Alex Bruce injury hits Hull City

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Hull City's hopes of securing promotion to the Premier League have suffered a blow following the loss of defender Alex Bruce for the last five matches of the season with an Achilles injury.

But fellow defender Jack Hobbs could be back in contention for Saturday's game at Ipswich Town. Hobbs feared his season was over when he damaged ankle ligaments in last week's home defeat to Watford, but the player has responded well to treatment