Academy produces the goods

IPSWICH Town is leading the way in making England become a top force in international football.Academies, like the one run by Town in Playford Road, Rushmere, are starting to produce talent that looks good enough to conquer the world.

By Elvin King

IPSWICH Town is leading the way in making England become a top force in international football.

Academies, like the one run by Town in Playford Road, Rushmere, are starting to produce talent that looks good enough to conquer the world.

Two members of Ipswich's Academy, Darren Bent, from Huntingdon, and Matthew Bloomfield, from Trimley, will both be making their England Under-19 debuts in Thursday's international friendly against Germany at Portman Road.

The Germans do not have a similar development programme and they are already casting envious eyes.

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