BURLEY GRIEF; BOLTON 4 IPSWICH 1.
Unless George Burley's men fashion a miracle out of a run-in which includes games against the Premiership's top three, glamour nights in Moscow and Milan will fade to a distant memory and they will have to content themselves with the prospect of a day trip to Brighton.
Bobic's treble blast was enhanced by a strike from French international Youri Djorkaeff for a result that ought to secure the Trotters their place in the elite next season.
While Sam Allardyce's men rose to the occasion magnificently, Ipswich, playing like a side whose fate had been decided weeks ago, produced a performance remarkable for its sheer ineptitude, and only had Jamie Clapham's last-minute consolation to show for their poor efforts.
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|Publication:||Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England)|
|Date:||Apr 7, 2002|
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