Town call off U23 game ahead of FA Cup trip to Barrow

Elkan Baggott in action during Town Under 23s' victory over Wigan

Elkan Baggott in action for Ipswich Town Under 23s earlier this season. The Blues have called off tomorrow's U23 game at Bristol City - Credit: Ross Halls

Ipswich Town have called off tomorrow's planned Under 23 trip to Bristol City ahead of Wednesday's FA Cup clash at Barrow.

A statement on Bristol City's website reads: "The Robins were looking forward to welcoming fans to the Robins High Performance Centre for the first time to see the Young Robins but a number of factors prompted the visitors’ application to re-schedule."

While the news may suggest that Town plan to field some youngsters at Barrow in the FA Cup Second Round Replay on Wednesday night, there's also the FA Youth Cup Third Round clash at Spurs on Thursday night to factor in.


Town also have an FA Youth Cup game at Spurs on Thursday - Credit: Ross Halls

Then, of course, Sunderland visit for the first of the Pack Out Portman Road festive fixtures this Saturday.

Current interim boss John McGreal and assistant Kieron Dyer are also part of the usual U23 set-up.

The likes of Cameron Humphreys and Elkan Baggott are among those who could potentially make the step up from the U23s to the first team squad for the FA Cup clash.

Town say a new date for the Bristol trip will be confirmed in due course.

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