2020–21 Ipswich Town F.C. season


The 2020–21 season was Ipswich Town's 143rd year in existence.[5] Along with competing in EFL League One, the club also participated in the FA Cup, EFL Cup and EFL Trophy. The season covers the period from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

Ipswich Town
2020–21 season
OwnerMarcus Evans
(until 7 April 2021)
Gamechanger 20 Ltd.
(from 7 April 2021)[1]
ManagerPaul Lambert
(until 28 February 2021)[2]
Matt Gill
(from 28 February to 2 March 2021)[3]
Paul Cook
(from 2 March 2021)[4]
StadiumPortman Road
League One9th
FA CupFirst round
EFL CupSecond round
EFL TrophyGroup stage
Top goalscorerLeague:
James Norwood (9)

All:
James Norwood (10)

Kits


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Home
Away
Third
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First-team squad


Age listed below are accurate as of 10 May 2021

Number Position(s) Nationality Name Age
Goalkeepers
1 GK Tomáš Holý (1991-12-10)10 December 1991 (aged 29)
28 GK David Cornell (1991-03-28)28 March 1991 (aged 30)
Defenders
2 CB Mark McGuinness (2001-01-05)5 January 2001 (aged 20)
3 LB Stephen Ward (1985-08-20)20 August 1985 (aged 35)
4 CB Luke Chambers (C) (1985-09-28)28 September 1985 (aged 35)
5 CB James Wilson (1989-02-26)26 February 1989 (aged 32)
6 CB / RB Luke Woolfenden (1998-10-21)21 October 1998 (aged 22)
22 CB Aristote Nsiala (1992-03-25)25 March 1992 (aged 29)
24 RB / LB Kane Vincent-Young (1996-03-15)15 March 1996 (aged 25)
30 LB Myles Kenlock (1996-11-26)26 November 1996 (aged 24)
41 RB Luke Matheson (2002-10-03)3 October 2002 (aged 18)
Midfielders
7 RW / LW Gwion Edwards (1993-03-01)1 March 1993 (aged 28)
8 DM Cole Skuse (VC) (1986-03-29)29 March 1986 (aged 35)
11 CM Jon Nolan (1992-04-22)22 April 1992 (aged 29)
14 RW / LW / AM / SS Jack Lankester (2000-01-19)19 January 2000 (aged 21)
15 CM Teddy Bishop (1996-07-15)15 July 1996 (aged 24)
16 CM / LB Tristan Nydam (1999-11-06)6 November 1999 (aged 21)
18 AM / LW / RW Alan Judge (1988-11-11)11 November 1988 (aged 32)
21 CM / DM Flynn Downes (1999-01-20)20 January 1999 (aged 22)
23 CM Andre Dozzell (1999-05-02)2 May 1999 (aged 22)
27 RW Luke Thomas (1999-02-19)19 February 1999 (aged 22)
33 AM / SS Josh Harrop (1995-12-15)15 December 1995 (aged 25)
36 AM / RW / LW Armando Dobra (2001-04-14)14 April 2001 (aged 20)
44 CM Emyr Huws (1993-09-30)30 September 1993 (aged 27)
Forwards
9 CF Kayden Jackson (1994-02-22)22 February 1994 (aged 27)
10 CF James Norwood (1990-09-05)5 September 1990 (aged 30)
17 LW Keanan Bennetts (1999-03-09)9 March 1999 (aged 22)
20 SS / LW / CF Freddie Sears (1989-11-27)27 November 1989 (aged 31)
25 CF Aaron Drinan (1998-05-06)6 May 1998 (aged 23)
32 CF / CB Oliver Hawkins (1992-04-08)8 April 1992 (aged 29)
40 CF / SS Troy Parrott (2002-02-04)4 February 2002 (aged 19)
Players transferred/loaned out during the season
12 CB / RB / LB Janoi Donacien (1993-11-03)3 November 1993 (aged 27)
19 CB / LB Corrie Ndaba (1999-12-25)25 December 1999 (aged 21)
26 AM / CM Idris El Mizouni (2000-09-26)26 September 2000 (aged 20)

