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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Trio of triallists will not be joining Ipswich Town

PUBLISHED: 11:57 26 July 2012 | UPDATED: 12:04 26 July 2012

Marian Kello

Marian Kello

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IPSWICH Town manager Paul Jewell has confirmed that his recent trio of triallists will not be joining the club.

The Blues boss revealed he was impressed by Czech goalkeeper Marian Kello – released by Hearts at the end of last season – following his appearances in two pre-season games in Holland last week.

However, the 29-year-old will not be coming to Portman Road on a permanent basis, with Jewell revealing: “I was quite impressed with him, but I think he’s got another offer to go and play guaranteed first team football.”

French left-sided duo Soualio Bakayoko and Plaisir Bahamboula also featured in Holland, with left-back Bakayoko also playing Tuesday night’s friendly at Braintree, while winger Bahamboula missed the game through injury.

Jewell said: “We haven’t kept any of the traillists. They came and showed great attitude, but at the moment we’re not taking them on.”

Meanwhile, the Blues continue to battle red-tape regarding the signing of French-Guinea born midfielder Cheick Kourouma. The 19-year-old has been training with the Blues all summer after impressing on trial at the end of last season and showed some promise in Tuesday night’s game at Braintree.

Town are having to contact all of the teams the free agent has played for since the age of 12 though to ensure that no surprise compensation fees come their way. Former clubs of his include Sochaux (France), Real Sociedad (Spain) and Genoa (Italy).

Shrewsbury Town chief executive Brian Caldwell has ruled out Paul Hurst returning to the club following his recent sacking by Ipswich Town.

More than 500 tickets have been donated for Ipswich Town’s home game against West Brom next Friday evening after one small act of kindness gained online momentum.

Toto Nsiala may currently find himself on the fringes of the Ipswich Town first-team but the central defender continues to make an impact off the field each and every week.

We’ve ranked the home kits of all 24 Championship teams. So who comes out on top?

Andre Dozzell has revealed his frustration as his return to action stalled earlier in the season but the teenager is now hungry for minutes on the field after returning to the first-team picture.

In past columns I have talked about a divide between athletes that earn large amounts of money, and those that do not, and how there is a movement in Ipswich to bring this sporting diversity together.

ANDY WARREN spoke to Ipswich Town No.2 Stuart Taylor about his journey from cleaning Paul Lambert’s boots at St Mirren to assisting him at Portman Road.

Striker Kayden Jackson scored a hat-trick as Ipswich Town defeated QPR 5-1 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Playford Road this afternoon.

Trevoh Chalobah has been training with the full England squad today ahead of the Three Lions’ clash with the United States tomorrow night.

Jordan Graham is training with Oxford United after being given permission to move on by Ipswich Town.

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