Ipswich Town midfielder to miss rest of season with knee injury

Ward injury blow

Ipswich have announced that midfielder Grant Ward has been ruled out for the rest of the season after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament.

The 24-year-old will be out for nine months after being hurt in yesterday's game against QPR.

Town physio Matt Byard told the club's official website:

"Grant will see a specialist tomorrow and we will be guided from there. "It's a complete rupture of the cruciate in his left knee (ACL). We now know that and with that type of injury you are looking around a nine-month recovery period.

– Matt Byard