First-team coaching staff


Until 28 February:

Position Name
Manager Paul Lambert
Assistant Manager Stuart Taylor
First-team Coach Matt Gill
Goalkeeping Coach Jimmy Walker
Head of Athletic Performance & Sports Science Jim Henry
Strength & Conditioning Coach Tom Walsh
Head Physiotherapist Matt Byard
Assistant Head Physiotherapist Alex Chapman
Head of Performance Analysis Will Stephenson
First-team Assistant Analyst George Buckley
Recruitment Analyst Alex Hood
Opposition Analyst Gerard Nash
Kitman James Pullen

From 2 March:

Position Name
Manager Paul Cook
First-team Coach Matt Gill
First-team Coach Gary Roberts
Goalkeeping Coach Jimmy Walker
Head of Athletic Performance & Sports Science Jim Henry
Strength & Conditioning Coach Tom Walsh
Head Physiotherapist Matt Byard
Assistant Head Physiotherapist Alex Chapman
Head of Performance Analysis Will Stephenson
First-team Assistant Analyst George Buckley
Recruitment Analyst Alex Hood
Opposition Analyst Gerard Nash
Kitman James Pullen

Pre-season


18 August 2020 Friendly Colchester United 0–4 Ipswich Town Colchester, England
18:00 BST Report Drinan  6', 24' (pen.)
Edwards  31'
El Mizouni  52'
Stadium: Colchester Community Stadium
Attendance: 0
18 August 2020 Friendly Colchester United 0–1 Ipswich Town Colchester, England
20:00 BST Report Judge  23' Stadium: Colchester Community Stadium
Attendance: 0
22 August 2020 Friendly Tottenham Hotspur 3–0 Ipswich Town Tottenham, England
15:00 BST Sessegnon  6'
Son Heung-min  10', 29'
Report Stadium: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Attendance: 0
25 August 2020 Friendly Ipswich Town 1–4 West Ham United Ipswich, England
14:00 BST Sears  62' Report Haller  45', 60', 64'
Souček  63'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
29 August 2020 Friendly Cambridge United 1–0 Ipswich Town Cambridge, England
13:00 BST Digby  56' Report Stadium: Abbey Stadium
Attendance: 0

Competitions


EFL League One

League table
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
5 Lincoln City 46 22 11 13 69 50 +19 77 Qualification for League One play-offs
6 Oxford United 46 22 8 16 77 56 +21 74
7 Charlton Athletic 46 20 14 12 70 56 +14 74
8 Portsmouth 46 21 9 16 65 51 +14 72
9 Ipswich Town 46 19 12 15 46 46 0 69
10 Gillingham 46 19 10 17 63 60 +3 67
11 Accrington Stanley 46 18 13 15 63 68 5 67
12 Crewe Alexandra 46 18 12 16 56 61 5 66
13 Milton Keynes Dons 46 18 11 17 64 62 +2 65
Source: EFL Official Website
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head results; 5) Wins; 6) Away goals; 7) Penalty points (sec 9.5); 8) 12-point sending off offences[6]
Results summary
OverallHomeAway
PldWDLGFGAGDPtsWDLGFGAGDWDLGFGAGD
46 19 12 15 46 46  0 69 12 5 6 25 18  +7 7 7 9 21 28  −7

Last updated: 9 May 2021.
Source: BBC

Results by round
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GroundHAHAAHAAHHAHHHAAHHHAHHAHAHHAHAAHHAAAHAHAAAHAAH
ResultWWWDWWLLWWLWLLDWLWLWLLDWLDDWWWLDWLLDWDDLDLDWDW
Position511311243223565365879101110111112108787679119889911111099
Updated to match(es) played on 9 May 2021. Source: [citation needed]
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
Matches

The 2020–21 season fixtures were released on 21 August.[7]

