yesterday. However, he says that there is as yet nothing happening regarding the Crystal Palace midfielder rejoining his old club.
Lita Trial Ends But McCarthy Still Looking at Bajner Wed 23rd Jul 2014 22:16
Town boss Mick McCarthy says striker Leroy Lita’s trial with the Blues is over but says Hungarian frontman Bálint Bajner will be given longer to show what he can do.
Colchester United 0-3 Town Wed 23rd Jul 2014 21:19
Frank Nouble struck twice and Jack Marriott once as Town beat Colchester United 3-0 at the Weston Homes Community Stadium. All the goals came in the second half after a lacklustre first period from the Blues.
Colchester 0-0 Town - Half-Time Wed 23rd Jul 2014 20:27
Town's pre-season friendly at Colchester remains goalless at the break. Paul Anderson came closest to netting for the Blues with an early diving header.
Trialist on Bench for Town as Ambrose Starts for Colchester Wed 23rd Jul 2014 18:51
Hungarian trialist Bálint Bajner is amongst Town’s substitutes for this evening’s friendly at Colchester United (KO 7.30pm). Ex-Blue Darren Ambrose is a surprise starter for the home side having joined the U's on trial.
U18s Draw at West Brom Wed 23rd Jul 2014 15:43
Town’s U18s drew 1-1 away in a friendly against West Brom this lunchtime.
Town in Action at Colchester Wed 23rd Jul 2014 15:17
Town continue their pre-season programme when they take on Colchester United at the Weston Homes Community Stadium this evening (KO 7.30pm).
Notes for the New Season – Part Two: Rotherham, Huddersfield and Blackburn Wed 23rd Jul 2014 14:10
In the second of a series of pre-season reports, HarryFromBath assesses the mood around the Championship clubs by delving into their forums. Rotherham United, Huddersfield Town and Blackburn Rovers are under the spotlight in today’s notes.
 

On Tuesday, 23rd July 2013

McCarthy: Back to Our Best Tue 23rd Jul 2013 22:20
Boss Mick McCarthy was delighted with the Blues’ performance as they beat Colchester United 3-0 at the Weston Homes Community Stadium. The Town manager singled out David McGoldrick for praise, while he was also pleased to see Paul Taylor back in action a 10-month absence due to a foot injury.
Colchester 0-3 Town Tue 23rd Jul 2013 21:33
Goals from Luke Chambers, David McGoldrick and Daryl Murphy (pen) saw the Blues to a 3-0 victory over Colchester at the Weston Homes Community Stadium and maintained their 100% record in pre-season. Town were well on top in a first half and were two goals up at the break with Murphy adding the third from the spot after he had been fouled in a half in which the U’s presented a greater threat.
Chopra Missing from Town Squad Tue 23rd Jul 2013 19:25
Striker Michael Chopra is a notable absentee from the Town squad taking on Colchester United in this evening’s friendly at the Weston Homes Community Stadium. The 29-year-old was reported to be in talks with his former loan club Barnsley yesterday, while Sheffield Wednesday manager Dave Jones has said he could also be interested in signing his former Cardiff player.
Town Confirm Doherty Deal Tue 23rd Jul 2013 19:18
Town have confirmed that 18-year-old Waterford winger Jack Doherty has agreed a two-year deal at Portman Road. TWTD was first to reveal that Clonmel-born Doherty was joining the Blues on trial during the training camp in Ireland and then, having impressed boss Mick McCarthy, that he was making the move to Portman Road.
Taylor in Squad for Colchester Trip Tue 23rd Jul 2013 14:19
Town have confirmed that striker Paul Taylor has been included in the squad for tonight’s pre-season friendly at Colchester United (KO 7.45pm), as revealed by TWTD at the weekend. The 25-year-old has been out of action since September when he suffered a serious foot injury in only his third game after making a £1.5 million move from Peterborough United the previous month.
 

