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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Matchday Live: The tale of the game as Blues blink first at Ashton Gate

PUBLISHED: 12:00 17 March 2018 | UPDATED: 18:04 17 March 2018

Callum Connelly under pressure at Ashton Gate Picture Pagepix

Callum Connelly under pressure at Ashton Gate Picture Pagepix

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Ipswich Town travel to Ashton Gate for a Championship clash against play-off chasing Bristol City this afternoon (3pm).

The Blues head west on the back of a difficult week in which they drew 0-0 with Sheffield United last weekend before Tuesday night’s tough defeat to Hull.

In what is their final game ahead of a two-week international break, the Blues will be hoping to back up what has been a good recent away record, which has produced wins at Sunderland, Preston and Sheffield Wednesday and draws at Norwich and Bolton in their last five away games.

Joe Garner is out after it was revealed his season is over due to a small fracture at the base of his skull, while Dominic Iorfa, Mustapha Carayol, David McGoldrick, Teddy Bishop, Tom Adeyemi, Andre Dozzell and Emyr Huws are all out.

Cole Skuse is expected to play after recovering from the hamstring injury which kept him out of the midweek loss to Hull.

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.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert has been impressing the players with his skills on the training pitch. STUART WATSON looks back on his playing career.

Tristan Nydam is keen to make the most of his loan stay in Scotland but is still keeping a firm eye on parent club Ipswich Town.

Former Ipswich Town boss Paul Hurst is the favourite in the betting as his former club Shrewsbury search for a new manager.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features David Johnson signing for Town and Sir Bobby Robson’s testimonial match at Portman Road

Former Ipswich Town goalkeeper Shane Supple has announced his retirement from football for a second time, due to a persistent hip injury.

Former Ipswich Town loanee Richie Wellens has been appointed Swindon Town manager, naming Noel Hunt as his assistant.

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