13 September 2020 1 Ipswich Town 2–0 Wigan Athletic Ipswich
12:00 BST Bishop  11'
Chambers  61'
Edwards  80'
Report Perry  90+3' Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Thomas Bramall
19 September 2020 2 Bristol Rovers 0–2 Ipswich Town Horfield
15:00 BST Upson  42'
Grant  90+1'
Report Norwood  53'
Edwards  66'
Ehmer  80' (o.g.)
Nolan  89'
Stadium: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Craig Hicks
26 September 2020 3 Ipswich Town 2–0 Rochdale Ipswich
15:00 BST Bishop  53'
Edwards  59'
Nolan  65'
Report Ryan  8'
O'Connell  50'
Stadium: Portman Road
Referee: John Busby
3 October 2020 4 Milton Keynes Dons 1–1 Ipswich Town Milton Keynes
15:00 BST Harvie  36'  54'
Kasumu  77'
Report Nolan  7'
Downes  65'
Stadium: Stadium MK
Attendance: 0
Referee: David Rock
10 October 2020 5 Blackpool 1–4 Ipswich Town Blackpool
15:00 BST Robson  37'
Lawrence-Gabriel  45+2'
Madine  60'
Report Chambers  16'
Edwards  36', 80'
Bishop  45'
Kenlock  50'
Dozzell  67'
Stadium: Bloomfield Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Chris Sarginson
10 October 2020 Ipswich Town v Charlton Athletic Ipswich
15:00 BST Stadium: Portman Road
17 October 2020 6 Ipswich Town 2–0 Accrington Stanley Ipswich
15:00 BST Edwards  55'
Sears  71'
Chambers  81'
Report Burgess  80'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Robert Lewis
20 October 2020 7 Doncaster Rovers 4–1 Ipswich Town Doncaster
19:00 BST John  28'
Whiteman  37' 62' (pen)
Okenabirhie  64'
Report Wright  15' (og)
Dozzell  46'
Nsiala  61'
Wilson  82'
Stadium: Keepmoat Stadium
Referee: Scott Oldham
24 October 2020 8 Lincoln City 1–0 Ipswich Town Lincoln
15:00 BST Grant  77' (pen)
McGrandles  90+2'
Edun  90+6'
Report Nolan  90+5'
Bishop  90+6'
Stadium: Sincil Bank
Attendance: 0
Referee: Kevin Johnson
27 October 2020 9 Ipswich Town 1–0 Gillingham Ipswich
19:00 BST Dozzell  57'
Bishop  86'  88'
Report MacDonald  27' Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Antony Coggins
31 October 2020 10 Ipswich Town 1–0 Crewe Alexandra Ipswich
15:00 BST Dozzell  55'
Hawkins  62'
Judge  66'
Jackson  86'
Edwards  88'
Report Mandron  63' Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Trevor Kettle
3 November 2020 11 Sunderland 2–1 Ipswich Town Monkwearmouth
19:30 BST Wyke  8'
Leadbitter  78'  84' (pen)
Hume  82'
Report Lankester  38'
Dozzell  72'
Hawkins  84'
Stadium: Stadium of Light
Attendance: 0
Referee: Peter Wright
21 November 2020 12 Ipswich Town 2–1 Shrewsbury Town Ipswich
15:00 BST Lankester  62'  90+7'
Ebanks-Landell  75' (o.g.)
Report Norburn  4' (pen)  33'
Ebanks-Landell  90+3'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Tim Robinson
24 November 2020 13 Ipswich Town 0–3 Hull City Ipswich
19:00 BST Jackson  79' Report Wilks  2'
Magennis  45+1'
Eaves  77'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Lee Swabey
28 November 2020 14 Ipswich Town 0–2 Charlton Athletic Ipswich
15:00 BST Judge  43'
Ward  90+7'
Report Morgan  21'
Bogle  68'
Maatsen  90+7'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Craig Hicks
1 December 2020 15 Oxford United 0–0 Ipswich Town Oxford
19:00 BST Report Dozzell  85' Stadium: Kassam Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Robert Madley
5 December 2020 16 Plymouth Argyle 1–2 Ipswich Town Plymouth
15:00 GMT Jephcott  14'
Mayor  52'  70'
Nouble  71'
Watts  79'
Report McGavin  50'
Nolan  73'
Jackson  74'
Cornell  90+2'
Stadium: Home Park
