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GALLERY: Blackburn Rovers 1 Ipswich Town 0

12:43 11 February 2013

013 PP Blackburn 11

013 PP Blackburn 11

A fortuitous strike by Jordan Rhodes, on the hour mark, saw Ipswich Town go down to a narrow 1-0 defeat at Blackburn Rovers, on Saturday.

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Rhodes’ effort ricocheted in off Town goalkeeper Stephen Henderson to give Rovers the three points in a poor game.

Town had few efforts at goal, Guirane N’Daw going closest with a last-minute volley that went just wide of Jake Kean’s right-hand post.

“Everyone has seen the spirit in our squad and that was the case again on Saturday. I was pretty pleased with the performance – we’ve just got to go again,” said manager, Mick McCarthy, after the game.

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4 comments

  • The exciting gallery of pictures from this match would not cover a postage stamp, so like most of towns games this awful season.

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    ged scott

    Monday, February 11, 2013

  • The exciting gallery of pictures from this match would not cover a postage stamp, so like most of towns games this awful season.

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    ged scott

    Monday, February 11, 2013

  • I saw the spirit in the squad against Middles. but it seemed to have evaporated at Blackburn.

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    JOHN BURLS

    Monday, February 11, 2013

  • ged scott ged scott so good he said it twice.............

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    Paul Breach

    Monday, February 11, 2013

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