Garvan believes future looks brighter

OWEN Garvan believes Ipswich are beginning to get the results their performances deserve and Town fans will be able to see more of the same at home against Charlton and QPR this week

Derek Davis

OWEN Garvan believes Ipswich are beginning to get the results their performances deserve and Town fans will be able to see more of the same at home against Charlton and QPR this week

Garvan cracked in to super strikes to help Town to a 3-1 win at Plymouth and feels they will now start on the march up the table.

He said: “The past couple of games results have not gone our way, but we have played well so now we hope in the next couple of games we can get the results as well as the performances.”

Kevin Lisbie grabbed the third and helped set up both of Garvan's goals.

The predominantly left-footed Garvan finished both with excellently executed right-foot shots and he was delighted with the result.

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Garvan said: “Kevin turned in the box and I was at the edge of the area so all I had to do was get my head over it

“We had a couple of chances that didn't come in so it was important to take the ones we did.

“My dad is always telling me to have more shots sometimes they go over the stand but keep doing it and one will go in.”

A first professional hat-trick was denied him by a fine save by Argyle keeper Roman Larrieu.

Garvan said: “I tried to whip it in and hope someone can get on the end of it if not it may go into the top corner but the keeper had made a fabulous save.

“I have got a goals with the Under-21s and have come back and got a couple more so it has been nice. As a midfielder it is important to chip in with a few goals.”

Garvan's goal rush, he has netted four times this season, follows success from midfield for the Republic of Ireland Under-21s.

He said: “Playing for my country is a massive thing and playing for the under 21s is great and hopefully I can keep going and break into the full side.

“I know the scouts have been around the Championship grounds so all I can do is hopefully get involved.

“It is good to be in the squad and mixing with all these top quality players but the next step is to get a little run-out.”

But first though, Garvan is hoping to keep his place in an ever-changing Town midfield.

He said: “All the players want play every game, but obviously that is down to the manager.”

Garvan was one of 10 players booked but was diplomatic when asked about the referee's performance and said: “It was a hostile sort of game and we booked a lot of players, which made it awkward for both Plymouth and Ipswich fans but that was his choice.”

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