On Monday, 23rd July 2012

Luongo Signs New Spurs Deal Mon 23rd Jul 2012 18:17
In addition to completing his season-long loan move to the Blues earlier this evening, midfielder Massimo Luongo has put pen to paper on a new contract tying him to Tottenham until 2014.
Luongo Loan Signing Confirmed Mon 23rd Jul 2012 17:55
Town have confirmed the signing of Tottenham midfielder Massimo Luongo on a season-long loan. As reported earlier, the 19-year-old was at Portman Road this afternoon to complete the paperwork on the switch and to look around the ground.
U15s Lose Second Game at Milk Cup Mon 23rd Jul 2012 15:01
Town's U15s lost 3-1 to Scottish side Queen of the South in their second game in the Junior section of the Milk Cup in Northern Ireland this afternoon.
Loach Back in Town Shirt at Braintree Mon 23rd Jul 2012 14:54
New goalkeeper Scott Loach will make his first appearance for Town since his days as an academy schoolboy when the Blues visit Braintree on Tuesday evening (KO 7.45pm). French pair Soualio Bakayoko, the left-back who was on trial during the Holland trip, and Cheick Kourouma, the free agent midfielder whose switch to Town has been delayed by red tape, are also in the squad.
Luongo On His Way Mon 23rd Jul 2012 12:23
Spurs midfielder Massimo Luongo has confirmed that he is on his way to Town today. The 19-year-old is due to sign his season-long loan and meet up with his new team-mates this afternoon.
Luongo Expected at Town Today to Sign Mon 23rd Jul 2012 11:25
TWTD understands that Tottenham midfielder Massimo Luongo is expected at Portman Road today to sign a season-long loan and to join up with his new team-mates. TWTD was first to reveal that the Blues were targeting the 19-year-old Australian a fortnight ago.
Bury Confirm Scowcroft Taking Role With Town Academy Mon 23rd Jul 2012 11:01
Bury Town have confirmed that former Blues striker James Scowcroft has taken up a coaching role at Playford Road, as revealed by TWTD a week ago. Scowcroft had recently been appointed assistant manager at Ram Meadow but will now be replaced by former Cambridge and Luton defender Ben Chenery, who coincidentally also began his playing career as an Ipswich Town youth player.
Luongo to Sign Early This Week Mon 23rd Jul 2012 06:00
Town loan target Massimo Luongo was in a Tottenham development side which drew 0-0 in a friendly with Calcio Como in Italy on Saturday evening. We understand midfielder Luongo is set to complete his season-long switch to the Blues in the early part of the week, perhaps in time for involvement in one of this week’s two friendlies against Braintree and Cambridge United.
Cresswell: New Boys Settling In Mon 23rd Jul 2012 06:00
Left-back Aaron Cresswell says new boys Luke Chambers and Elliott Hewitt are settling into the squad well. The 22-year-old says last week’s training camp close to Eindhoven was good for team bonding.
 

