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

Town 'keeper Bartosz Bialkowski

Town 'keeper Bartosz Bialkowski - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

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

https://twitter.com/1BartMan1/status/635551917465337856

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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