Eastman joins Ipswich injury list

23 November 2010 09:48
Ipswich Town's injury concerns have worsened ahead of the weekend's East Anglian derby with defender Tom Eastman a doubt with a groin injury. The 19-year old defender picked up the injury in Saturday's defeat at Hull. [LNB]Eastman joins Mark Kennedy, centre-half Gareth McAuley and midfielder Luke Hyam on the treatment table. [LNB]"Tommy has a groin injury and at this stage he has to be doubtful for the Norwich game," manager Roy Keane told the club's website. [LNB]Eastman, a Town youth product, has made 12 Ipswich appearances this season, after featuring just once in the last campaign.[LNB] I have to say, I am DREADING watching this one. I'll be watching through the gaps in my fingers with my hands over my eyes for the most part HampshireYorkshireIpswich... A torn hamstring is likely to keep 19-year-old Hyam out for another four weeks, while veteran left-back Kennedy's own hamstring problem will not see him return for another fortnight. [LNB]McAuley, 30, could shake off an Achilles injury in time to face the Canaries on Sunday. [LNB]Keane was boosted by the return of captain David Norris and on-loan Celtic defender Darren O'Dea to his side for the 1-0 reverse at Hull. [LNB]But Town's reliance on youngsters continued with 10 of their 18-man squad against the Tigers aged 23 or under.

Source: BBC_Sport

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