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TEAM NEWS: Lee Martin returns as Ipswich Town make two changes for Leicester City trip

14:16 17 November 2012

Leicester v Ipswich: Bradley Orr makes his debut and Lee Martin returns for this afternoon’s clash at the King Power Stadium.

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Richie Wellens has returned to Leicester, but is not in the Foxes 18-man squad, following his successful month-long loan spell at Portman Road.

Martin comes in for Wellens while new loan signing, Bradley Orr, starts at right-back with Luke Chambers switching inside to the centre of defence and Tommy Smith missing out.

Andy Drury, Josh Carson and Jason SCotland all miss out altogether.

TEAMS

Leicester: Schmeichel, De Laet, Drinkwater, Morgan (c), Whitbread, King, Dyer, Waghorn, Schlupp, Knockaert, Nugent. Subs – Vardy, Marshall, Logan, James, Moore, Lingard, Futacs

Ipswich: Henderson; Orr, Chambers, Higginbotham, Cresswell; Edwards, N’Daw, Hyam, Martin, Murphy, Campbell. Subs – Lee-Barrett, Hewitt, Smith, Hyam, Mohsni Emmanuel-Thomas, Chopra,

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  • A jet lagged Tommy Smith would have been better than Bradley Orr.

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    JOHN BURLS

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Paul Digby chests down the ball during the Ipswich Town V Portsmouth (Emirates FA Cup Third Round) match at Portman Road, Ipswich, on 09 January 2016.      
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