On Saturday, 23rd July 2011

Town Again Linked With Shrimper Grant Sat 23rd Jul 2011 17:21
Town, Hull City, Bristol City, Barnsley and Brighton are all pondering a move for Southend midfielder Anthony Grant, according to a report this afternoon. As mentioned in last night’s match report, the Blues showed interest in the 24-year-old Shrimper last season, having been frequent visitors to Roots Hall with youngster Kane Ferdinand the initial subject of their attention.
Jewell Expecting Double Signing On Monday Sat 23rd Jul 2011 12:00
Town manager Paul Jewell says he is hopeful of making two further additions to his squad on Monday. Those players are likely to be Fulham keeper David Stockdale, who will join on loan, and Arsenal striker or wideman Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.
Crawley Could Sign O'Connor Sat 23rd Jul 2011 10:41
Crawley Town assistant manager Paul Raynor says he and boss Steve Evans will assess whether to sign trialist Shane O’Connor over the next few days. As TWTD revealed on Thursday, the 21-year-old left midfielder or full-back has been with Crawley this week and played in a 0-0 friendly draw with Crystal Palace last night, the second game of his spell.
Quinn on Trial at Doncaster Sat 23rd Jul 2011 10:28
Doncaster Rovers assistant manager Richard O’Kelly says former Blues midfielder Alan Quinn is impressing during a trial at the Keepmoat Stadium. TWTD was first to report that Doncaster had renewed their interest in the 32-year-old earlier in the month.
MK Dons Confirm McLoughlin Signing Sat 23rd Jul 2011 10:20
The MK Dons have confirmed their signing of former Town keeper Ian McLoughlin, as reported by TWTD on Thursday. The Irish U21 international was released by the Blues at the end of last season.
Jewell: Mentality Needs to Change Sat 23rd Jul 2011 08:00
Boss Paul Jewell says he needs to change the mentality of a Town team which isn’t used to winning. The Blues manager believes it will take time and more signings to build a squad which is capable of competing at the top of the Championship.
U18s Win at Southwold Sat 23rd Jul 2011 00:49
Goals from Cormac Burke (pictured) and Jonathan Leddy saw the Blues’ U18s to a 2-0 victory in their annual pre-season fixture at Southwold Town on Friday evening. TWTD Message Boarder Mullet eschewed the delights of Roots Hall to watch the game.
 

On Friday, 23rd July 2010

Swansea Make Priskin Offer Fri 23rd Jul 2010 22:49
Swansea City are understood to have offered Town £400,000 for striker Tamás Priskin. New Swans boss Brendan Rodgers was the Watford manager during the 2008/09 season in which Priskin scored 14 goals, leading to his £1.7 million move to the Blues.
Civelli Plays Another 45 as Reserves Defeat FC Twente Fri 23rd Jul 2010 22:38
Luciano Civelli played another 45 minutes on Friday afternoon as Town's reserves beat a second string side from Dutch champions FC Twente 3-0 in a behind-closed-doors game at Playford Road. The Argentinian was playing his fourth game since returning from 16 months out with a serious knee ligament injury.
Kennedy Town Target Fri 23rd Jul 2010 21:46
Welsh sources are reporting that Town have made a renewed move to sign Cardiff City left-back Mark Kennedy. The Blues previously targeted the former Republic of Ireland international back in March and prior to that in January.
Bristol City Linked With Stead Move Fri 23rd Jul 2010 16:33
Bristol City are reported to have made a £200,000 bid for Town striker Jon Stead. The former Sheffield United, Blackburn and Huddersfield man was amongst the eight players the Blues recently made available for transfer.
Rosenior on Trial at Bristol City Fri 23rd Jul 2010 14:37
Former Town loanee Liam Rosenior is on trial at his former club Bristol City. The right-back was released by Reading at the end of the season and wasn’t offered a permanent deal by the Blues at the end of his year at Portman Road.
Town Receive Three Offers Fri 23rd Jul 2010 14:01
Boss Roy Keane has confirmed that the club has received offers for three of their players.
Keane: Town Closing in On Signings Fri 23rd Jul 2010 12:09
Town boss Roy Keane says the Blues have had an offer accepted for a player and could have as many as three new additions to the squad, one a loanee, in time for the friendly against West Ham a week on Saturday. So far, the only signing of the summer is youngster Conor Hourihane, who joined from Sunderland last week.
Bruce Confirms Town Enquiry for Sunderland Keeper Fri 23rd Jul 2010 11:13
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce has confirmed that Town have made an enquiry regarding Hungarian international keeper Márton Fülöp. However, Bruce says he doesn’t think the move has as yet gone as far as a formal bid.
Ablett Agrees Deal Fri 23rd Jul 2010 10:32
New coach Gary Ablett has agreed a one-year deal with the Blues. Town say the former Liverpool and Everton defender will put pen to paper in the next week or so once the formalities are concluded.
Chopra Threatens to Quit Crisis Club Cardiff Fri 23rd Jul 2010 09:14
Town target Michael Chopra says he is “well hacked off” with the situation at Cardiff City and could quit the crisis club. The Blues are understood to have been chasing the former Sunderland frontman all summer.
 

