Royle closes in on defensive targets

IPSWICH expect to have one - possibly two - new faces in their line-up for next month's big kick-off.Town start with a visit from Cardiff on August 6 and boss Joe Royle is confident that efforts to bolster his defence will have borne fruit by then.

IPSWICH expect to have one - possibly two - new faces in their line-up for next month's big kick-off.

Town start with a visit from Cardiff on August 6 and boss Joe Royle is confident that efforts to bolster his defence will have borne fruit by then.

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