Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: Teddy’s proving to be our creative star in midfield

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Two wins, four goals scored, none conceded, and six more points on the board.

It doesn’t get too much 
better than that — and the early-season negativity from a first-round League Cup 
exit and Old Farm Derby defeat seem like a distant memory.

Last week, I clamoured for the return of Jonny Williams from Crystal Palace who, 
after arriving on loan towards the end of the last campaign, helped keep our play-off 
push alive in the wake of David McGoldrick’s injury last season.

But in the form of 18-
year-old Teddy Bishop, perhaps we have the creativeness and inventiveness we need to mount a promotion push this season.

It is so refreshing to 
see a central midfielder in 
our side whose first 
instinct is to turn and play forwards.

The performances of 
Bishop and another youngster, Tyrone Mings, have capped two home victories against Millwall and Brighton.

There is no doubt Mings had big shoes to fill 
following the departure 
of Aaron Cresswell to 
West Ham in the summer and the former Chippen-
ham Town man has stepped up.

As well as being a physical presence at the back, he loves to bomb forward, whip in a cross — and he almost scored an audacious backheel-lob on Tuesday.

While we did ride our a luck at times during the last couple of victories, 
with Millwall hitting the 
bar early on and Dean 
Gerken being forced into some good stops against 
the Seagulls, Town fans have a genuine reason to be positive.

Next up is a trip to 
Wigan Athletic on 
Monday night (7.45pm) in front of the Sky Sports cameras.

After two good home wins, a point away would not be a bad result.