Ipswich step up keeper search

IPSWICH manager Joe Royle is closing in on a new goalkeeper ahead of Sunday's derby clash with Norwich.His search for a back-up keeper has been narrowed down and he admitted today: "I have a couple of people in mind.

IPSWICH manager Joe Royle is closing in on a new goalkeeper ahead of Sunday's derby clash with Norwich.

His search for a back-up keeper has been narrowed down and he admitted today: "I have a couple of people in mind."

A finger injury that will rule out regular reserve Lewis Price for about two months has led to Royle putting out feelers, although he is keen to stress: "This isn't an emergency.

"Remember, we are not looking for a number one keeper, but I would be surprised if we didn't have a new face on the bench at the weekend."

See tonight's Evening Star for full story

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