Town trial for Irish star Healy

IPSWICH are giving a trial to Republic of Ireland international Colin Healy.And the 26-year-old midfielder will definitely feature in Town's first pre-season friendly at Boston on Saturday week.

By Mel Henderson

IPSWICH are giving a trial to Republic of Ireland international Colin Healy.

And the 26-year-old midfielder will definitely feature in Town's first pre-season friendly at Boston on Saturday week.

Healy is a free agent after leaving Livingston following their relegation from the Scottish Premier League last season.


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He started his career with Celtic, spent three months on loan at Coventry four years ago and then moved to Sunderland, where he twice suffered a broken leg and was restricted to just 20 appearances in two years.

Ipswich boss Jim Magilton said: “Colin's agent has been contacting clubs about his availability and we have decided to have a look at him.

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“He's training with us and I'll give him 45 minutes at Boston. He's had a few injury problems but he has a decent pedigree and we want to give him a chance to show what he can do.”

AN Ipswich Town XI will take on Bury Town at Ram Meadow on Sunday, July 23, with the kick-off time yet to be confirmed.

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