Attendance: 1,808
Referee: Ollie Yates
12 December 2020 17 Ipswich Town 0–2 Portsmouth Ipswich
15:00 BST Lankester  70'
McGuinness  72'
McGavin  74'
Report Williams  29'  44'
Curtis  70'
Raggett  79'
Whatmough  88'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Thomas Bramall
15 December 2020 18 Ipswich Town 2–1 Burton Albion Ipswich
19:45 BST Bennetts  4'
McGuinness  51'
Jackson  53'
Huws  80'
Dobra  90+3'
Report Powell  21'
Daniel  51'
Bostwick  53'
Brayford  90+3'
Edwards  90+3'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Darren Bond
19 December 2020 Peterborough United v Ipswich Town Peterborough
15:00 BST Stadium: London Road Stadium
26 December 2020 Ipswich Town v Northampton Town Ipswich
15:00 BST Stadium: Portman Road
29 December 2020 AFC Wimbledon v Ipswich Town Wimbledon
19:45 BST Stadium: Plough Lane
2 January 2021 Fleetwood Town v Ipswich Town Fleetwood
15:00 BST Stadium: Highbury Stadium
9 January 2021 19 Ipswich Town 2–3 Swindon Town Ipswich
17:30 GMT Downes  53'
Norwood  62',  71'
Judge  87'
Report Caddis  10'
Jaiyesimi  16', 74'
Twine  67'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Seb Stockbridge
16 January 2021 20 Burton Albion 0–1 Ipswich Town Burton upon Trent
15:00 GMT Brayford  62'
Gallacher  75'
Report Chambers  29'
Norwood  54'
McGuinness  73'
Dozzell  83'
Drinan  85'
Stadium: Pirelli Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Neil Hair
23 January 2021 21 Ipswich Town 0–1 Peterborough United Ipswich
15:00 GMT Ward  60'
Edwards  71'
Report Clarke-Harris
Taylor  45+1'
McGuinness  69' (o.g.)
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Antony Coggins
26 January 2021 22 Ipswich Town 0–1 Sunderland Ipswich
19:45 BST Jackson  10'
Ward  70'
Dozzell  82'
Report Winchester  40'
Wyke  45+1'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Charles Breakspear
30 January 2021 23 Crewe Alexandra 1–1 Ipswich Town Crewe
15:00 BST Beckles  39'
Kirk  59'  73'
Report Kenlock  33'
Sears  36'
Bishop  70'  82'
Drinan  75'
Stadium: Gresty Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ross Joyce
6 February 2021 24 Ipswich Town 2–0 Blackpool Ipswich
15:00 BST Kenlock  22'
Judge  43'
Woolfenden  49'
Matheson  67'
Report Maxwell  57'
Kaikai  64'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: John Busby
9 February 2021 25 Peterborough United 2–1 Ipswich Town Peterborough
19:00 GMT Clarke-Harris  38'
Ward  50'
Report Norwood  6'
Downes  14'
Dozzell  76'
Stadium: Weston Homes Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ben Toner
13 February 2021 Shrewsbury Town v Ipswich Town Shrewsbury
15:00 BST Stadium: New Meadow
16 February 2021 26 Ipswich Town 0–0 Northampton Town Ipswich
19:00 BST Woolfenden  45'
Judge  90'
Downes  90+3'
Report Morris  28'
McWilliams  48'
Mills  66'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Darren Drysdale
20 February 2021 27 Ipswich Town 0–0 Oxford United Ipswich
15:00 BST Kenlock  76' Report Rodríguez  28'
Forde  48'
Winnall  90+4'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Marc Edwards
23 February 2021 28 Hull City 0–1 Ipswich Town Kingston upon Hull
19:45 BST Wilks  56'
Elder  89'
Report Norwood  15'
Nsiala  41'
Bennetts  58'
Kenlock  77'
Stadium: KCOM Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Tom Nield
27 February 2021 29 Ipswich Town 2–1 Doncaster Rovers Ipswich
15:00 GMT Judge  24'
Kenlock  47'
Norwood  54'
Report Taylor  73' Stadium: Portman Road