On Thursday, 23rd July 2009

Healy Completes Move Thu 23rd Jul 2009 23:03
TWTD understands that Cork City midfielder Colin Healy has completed his move to the Blues, signing a two-year deal at Portman Road earlier this evening. The 29-year-old joins on a deal thought to be worth around €100,000 (£70,000) after two years back in Ireland with Cork.
Reserves Net Seven at Clacton Thu 23rd Jul 2009 21:58
Town's reserves went goal crazy against Clacton at the Rush Green Bowl on Wednesday evening. Shane O'Connor scored twice, while Jaime Peters, Ed Upson, Kevin Lisbie, Reggie Lambe and David Cawley netted once each
Lisbie in Squad for Clacton Thu 23rd Jul 2009 16:38
Town have named striker Kevin Lisbie in the squad for tonight's reserve game at Clacton (KO 7.45pm). The former Colchester and Charlton man is joined at the Rush Green Bowl by fellow first teamer Jaime Peters.
Sheffield United Agree Evans Fee Thu 23rd Jul 2009 14:57
Manchester City and Sheffield United are reported to have agreed a £3 million fee for striker Ched Evans. Various national newspapers have claimed that the Blues have been battling the Blades for the Welshman's signature over the last week.
Offer for Pablo and Not Lisbie? Thu 23rd Jul 2009 13:17
TWTD understands that Kevin Lisbie is not the striker for whom the Blues have received a bid, as revealed by boss Roy Keane after last night's win at Southend. The former Colchester and Charlton man appeared the obvious candidate having been left out of the squad at Roots Hall.
Leicester Away Game Moves Thu 23rd Jul 2009 11:58
Town's game at Leicester's Walkers Stadium, scheduled for Saturday 9th January, has switched to Sunday 10th January because of a clash with a Leicester Tigers rugby union match.
Peters Back With Squad and Could Play at Clacton Thu 23rd Jul 2009 11:15
Winger-turned-full-back Jaime Peters is back with the Town squad after Canada exited the CONCACAF Gold Cup at the quarter-final stage last Friday. The 22-year-old has been pencilled in to take part in this evening's friendly at Clacton (KO 7.45pm).
Town Restructure Matchday Prices Thu 23rd Jul 2009 10:32
Town have restructured their matchday ticket pricing for the season ahead. Home matches will be graded according to their attractiveness and prices will vary between the three bands.
Town Accept Striker Bid Thu 23rd Jul 2009 09:07
Town manager Roy Keane has revealed that the Blues have accepted an offer for one of their strikers. Kevin Lisbie was a notable absentee from last night's side which beat Southend 2-0, having been expected to play against the Shrimpers.
Cork's Healy to Sign Today as West Brom's Hoefkens Confirms Interest Thu 23rd Jul 2009 08:56
Town have confirmed that Cork City midfielder Colin Healy is close to joining the Blues. Meanwhile, former West Brom defender Carl Hoefkens has confirmed that he is very much a Town target and was at the club earlier in the summer.
Community Trust Sides Continue Good Form Thu 23rd Jul 2009 00:06
Town's Community Trust teams continued their good form at the Dana Cup in Denmark on Wednesday. One of the two U12 sides recorded a 20-0 victory.
 

