Royle: Write us off at your peril

JOE Royle has been stung into action during his long weekend break in Majorca.The Ipswich Town manager returned to Suffolk today even more determined to make it a season to remember for Blues fans.

By Elvin King

JOE Royle has been stung into action during his long weekend break in Majorca.

The Ipswich Town manager returned to Suffolk today even more determined to make it a season to remember for Blues fans.

He has been at his Mediterranean retreat since Town's 1-1 draw with Bulgarians Levski Sofia on Friday – and found some very productive reading.


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"There have been a couple of articles where we have been written off," said Royle before boarding his plane for the journey home.

"We are not considered strong enough to make a challenge for promotion after having to sell players over the last 12 months.

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"This is just the bait I need. It has made me even more determined and gives me an extra incentive – if I needed it – to do well."

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