Referee: Martin Coy
2 March 2021 30 Accrington Stanley 1–2 Ipswich Town Accrington
19:45 BST Charles  4'  48'
Conneely  16'
Burgess  45+6'
McConville  67'
Report Wilson  41'  79'
Norwood 16'  45+6'
Stadium: Crown Ground
Attendance: 0
Referee: Robert Madley
6 March 2021 31 Gillingham 3–1 Ipswich Town Gillingham
13:00 GMT Tucker  7'
Oliver  73', 80'
Report Chambers  65'
Norwood  82'
Stadium: Priestfield Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Graham Salisbury
9 March 2021 32 Ipswich Town 1–1 Lincoln City Ipswich
19:45 BST Bishop  50'
Wilson  72'
Downes  84'
Report Rogers  29'
Edun  43'
Montsma  63'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: James Oldham
13 March 2021 33 Ipswich Town 1–0 Plymouth Argyle Ipswich
15:00 BST Parrott  4' Report Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Sam Purkiss
16 March 2021 34 Fleetwood Town 2–0 Ipswich Town Fleetwood
19:45 GMT Connolly  9'
Garner  57'
Batty  80'
Cairns  90'
Report Edwards  45+4' Stadium: Highbury Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Gavin Ward
20 March 2021 35 Portsmouth 2–1 Ipswich Town Milton
13:00 GMT Whatmough  18'
Naylor  41'
Curtis  52'
Cannon  56'
Harness  72'
Jacobs  82'
Report Norwood  32'
Edwards  66'
Chambers  66'
Bishop  71'
Stadium: Fratton Park
Attendance: 0
Referee: Alan Young
27 March 2021 36 Wigan Athletic 0–0 Ipswich Town Wigan
15:00 GMT Aasgaard  14'
Darikwa  64'
Lang  69'
Report Woolfenden  68'
Chambers  87'
Stadium: DW Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: James Bell
2 April 2021 37 Ipswich Town 2–1 Bristol Rovers Ipswich
15:00 BST Leahy  1' (o.g.)
Jugde  11'
Holý  24'
Drinan  65'
Report McCormick  18'
Oztumer  77'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Stephen Martin
5 April 2021 38 Rochdale 0–0 Ipswich Town Rochdale
15:00 BST Report Harrop  89' Stadium: Spotland
Attendance: 0
Referee: Robert Lewis
10 April 2021 39 Ipswich Town 0–0 Milton Keynes Dons Ipswich
15:00 BST Dobra  2'
Downes  80'
Report Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Tom Nield
13 April 2021 40 AFC Wimbledon 3–0 Ipswich Town Wimbledon
18:30 BST Nightingale  21'
Rudoni  25',  45+1'
Longman  86'
Report Harrop  28'
Judge  58'
Stadium: Plough Lane
Attendance: 0
Referee: Antony Coggins
17 April 2021 41 Charlton Athletic 0–0 Ipswich Town Charlton
12:30 BST Jaiyesimi  45+1'
Watson  68'
Report Dozzell  43' Stadium: The Valley
Attendance: 0
Referee: Craig Hicks
20 April 2021 42 Northampton Town 3–0 Ipswich Town Northampton
19:00 BST Kioso  8', 32'
Watson  84'
Rose  90'
Report Stadium: PTS Academy Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: James Bell
24 April 2021 43 Ipswich Town 0–0 AFC Wimbledon Ipswich
15:00 BST Edwards  44' Report Pigott 22' Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ollie Yates
1 May 2021 44 Swindon Town 1–2 Ipswich Town Swindon
15:00 BST Thompson  34'
Grounds  43'
Pitman  71'
Curran  73'
Report Norwood  44' (pen)  58' 73'
Downes  81'
Stadium: County Ground
Attendance: 0
Referee: Kevin Johnson
4 May 2021 45 Shrewsbury Town 0–0 Ipswich Town Shrewsbury
19:00 BST Pennington  27'
Pennington  55'
Report Norwood  44'
Woolfenden  61'
Stadium: New Meadow
Attendance: 0
Referee: Lee Swabey
9 May 2021 46 Ipswich Town 3–1 Fleetwood Town Ipswich
12:00 BST Norwood  3'
Edwards  9'
Parrott  29'
Report Finley  51'
Burns  72'
Rossiter  80'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: John Busby

