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PICTURE GALLERY: Sealed with a kiss – all the action from Ipswich Town’s impressive 3-1 win over Nottingham Forest

12:19 28 November 2012

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Guirane N'Daw sinks to his knees and kisses the Portman Road turf after opening the scoring against Nottingham Forest

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JUST look at how much it meant to them.

The heavily-bandaged Guirane N’Daw sunk to his knees to kiss the Portman Road turf after his opener, local lad Luke Hyam admits he ‘lost his head’ after scoring in front of the North Stand, while Daryl Murphy let out a lion’s roar when sealing the win at the death.

Ipswich Town climbed out of the Championship relegation zone last night with an impressive 3-1 win over Nottingham Forest and you can look back on the key moments by clicking on the photo gallery on the top right of this story.

New Blues boss Mick McCarthy has taken 10 points from a possible 18 and is yet to suffer defeat in three home matches, but in typical straight-talking fashion warned his players not to ‘stroke each others’ egos’ following what was by far and away their best performance of the season.

Town travel to Bolton on Saturday, a side who have struggled following relegation from the Premier League, before they host a Millwall side in top form the following weekend.

– For all the latest Blues news, see tomorrow’s EADT and Ipswich Star.

5 comments

  • Forest's comedy defending seems to suggest that Town are not the only team in the division suffering from amusing defensive howler syndrome....although Collins may simply have been repeating what he learnt here.

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    Rob Steroo

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012

  • Good performance - well done - more of this will be fantastic!

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    Blue and true since 1962

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012

  • Steroo I know the last time you went to PR was 1975, but they played very well on tues. credit whete credit's due, no?

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    Tom

    Friday, November 30, 2012

  • well done ,well done well done

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    MIGUEL100

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012

  • well done mick & the lads results and performance improving slowly but surely COYB.

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    david peters

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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