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Sunderland manager Lee Johnson must drop Lynden Gooch for their League One clash against Shrewsbury Town.In terms of who Black Cats manager Lee Johnson could pick to be in his starting XI in midweek, one player that featured in the win against Ipswich that should not be in the team for this upcoming match against Shrewsbury is winger Lynden Gooch.
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A number of Ipswich Town fans have been reacting to the news that Paul Cook has been sacked as the club’s manager.
Cook joined Ipswich back in March, and would go on to oversee a major squad overhaul at Portman Road, with 19 new players arriving at the club, and plenty more being moved on elsewhere.
However, that has failed to lead to the automatic promotion push Ipswich might have hoped for, with the club currently 11th in the League One table, seven points adrift of the play-off places.
There was also frustration for Ipswich in the FA Cup on Saturday, with the club held to a goalless draw with League Two Barrow, which has proved to be the final straw for Cook.
Mark Warburton delivers QPR stance on potential Macauley Bonne recall amid Ipswich Town loan spell
Queens Park Rangers manager Mark Warburton has revealed the club will recall Macauley Bonne from Ipswich Town if necessary, potentially setting himself on a collision course with the 26-year-old as he spoke to West London Sport. Bonne has been in fine form for Ipswich Town since his arrival at Portman Road in the summer, joining […]Bonne has been in fine form for Ipswich Town since his arrival at Portman Road in the summer, joining on a season-long loan deal as one of the Tractor Boys’ 19 summer signings, with Paul Cook looking to guide them back to the Championship at the third time of asking.
In a statement issued after that game, Ipswich confirmed that Cook has been relieved of his duties.
The club’s CEO, Mark Austin, explained that the decision had been made in the interests of the long-term future of the club, and that no immediate replacement for Cook has been lined up.
Taking to Twitter to react to Cook’s departure, plenty of Ipswich Town fans were unsurprisingly keen to give their thoughts on that move.
Here, we take a look at what some of them had to say.
‘Wizard on the pitch’ – Many Ipswich Town fans react to player’s display against Sunderland .
Ipswich Town played out a 1-1 draw with fellow promotion-hopefuls Sunderland yesterday afternoon at Portman Road. The hosts took the lead moments before half time when James Norwood nodded in from Macauley Bonne’s deflected cross. Nathan Broadhead coolly slotted past Christian Walton in the Ipswich goal five minutes into the second half, restoring parity in […]The hosts took the lead moments before half time when James Norwood nodded in from Macauley Bonne’s deflected cross.