Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 16°C

ESTD 1874 Search

GALLERY: Blackburn Rovers 1 Ipswich Town 0

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.

    Report this comment

    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.

    Report this comment

    ged scott

    Monday, February 11, 2013

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

    Report this comment

    JOHN BURLS

    Monday, February 11, 2013

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

    Report this comment

    Paul Breach

    Monday, February 11, 2013

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Brett Pitman is injured in a collision with Leeds defender Pontus Jannson

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy conceded his team were ‘poor’ in today’s 1-0 defeat at Leeds United and admitted a lack of goals is a concern.

Jonathan Douglas miss-times a volley on the edge of the Leeds penalty area

Chris Wood’s first half goal was enough to secure Leeds United a fully-deserved 1-0 home victory over Ipswich Town this afternoon with Mick McCarthy’s men lacking an attacking edge.

Freddie Sears rues a missed effort during the Ipswich Town v Aston Villa (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 17 September 2016.    Picture: Steve Waller    www.stephenwaller.com

Hoping for back-to-back away league wins, Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich visit Gary Monk’s Leeds.

Ipswich Town captain Luke Chambers.
 Picture: Steve Waller   www.stephenwaller.com

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy reacts incredulously to the merest suggestion captain Luke Chambers’ position in the team is under threat.

Brett Pitman celebrates scoring against Reading. Photo: PAGEPIX LTD

Brett Pitman will have to keep ploughing a lone furrow up front for Ipswich Town.

Villa's Nathan Baker blocks this Tom Lawrence effort during the Ipswich Town v Aston Villa (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 17 September 2016.    Picture: Steve Waller    www.stephenwaller.com

There’s no disgrace in drawing with a recently-relegated, former Premier League team – but many Ipswich Town fans will feel three points were there for the taking.

Cole Skuse in action for Ipswich Town. Photo: Inpho Photography

Cole Skuse feels a pressure has been lifted now there is more balance in Ipswich Town’s midfield.

Teddy Bishop in action. Photo: Steve Waller

Teddy Bishop, Grant Ward and Luke Varney are all injury doubts for Ipswich Town ahead of Saturday’s Championship game at Leeds United.

ITFC players, Freddie Sears (pictured) and Jonas Knudsen open new sports area at Manningtree High School. The floodlit Multi Use Games Area, which has three sports courts made of tarmacadam and acrylic, was funded through a land exchange with Rose Builders of Manningtree.

Pupils got to meet football stars as Ipswich Town players opened a new sports area at a school.

Adam Webster in action during the Ipswich Town v Barnsley (Championship) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 06 August 2016.  Picture: Steve Waller   
www.stephenwaller.com

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has tipped summer signing Adam Webster for the top.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24