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Jay Emmanuel-Thomas scores twice as Ipswich Town reserves thrash Tottenham Hotspur

17:32 04 December 2012

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas

Copyright Ashley Pickering

JAY Emmanuel-Thomas scored twice as an Ipswich Town reserve side thrashed Tottenham 5-1 in a friendly at Spurs Lodge this afternoon.

Bilel Mohsni, Cormac Burke and Ronan Murray got the other goals against a Spurs side that included Scott Parker, who was playing his first game after an Achilles’ injury, and former Blues loanee Massimo Luongo.

Also in the Ipswich line-up were Scott Loach, Elliott Hewitt, Kelly Youga and Josh Carson.

Blues boss Mick McCarthy, who announced his intention to organise some reserves friendlies with the Under-21s without a game until the New Year, was among those watching the match in North London.

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  • Nice one lads, and nice one Mick, getting the other lads some action and taking the time out to watch the match is good news, early days but this manager seems to be pulling all the right cords, long may it continue.

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    Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Republic of Ireland's Daryl Murphy during the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying Playoff second leg at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday November 16, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Republic. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS Editorial use only, No commercial use without prior permission, please contact PA Images for further information: Tel: +44 (0) 115 8447447.

Daryl Murphy won’t let the fact he’s yet to open his goalscoring account for his country affect him, as he bids to make the final Republic of Ireland squad of Euro 2016.

Daryl Murphy in action for the Republic

If Daryl Murphy gets amongst the goals at Euro 2016 this summer the striker will have Mick McCarthy to thank, after the Ipswich Town boss put country over club during the closing weeks of last season.

Academy graduate Teddy Bishop

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Barnet 0 Ipswich Town 1
Tommy Smith, David McGoldrick and Anthony Wordsworth all attack an aerial ball

Ipswich Town will face Barnet this summer as part of their pre-season preparations.

Lee O'Neill, the assistant manager at Ipswich Town's academy, at the training ground where the club is building a new 3g pitch.

Ipswich Town are digging deep for success.

Adam McDonnell in action against former club Shelbourne last summer

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The scene as Daryl Murphy celebrates his second goal at Charlton on Saturday

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Chris Brammer interviews Terry Butcher at Portman Road.

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Mick McCarthy made a host of changes for the trip to Old Trafford

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Chris Swailes in his days at Ipswich

Former Ipswich defender Chris Swailes became the oldest goalscorer at the new Wembley Stadium for Morpeth today despite having undergone four heart operations.

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