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Cole Skuse ruled out of Wigan visit, but Emyr Huws available for selection again

PUBLISHED: 15:14 03 April 2017 | UPDATED: 15:14 03 April 2017

Cole Skuse is helped up after taking a knock late on in the first first half on Saturday. Picture: Steve Waller.

Cole Skuse is helped up after taking a knock late on in the first first half on Saturday. Picture: Steve Waller.

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Cole Skuse has been ruled out of Ipswich Town’s home match with fellow Championship strugglers Wigan Athletic tomorrow night after suffering concussion in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Birmingham City at Portman Road.

Skuse was replaced by Kevin Bru just before half-time at the weekend after a clash of heads.

“He can’t play on Tuesday because he was concussed but providing all his symptoms are clear he should be alright for Fulham on Saturday,” said manager Mick McCarthy

Town’s three Welsh loanees – Tom Lawrence (groin), Emyr Huws (hamstring) and Jonny Williams (ill) – are all back in training.

“Admittedly Tom’s only had one training session today, so we’ll see how he feels tomorrow, you never know,” said McCarthy. “You can do all the rehabbing and then you train with the lads and that can be different.

“Jonny Williams had been poorly and missed Saturday but he’s trained on Sunday and Monday, so he’s OK and Emyr’s had four or five days’ training now, so he’s all right to be selected.”

McCarthy says striker Kieffer Moore has missed out on a place in the 18 in recent games as he has had other options, while he says he has no plans to recall Kundai Benyu from his loan at Aldershot.

The Blues boss confirmed that Tommy Smith was omitted from Saturday’s squad as he only arrived back at Heathrow from international duty with New Zealand on Friday afternoon.

Teddy Bishop is playing for the Under-23s this afternoon following his groin injury, while Adam Webster and Luke Hyam (both ankle) and Giles Coke (knee) remain sidelined.

Worried neighbours in an Ipswich street claim brazen drug dealing is taking place in front of children returning home from school.

There is good news for bargain hunters in Stowmarket as a discount store bids to make a return to the town.

A 17-year-old youth accused of being involved in a fight in the car park of an Ipswich McDonald’s restaurant during which a 16-year-old boy was stabbed has admitted an offence of violent disorder.

Police are looking to speak to a man in connection with incidents of stalking in the Norwich Road area of Ipswich.

Families on the Ravenswood estate have spoken of their disappointment after it was announced Rudolph and Santa won’t be passing through their streets this year.

Ipswich singer/songwriter Richard Osborne - who records under his surname - Osborne, has a worldwide hit on his hands with his debut dance single.

MP Dr Dan Poulter has demanded that Mid Suffolk Council takes action to ensure there is no development on land at Brockford in his constituency without planning permission.

Strictly Come Dancing attracts millions of viewers every Saturday evening to the BBC and the show has breathed new life into what has been a popular pastime in Ipswich for decades.

A three vehicle crash on the A12 at Saxmundham caused traffic hold ups at lunchtime today.

David Button will lead by example as he joins more than 400 fundraisers to brave the wintry weather on Christmas morning and run into the sea at Felixstowe.

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