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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Big performance by little Jaime

PUBLISHED: 08:00 20 April 2009 | UPDATED: 13:29 15 March 2010

Jamie Peters played superbly for Town

Jamie Peters played superbly for Town

AMID all the hullaballoo of a frenetic derby match with five goals, and two penalties, forgotten man Jamie Peters came on in the unusual role of left-back.

AMID all the hullaballoo of a frenetic derby match with five goals, and two penalties, forgotten man Jamie Peters came on in the unusual role of left-back.

The Canadian, who has been a regular in the reserves at right-back, was called upon when Ben Thatcher limped out a couple of minutes before the break and he won praise from manager Jim Magilton.

He said: “There was a rumble of laughter when we threw Jaime Peters on against the 6ft 3ins Dave Mooney and Jaime is 5ft 2ins but he has come from nowhere to produce a performance like that at left-back. It was tremendous as he has never played there before, apart from the Canadian school league under-eights.”

Magilton also had a word for third goalscorer Jon Stead, who came back from a back injury to play his part.

He said: “Jon took his goal very well and showed great composure.”

Defiant Canaries boss Bryan Gunn is confident the spirit among players and fans is right for them to avoid the drop to League One.

City have not been in the third tier of English football for 49 years but have just two games left to avoid that ignominy.

The Canaries play next Monday night against Reading and could be relegated at Carrow Road if results go against them on Saturday.

But Gunn insists the mood is positive among his players who can only concentrate on their own performance.

He said: “We'll have to wait and see what happens next week. There are lots of games that could have an affect on our future but we can't worry about that.

“We have a huge game on Monday night now and that is all our focus is on.

“A lot of managers have said to me that we are too good to go down but we are in the situation we are in. We have to win and do the business against Reading.”

More than 500 tickets have been donated for Ipswich Town’s home game against West Brom next Friday evening after one small act of kindness gained online momentum.

Toto Nsiala may currently find himself on the fringes of the Ipswich Town first-team but the central defender continues to make an impact off the field each and every week.

We’ve ranked the home kits of all 24 Championship teams. So who comes out on top?

Andre Dozzell has revealed his frustration as his return to action stalled earlier in the season but the teenager is now hungry for minutes on the field after returning to the first-team picture.

ANDY WARREN spoke to Ipswich Town No.2 Stuart Taylor about his journey from cleaning Paul Lambert’s boots at St Mirren to assisting him at Portman Road.

In past columns I have talked about a divide between athletes that earn large amounts of money, and those that do not, and how there is a movement in Ipswich to bring this sporting diversity together.

Striker Kayden Jackson scored a hat-trick as Ipswich Town defeated QPR 5-1 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Playford Road this afternoon.

Trevoh Chalobah has been training with the full England squad today ahead of the Three Lions’ clash with the United States tomorrow night.

Jordan Graham is training with Oxford United after being given permission to move on by Ipswich Town.

Teenager Jack Lankester hopes to be involved with the Ipswich Town first team for the remainder of the season but would be prepared to spend time out on loan if it aides his development.

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