Happy with game and new deals

Ipswich Town boss Paul Jewell, speaking after his sides 1-0 win at Bristol City this afternoon, revealed further good news by confirming that defender Damian Delaney was on the verge of signing a new contract.

A terrific strike from 17 year old Josh Carson on 53 minutes earned town their fourth win in their last five games at Ashton Gate, a result that moved the Suffolk club to within six points of the play-offs.

And town fans will also be delighted to learn of the recent positive developments with regards to contracts.

Jewell said; “ I spoke to Damien Delaney and he has more or less signed.

Hopefully there will be more news about one or two others, or even three or four by Monday.”


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Delaney is one of several players who have been mulling over offers of new contracts. Others include fellow defender Gareth McAuley, skipper David Norris, midfielder Colin Healy and Keeper Brian Murphy.

Referring to his side’s victory at Bristol, Jewell infused; “We are on a decent run at the moment and our away form is really good.

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It was a terrific finish from Josh (Carson). He is going to be a very good player” added Jewell.

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