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Adeyemi set for Achilles surgery as injury nightmare goes on

PUBLISHED: 15:16 18 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:13 18 October 2018

Tom Adeyemi headshot

Tom Adeyemi headshot

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Tom Adeyemi is set to have an operation on his injured Achilles tendon.

The midfielder has played just five times for the Blues since joining from Cardiff last summer, with the last coming almost exactly a year ago when the Blues were beaten 1-0 at home by Norwich in October 2017.

He has suffered a string of setbacks over the last 12 months, with the latest set to be operated on.

“Tom’s having an operation on his Achilles,” Hurst said.

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“He went to see a specialist and after not seeing any real improvement, despite the timeframe, he felt that’s possibly the best course of action.

“I hope it is because having an operation on Achilles tendon is not something you would want to through if you didn’t have to.

“I’m not exactly sure what the timeframe is but I think you are talking a couple of months minimum, so we’re talking after Christmas best case.

“It’s frustrating for everyone because he’s a player who’s been in the squad but hasn’t, really.

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“It’s not good for Tom at all.”

Teddy Bishop and Emyr Huws, who have been dealing with hamstring and knee injuries, are training with fitness coach Chris Skitt and are not yet in first-team contention.

ANDY WARREN takes a look at the changes made by Paul Lambert since his appointment as Ipswich Town manager.

Stuart Watson and Andy Warren are back with the latest episode of the Kings of Anglia Podcast.

Jordan Spence has hailed the impact of manager Paul Lambert and believes the Blues can pull themselves away from trouble if they maintain the high standards they have set.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features wins over Arsenal and Stoke, while we also remember the late Marton Fulop.

Flynn Downes has been called into the England U20 for their game with Germany in Colchester next week.

Karl Fuller reflects on the Reading draw, plus the generosity of Ipswich Town fans

Ipswich Town remain five points adrift at the foot of the Championship table following yesterday’s 2-2 draw at Reading.

Ipswich Town remain five points adrift at the foot of the Championship table following Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Reading. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts.

Northstander Terry Hunt knows things on the pitch appear better. And asks what on earth has happened to that lot up the A140?

Andy Warren hands out his player ratings following Ipswich Town’s 2-2 draw at Reading.

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