Joe hands Pablo vote of confidence

IPSWICH boss Joe Royle today handed goal-shy striker Pablo Counago a massive vote of confidence.The 24-year-old Spaniard, last season's top scorer with 19 goals, has yet to get off the mark in the current campaign.

By Dave Allard

IPSWICH boss Joe Royle today handed goal-shy striker Pablo Counago a massive vote of confidence.

The 24-year-old Spaniard, last season's top scorer with 19 goals, has yet to get off the mark in the current campaign. But Royle leapt to the defence of his misfiring striker when he said: "Pablo, bless him, could have had seven or eight goals this season.

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