Ipswich Town have signed defender Patrick Kisnorbo on a month’s loan from Championship rivals Leeds United.

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The Australian international, who trained with Town this morning, is the Blues’ first signing of the January transfer window.

He began his career in his homeland with South Melbourne, before moving to Scotland to team up with Hearts.

He left Tynecastle in 2005 and moved south of the border to Leicester City, linking up with his former manager Craig Levein.

The 31 year-old spent a successful four years at the King Power Stadium, where he was a team-mate of former Town defender Gareth McAuley, before linking up with Leeds United on a free transfer.

He has played 57 times for Leeds.

Kisnorbo will wear the number 6 shirt during his time at Portman Road and has been given clearance to feature against Aston Villa in the FA Cup this weekend.

He is contracted to the Blues until January 29th.

9 comments

  • How many days ago was it that he was not going down the loan market.

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    Cyril Baker

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

  • Ideal back up while we need it, MM has moves swiftly to give us experienced cover.

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    JOHN BURLS

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

  • Wonderful signing maccarthy, just remind me who??? Where are Leeds in the league? and kisnorbo (what a name) cannot command a first team place there!!! But anyway maccarthy he is at your favourite age for players, over 30. lol

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    ged scott

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

  • Cheap, ad hominem sneers at a person's name from someone who styles herself 'Ged' are, I guess, what we must expect. And PAY ATTENTION. You only need one question mark per question, and exclamation marks are dedicated to exclamations. To display such grammatical ignorance in a public forum is the mark of the true fool.

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    Ken Hairy

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

  • When will people on here understand that a 1 month loan is to look and see if the player is suitable etc and if not send him back. It is NOT a permanent loan. The stupid knee jerk reactions to everything in the paper regarding what's happening is totally frustrating.

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    bristan

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

  • Why don't some of you get real.this is only a month loan to cover the Cb position as Higggo decided not to stay.please don't jump on the band wagon too quick Cyril.

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    brisie58

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

  • Looks like an odd signing but presumably just a spare body to cover injuries during the transfer window with an eye to a permanent replacement?

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    Bleeding Blue

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

  • Well done Ged Scott, got in there first with a usual moan.

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    Rob Bill

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

  • SOME CAN AFFORD TO SHOP AT WAITROSE, I.T.F.C CAN ONLY AFFORD TO SHOP AT ,, WELL YOU KNOW WHERE ???

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    MIGUEL100

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

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