FA Cup

The draw for the first round of the FA Cup took place on 26 October.[8]

7 November 2020 First round Ipswich Town 2–3 Portsmouth Ipswich
15:00 BST Hawkins  27'
Nolan  43'
Norwood  66'  112'
Donacien  110'
Report Curtis  11'
Naylor  13'
Pring  27'
Raggett  111'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Andy Haines

EFL Cup

The first round draw was made on 18 August, live on Sky Sports, by Paul Merson.[9] The draw for both the second and third round were confirmed on September 6, live on Sky Sports by Phil Babb.[10]

5 September 2020 First round Ipswich Town 3–0 Bristol Rovers Ipswich
15:00 BST Dozzell  24'
Sears  29', 68'
Chambers  44'
Woolfenden  73'
Report Grant  86' Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Will Finnie
16 September 2020 Second round Ipswich Town 0–1 Fulham Ipswich
19:00 BST Report Mitrović  38' Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
Referee: Dean Whitestone

EFL Trophy

The regional group stage draw was confirmed on 18 August.[11]

Group stage
Pos Div Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 ACA Arsenal U21 3 2 1 0 0 5 3 +2 8 Advance to Round 2
2 L1 Gillingham 3 1 0 1 1 3 4 1 4
3 L2 Crawley Town 3 1 0 0 2 4 4 0 3
4 L1 Ipswich Town 3 1 0 0 2 3 4 1 3
Source: EFL.com
8 September 2020 Group B Ipswich Town 1–2 Arsenal U21 Ipswich
19:45 BST Nolan  26'  90+2' Report Lewis  45+1'
Balogun  54'
Akinola  79'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
6 October 2020 Group B Ipswich Town 2–0 Gillingham Ipswich
19:00 BST Dobra  57'
Folami  68'  75'
Gibbs  83'
Report Maghoma  53'
Akinde  56'
Eccles  89'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
10 November 2020 Group B Crawley Town 2–0 Ipswich Town Crawley
19:00 BST Galach  17', 55'
Khaleel  84'
Report Bennetts  84' Stadium: Broadfield Stadium
Attendance: 0

Transfers


Transfers in

Date Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2020LWRoss Crane Bury TownFree transfer[12]
17 August 2020GKDavid Cornell Northampton TownFree transfer[13]
17 August 2020CFOliver Hawkins PortsmouthFree transfer[13]
17 August 2020LBStephen Ward Stoke CityFree transfer[13]
9 September 2020GKAlbert White AFC WimbledonFree transfer[14]

Loans in

Date from Position Nationality Name From Date until Ref.
22 September 2020CBMark McGuinness ArsenalEnd of season[15]
2 October 2020LWKeanan Bennetts Borussia MönchengladbachEnd of season[16]
19 January 2021RWLuke Thomas BarnsleyEnd of season[17]
20 January 2021AMJosh Harrop Preston North EndEnd of season[18]
1 February 2021CFTroy Parrott Tottenham HotspurEnd of season[19]
1 February 2021RBLuke Matheson Wolverhampton WanderersEnd of season[20]

Transfers out

Date Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2020CFWill Keane Wigan AthleticReleased[21][22]
1 July 2020LMJordan Roberts Heart of MidlothianFree transfer[21][23]
1 July 2020LWDanny Rowe Burton AlbionReleased[21][24]
1 July 2020CBAlex Henderson Georgia State PanthersFree transfer[25]
22 March 2021RBBarry CotterFree agentMutual consent[26]

