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GALLERY: Blackburn Rovers 1 Ipswich Town 0

PUBLISHED: 12:43 11 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:43 11 February 2013

013 PP Blackburn 11

013 PP Blackburn 11

A fortuitous strike by Jordan Rhodes, on the hour mark, saw Ipswich Town go down to a narrow 1-0 defeat at Blackburn Rovers, on Saturday.

Rhodes’ effort ricocheted in off Town goalkeeper Stephen Henderson to give Rovers the three points in a poor game.

Town had few efforts at goal, Guirane N’Daw going closest with a last-minute volley that went just wide of Jake Kean’s right-hand post.

“Everyone has seen the spirit in our squad and that was the case again on Saturday. I was pretty pleased with the performance – we’ve just got to go again,” said manager, Mick McCarthy, after the game.

4 comments

  • The exciting gallery of pictures from this match would not cover a postage stamp, so like most of towns games this awful season.

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    ged scott

    Monday, February 11, 2013

  • The exciting gallery of pictures from this match would not cover a postage stamp, so like most of towns games this awful season.

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    ged scott

    Monday, February 11, 2013

  • I saw the spirit in the squad against Middles. but it seemed to have evaporated at Blackburn.

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    JOHN BURLS

    Monday, February 11, 2013

  • ged scott ged scott so good he said it twice.............

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    Paul Breach

    Monday, February 11, 2013

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It’s been a dismal season for Ipswich Town fans and it could yet get worse.

With eight games to go, Ipswich Town are still not safe from relegation to League One, following a tough season in the Championship, and lost 3-1 at Cardiff City at the weekend.

Ipswich may have broken out of their run of straight draws – but a 3-1 defeat isn’t really much to shout about.

Ipswich Town defender Tommy Smith has told a newspaper in New Zealand that he is 100% committed to playing for the national team, ahead of the All Whites’ World Cup qualifiers against Fiji.

Mick McCarthy says his managerial record is the reason for his longevity at Portman Road, not owner Marcus Evans’ perceived patience with his managers.

Ipswich Town will not be backtracking on their decision to raise the price of season tickets, despite a huge outcry from supporters.

Loan duo Dominic Samuel and Jonny Williams made timely injury comebacks last night as a strong Ipswich Town Under-23 side drew 1-1 with Crewe at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town have suffered a double injury blow with the news that forward duo David McGoldrick and Tom Lawrence have had to withdraw from the Republic of Ireland and Wales squads respectively.

Ipswich Town fan and football reporter WILL RIDGARD gives his view on the controversy surrounding the increase in season ticket prices at Portman Road...

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