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‘Delusional or what?’ – Many Ipswich fans react as Paul Lambert comments on his departure

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It’s been well over a month now since Paul Lambert departed Ipswich Town, and things haven’t exactly gotten better on the pitch.

Lambert spent over two years at Portman Road but unfortunately in his first season with the club he could not save them from relegation to League One.

A strong start to last season saw the Tractor Boys in the automatic promotion spots for the first half of the season, but once Lambert penned a new contract until 2025 things went downhill drastically and in a points per game-determined campaign, Ipswich finished 11th.

The current campaign has panned out similarly – a strong start followed by a set of poor mid-season results, but the timing of Lambert’s departure at the end of February was bizarre considering the club had won two matches on the spin – against promotion candidates Hull City and Doncaster Rovers no less.

Despite those wins there was still fan apathy towards Lambert and differences in opinion between then-owner Marcus Evans and the manager led to his departure.

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In a new interview with The Sunday Post, Lambert stated that he left Ipswich in a ‘more than decent place’, having been just a point off the play-off places at the time – now that gap is four points under new boss Paul Cook.

Considering he had alienated sections of the fanbase, Ipswich supporters are baffled by Lambert’s comments and have been reacting to them on Twitter.


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