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Cole Skuse: Ipswich Town midfielder thanks Norwich City for support following head injury

Skuse is treated on the pitch at Portman Road. Credit: PA

Ipswich Town midfielder Cole Skuse has revealed he received a personal letter from rivals Norwich City wishing him a "speedy recovery" after he suffered a head injury in the East Anglian Derby.

The 32-year-old was knocked out for around two minutes following a clash of heads with Canaries defender Timm Klose during the 1-1 draw at Portman Road on September 2.

Following lengthy treatment on the pitch, he was eventually stretchered off and checked over by medics.

He has now returned to training and is contention to play in Saturday's game at Hull City.

The midfielder was stretchered off. Credit: PA

“I was out for the count for 90 seconds, two minutes but in terms of memory loss, there has not been a problem. I can remember it all,” Skuse said.

“I’d like to thank everyone for the help on the day. As I was going off I could clearly hear the chants from the fans and the ovation I got from all areas, not just our fans, meant a lot to me.

“I also received a letter in the post from Norwich City Football Club saying ‘all rivalries aside, we want to wish you a speedy recovery’. I thought that was a classy touch.”