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Paul Lambert leaves Ipswich with ex Wigan chief Paul Cook set to take

IPSWICH manager Paul Lambert has parted business with the club by shared approval.

Former Portsmouth and Wigan boss Paul Cook, 54, who resigned from the Lactics in July last year, is set to take control of.

Ipswich Town has today parted company with supervisor Paul Lambert by shared authorization.

The Club thanks Paul for his efforts while in charge at Portman Road, and wishes him well for the future.

#itfc– Ipswich Town FC February 28, 2021

Lambert, 51, was selected in October 2018 and of his 113 games in charge he only won 37.

He took charge with the Tractor Boys bottom of the Champion and regardless of having 31 video games to conserve them, they stayed bottom through to the end of the season.

Last season they looked a good bet to return to the 2nd tier when they were leading of the table but a dip in kind saw them eventually complete 11th when the program was interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.

The present project has followed a similar path, with Lambert leading his side to the top of the table early on before results again degraded.

They just recently staged a small revival and Lambert leaves with his group suffering simply one defeat in their last seven league games.

But his relationship with supporters deteriorated rapidly in recent months and he entrusts to the club at its lowest point in 67 years.

Lambert, who has actually recuperated after contracting coronavirus, confessed on Saturday after the house defeat of Doncaster that he was 99 percent particular he would not keep his job if a rumoured ₤ 30million takeover went through.

Lambert likewise joked about Cook being sat in his workplace when he came to Portman Roadway on Saturday morning.


Ipswich owner Marcus Evans thanked Lambert for his service in a declaration on Sunday night.

He stated via the club’s official site: “I would like to put on record my genuine thanks to Paul and Stuart for their services to Ipswich Town over the last two and half years.

” I have taken pleasure in a healthy working relationship with Paul in our time together and he has brought a great deal of positive elements to the Club.

” I understand he has his thoughts on what is required to take Ipswich Town forward and I appreciate his opinions however this year has – with the pandemic and no real income for the Club – been the biggest monetary obstacle we have actually dealt with in my time as owner.

” It has, nevertheless, become clear after holding conversations over the last couple of days that there are considerable disagreements as to the order of instant concerns and we agreed it was best for us to part company.

” I would like to wish both Paul and Stuart the very best in the future.”

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