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UPDATED: Ipswich Town complete loan deal for Peterborough striker Tyrone Barnett

PUBLISHED: 16:07 19 November 2012

Tyrone Barnett

Tyrone Barnett

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TYRONE Barnett has completed his loan move to Ipswich Town from fellow Championship strugglers Peterborough.

The 27-year-old was transfer-listed by the London Road club last week after allegations that he breached club discipline.

Now Town have won the race to land the striker – the club’s eighth loan signing in the current squad – after a number of Championship clubs showed interest.

Barnett has completed a switch to Portman Road until January 19, but will not be able to line up against his parent club when the two sides meet on Saturday.

Ipswich first targeted Barnett in January, but the Crawley Town striker opted to join Peterborough for an estimated £1.2 million after a successful loan spell.

But he has failed to shine at struggling Posh this season, scoring just once in 10 appearances.

The news of McCarthy’s interest came after national reports that QPR would look to bring back DJ Campbell to cope with an attacking injury crisis at the Premier League club.

But we understand Campbell’s three-month loan agreement at Portman Road includes a clause which means he can only return if all three parties – QPR, Ipswich and the player himself – agree to it.

It seems unlikely McCarthy would sanction such a move after admitting on Saturday that he withdrew his striker in the 6-0 defeat at Leicester solely to ensure he didn’t get injured before Saturday’s must-win match at home to Peterborough.

Daryl Murphy would be the most at-risk by Barnett’s arrival, though the 6ft 3ins striker won’t be available for selection until Tuesday week when Nottingham Forest visit Portman Road.

Former Ipswich Town and Norwich City players have recounted their East Anglian derby memories ahead of Sunday’s clash between the sides at Portman Road.

Norwich City will ‘never, ever be a bigger club than Ipswich Town’, says Blues legend Ray Crawford.

Norwich City travel to Ipswich Town for the latest episode of the East Anglian football derby on Sunday.

The wait is nearly over – the first East Anglian derby of the season takes place this Sunday lunchtime (12pm ko) as Ipswich Town host Norwich City at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town host Norwich City in the first East Anglian derby of the 2017/18 campaign this Sunday lunchtime (12pm ko).

Suffolk FA Women’s Cup

Ipswich Town 11

Walsham-le-Willows 0

Ipswich Town Ladies turned in another high class performance as they progressed to the second round of the Suffolk FA Women’s Cup with an 11-0 pasting of Walsham-le-Willows.

Norwich City striker Nelson Oliveira last night kicked off derby week with a shot at Ipswich Town – insisting the Canaries are a ‘better club’ than the Blues, and have ‘better players.’

Next Sunday’s derby now assumes even great significance after Saturday’s disappointing result at Bramall Lane, writes Northstander Terry Hunt.

The 2017/18 honeymoon period is well and truly over, the bubble has burst, normal service has resumed. Our beloved Ipswich are dropping back to where they belong – mid-table at best...

Consider this an East Anglian derby rallying cry.

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