On Wednesday, 23rd July 2008

Fab Set for Grays Move Wed 23rd Jul 2008 22:39
Released Town defender Fabian Wilnis looks set to join Blue Square Premier side Grays Athletic on a one-year deal. Wilnis, 37, ended his nine-year stay at Portman Road at the end of last season but vowed to keep on playing.
Gillingham 1-1 Town Wed 23rd Jul 2008 22:04
A second half Tommy Miller penalty saw the Blues to a 1-1 draw with Gillingham at the Priestfield Stadium on Wednesday evening. Miller netted from the spot after Danny Haynes had been fouled, Simeon Jackson having put the home side in front before the break.
Southampton Game Moves Wed 23rd Jul 2008 16:16
Town's game at Southampton has moved to Wednesday 17th September from the previous day (KO 7.45pm) as the Saints are playing a match on the preceding Sunday.
Naked Sports Show Obscure Sports Special Wed 23rd Jul 2008 14:11
Joining Phil Pritchard and The Vulture on this week's Naked Sports Show (ICR FM 6-6.30pm) are well-known local radio broadcaster, Town fan and GAA aficionado Graham Blackburn and genuine Australian Rowena Mackie. They'll be taking a look at some of the less mainstream sports which don't get a lot of attention on these shores.
Czech Trialist in Squad for Gillingham Wed 23rd Jul 2008 13:24
Town have included former Czech U21 international central defender Roman Hubnik in the side for tonight's friendly at Gillingham (KO 7.45pm). Hubnik, 24, has been on trial with the Blues for the last few days.
Season Ticket Sales Up Wed 23rd Jul 2008 12:32
Town's season ticket sales are up on this time last season. The Blues have so far sold 14,930 compared with 13,946 a year ago.
Wright Takes Number One Shirt from Supple Wed 23rd Jul 2008 12:18
Keeper Richard Wright has been handed back his number one shirt in Town's squad list for the season ahead. Kevin Lisbie is the Blues' new number 11 and otherwise the list is as TWTD reported last month.
Gray on Rhodes Link Wed 23rd Jul 2008 10:41
Northampton Town manager Stuart Gray has commented on reports earlier in the week linking him with a loan move for Town striker Jordan Rhodes. Boss Jim Magilton subsequently said he would be unwilling to allow the 18-year-old move at present, but could loan the youngster later in the season.
Charisteas Nets Against Stoke Wed 23rd Jul 2008 08:58
Town target Angelos Charisteas scored the winner for Nuremberg as they defeated Stoke City 1-0 in a pre-season game in Austria last night. Charisteas, who appears to be completely over his weekend knee injury, played for 68 minutes before being replaced.
 

On Monday, 23rd July 2007

U18s 4-1 Colchester Utd Mon 23rd Jul 2007 19:51
Town's U18 side continued their pre-season preparations with a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Colchester United at Playford Road. Midfielder Paul Murphy opened the scoring, Jordan Rhodes netted twice and Jack Ainsley added the fourth.
Trialists in Squad Mon 23rd Jul 2007 17:45
Town have named trialists Arsène Menessou and César Navas in the squad for Tuesday's friendly at Crawley Town (KO 7.45pm). Menessou is a right-back, while Navas is a central defender.
Month for Moore Mon 23rd Jul 2007 11:59
Boss Jim Magilton has confirmed that midfielder Sammy Moore's loan at Terry Butcher's Brentford will last a month. Butcher watched Moore in action during the Blues' 2-2 draw at Chelmsford last week.
Jim: Miller in My Plans Mon 23rd Jul 2007 11:14
Boss Jim Magilton has insisted that defender Ian Miller is still in his plans, despite allowing the 23-year-old to move back to Darlington on loan until January. Miller has made only one sub appearance for the Blues since signing from Bury Town early last season, spending most of his time out on loan.
Miller Back to Darlo Mon 23rd Jul 2007 08:59
Defender Ian Miller has rejoined Darlington on loan until January. The former Bury Town man previously spent time with the Quakers between February and March.
 

On Saturday, 23rd July 2005

Trialist Joins Leeds Sat 23rd Jul 2005 16:10
Recent Town trialist Rui Marques has agreed terms with Leeds United. TWTD reported on Thursday that the Angolan international, who played for the Blues in the friendly against Rangers, was set for a move to Elland Road.
Jim Faces Anxious Wait Sat 23rd Jul 2005 11:09
Skipper Jim Magilton faces an anxious wait to discover whether he faces a three-match ban as a result of last night's red card against Újpest. The Northern Irishman will hope that referee Attila Dubraviczky won't include the sending off in his match report.
 

