Manager is critical of Danny's display

IPSWICH Town manager Jim Magilton gave Danny Haynes a chance to show what he can do from the start. But the Blues boss was critical of the 19-year-old's display.

By Elvin King

IPSWICH Town manager Jim Magilton gave Danny Haynes a chance to show what he can do from the start.

But the Blues boss was critical of the 19-year-old's display.

“Danny is still learning his trade, but if he wants to start he needs to learn that conditions will not always suit him,” said Magilton.


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“I didn't feel we were under pressure in the first-half and we controlled much of the possession.

“To be 0-0 at the interval was OK, but we then found ourselves two goals down after failing to do the 'nitty gritty' things like going with runners.

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“We did not have the zip we have had in recent games and I hope the players hurt as much as I do.

“We could have shown a little more quality on the ball, especially in the final third where we lacked a cutting edge and that little bit of quality needed to score. We have to lick our wounds, pick ourselves up and get back on track for a very important game against Derby on Saturday.”

Wednesday manager Brian Laws said: “It wasn't a fantastic performance but I felt in the last three days we have put in a lot of work and that is credit to the players.

“They have dug in deep and it wasn't pretty at times but in the second half we took control and in the end just about deserved it.

“You need a bit of luck to get a clean sheet because they are very rare.

“They had a heap of corners, but did not hurt us with them, and after we stepped up a gear we netted two good goals.

“Richard Wood was excellent at the back and so was Steve Watson, who proved you do not always need pace at the back - just craft.”

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