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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Crowe leads group of four youngsters let go at end of Ipswich Town deals

PUBLISHED: 18:23 17 May 2018 | UPDATED: 18:23 17 May 2018

Michael Crowe has been released by Ipswich Town. Picture PAGEPIX

Michael Crowe has been released by Ipswich Town. Picture PAGEPIX

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Young goalkeeper Michael Crowe has not been offered a new contract by Ipswich Town.

The 22-year-old spent much of the second half of the campaign on the bench following a hip injury suffered by Dean Gerken, but ultimately departs Portman Road without making a senior appearance.

He was a surprise call-up to the Wales squad in March, named as part of Ryan Giggs’ first squad as manager for a two-game visit to China, but is now looking for a new club.

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Another young goalkeeper, Nick Hayes, has also been released, after No 1 Bartosz Bialkowski’s deal was extended by a further year and with Gerken recovering well from his injury. The Blues have previously taken the option to extend the contract of young goalkeeper Harry Wright, son of former Blues keeper Richard, by a further 12 months.

Academy forward James Blanchfield has also been released, as has New Zealand international Monty Patterson who spent the second half of last season on loan at Wellington Phoenix.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert says winger Danny Rowe needs to get fitter if he is to feature more for the first team.

Sir Alf Ramsey was one of Ipswich Town and England’s greatest-ever managers. Some would say he WAS the greatest. Few reporters had the access to Sir Alf as former EADT/Ipswich Star and Green’Un editor TONY GARNETT enjoyed. Here are some of his memories

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today we feature wins over Leicester City and Manchester United among others.

Cole Skuse agrees that his team mate and good friend Luke Chambers has probably taken on too much responsibility as Ipswich Town captain.

Shrewsbury Town chief executive Brian Caldwell has ruled out Paul Hurst returning to the club following his recent sacking by Ipswich Town.

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.

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.

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