Daryl Murphy scores twice in Ipswich Town’s win at Shelbourne

Daryl Murphy

Daryl Murphy

Two goals from Daryl Murphy, back on home soil, gave Ipswich Town a 2-0 victory over Shelbourne, in Dublin, on Saturday evening.

The Irishman, who has now penned a permanent deal with the Blues, opened the scoring within a minute of his introduction after the restart – the ball hitting the striker from keeper Ger Hanley’s clearance and going in.

He added a second from Byron Lawrence’s assist, six minutes later.

The game, minus the absent Mick McCarthy who was at a prior engagement, saw trialists Dean Gerken and Dan Seabourne play in the second half.

Gerken is a former Colchester and Bristol City goalkeeper, while defender Seaborne was released by Southampton in the summer.


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Town first half: Loach, Hewitt, Cresswell, Chambers, Mings, Skuse, Timlin, Wordsworth, Nouble, Chopra, Carson.

Town second half: Gerken, Hammond, Smith, Seaborne, October, Lawrence, Hyam, Berkane, McGoldrick, Tabb, Murphy

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