On Friday, 23rd July 2004

Santos Set for QPR Fri 23rd Jul 2004 19:52
French defender Georges Santos looks set to join QPR on a two-year deal. The former Tranmere, Sheffield United and Grimsby player will have a medical on Monday before his free transfer is confirmed.
Robson Tribute to Dale Fri 23rd Jul 2004 15:58
Former Town boss Sir Bobby Robson has paid tribute to Dale Roberts, who died from cancer last year. Robson brings his Newcastle side to Portman Road next Wednesday for a testimonial for Roberts's family (KO 7.45pm).
Clarke Scores Two Fri 23rd Jul 2004 00:42
Academy striker Billy Clarke netted twice for the Irish U18s as they beat Norway 2-1 in the Falkenberg tournament in Sweden on Thursday afternoon.
 

On Wednesday, 23rd July 2003

WBA Confirm Bid Wed 23rd Jul 2003 12:28
West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace has confirmed that his club have put in a bid for Town defender Thomas Gaards¢e.
WBA Gaards¢e Bid Wed 23rd Jul 2003 12:20
West Bromwich Albion have had a bid for central defender Thomas Gaards¢e turned down by the Blues. The bid is understood to have been of a nominal nature and may have been their attempt to discover the current strength of Town's bargaining position.
Scandinavian Diary 2 Wed 23rd Jul 2003 12:09
Inevitably being back in this part of the world, many Town minds kept drifting back to that night two years ago in Helsingborg when the small Swedish town was turned Blue. Around 6,000 people made the trip for that game, probably the most memorable actual match from the UEFA Cup run that season.
Reserves in Action Wed 23rd Jul 2003 11:21
John McGreal, Matt Richards and Matt Bloomfield could all get back to action tomorrow when the reserves make a trip to Hadleigh for a friendly.
Royals Deny Marshall Link Wed 23rd Jul 2003 11:19
Reading have denied reports that they are interested in unwanted Town keeper Andy Marshall. The 28-year-old is not in Joe Royle's plans and remained in the UK during the pre-season tour.
New Keeper Tomorrow? Wed 23rd Jul 2003 09:53
Town are said to be welcoming a new keeper when the squad returns to Portman Road tomorrow. While his identity is not yet known, he's been described as a "top English name".
 

On Tuesday, 23rd July 2002

Squad for Bristol Tue 23rd Jul 2002 19:20
Town have announced the squad for the two-game tour of Bristol. The Blues face Bristol Rovers at the Hand Stadium, Clevedon on Wednesday (KO 7.45pm) and City at Ashton Gate on Saturday (KO 3pm).
Peralta Move Home? Tue 23rd Jul 2002 17:24
Reports in Italy say Sixto Peralta may be a target of old side Racing Club de Avellaneda. The former Town loanee is not in his club Inter's plans while a move to Portman Road now looks highly unlikely.
Wright Stalling on Move Tue 23rd Jul 2002 16:46
Richard Wright has asked for 24 hours to consider whether to move to Everton after agreeing terms ay Goodison Park. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has urged Wright to remain at Highbury, and has perhaps given the keeper something to think about.
Worthy Cup Latest Tue 23rd Jul 2002 13:25
Town's qualification for the UEFA Cup has caused the Football League to introduce a preliminary round to the Worthington Cup. The Blues' start in the competition is still to be confirmed as it is dependent on the Avenir Beggen result and Villa and Fulham's Intertoto performances.
Reserves Squad for Posh Tue 23rd Jul 2002 11:13
Richard Naylor is the only senior player in the reserves squad facing Peterborough at the Training Centre on Wednesday afternoon. Other than Naylor is is a very young line-up which aims to continue the reserves' good pre-season record.
Beevers Wins Cap Tue 23rd Jul 2002 10:11
Young defender Lee Beevers won a Welsh U19 cap last night at the Northern Ireland Milk Cup Youth Tournament. Beevers played the full 90 minutes as the Welsh lost 2-1 to Paraguay, the second South American goal coming in injury time.
Rovers Game Moves Tue 23rd Jul 2002 09:32
Town's Wednesday friendly with Bristol Rovers has moved to the Hand Stadium, Clevedon. Rovers report that their Memorial Ground pitch is not yet ready for action.
Wright Has Medical Tue 23rd Jul 2002 09:11
Former Town keeper Richard Wright will have a medical at Everton today before joining the Toffeemen for £5 million. The deal could be completed by the end of the week.
Stewart on Rovers Tue 23rd Jul 2002 09:09
Town striker Marcus Stewart says he hopes his old Bristol Rovers fans won't boo him when he returns with Town for the first time on Wednesday. Stewart, a Bristol City fan, began his career with the Gasheads before moving on to Huddersfield and then Town.
 

