Town fall to Ipswich defeat

LUTON Town’s Development Squad went down 3-1 against Ipswich Town in a behind-closed-doors fixture on Wednesday.

The Championship side fielded former Luton star Andy Drury and ex-Wigan striker Nathan Ellington as they burst into a 2-0 lead inside 13 minutes.

Town fell 3-0 behind at the break, but the visitors improved in the second half and pulled one back with time running out after Dan Walker finished off good work by Adam Watkins.

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Assistant manager Alan Neilson said: “It was a good workout and a good experience for a number of our young players who had 90 minutes against an Ipswich team that had Drury in midfield and Nathan Ellington up front.”

Hatters: Kidd, Longden, Ekins (Ferguson), Carden, Jibidu (Blake), Poku, Watkins, Tavernier, Dasilva, Crncic (Ann), Walker.