Blues are down to seventh in League One after Boxing Day results

Covid-19 means Ipswich Town fans haven't been inside Portman Road since the 1-0 loss to Coventry City back on March 7.

Town could slip to 10th in League One this week - Credit: PA

Ipswich Town will head into 2021 outside the League One play-off positions.

Paul Lambert's side dropped to seventh in the table after the Boxing Day round of fixtures.

It is very tight at the top of the table mind you.

Joey Barton and Paul Lambert on the touchline at Fleetwood earlier in the season. Picture Pagepix

Joey Barton, left, Fleetwood boss, and Paul Lambert. Set to renew rivalries on Saturday.

Both Town's games over the festive period, at home to Northampton on Boxing Day and at AFC Wimbledon tonight were called off because of positive tests among staff at Portman Road.

Town are currently next in action at Fleetwood on Saturday, although much will depend on the current Covid issues.

Brennan Johnson scored a brace as Lincoln cruised to a dominant 5-1 victory over bottom side Burton to move top of the League One table on Boxing Day.

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Lincoln, who thrashed Northampton 4-0 last weekend, are on a good run of form.

Meanwhile, Charlton moved back into the League One play-off places at Ipswich's expense, after twice coming from behind to earn a point in a 2-2 draw with Plymouth.


LEAGUE ONE
CURRENT STANDINGS
TOP 10

Lincoln..............P19 Pts 38
Portsmouth .......19 35
Hull ....................18 34
Doncaster.......... 18 33
Peterborough.....18 32
Charlton..............18 32
IPSWICH.............18 32
Accrington..........16 30
Crewe..................20 30
Fleetwood...........20 29

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