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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.

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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.

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