Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 3°C

Search
Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Murray joins Torquay on loan

PUBLISHED: 18:11 09 March 2011

Ronan Murray who has joined Torquay until the end of the season

Ronan Murray who has joined Torquay until the end of the season

Stephen Waller

IPSWICH Town’s teenage striker Ronan Murray has signed for League Two play-off hopefuls Torquay United on loan until the end of the season.

The diminutive 19-year-old has made 12 appearances from the bench this season - but he is yet to figure since Paul Jewell officially took over from Roy Keane.

The Irish frontman, who scored twice for the reserves against Norwich earlier this month, made his debut as a second half sub in the second round Carling Cup match at Exeter City, scoring his first Town goal in the process.

His last appearance came in January’s 1-0 victory over Arsenal and Jewell has since said some of his younger players could benefit from a loan spell.

Murray is out of contract at the end of the season, but with Jewell adopting a one-upfront formation, the chances of him breaking through ahead of Connor Wickham, Jason Scotland or Tamas Priskin appeared unlikely.

Gulls boss Paul Buckle will hope Murray can help provide the firepower to push Torquay into the play-offs. They are currently seventh, five points adrift of the top six, but with games in hand on some rivals.

Mark Heath, Andy Warren and Stuart Watson are back with another episode of the Kings of Anglia podcast.

Trevoh Chalobah was proud to captain England Under 20s in their 2-0 victory over Germany at Colchester on Monday night but has already turned his attention to Ipswich Town’s Friday clash with West Brom.

Ipswich Town left-back Jonas Knudsen says he is ready to talk to other clubs in January.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert is clear on his January recruitment strategy following a meeting with owner Marcus Evans yesterday.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features John Wark scoring twice in a draw with Swindon, while the Blues progressed in the League Cup.

Ipswich Town assistant manager Stuart Taylor believes the international break has offered the perfect chance for the Blues squad to bond further following the arrival of Paul Lambert.

Ipswich Town midfielder Andre Dozzell believes he is finally back up to speed following his year-long injury absence.

England Under 20s beat Germany 2-0 at Colchester this evening. ANDY WARREN was there to see how Trevoh Chalobah, Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes got on

Paul Lambert is confident Ipswich Town can quickly overturn their five point deficit if they continue the progress they have made in the early weeks of his reign.

Ipswich Town’s Under-23s beat their Crystal Palace counterparts 5-2 at Playford Road this afternoon. STUART WATSON gives his observations.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24