TEAM NEWS: Ipswich Town v Birmingham City

Ipswich v Birmingham: Blues boss Mick McCarthy has made one change to his team for Town’s final home game of the season, against Birmingham City.

As expected, Elliott Hewitt comes in for the injured Richard Stearman, who was withdrawn with a hamstring injury at Sheffield Wednesday last weekend.

Lee Martin returns to the bench after four games out through injury and illness.

As for Birmingham, the Blues are unchanged, meaning former Town star Darren Ammbrose has to be content with a place on the bench.

City have won five of their last eight games on the road and have suffered defeat just once away from home this year.

Ipswich: Loach, Hewitt, Chambers, Smith, Cresswell. Edwards, Hyam, N’Daw, Tabb, Murphy, Nouble. Subs: Lee-Barrett, Kisnorbo, Drury, Emmanuel-Thomas, Chopra, Wordsworth, Martin.

Birmingham: Butland, Caddis, Davies, Robinson, Hancox, Mullins, Elliott, Morrison, Redmond, Ferguson, Zigic. Subs: Doyle, Caldwell, Burke, Ambrose, Reilly, Lovenkrands, Reilly.

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