Date: 10th April 2008 at 11:18am
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Cardiff City manager Dave Jones was positive after his side’s draw and chose to pay tribute to his battle-weary squad. He told BBC Sport:

‘I can’t give my players enough credit after the week they’ve had, they were dead on their feet and showed so much character.’

‘It’s been a difficult week for us, I’m sick of being on the bus.’

‘We’ll assess the play-off situation after Saturday’s game. We definitely need a win, but above all I need to get my squad into a rest period, they’re running on reserves right now.’

Ipswich Town manager Jim Magilton was disappointed with the draw and questioned the referee’s decision to disallow a late Danny Haynes strike:

‘Promotion opportunities don’t come very often and you need to grasp them, we are running out of games.’

‘I don’t know why the referee disallowed Danny Haynes’ late goal, it was a great finish.’