Ipswich forward Alan Judge is pictured turning up for training with boxing gloves today after last night’s bout with referee Darren Drysdale.
In an extraordinary moment at Portman Road, match official Drysdale appeared to square up to Judge and thrust his head aggressively towards the player’s face.
Irishman Judge decided he was going to take no chances today and turned up to training wearing a large pair of boxing gloves.
The Suffolk Gazette had a photographer hiding behind a hedge outside the training ground to capture the moment (not a hedge recently burned down by protesting fans).
Ipswich Town press spokesperson Lorraine Fisher, 34, said: “With Ipswich at a historic low, Alan has decided he might have more success as a fighter at the moment.
“He has asked manager Paul Lambert to install a boxing ring at the training centre so he can hone his new skills.”
The Drysdale-Judge square-up was the only moment of any interest in last night’s pathetic 0-0 draw at home to Northampton Town, who Ipswich have not had to play in the league since 1966!
You can watch the incident here…
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