Mahon makes shock recovery for Blues

IPSWICH boss Joe Royle includes Alan Mahon in his reserve side tonight after what he describes as a "remarkable turnaround".And the Republic of Ireland international left winger could make his long-awaited Nationwide League return against weekend hosts Cardiff – just 24 hours after Royle ruled him out of his starting line-up for the visit to Ninian Park.

IPSWICH boss Joe Royle includes Alan Mahon in his reserve side tonight after what he describes as a "remarkable turnaround".

And the Republic of Ireland international left winger could make his long-awaited Nationwide League return against weekend hosts Cardiff – just 24 hours after Royle ruled him out of his starting line-up for the visit to Ninian Park.

Mahon resumed training on Monday following a week's lay-off with a virus.

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