Parkin fine for Royle

IPSWICH boss Joe Royle today confirmed his interest in signing Swindon goal ace Sam Parkin.The ex-Chelsea trainee is seen as the ideal replacement for departed top scorer Shefki Kuqi, who is locked in talks with Premiership outfit Blackburn.

By Mel Henderson

IPSWICH boss Joe Royle today confirmed his interest in signing Swindon goal ace Sam Parkin.

The ex-Chelsea trainee is seen as the ideal replacement for departed top scorer Shefki Kuqi, who is locked in talks with Premiership outfit Blackburn.

Town are hoping to pair 24-year-old Parkin with their other main target, Nicky Forster, in a new-look strike force next season.

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