Woods backs Town boss Royle

JOE Royle today received the backing of a coach who has worked under two of Ipswich Town's most successful managers.Charlie Woods was a pivotal figure at the club during the days when Bobby Robson and John Lyall were in the hot seat at Portman Road.

JOE Royle today received the backing of a coach who has worked under two of Ipswich Town's most successful managers.

Charlie Woods was a pivotal figure at the club during the days when Bobby Robson and John Lyall were in the hot seat at Portman Road. And he puts Royle in a similar bracket.

Woods said: “They are all good managers, and I like the way that Joe interacts with people. He gets the best out of everyone.”

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