Carlos calls for reinforcements

CARLOS Edwards today called for Ipswich Town manager Roy Keane to sign two central defenders after Saturday's 4-0 home thrashing by Newcastle United.

Elvin King

CARLOS Edwards today called for Ipswich Town manager Roy Keane to sign two central defenders after Saturday's 4-0 home thrashing by Newcastle United.

While the Magpies went to the top of the table, the Blues are left floundering near the foot with 11 goals conceded since Edwards arrived from Sunderland four games ago.

“Defending is not rocket science,” said an honest Edwards. “And if you cannot achieve the basics then you shouldn't be playing football.

“We have players who have been playing for quite a long while yet there were still schoolboy errors.

“The manager needs to bring in two central defenders and maybe a midfielder. I am speaking as a player, but the fans will think so as well.

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“A lack of concentration led to us conceding bad goals and if we carry on in the same fashion we will be in this position at the end of the season.

“It is unacceptable to ourselves, our families and in particular to our fans.”

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