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Ipswich Town players involved in busy international weekend, with World Cup qualification at stake

PUBLISHED: 09:32 27 March 2017 | UPDATED: 09:32 27 March 2017

Kevin Bru

Kevin Bru

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Christophe Berra was an unused substitute as Scotland secured a vital 1-0 victory over Slovenia in their Group F qualifier against Slovenia, at Hampden Park.

Berra, who won his 35th cap in the Tartan Army’s 1-1 draw with Canada, at Easter Road, last week, watched from the bench as Fulham loan striker Chris Martin scored the only goal of the game on 88 minutes.

Elsewhere, Tommy Smith made a late substitute appearance as New Zealand moved a step closer to World Cup qualification, the All Whites winning 2-0 in Fiji.

New Zealand now just need a point from tomorrow’s return game against Fiji in Wellington to top their group. They will then play the winners of the other Oceania group over two legs, with the winner taking on the fifth placed team in the South America group.

Kevin Bru, meanwhile, skippered Mauritius in their 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying defeat to Comoros.

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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