Sport

Tractor Boys chief insists that McCarthy's men are going in the right direction

Keane turns to waiting game

Ipswich Town 1 Preston North End 1: Irishman tempers his fiery instinct as he strives to create an Ipswich team that is equal to the best of Bobby Robson's era. Tim Collings reports

Keane's stuck in mud with the Tractor Boys

After bold talk of promotion, a defeat today against Preston could spark a crisis for Ipswich's volatile manager. James Corrigan reports

Ipswich to name stand after Robson

Ipswich are to rename a stand at their Portman Road ground in honour of former manager Sir Bobby Robson.

Sky Blues not yet thinking of promotion

Round-up

Familiar face ruins Keane's big day

Coventry City 2 Ipswich Town 1

If we don't go up I have failed, says Keane

Ipswich Town, Roy Keane can handle. But Ipswich town, and Suffolk in general, appear to have the Irishman baffled.

Tributes to Sir Bobby: 'He was like a father, I'll never forget him'

Leading figures from the world of football and politics continued to pay tribute to Sir Bobby Robson yesterday after his death at the age of 76 following a long battle with cancer.

The world mourns legend who loved game intensely

Sir Bobby Robson’s death has sparked outpourings of grief from Newcastle to Barcelona. Michael Walker salutes a man admired all over the world

A great man, both on and off the football field

Sir Bobby Robson's achievements on the pitch were surpassed by his boundless enthusiasm for life, writes James Lawton

Billy Baxter: Ipswich Town stalwart who flourished under Alf Ramsay but came to blows with Bobby Robson

Billy Baxter, who has died aged 70, was a member of the Ipswich Town team which became unlikely League champions in 1962. In the process, he earned the ardent admiration of the team's manager, Alf Ramsey.

DJ Taylor: My father's D-Day

National frictions on the road to Berlin; tribal fictions in darkest East Anglia; things Orwell got right, things Paxmen gets wrong; oh, and pop intellectuals

QPR appoint Jim Magilton

QPR have named former Ipswich boss Jim Magilton as their new manager.

John Elsworthy: Cornerstone of Ipswich Town during the reign of Alf Ramsey

John Elsworthy was a colossal cornerstone of the Ipswich Town side which featured in one of the most romantic of all footballing success stories. The lanky Welsh wing-half was a dynamic midfield driving force as the hitherto unfashionable Suffolk club ascended from the lower reaches of the Football League to its very pinnacle under the inspirational guidance of Alf Ramsey, who was destined to lead England to World Cup glory only four years later in 1966.

Sbragia hits back after fresh taunts from Keane

Ricky Sbragia is not a man to court controversy but he is clearly weary of Roy Keane discussing Sunderland in the press and yesterday the manager sarcastically suggested of Keane: "Maybe he still thinks he's the manager [of Sunderland].

Credit crisis diary: Even Keano can't get people to Ipswich

It's a snub for the Tractor Boys – as Ipswich Town's football stars are known – from Ryanair. Sources at the airline say that when Roy Keane managed Sunderland, the airline used to put on extra flights from Ireland to the North-east so that his compatriots could follow the team. Now Keane has been appointed at Ipswich, Ryanair has apparently decided additional services can't be justified to East Anglia.

Sport
FootballGerman sparks three goals in four minutes at favourite No 10 role
News
peopleFrankie Boyle responds to referendum result in characteristically offensive style
Sport
Lewis Hamilton will start the Singapore Grand Prix from pole, with Nico Rosberg second and Daniel Ricciardo third
F1... for floodlit Singapore Grand Prix
Arts and Entertainment
'New Tricks' star Dennis Waterman is departing from the show after he completes filming on two more episodes
tvHe is only remaining member of original cast
Arts and Entertainment
tvHighs and lows of the cast's careers since 2004
New Articles
i100... she's just started school
News
news
Career Services

Day In a Page

Independent Travel
Panama
Languedoc Roussillon
Marrakesh & the Atlas Mountains
Bruges
The Jura Mountains
Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast
Prices correct as of 17 September 2014
Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

Despite the result, this is the end of the status quo

Boyd Tonkin on the fall-out from the Scottish referendum
Manolo Blahnik: The high priest of heels talks flats, Englishness, and why he loves Mary Beard

Manolo Blahnik: Flats, Englishness, and Mary Beard

The shoe designer who has been dubbed 'the patron saint of the stiletto'
The Beatles biographer reveals exclusive original manuscripts of some of the best pop songs ever written

Scrambled eggs and LSD

Behind The Beatles' lyrics - thanks to Hunter Davis's original manuscript copies
'Normcore' fashion: Blending in is the new standing out in latest catwalk non-trend

'Normcore': Blending in is the new standing out

Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates
Dance’s new leading ladies fight back: How female vocalists are now writing their own hits

New leading ladies of dance fight back

How female vocalists are now writing their own hits
Mystery of the Ground Zero wedding photo

A shot in the dark

Mystery of the wedding photo from Ground Zero
His life, the universe and everything

His life, the universe and everything

New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
Save us from small screen superheroes

Save us from small screen superheroes

Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
Reach for the skies

Reach for the skies

From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
How to make a Lego masterpiece

How to make a Lego masterpiece

Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam