TOM BLOW FOR TOWN

The Football League Paper - - NEWS -

IP­SWICH Town have suf­fered a ma­jor blow with the news that in­flu­en­tial cen­tre-back Tommy Smith could be out of ac­tion for three months.

The 26-year-old New Zealand in­ter­na­tional, who came through the Town ranks, re­quires a back op­er­a­tion to cure a disc prob­lem.

“We’re go­ing to miss Tom,” Ip­swich man­ager Mick McCarthy told BBC

Ra­dio Suf­folk. “He’s been ex­cel­lent in the games he’s played so it’s sad for him.”

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