Video PUBLISHED: 06:00 26 April 2019 Stuart Watson David McGoldrick has scored 15 goals for promotion-chasing Sheffield United this season. Photo: PA PA Wire/PA Images David McGoldrick is on the cusp of a promotion to the Premier League with Sheffield United, while Ipswich Town are heading for League One. Ahead of Saturday’s clash between the two teams at Bramall Lane, STUART WATSON looks back on the story behind the striker’s Portman Road exit. David McGoldrick endured three injury-hit seasons at Ipswich Town. Photo: Steve WallerTIME AT TOWNIt didn't work out for David McGoldrick at hometown club Nottingham Forest. There were plenty of strikers in the way and he was often played out of position. The former Southampton youngster – who was a FA Youth Cup finallist alongside the likes of Gareth Bale, Theo Walcott and Adam Lallana – admits his attitude also held him back.MORE: Injury updates on Huws, Adeyemi, Edwards, Kenlock … [Read more...] about McGoldrick on the cusp of a Premier League promotion, while Ipswich head for League One – the story behind last summer’s split
Video PUBLISHED: 22:38 25 April 2019 | UPDATED: 22:38 25 April 2019 Cameron Heeps (red helmet) and Jake Allen (blue) lead Zach Wajtknecht (white) and James Shanes in heat two. Picture: Steve Waller www.stephenwaller.com © Copyright Stephen Waller Mike Bacon takes a look at the talking points as the Witches beat the Robins Cameron Heeps gets the better of Tobiasz Musielak in the second rerun of heat three. Picture: Steve Waller www.stephenwaller.comHERO JAKEBoth Ipswich reserves, Cameron Heeps and Jake Allen have been superb for the Witches so far this season.This team was built to be solid throughout and so it is proving. Against Swindon they scored 20 points to the Robins' reserves two.Against Swindon, Allen was in sublime form, gating fast and attacking the track well. It was wonderful to see.And on a night when one or two of the Ipswich top 5 were slightly off colour, it is good for the Witches to know they have a reserve pairing like Allen and … [Read more...] about Mike’s Moments: Jake the hero! Unbeaten at home! Loving the Premiership! Who’s up next?
Video PUBLISHED: 17:00 25 April 2019 | UPDATED: 17:16 25 April 2019 Andy Warren Luke Woolfenden, Janoi Donacien and Danny Rowe are all currently out on loan. Picture: PA/SWINDONADVERTISER Archant Ipswich Town’s returning loanees will all be given a fresh start when they report for pre-season training this summer. Town assistant manager Stuart Taylor says Ipswich's loanees will be given a fresh start this summer. Picture: Steve Waller www.stephenwaller.comLuke Woolfenden (Swindon), Danny Rowe, Jordan Roberts (both Lincoln), Janoi Donacien (Accrington Stanley) and Aaron Drinan (Waterford) are all currently plying their trade away from Portman Road, with all five expected to return this summer.Rowe has played a big role in Lincoln's League Two title win, Donacien has been a regular in Stanley's fight against relegation, Woolfenden has been a stand-out performer for Swindon and Drinan has netted five goals in nine starts for his League of … [Read more...] about ‘Lads go out on loan for a reason… they’re certainly not forgotten about’
PUBLISHED: 06:00 25 April 2019 | UPDATED: 11:11 25 April 2019 Andy Warren Luke Chambers wants Will Keane to stay at Ipswich Town. Picture: PAGEPIX Archant Captain Luke Chambers wants Ipswich Town to pull out the stops in order to keep striker Will Keane at the club. Will Keane has impressed during his time on loan at Ipswich Town. Picture PagepixKeane, a January loan signing from Hull, has scored three goals in 10 starts since moving to Portman Road but has had his stay in Suffolk disrupted by a hamstring injury.He returned to the starting line-up for Monday's 1-0 loss to Swansea and added a new dimension to the Blues' attack, with his movement, hold-up play and creativity giving his side a platform to play from in the final third.Manager Paul Lambert would like to keep Keane at the club full-time, with the Manchester United youth product out of contract at Hull at the end of this season.MORE: 'Renewed... all aboard the tractor' - season ticket sales near … [Read more...] about ‘This is a club where he can find his home’
Video PUBLISHED: 15:33 25 April 2019 | UPDATED: 17:13 25 April 2019 Andy Warren Emyr Huws and Tom Adeyemi are both on the comeback trail. Picture: ROSS HALLS Archant Stuart Taylor says Ipswich Town have had to ‘reassess one or two things’ with Emyr Huws as the Welshman continues his battle for fitness. Town assistant manager Stuart Taylor says Ipswich's loanees will be given a fresh start this summer. Picture: Steve Waller www.stephenwaller.comHuws has not played for the Ipswich first-team since December 2017, when he suffered a knee injury at Middlesbrough, but was on the bench for the senior side in January and played for the Under 23s at the end of March.Assistant manager Taylor admitted the Blues still need to tread carefully with the talented midfielder, but believes Huws is 'in a good position'.“We're being careful with Emyr and there's a plan in place for him,” Taylor said.Emry Huws started for Town U23s against … [Read more...] about Injury updates on Huws, Adeyemi, Edwards, Kenlock and Harrison ahead of Town’s visit to Sheffield United