Plenty of room for Town fans

CHESTER City, who are Ipswich Town's opponents in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday, have confirmed they can accommodate all Blues fans who wish to travel to the Saunders Honda Stadium.

By Elvin King

CHESTER City, who are Ipswich Town's opponents in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday, have confirmed they can accommodate all Blues fans who wish to travel to the Saunders Honda Stadium.

Tony Allan, secretary of the League Two club, said: “We have 500 seats plus 1,200 standing allocation available to Ipswich supporters.

“And we have been assured by the Ipswich club and Suffolk police that this will be more than enough.”

The crowd capacity is limited to 5,500 with entrance money being paid on the day.

“It would assist us greatly if Ipswich supporters had the right money available,” added Mr Allan.

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Town fans should enter through turnstile seven for seats, costing £17 for adults, £12 for OAPs and £6 for under-16s.

They should enter turnstiles eight and nine if they wish to stand, costing £15, £10 and £5.

ROTHERHAM United have turned down an offer from a Championship club for the signature of striker Will Hoskins.

Ipswich Town manager Jim Magilton has admitted that he has had Hoskins watched, while Cardiff City are another club who have reportedly shown an interest in the front man who has found the net 16 times this season.

Alan Knill, the Rotherham manager, said: “We have had an offer for Will, but it was one the board did not think was the right amount.”

COVENTRY City manager Micky Adams has confirmed that he wants to keep Ipswich Town midfielder Darren Currie at the Ricoh Arena.

The 32-year-old midfielder's initial loan deal expired after Monday's defeat at Leeds United.

Despite his side's slide down the Championship table, Adams has been impressed with Currie and is looking to keep him.

Adams said: “We will be talking to Ipswich about Darren and see what happens.”

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