On Monday, 23rd July 2001

Finidi Bemused and Not on Way Mon 23rd Jul 2001 18:53
Real Mallorca midfielder Finidi George says he's bemused over the link with Town. The Nigerian says he knows nothing of the proposed move and that he wouldn't accept an offer from Town if one was forthcoming.
Taylor Wants Signing Before Season Start Mon 23rd Jul 2001 17:36
Leicester manager Peter Taylor has said that he wants to bring in another striker before the beginning of the new season. The Leicester manager recently bid for Town's James Scowcroft and despite naming no names Taylor's statement certainly doesn't rule out Scowcroft, a player he has admired since he days as England U21 coach.
Town Confirm Finidi Link Mon 23rd Jul 2001 17:26
Town have confirmed that they are indeed trying to bring in Nigerian international Finidi George. George Burley ended all the speculation with a sort statement made from Estonia this morning.
Tord Watches Wright and Stewart Mon 23rd Jul 2001 13:04
Jermaine Wright and Marcus Stewart were Tord Grip's targets last night when he watched Town beat FC Flora 5-1. Both look more likely than ever to receive England call-ups in the near future.
Finidi Looking the Real Deal Mon 23rd Jul 2001 11:35
It does appear that Finidi George is the Spanish-based player that Town are targeting, although the deal seems to be far from done.
Finidi is Latest Name Mon 23rd Jul 2001 10:53
Nigerian international Finidi George is the latest name to be suggested as a Town signing. The 30-year-old is currently playing for Mallorca and a fee of £4 million is claimed to have been agreed.
Scaloni Absent from Deportivo Training Mon 23rd Jul 2001 00:31
Spanish speculation on the future of Lionel Scaloni has increased after the Argentinian failed to make Deportivo's first day of pre-season training yesterday. The 23-year-old midfielder failed to appear as the rest of the squad started their preparations 2001/02 season.
 

On Sunday, 23rd July 2000

9000 Miss Out on Season Tickets Sun 23rd Jul 2000 20:19
Town are set to announce this week that 27,000 people applied for season tickets, 9,000 more than are available. The club have endeavoured to allocate tickets to supporters with a record of loyal support. Presumably the club database has been examined with a fine tooth comb in order to make sure faithful followers during the Endsleigh/Nationwide League seasons have been rewarded for their years of support above glory hunting Johnny come latelys. How well this has worked will become evident over the next few days when unlucky fans will begin posting on the TWTD Message Board and the letters start appearing in the local press. The huge over-subscription also means that the 2,000 matchday tickets will also massively over-subscribed. The likelihood there being that non-season ticket holders will only get to see a couple of games this season.
FC Flora 0-2 Town Sun 23rd Jul 2000 20:04
Town won the second game of their pre-season tour 2-0 with goals from Martijn Reuser and Gary Croft. The Dutchman grabbed the first after 42 minutes while Croft added the second in the 51st minute. Full side: Wright, Croft, Clapham, Bramble (Thetis 46), Scales, Brown, Reuser, Holland, Johnson (Logan 73), Stewart, Magilton.
 

On Friday, 23rd July 1999

Swedish Day For Town Fri 23rd Jul 1999 15:52
Town appear to be enjoying some sort of Swedish Day today with Swedish things happening all over the shop:

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