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Ex-Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has thrown his hat into the ring for the newly-vacant Aston Villa job – and poured scorn on the suggestion that Premier League legend Thierry Henry should be favourite to get it.

Mick McCarthy

Suffolk referee George Byrne has spoken of his ‘immense feeling of pride’ after receiving his Match Official of the Year accolade in The FA and McDonald’s Grassroots Football Awards, writes Nick Garnham.


England play in their biggest match for 28 years tonight when they face Croatia in Moscow for a spot in the World Cup final – and here’s what we think will happen.

Andy Warren

Mike Bacon reflects on England’s meek defeat to Belgium and asks - was it all really worth it?


Max Melanson says he cannot wait to get started at his new club Stowmarket Town this summer, writes Alex Moss.


Bobby Robson - More Than A Manager gets a special stadium screening at Portman Road, home of Ipswich Town Football Club, tonight. We chat to one of the film’s directors, Torquil Jones.

Ipswich Town Football Club

Walsham-le-Willows completed a notable double at the Crown Imperial Youth Cup Finals Day, writes Nick Garnham.

John McGreal

Manager Denis Handley described retaining the Suffolk Primary Cup as a ‘massive achievement’ for Bures United, writes Nick Garnham.


The Old Gold and Blacks finish their first season back in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division with a trip to champions Coggeshall Town today (3pm), with Andrews’ side guaranteed now to finish third after Tuesday’s 3-2 comeback win against Godmanchester Rovers.


Promoted Felixstowe & Walton United complete their season at Haverhill Rovers this weekend, and with it say goodbye to the Thurlow Nunn League, where they have played their football for the last 44 years.


All roads lead to the Goldstar Ground this evening when Felixstowe & Walton United go head-to-head with Coggeshall Town, as the battle for the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title goes into the final week of the season, writes Phil Griffiths.


Thurlow Premier

Saffron Walden Town 1

Stowmarket Town 5

Josh Mayhew scored a hat-trick to break the Thurlow Nunn League goalscoring record as Stowmarket Town thrashed Saffron Walden Town 5-1 at Catons Lane, writes Alex Moss.


Thurlow Nunn Premier

Ely City 0

Felixstowe and Walton United 3

Sometimes you have to win ugly, and this was one of those days at a venue that has rarely been a happy hunting ground for the Seasiders, writes Barry Grossmith.


In this week’s Ipswich Town nostalgia, we take a look back to February 2009, when a James Perch own goal and a rare strike from David Wright helped the Blues to a 2-1 victory over Nottingham Forest at Portman Road.

Bryan Klug

Ipswich Town caretaker boss Bryan Klug has revealed Gerard Nash and Chris Hogg will assist him between now and the end of the season.

Luke Chambers

In his latest weekly column, Nino Severino discusses a training session with Ipswich Town star Martyn Waghorn – and how impressed he was with him, both as an athlete and a man.

Martyn Waghorn

In this week’s Ipswich Town nostalgia, we take a look back to August 2014, when Christophe Berra scored in injury-time as the Blues twice came from behind to earn a point at Birmingham City.

Tyrone Mings

Former Ipswich Town defender and club stalwart Colin Harper has died at the age of 71.

Ipswich Town

Leiston’s rollercoaster of a season continues tomorrow at Ship Lane, the home of Thurrock FC, writes Craig Cooper.


Rick Andrews says he has not given up on Stowmarket Town’s promotion bid this season just yet, writes Alex Moss.


Danny Cowley, one of the early favourites to replace Mick McCarthy in the Ipswich Town hotseat, has insisted he remains fully focused on his job at Lincoln City.

Mick McCarthy

AFC Sudbury dominated the boys’ semi-finals at the Crown Imperial Suffolk Youth Cups Semi-Finals Day, writes Nick Garnham.


Ipswich Town fans and pundits have been having their say about the impending departure of boss Mick McCarthy – here’s a flavour of what’s being said online.

Marcus Evans

Suffolk FA Women’s Cup

Ipswich Town 7

Ipswich Wanderers 0

Ipswich Town Ladies reached their fourth straight Suffolk FA Women’s County Cup final with a compelling 7-0 victory over Ipswich Wanderers at Ransomes Sports Pavilion, writes Kieren Standley.

Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town fans have been paying tribute to former coach and boss Bobby Ferguson, who died yesterday at the age of 80.


Kirkley & Pakefield Manager Mark Willis had mixed emotions after seeing his side bow out of this season’s Omni Freight Services Suffolk Premier Cup at the semi-final stage, writes Nick Garnham.


Ipswich Town will pay tribute to former boss Bobby Ferguson with a minute’s applause before their Bank Holiday Monday match with Millwall, the club have announced.

Ipswich Town

Bobby Ferguson, Ipswich Town’s first team coach under Bobby Robson in the club’s glory years and manager at Portman Road between 1982 and 1987, has died at the age of 80, writes Tony Garnett.

George Burley

Ipswich Town are in the hunt for prolific Wimbledon striker Lyle Taylor, according to reports.

Ipswich Town

After Joe Garner’s season was ended by a small fracture to his skull, sports writer Andy Warren looks back on the striker’s debut campaign at Portman Road.

Freddie Sears

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