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Ipswich Town

All the action and reaction from The Valley, as Ipswich Town take on Charlton Athletic.

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Freddie Sears gives Ipswich a two-goal lead just before half-time at Charlton

Your chance to rate the performance of the Ipswich Town players away at Charlton Athletic.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles is in for Kevin Bru

Ainsley Maitland-Niles comes into the Ipswich side in place of the injured Kevin Bru, ahead of this afternoon’s game with Charlton.

Mick McCarthy urges his players on at Charlton last November

Mick McCarthy speaks to chief football writer Stuart Watson ahead of this lunchtime’s clash with Charlton Athletic.

Ryan Fraser could return to Ipswich next week.

The cavalry is coming for Ipswich Town.

Yesterday, 17:00
Noel Hunt celebrates on the final whistle after scoring Ipswich's injury time winner at Charlton

It’s been a year of TV nasties for Ipswich Town, but Noel Hunt is hopeful that memories of the club’s last televised triumph can prove inspirational when the Blues take on Charlton in front of the cameras tomorrow (12.30pm ko).

Yesterday, 16:05
Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he’s prepared for tomorrow’s game at Charlton just like he does for every Championship game – expecting the opposition to play like Brazil!

Yesterday, 14:54
Tommy Smith celebrates his goal against Charlton last December

Our bite-sized guide to Ipswich Town’s televised trip to Charlton Athletic.

Yesterday, 12:40
Luke Chambers

Ipswich Town skipper Luke Chambers believes a return to tough tackling has helped the Blues turn around their recent slump in form.

Yesterday, 14:25
Conor Sammon leaps for a second half cross at Charlton

Fans are being asked to arrive at The Valley in plenty of time ahead of Ipswich’s game with Charlton, due to increased security measures introduced on the advice of the Metropolitan Police.

Yesterday, 06:00
Marcus Stewart scored a hat trick at Southampton in 2000

They may be on a run of 11 TV games without a win in 2015, but columnist Karl Fuller shows the Blues’ all-time record on the box isn’t as bad as the recent pass would suggest.

Thu, 16:33
David McGoldrick.

David McGoldrick remains sidelined with a groin injury, but the better news for Ipswich Town is that winger Ryan Fraser is closing in on a return to fitness.

Thu, 15:50
Josh Emmanuel on the ball during the Manchester United cup tie.

Teenage Ipswich Town right-back Josh Emmanuel has joined League Two side Crawley on loan ahead of today’s 5pm deadline.

Thu, 14:46
Michael Crowe

Young Ipswich Town goalkeeper Michael Crowe has joined Stevenage on loan until January 10.

Thu, 12:00
The Ipswich players after conceding the third goal at Blackburn

Ipswich Town are currently on their longest winless streak ever when it comes to live televised matches. Stuart Watson takes a look back at the 11 games the Blues have been on the box in 2015.

Non League

Yesterday, 14:47

Bury Town boss Ben Chenery has added goalkeeper Duncan McAnally to his squad for tomorrow’s FA Trophy home game against Thurrock.

Yesterday, 14:25

Needham Market have agreed a deal to sign central defender Sam Nunn.

Tue, 16:23

Bury Town boss Ben Chenery could field several youngsters as he gets his priorities in place, ahead of tonight’s Suffolk Premier Cup clash at Felixstowe & Walton.

Tue, 16:19

The FA Vase Third Round draw was made yesterday, with ties scheduled to be played on Saturday, December 12.


Wed, 12:32

Ipswich moved to the fourth round of the National Colts Cup, winning 31-22 at Braintree at the weekend.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Struggling Ipswich secured just their second London 2 North win of the season, with a 20-10 home success against Rochford Hundred.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

After beginning the season with three away fixtures, the Amazons finally enjoyed their home opener after respecting a minute’s silence on Remembrance Sunday.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

A show of love and rivalry will be given by one married couple heading to Twickenham for the Rugby World Cup final today, as they cheer for opposite teams fighting for the title.


Tue, 06:00

It’s the club he loves and Morten Risager can’t wait to pull on the Witches kevlars again in 2016.

Mon, 06:00

James Sarjeant admits to being ‘really happy’ he got the call from Chris Louis to race for Ipswich in 2016.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Phil Hilton insisted he has no regrets after stepping down as Ipswich Witches team boss.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Mike Bacon speaks to Lewis Kerr, who has recovered from life-threatening injuries to make his speedway return with the Witches in 2016.


Wed, 17:10

Ipswich put together a fantastic second-half performance to bring home an important 75-50 win on the road against London Westside, who are still searching for their first win.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Ipswich head coach Nick Drane hailed his team after a ‘brilliant’ 86-81 win over Liverpool which kept their promotion dreams alive.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

NBL Division Two

Loughborough Riders 75

Ipswich 58

Ipswich 98

Derbyshire Arrows 100

Ipswich went into the double-header weekend sitting top of NBL Division Two, knowing that one win from the two games would see them retain their position at the top of the league.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

The U16 Girls continued their unbeaten start to the season with a dominant defensive performance against London Greenhouse Pioneers in a 60-41 win, writes Arron MacDonald.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Ipswich Basketball Club’s senior men made a winning start to the NBL Division Two campaign with a comprehensive 78-61 win on the road against a talented Worcester Wolves team.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The Ipswich Basketball Under 18 Men got their season started with a dominant first-half against London United, grabbing a 54-28 lead, before easing into a 85-61 win despite missing key players.

More sport

Wed, 15:43

Suffolk golfer Josh Robertson is celebrating a notable victory in America.

Wed, 14:41

Reece Topley is targeting a prized spot in the England squad for next year’s World T20 tournament in India.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Former Essex head coach Paul Grayson says he never had any doubt Reece Topley would make an impact on the international stage.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

It has been a successful last few days for Suffolk’s talented race-walker, Callum Wilkinson.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Some golfers play for a lifetime and fail to reach the standards that young Paul Waring, who won the Individual Performance/Achievement award, has already.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Suffolk shot-putter Jonathan Adams is ready to put his annus horribilis behind him and use adversity as the fuel to fire him to next year’s Paralympic Games in Rio.

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