Ipswich Town - Town To Tame Lions
UK time is: 23:43:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Ipswich Town vs. Millwall

Portman Road

Saturday December 8


Town To Tame Lions

An upbeat Ipswich tackle high-flying Millwall with renewed confidence.
Town are looking to go four games unbeaten, and a third win on the bounce under manager Mick McCarthy.
Millwall are serious play-off contenders with Kenny Jackett building a solid side that plays good football and can also intimidate with their size and strength.

Vital Quotes:

Tommy Smith told the club website: "Chris is a good mate of mine and it will be good to come up against him on Saturday if we are both playing.
"He`s scoring goals for fun at the moment and he`s definitely one player we will have to keep an eye on.

"I wish him all the best after Saturday but for the 90 minutes I hope he doesn`t get a kick."

Liam Trotter told the Green 'Un: "If I score I`ll definitely be doing a celebration.
"I`ve got nothing but respect for Ipswich, they`re my home-town club and gave me my big break but I`ll celebrate every goal I score. It`s a short career and, as a midfielder, you have to enjoy every goal you get.

'There has never been any grudge against Ipswich. It just wasn`t the right time or place for me.

"It was a hard decision at the time, but I`m happy I made the right one.

"I`ll always want Ipswich to do well, as long as they finish one place below Millwall."

Ipswich Town Team News:

Midfield duo Luke Hyam and Nigel Reo-Coker are both out with injury.
Luke Chambers and Bradley Orr are also doubts after the pair cut short their training sessions with illness and a stiff neck respectively.

Player to watch: Tommy Smith

Millwall Team News:

Millwall have three key players back from injury, with striker darius Henderson a goal threat while Liam Trotter has blossomed into an influential box to box midfielder.

Player to watch: Liam Trotter

Match Facts & Stats

Match Prediction:

A tough game for sure but Ipswich have a new resilience and belief and can cause any side problems so I'm going for a 2-1 Town victory.

Next Fixtures:

The Journalist

Writer: Dan The Town Man Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday December 7 2012

Time: 11:27AM

Your Comments

I hope you are right in your prediction but Millwall are a better side than they are credited with and I think we will do well to get a draw
Dave A

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Ipswich Town Articles

Put Your Money On A Town Score Draw! (Friday November 27 2015)

Will It Be Deja Vous Time At Charlton? (Thursday November 26 2015)

Is Sky The Limit For Ipswich Town? (Monday November 23 2015)

Home Draw Specialists Ipswich Town! (Sunday November 22 2015)

Jekyll & Hyde Ipswich Town (Sunday November 22 2015)

David McGoldrick Out With Groin Strain (Friday November 20 2015)

Mick McCarthy Faces Selection Headache (Thursday November 19 2015)

Tractor Boys Could Be On The Up Again! (Wednesday November 18 2015)

Blues Old And New Get Ireland Through! (Tuesday November 17 2015)

Can Murphs Become New Irish Hero? (Monday November 16 2015)

Archived Ipswich Town Articles

List All Vital Ipswich Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Charlton 0 - 3 Ipswich
Ipswich 2 - 2 Wolves
Rotherham 2 - 5 Ipswich
Ipswich 2 - 0 Bolton
Ipswich 0 - 0 Cardiff
Forest 1 - 1 Ipswich

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Hull City 18 10 5 3 16 35
5. Burnley 18 9 7 2 9 34
6. Birmingham 18 8 4 6 5 28
7. Ipswich 18 7 7 4 3 28
8. Sheff Wed 18 7 7 4 3 28
9. Reading 18 7 6 5 5 27
10. Cardiff 18 6 8 4 3 26

Ipswich Town Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Robbo's View: Wolves 1-1 MK Dons
MK Dons : 28/11/2015 22:14:00
Birmingham : 28/11/2015 21:34:00
Boro on the rise
Middlesbrough : 28/11/2015 21:17:01
Karanka not happy with performance
Middlesbrough : 28/11/2015 21:04:01
RUFC - Redfearn 'Collins Played A Real Part'
Rotherham : 28/11/2015 20:09:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do Town need another keeper?
Suggested By:  Frank Weston
Yes 64%
No 36%