Town youngsters shine at Stoke

Stoke 2 Town 2THE New Year dawned brightly for Ipswich Town when they fielded a depleted side yet still earned a deserved Championship point at Stoke City yesterday.

Stoke 2 Town 2

THE New Year dawned brightly for Ipswich Town when they fielded a depleted side yet still earned a deserved Championship point at Stoke City yesterday.

If anybody doubted manager Joe Royle's ability to the lift players or the club's ability to manufacture talented footballers from their Academy their concerns were removed at the Britannia Stadium.

Five of the starting line-up came through the highly regarded Ipswich school of learning while Lewis Price and Owen Garvan were on the bench.


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