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Sean St Ledger and Leeds United’s Noel Hunt join Ipswich Town

PUBLISHED: 12:51 27 November 2014 | UPDATED: 12:51 27 November 2014

Leeds United forward Noel Hunt

Leeds United forward Noel Hunt

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Ipswich Town have bolstered their play-off chasing squad with a double swoop, ahead of the loan window closing this evening.

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The Blues have recruited free agent defender Sean St Ledger on a short-term deal, the Republic of Ireland international having been without a club since leaving Leicester in the summer.

Town have also signed Noel Hunt, the brother of Ipswich midfielder Stephen, on-loan from Leeds United, until January.

Three-cap Republic of Ireland forward Hunt has made 355 league and cup appearances, during spells with Leeds, Reading and, in Scotland, with Dundee United and Dunfermline, scoring 78 goals. He has played just twice for Leeds this season.

St Ledger, meanwhile, has 37 Republic of Ireland caps and is an experienced performer, having spent time in the Football League with the Foxes, Preston and Peterborough.

Both players could be in contention to start at Charlton on Saturday, with St Ledger a strong possibility to play at either right-back or centre-back, with Christophe Berra suspended and Tyrone Mings (dead leg) doubtful.

Paul Hurst insisted his players must stand up and take responsibility after an exchange of views in the dressing room following Ipswich Town’s 2-0 home loss to Queens Park Rangers.

Andy Warren hands out his playing grades following Ipswich Town’s 2-0 home loss to Queens Park Rangers this afternoon.

Ipswich Town returned to the foot of the Championship table following a 2-0 home defeat to QPR this afternoon. STUART WATSON gives his snap verdict.

Ipswich Town were booed off at Portman Road following a 2-0 loss to QPR which increased the pressure on manager Paul Hurst.

Ipswich Town were beaten 2-0 at home by QPR this afternoon.

Paul Hurst is well aware of the threat posed by a quartet of Queens Park Rangers heading into this afternoon’s game.

Ipswich Town host QPR in a Championship match at Portman Road this afternoon (3pm). STUART WATSON previews the action.

In this week’s Ipswich Town nostalgia, we look back to April 5, 1999, when the Blues beat QPR 3-1 at Portman Road in front of the club’s biggest home crowd of the season, 22,162.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history...and today features the continuation of a long winless run, plus a victory over Newcastle.

Football is back after the international break – which means the return of Mark, Andy and Stu for our Ipswich Town Group Chat.

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