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Liam starts loan but he's still rated

PUBLISHED: 14:00 23 February 2009 | UPDATED: 13:16 15 March 2010

LIAM Trotter is joining Scunthorpe this week on a month's loan - and Ipswich Town assistant manager John Gorman has confirmed that he rates the 20-year-old.

LIAM Trotter is joining Scunthorpe this week on a month's loan - and Ipswich Town assistant manager John Gorman has confirmed that he rates the 20-year-old.

“The move will give Liam a chance to play, but part of me is sorry to see him go as he is a good player,” said Gorman.

“He will be very much back in our thoughts when he returns.”

Former Northgate High School pupil Trotter's contract ends on June 30, and after appearing in five of the Town's opening six games this season he has not featured since.

Trotter, who was on loan at Grimsby earlier in the season, said he enjoyed his time on trial at Glanford Park.

“I enjoyed the few days I spent with them,” said Trotter. “They are going well in League One, play good football and it's a chance for me to play first team football, which is what I need.”

Ipswich winger Jaime Peters has returned to the club after deciding not to renew his loan spell at Gillingham.

Peters, 21, joined the League Two promotion hopefuls last month but made just three appearances.

He did not feature in the Gills' last three games and although the Kent club were keen to keep him at Priestfield, he has decided to return to Portman Road.

Striker Jordan Rhodes scored the sixth goal of his loan spell with Brentford as the top-of-the-table Bees defeated his former loan club Rochdale 2-1 at Spotland.

Rhodes, who has extended his spell with Brentford until late April, headed home in the ninth minute of his eighth game for the League Two leaders. Earlier in the season, the 19-year-old scored two goals in five games for Rochdale.

Also on the scoresheet was young left-back Kurt Robinson, who netted his first senior goal in Rushden and Diamonds' 9-0 away victory at crisis club Weymouth, who fielded a very young side due to a number of senior players leaving because of financial problems.

Billy Clarke failed to score for Northampton as the Cobblers lost 2-0 at home to Walsall. Clarke hasn't hit the net since grabbing a hat-trick on his debut for Northampton and was replaced in the 68th minute of his fifth game for the League One club.

Jai Reason played the full 90 minutes for Cambridge United as they won 2-0 at Lewes. Dan Harding was left out of the Reading 16 as they lost 2-0 at home to Bristol City, while Chris Casement and Wycombe are in action against Rotherham in a live Sky game tonight.

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.

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

Ed Sheeran is known for his romantic music - and now the star has stopped a show to allow a fan to propose to his girlfriend.

A BMW X5 has been broken into with the centre dashboard, including sat-nav device and steering wheel stolen.

A motorist had to be cut free from their car this morning following a crash at the junction of Newton Road and Rosehill Road, in Ipswich.

An inmate at Highpoint Prison in Suffolk has made a mockery of the justice system after posting a YouTube video from a mobile phone in his cell.

The Duke of Cambridge was left feeling “very sad and very down” after one particularly difficult mission while he was flying with the East Anglian Air Ambulance, he has revealed.

It might only be November but Christmas enthusiasts across Suffolk are already decking out their homes with festive decorations.

Witnesses are being sought after a crash on the Copdock roundabout where the A12 and A14 meet.

They might have spent decades living in the USA, but their hearts are still in Ipswich. A group of 20 “GI brides” met up in San Antonio, Texas, for their annual reunion.

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