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Freezing weather delays Baptiste’s Ipswich trial.The freezing weather in England which forced the postponement of five Premier League matches yesterday has also forced the delay of bmobile Joe Public’s Kerry Baptiste trial with Ipswich Town.

The 28-year-old Baptiste who scored 48 goals during the domestic football season was due to leave today for England where he was expected to begin a one-week trial at the club which has expressed interest in signing him on loan.

Fellow national players Stern John and Carlos Edwards are both attached to the club.

Despite the delay Baptiste who has been doing his personal training to stay in top shape after the local season concluded last month said he was looking forward to the opportunity to play in England.

“I have been doing a lot of training and I am really looking forward to this opportunity to further my skills and put my club and country further on the international landscape,” said Baptiste ahead of his arrival at Portman Road, Ipswich, Suffolk.