Sheepshanks praises Town boss

DAVID Sheepshanks today gave Ipswich Town boss Joe Royle a vote of confidence.Not the hollow commendation from beleaguered club chairmen that more often than not leads to a parting of the ways, but a sincere tribute to a manager who Blues chairman Sheepshanks describes as a "tower of strength".

By Elvin King

DAVID Sheepshanks today gave Ipswich Town boss Joe Royle a vote of confidence.

Not the hollow commendation from beleaguered club chairmen that more often than not leads to a parting of the ways, but a sincere tribute to a manager who Blues chairman Sheepshanks describes as a "tower of strength".

After watching Town fight back from the brink of defeat to win an absorbing First Division game 4-2 at Coventry, Sheepshanks said: "I have great confidence for next season whichever division we are in.

"We have four games left and we are hanging in there. Everything is still possible."

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