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Bartosz Bialkowski, Ipswich Town goalkeeper, tweets about death of his father

PUBLISHED: 14:02 24 August 2015 | UPDATED: 14:03 24 August 2015

Town 'keeper Bartosz Bialkowski

Town 'keeper Bartosz Bialkowski

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Ipswich Town goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski has revealed why he was not able to play in Ipswich Town’s win at Preston on Saturday.

The stopper, who had flown to his home country of Poland before the game, posted on Twitter on Sunday evening that his father had died.

“R.I.P Dad... I know u r in the better place now... Love u so much,” Bialkowski wrote on the social networking site, accompanied by a picture of his father.

Other Twitter users, including the Bialkowski’s former teammate Stephen Hunt, offered words of support to the ‘keeper.

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