Drury in for Injured Hyam Saturday, 1st Dec 2012 14:06
Andy Drury replacing the injured Luke Hyam is the only change to Mick McCarthy’s side taking on Bolton Wanderers at the Reebok Stadium today. The 21-year-old midfielder suffered a calf injury in the victory over Nottingham Forest on Tuesday and didn’t travel with the squad.
With Drury stepping up into the team, Josh Carson takes his place amongst the substitutes.
Former Bolton midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker misses out on facing his old club due to his hamstring injury. The Bolton side includes ex-Blues loanee Keith Andrews. Full match preview
Town: Henderson, Orr, Chambers, Smith, Cresswell, Edwards, N'Daw, Drury, Martin, Campbell, Barnett. Subs: Loach, Hewitt, Higginbotham, Emmanuel-Thomas, Carson, Murphy, Chopra.
Bolton: Bogdan, Mears, Ricketts, Knight, Alonso, Spearing, Andrews, Eagles, M Davies, Ngog, K Davies. Subs: Lonergan, Mills, Ream, Pratley, Afobe, Chung-Yong, Butterfield.
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taylor15 added 14:10 - Dec 1
last thing we wanted was an injured hyam, as i think he could be our catalyst in getting us up the table. but come on drury, show us what you can do. would happily take a point today!
TownLad21 added 14:13 - Dec 1
lets just hope the pattern doesnt continue of getting thrashed the game after we win, come on ipswich!!!!!
irishtim added 14:23 - Dec 1
Shame about Luke. Lets get behind Andy.
TimmyH added 14:41 - Dec 1
Great! I thought they (the staff) were confident he would be fit, growing problem with Luke he is injury prone. Not to sure if we have to much creativity in centre midfield without him.
thebeat added 14:41 - Dec 1
When is Luke gona catch a break? Lets hope he's back next week and stays fit.we are so much better with him in the side.come on boys lets scrP for a point today
TractorBoy666 added 14:46 - Dec 1
Big blow, me thinks. Never had confidence in Drury really but hope he proves me wrong today. COYB, a point i'd take!
Vic added 14:58 - Dec 1
TimmyH - Yeah, boo backroom staff for daring to be optimistic. And I've never heard Hyam touted as a creative midfielder before! You been drinking?
TrickyBlue added 15:03 - Dec 1
C'mon lads prove to us that Tuesday night was not a once off! I'd gladly take a point today! Facing a strong team again today well on paper anyway. Forest were terrible on Tuesday night yey if SHaros strike off the bar went in it could have been a very different game. Still unsure about the defence. COYB
TractorBoy666 added 15:08 - Dec 1
Ahhh come on lads, 1-0 down.. let's just keep our heads please.
TrickyBlue added 15:09 - Dec 1
Here we go.......another embarrassment!!
ianmarshall10 added 16:44 - Dec 1
Take a point now but you never know we could nick it C.O.Y.B!!!
wkj added 16:47 - Dec 1
What a save from a Martin shot... darn skippy we could still nick this!
wkj added 16:53 - Dec 1
Great result! Bittersweet that Chopra scored... but... i'll take it!
chippyblue added 16:56 - Dec 1
Wow !!!!!!! This will be a happy drive home to ipswich , well done mick COYB
ianmarshall10 added 16:58 - Dec 1
Great result at the reebok!! Also good as teams lost below us get in there super blues!! eieieio...
ericclacton added 16:59 - Dec 1
Mick Mac that was truly brilliant management.
TractorBoy666 added 17:00 - Dec 1
So happy! Now let's stay away from the drop.
irishtim added 17:01 - Dec 1
yes. Thank god for that.
TrickyBlue added 17:02 - Dec 1
I stand corrected and hold my hand up, great result well done!
Elizabeth added 17:08 - Dec 1
Fantastic result ! Well done the lads and MM. Feels so good to at last have some positive comments to make ! Play offs here we come. We can only dream!
warksonwater added 17:09 - Dec 1
Watching on the BBC, delighted we'd equalised, nervously watching to see if we'd hold out for a point. Gaby says 'and a late goal at The Reebok' and I automatically go 'Oh no!' and hold my head in my hands. I look up and, well, you can guess the rest!
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