August 29 2016 Latest news:

Daryl Murphy has completed his transfer from Ipswich Town to Newcastle United.

Daryl Murphy says it was a ‘no-brainer’ to join Newcastle United

Daryl Murphy says moving to Newcastle was a ‘no-brainer’ after completing a £3m switch from Ipswich Town.

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Daryl Murphy on the ball during the Ipswich Town v Norwich City (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 21 August 2016.   Picture: Steve Waller   www.stephenwaller.com

Mick McCarthy empathises with Newcastle-bound Daryl Murphy after striker hands in transfer request

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy said he empathised with Daryl Murphy after the 33-year-old striker handed in a transfer request ahead of a move to Newcastle United.

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England manager Alf Ramsey and captain Bobby Moore with the Jules Rimet Trophy.

Your memories of former Ipswich Town and England manager Sir Alf Ramsey

It may be 50 years since Sir Alf Ramsey’s England team won the World Cup - and even longer since he led Ipswich to win the First Division title in their debut season - but affection for the man and what he achieved remains undimmed in his adopted county of Suffolk.

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Grant Ward celebrates after putting the home side 1-0 ahead in the Ipswich Town v Preston North End (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 27 August 2016.   Picture: Steve Waller   www.stephenwaller.com

Match report: Ipswich Town 1 Preston North End 0

Ipswich Town began life seemingly without Daryl Murphy with a scrappy 1-0 home win over Preston North End, this afternoon, moving up to 11th in the Championship table.

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Town manager Mick McCarthy and assistant boss Terry Connor

Let’s make Portman Road a place to fear again, says Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy

Mick McCarthy wants Portman Road to become a place to be feared again.

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Daryl Murphy prematurely celebrates his subsequently disallowed first half goal at Wolves

Could star Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy be going to Newcastle?

Newcastle United are rumoured to be interested in signing Ipswich Town’s frontman Daryl Murphy.

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Freddie Sears

Ipswich Town manager keeping faith with Freddie Sears, despite striker’s goal drought

Mick McCarthy’s faith in Freddie Sears is not wavering, despite the striker having gone 31 league and cup games without a goal.

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Jonathan Douglas

There’s more to come from me, says Jonathan Douglas

Jonathan Douglas has assured fans there is more to come from him as he aims to establish himself in the Ipswich Town first team this season.

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Mick McCarthy

Ipswich Town boss wants to sign experienced heads for ‘brutal’ Championship campaign

Mick McCarthy wants to add experienced heads to his squad before the summer transfer window closes at the end of this month.

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Conor Grant

Ipswich Town deal on cards for Leon Best as Conor Grant misses home game with Preston North End

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy will be without midfielder Conor Grant for Saturday’s home game with Preston North End, as he revealed there could be a deal in the offing for free agent striker Leon Best.

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Grant Ward battles with Wes Hoolahan during the Ipswich Town v Norwich City (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 21 August 2016.   Picture: Steve Waller   www.stephenwaller.com

Sleeping Giants podcast: A good showing in the derby, are more signings on the way and does the Championship table tell us anything?

After a positive performance against Norwich, could the derby draw be a platform for Ipswich Town to build on?

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Dalian Atkinson playing for Ipswich in 1988. (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images)

Doctors battled in vain to save ex-Ipwich Town footballer Dalian Atkinson, coroner hears

An inquest was today opened into the death of ex-Ipswich Town footballer Dalian Atkinson after he was shot with a police Taser.

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West Ham United's Martin Samuelsen.

Ipswich Town carefully considering loan moves for Martin Samuelsen and Adam Armstrong

Ipswich Town are carefully considering loan moves for young duo Martin Samuelsen and Adam Armstrong ahead of the transfer window closing next Wednesday.

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Ipswich Town's Adam Webster (left).

Ipswich Town summer signing is not the finished article, says Mick McCarthy

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says summer signing Adam Webster is not the finished article, following the defender’s step up to Championship football.

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Mick McCarthy

Ipswich Town boss still keen on new signings

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has revealed he is still trying to bring new faces to Portman Road before the transfer window closes at 11pm on August 31.

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