Royle relishing play-off challenge

LATE-season drama is nothing new to Ipswich boss Joe Royle.He has experienced more than his fair share since entering management with Oldham back in 1982.

By Mel Henderson

LATE-season drama is nothing new to Ipswich boss Joe Royle.

He has experienced more than his fair share since entering management with Oldham back in 1982.

Have no fears – Royle can cope with the pressure as Town's play-off challenge comes to the boil over the remaining four games of what has been a traumatic campaign.

He laughed: "I'll take this pressure – it's preferable to my early days at Oldham when it was an annual struggle to survive because we had to keep selling players."

See full story in tonight's Evening Star

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