Move back on

YOUNG Ipswich Town midfielder Sammy Moore's loan move to Scottish Premier League club Falkirk could be back on.Moore was reluctant when the Bairns made their move last month, when they also asked about the availability of striker Darryl Knights.

By Mel Henderson

YOUNG Ipswich Town midfielder Sammy Moore's loan move to Scottish Premier League club Falkirk could be back on.

Moore was reluctant when the Bairns made their move last month, when they also asked about the availability of striker Darryl Knights.

But although Knights decided against the move, despite impressing in a trial, he still looks to be on his way out of Ipswich, with Magilton admitting: “We want to look after him and find him a suitable club.”

Former Chantry High School pupil Knights, 18, is currently on trial with League One strugglers Leyton Orient and played the full 90 minutes for them in a 1-0 reserve friendly defeat by Brentford on Tuesday.

Magilton said: “Darryl's career is in limbo. He needs to be away from the building because he is not getting enough games here.

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“We'd like to see him play competitive games elsewhere and then we could keep an eye on his progress. It is definitely not a case of us trying to get rid of him - he could still have a future with us.”

Ipswich are also helping Aidan Collins to find another club after releasing him for a second time.

The 20-year-old central defender was originally told by former manager Joe Royle a year ago that he would not be made a new contract offer at the end of the season.

Collins, who has clocked up just five senior appearances for Town, had loan spells with both Wycombe Wanderers and Stockport County towards the end of the 2005/6 campaign.

He was suffering from a knee injury when Jim Magilton replaced Royle and the new boss immediately gave the Chelmsford-born youngster a reprieve.

But seven months on, although Collins is fit again, Town have had to tell him they are not in a position to offer him anything.

Collins played in Wednesday's reserve against Stevenage Borough at Portman Road and Magilton said: “With a few scouts at the game it was a case of putting him in the shop window.

“We will be doing all we can to help Aidan find a new club. While the injury has undoubtedly stunted his progress, he is still at an age where his career could take off somewhere.

“He needs to play games to attain match fitness. He has trained very well and having helped him in his recuperation we want to do our best to help him move on.”

Collins was still at school when he was playing in the Town reserve side and when he made his first team debut at Derby in 2003.

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