Sport Ipswich and Preston will meet again in the FA Cup third round replay

A look ahead to the midweek FA Cup replay at Deepdale

Girl, 15, held over double murder in Ipswich

A 15-year-old girl and a 41-year-old man were being questioned today on suspicion of murdering a man and a woman, police said.

Premier League tribute planned for Robson

Premier League crowds will have the opportunity to pay tribute to Sir Bobby Robson on the opening weekend of the season after it was announced a minute's applause will precede all matches.

Ipswich consider new Robson tribute

Ipswich chief executive Simon Clegg has revealed the club are considering naming a stand at Portman Road after Sir Bobby Robson.

Robson tribute planned for league openers

All Football League matches on the opening weekend of the season will be preceded by a minute's applause to honour Sir Bobby Robson.

Woman wedged to toilet bowl for a week

An Australian woman was rescued after spending a week wedged between her toilet door and the bowl.

Woman died after zebra collision

A pensioner died after a "collision" with a zebra while on holiday in Africa, a coroner said today.

Alexander has bubbly put on ice

Rangers keeper calls for side to focus as Falkirk stand in way of double celebration

Keane goes on the offensive to begin career at Ipswich

New man at Portman Road attacks managerial record of his ex-United colleagues

Two die after car hits pedestrians

Two women died and a third was seriously injured when a car ploughed into them as they walked along a road early today, police said.

Will the new campus in Ipswich give Suffolk a lift?

Higher education has arrived in Ipswich – and with it, daring architecture and a groundbreaking model for universities. Lucy Hodges hits the campus

Serial killer 'has dropped appeal bid'

Serial killer Steve Wright has dropped his latest appeal bid but still intends to fight his conviction, his brother said today.

Droylsden's FA Cup appeal fails

Non-league Droylsden have lost an appeal against their expulsion from the FA Cup for fielding an ineligible player.

Derby warn against quick fix as Jewell departs

The Derby chairman, Adam Pearson, has hinted that whoever succeeds Paul Jewell as manager must make the best use of the existing squad rather than look to sign a glut of players in the transfer window.

Droylsden expelled from FA Cup

Droylsden manager Dave Pace has vowed to fight the decision to throw the minnows out of the FA Cup after describing his club's costly mistake as "the slightest of slight errors".

Jewell resigns as Derby manager

Chairman of football Adam Pearson admitted "a long year has taken its toll" after Paul Jewell resigned as Derby manager.

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