Loans out

Date from Position Nationality Name To Date until Ref.
27 August 2020GKHarry Wright GAIS31 December 2020[27]
4 September 2020LBBailey Clements Dagenham & Redbridge1 January 2021[28]
4 September 2020CFKai Brown Dagenham & Redbridge1 January 2021[28]
22 September 2020AMIdris El Mizouni Cambridge United3 January 2021[29][30]
30 September 2020FWColin Oppong Lowestoft Town[31]
4 October 2020GKAdam Przybek Braintree Town31 October 2020[32]
9 October 2020CBLevi Andoh Lowestoft Town9 November 2020[33]
16 October 2020RBBarry Cotter Chelmsford City2 January 2021[34]
28 October 2020CFBen Folami Melbourne VictoryEnd of season[35]
4 December 2020GKAdam Przybek Concord Rangers3 January 2021[36]
7 January 2021CBCorrie Ndaba Ayr UnitedEnd of season[37]
21 January 2021GKAdam Przybek ChesterfieldEnd of season[38]
22 January 2021RBJanoi Donacien Fleetwood TownEnd of season[39]
29 January 2021AMIdris El Mizouni Grimsby TownEnd of season[40]
1 February 2021DMBrett McGavin Ayr UnitedEnd of season[41]
22 March 2021CBElkan Baggott King's Lynn TownEnd of season[42]

New contracts

Date signed Number Position Nationality Name Contract length Expiry Ref.
1 July 202040AMTommy Hughes1 year2021[43]
1 July 202028CBLuke Woolfenden4 years2024[44]
9 September 202042DMBrett McGavin2 years2022[45]
2 November 202051CMTawanda Chirewa2 years2022[46]
4 December 202023CMAndre Dozzell3 years2024[47]
28 January 202146CBElkan Baggott2 years2023[48]

Squad statistics


As of match played 9 May 2021

Appearances and goals

No. Pos Nat Player TotalLeague OneFA CupEFL CupEFL Trophy
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Goalkeepers
1 GK Tomáš Holý 370360001000
28 GK David Cornell 150100101030
Defenders
2 DF Mark McGuinness 25123+11100000
3 DF Stephen Ward 31029+10001000
4 DF Luke Chambers 413392001110
5 DF James Wilson 182172001000
6 DF Luke Woolfenden 28124+11001020
22 DF Aristote Nsiala 300270102000
24 DF Kane Vincent-Young 706+10000000
30 DF Myles Kenlock 24017+40101010
41 DF Luke Matheson 2020000000
49 DF Dylan Crowe 1000000010
50 DF Tommy Smith 1000000010
57 DF Levi Andoh 1000000010
Midfielders
7 MF Gwion Edwards 40629+760+101+100+10
8 MF Cole Skuse 401+30000000
11 MF Jon Nolan 17511+23112011
14 MF Jack Lankester 1927+1020+100010
15 MF Teddy Bishop 38428+84001010
16 MF Tristan Nydam 100+10000000
18 MF Alan Judge 38429+540+101+1010
21 MF Flynn Downes 25017+70000+1000
23 MF Andre Dozzell 46042+10002010
27 MF Luke Thomas 504+10000000
33 MF Josh Harrop 1503+120000000
36 MF Armando Dobra 1918+90001011
44 MF Emyr Huws 1216+3110100+10
48 MF Liam Gibbs 3010000020
52 MF Ross Crane 200000001+10
55 MF Zanda Siziba 200000001+10
56 MF Allan Viral 200000001+10
Forwards
9 FW Kayden Jackson 25112+131000000
10 FW James Norwood 291019+79110+100+10
17 FW Keanan Bennetts 30114+141100010
20 FW Freddie Sears 29315+111101210
25 FW Aaron Drinan 2416+161001010
32 FW Oliver Hawkins 2318+121101+1000
40 FW Troy Parrott 18213+52000000
47 FW Tyreece Simpson 200+10000010
53 FW Zak Brown 1000000010
59 FW Jack Manly 1000000010
Players transferred out during the season
12 DF Janoi Donacien 3000101010
19 DF Corrie Ndaba 4000000+1030
42 MF Brett McGavin 704+10100010
45 FW Ben Folami 1100000011
46 DF Elkan Baggott 1000000010

