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It'll be all right on the knight

PUBLISHED: 10:49 17 January 2002 | UPDATED: 11:11 03 March 2010

WE'VE all heard about aging players being blamed for footballing slumps – but now a 900-year-old has been blamed for Ipswich Town's poor start to the season!

Construction workers building the new North Stand at Portman Road are believed to have disturbed the ground where a 12th century knight died.

WE'VE all heard about aging players being blamed for footballing slumps – but now a 900-year-old has been blamed for Ipswich Town's poor start to the season!

Construction workers building the new North Stand at Portman Road are believed to have disturbed the ground where a 12th century knight died.

And he's believed to have returned to bring a depressing aura to the ground – until he was dealt with by Ipswich medium Sue Knock.

Her work to cleanse the area has coincided with Town's recent revival – and now she has joined thousands of other fans in hoping that the knight will be able to rest in peace and not disturb the team again.

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