City's Suffolk-born star tips Foxes

HE MAY have been born in Suffolk, but Leicester City defender Michael Morrison will only have his foot in one camp this weekend, as his side entertain Ipswich Town on Sunday.

Mike Bacon

HE MAY have been born in Suffolk, but Leicester City defender Michael Morrison will only have his foot in one camp this weekend, as his side entertain Ipswich Town on Sunday.

The former Cambridge United star, who joined The Foxes at the start of the 2008/09 season, is making a big impact at The Walkers Stadium - and indeed netted the winner for Nigel Pearson's side against Sheffield United on Boxing Day.

Born in Bury St Edmunds, Morrison played more than 100 times for Cambridge United, and he's expecting a tough game against Roy Keane's in-form Ipswich.

“Ipswich haven't lost many recently, we know that,” he said.

“They are a decent side currently on a good run and will probably finish the season higher up the league table than where they currently stand.

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“However, we fancy our chances against them and aim to come out of it with three points.”

Morrison's Leicester side have won their last three games, including last week's victory in the FA Cup against Swansea City, and are growing in confidence after two big defeats at the start of December (1-5 at Forest and 1-3 at home to Bristol City).

The three straight wins have put the spring back into The Foxes' step.

“We definitely have more confidence now,” Morrison added.

“We know we can win games and this confidence will help turn results our way. We played at Ipswich early in the season when nobody really knew where we would be in this league, and we got a point.”

Leicester have only conceded one goal in the last two matches and Morrison's inclusion has certainly solidified a defence that was leaking goals earlier in the campaign.

“I hope there is more stability again,” Morrison added.

“We have had to get used to changes due to injuries.

“We have tried to be as solid as we can obviously.”

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