Ipswich Town finance director Mark Andrews insists owner Marcus Evans remains ‘in it for the long haul’ after the latest set of accounts were revealed at last night’s PLC AGM, adding there could well be money for transfers in January.
Mick McCarthy’s reign at Ipswich Town has reached the five-year mark, but is the Yorkshireman’s half-decade anniversary at Portman Road a cause for celebration or a time for reflection? Andy Warren takes a look.
The Football League succumbed to FIFA pressure in January 2005, and followed the Premier League in adopting summer and winter transfer windows, which only allowed a set time for contracted players to move between clubs on a permanent basis.
CHRIS BRAMMER looks at how two current Ipswich Town stars fared on their loan debuts for Rotherham United, and also reflects on the performances of a number of other players that left the club permanently in the summer.
Scorelines may not matter during pre-season, but the manner of performances and the attitudes of players in friendlies, such as tonight’s at Colchester United, do. Chris Brammer looks ahead to the game in Essex.
Ipswich Town have been linked with Rangers striker Joe Garner this week, seen club stalwart Christophe Berra return to Scotland and announced another pre-season friendly, this time at League One Gillingham.
Former Ipswich Town centre-back Terry Butcher is delighted that the club have retained Luke Chambers’ services and says the returns to fitness of Tommy Smith and Adam Webster will be like bringing in two new signings.