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Below Par Blues Held By Tykes

Ipswich Town
1 - 1
Barnsley

Portman Road

Janaury 19

Attendance: 15,513

Referee:

Only the inability of Marlon Harewood to hit a barn door with a banjo prevented Ipswich losing to relegation-threatened barnsley.
Harewood, who while on loan at Town 12 years ago, missed an absolute sitter in front of the Churchmans, was equally inept once more as he hit a post, knocked acouple of other great chances wide and had a shot saved by Scott Loach when clean through.
At the other end, luke Steele made a superb early save from Carlos Edwards and tipped a david McGoldrick header onto the crossbar.
Barnsley were made to pay for their missed opportunities when Luke Chambers, who had earlier fired over the bar from six yards out, swivelled and scored after an Aaron Cresswell free kick fell kindly to him.
But Barnsley got the equaliser they deserved a minute from nornal time when 19-year-old Danny Rose, tipped to be the new Jordan Rhodes, headed in at the near post from a Tom Kennedy corner.

Star Player

Luke Chambers

Player Ratings


Scott Loach 6

Couple of decent saves

Bradley Orr 5

Troubled by wing-backs

Luke Chambers 6

Grabbed his second Town goal

Tommy Smith 5

Struggled to contain Harewood

Aaron Cresswell 5

Better going forward

Guirane N'Daw 5

Outplayed in midfield

Luke Hyam 5

Not good enough in middle

Carlos Edwards 5

Good early effort

Lee Martin 6

Too weak

Aaron Mclean 4

Lacked confidence

David McGoldrick 6

Worked hard


Writer:Dan The Town Man
Date:Sunday January 20 2013
Time: 1:34PM

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