Blues Discipline Striker After Assault
Ipswich Town striker Paul Taylor will take part in community activities for the Blues after being disciplined by the club and warned about his future conduct following his suspended sentence by a court after admitting assault.
The 25-year-old was given a suspended prison sentence on Tuesday aand ordered to pay compensation after assaulting a pub doorman during a drunken night out.
The assault happened at the Robert Ransome pub in Ipswich in October, about two months after he had signed from Peterborough and while he was ut of action due to injury.
'With my injury coming just a few weeks after I joined Ipswich, it was a really frustrating time for me,' Taylor told the club website. 'I made a mistake and I have apologised to the club.'
Jonathan Symonds, joint managing director, added that Taylor had been 'made aware of his responsibilities'.