Date:Wednesday March 7 2007
In only his second appearance for Ipswich Town; and on his first start Blackburn Rovers' on loan forward Francis Jeffers opened his Ipswich account.
Jeffers signed an initial month-long loan deal with Ipswich last week making his debut as a substitute at the weekend earning his first start against Hull City on Tuesday, netting the second in a 5-2 win. His performance earned him huge praise from Ipswich boss Jim Magilton, he said:
"Franny was outstanding and a real threat. He will always score goals at this level.
"I was absolutely delighted with his performance. He was the outstanding individual for us and has real quality.
"We are always on the look-out for quality and we have been lucky that Blackburn have been doing so well because Franny found himself fifth striker there.
"He gets one chance in this game and takes it - and that's the difference. We felt like he could give us something extra and are fortunate to have him."
Meanwhile the fact that Jeffers has found the net would have, and has pleased Rovers moss Mark Hughes:
"He's been a little bit unfortunate this season, in as much as Matt Derbyshire has come to the fore and done exceptionally well for me, so in the next month or so he probably wouldn't have got a great deal of football.
"He just wants to play. He's had a couple of years where he hasn't had a great deal of football, and I think it will benefit him if he gets some games under his belt.
"Then, for the last month or so, he can come back here and be an option for us."
At the tail end of last season Paul Gallagher returned from a successful loan spell with Stoke City to play a part in the final throws of the 2005-2006 season, maybe Jeffers can do the same this season? Sparky seems to be hinting at this anyway.
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Date:Wednesday March 7 2007
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