Makin set-back hits Royle

IPSWICH boss Joe Royle today looked ahead to the weekend clash with Bradford and vowed: "We want to continue our good run."Royle's men have won four of their last five league games to shake off their early-season lethargy and climb away from the bottom of the First Division.

By Mel Henderson

IPSWICH boss Joe Royle today looked ahead to the weekend clash with Bradford and vowed: "We want to continue our good run."

Royle's men have won four of their last five league games to shake off their early-season lethargy and climb away from the bottom of the First Division.

And not even the fact that defender Chris Makin's comeback had been cut short could dent the Town manager's determination to carry on the good work.


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Full-back Makin and midfielder Tommy Miller, each of whom has missed the last seven first team fixtures, returned to action in last night's reserve game against Charlton at Portman Road.

The plan was for them to have a first half run-out, but Makin was forced to admit defeat after a mere 27 minutes of Town's 3-0 defea

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