Last updated: 9 May 2021
Source: Competitions

Goalscorers

As of match played 9 May 2021

No. Pos Nat Player League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
10 FW James Norwood 9 1 0 0 10
7 MF Gwion Edwards 6 0 0 0 6
11 MF Jon Nolan 3 1 0 1 5
15 MF Teddy Bishop 4 0 0 0 4
18 MF Alan Judge 4 0 0 0 4
4 DF Luke Chambers 2 0 1 0 3
20 FW Freddie Sears 1 0 2 0 3
5 DF James Wilson 2 0 0 0 2
14 MF Jack Lankester 2 0 0 0 2
40 FW Troy Parrott 2 0 0 0 2
2 DF Mark McGuinness 1 0 0 0 1
6 DF Luke Woolfenden 1 0 0 0 1
9 FW Kayden Jackson 1 0 0 0 1
17 FW Keanan Bennetts 1 0 0 0 1
25 FW Aaron Drinan 1 0 0 0 1
32 FW Oliver Hawkins 1 0 0 0 1
36 MF Armando Dobra 0 0 0 1 1
44 MF Emyr Huws 1 0 0 0 1
45 FW Ben Folami 0 0 0 1 1
Own goal 4 0 0 0 4
Total 43 2 3 3 51

Assists

As of match played 9 May 2021

No. Pos Nat Player League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
7 MF Gwion Edwards 4 0 0 0 4
18 MF Alan Judge 2 0 1 1 4
10 FW James Norwood 3 0 0 0 3
15 MF Teddy Bishop 2 0 1 0 3
30 DF Myles Kenlock 3 0 0 0 3
3 DF Stephen Ward 2 0 0 0 2
4 DF Luke Chambers 2 0 0 0 2
32 FW Oliver Hawkins 2 0 0 0 2
9 FW Kayden Jackson 1 0 0 0 1
14 MF Jack Lankester 1 0 0 0 1
20 FW Freddie Sears 0 1 0 0 1
23 MF Andre Dozzell 1 0 0 0 1
25 FW Aaron Drinan 0 0 1 0 1
33 MF Josh Harrop 1 0 0 0 1
36 MF Armando Dobra 1 0 0 0 1
48 MF Liam Gibbs 0 0 0 1 1
Total 22 1 3 2 28

Clean sheets

As of match played 4 May 2021

No. Nat Player League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
1 Tomáš Holý 16 0 1 0 17
28 David Cornell 3 0 0 1 4
Total 19 0 1 1 21

Disciplinary record

As of match played 4 May 2021

No. Pos Nat Player League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total
1 GK Tomáš Holý 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2 DF Mark McGuinness 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
3 DF Stephen Ward 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
4 DF Luke Chambers 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
5 DF James Wilson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
6 DF Luke Woolfenden 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
7 MF Gwion Edwards 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
9 FW Kayden Jackson 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
10 FW James Norwood 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
11 MF Jon Nolan 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1
12 DF Janoi Donacien 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
14 MF Jack Lankester 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
15 MF Teddy Bishop 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
17 FW Keanan Bennetts 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
18 MF Alan Judge 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
20 FW Freddie Sears 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
21 MF Flynn Downes 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
22 DF Aristote Nsiala 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
23 MF Andre Dozzell 9 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 1
25 DF Aaron Drinan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
29 GK David Cornell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
30 DF Myles Kenlock 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
32 FW Oliver Hawkins 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
33 MF Josh Harrop 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
36 MF Armando Dobra 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
41 DF Luke Matheson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
42 MF Brett McGavin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
48 MF Liam Gibbs 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Total 76 6 3 0 2 0 3 0 84 6

Captains

As of match played 9 May 2021

No. Nat Player League One FA Cup EFL Cup EFL Trophy Total Notes
3 Stephen Ward 3 0 0 0 3
4 Luke Chambers 38 0 1 1 40 Club captain
10 James Norwood 2 0 0 0 2
21 Flynn Downes 2 0 0 0 2
22 Aristote Nsiala 0 1 1 0 2
28 David Cornell 0 0 0 2 2

Awards


Greene King Player of the Month

Ipswich Town official player of the month award.

Month Player
September Andre Dozzell
October Teddy Bishop

EFL League One Manager of the Month

Month Manager Ref
September Paul Lambert [49]

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