Ipswich Town announced the sacking of former Grimsby Town and Shrewsbury manager Paul Hurst on Thursday afternoon, and the Tractor Boys have moved quickly to bring in a replacement. Scotsman Paul Lambert is set to be announced as Hurst’s replacement on Saturday morning.

Ipswich Town have won just one game out of 14 this season, and are currently rooted to the bottom oft he Championship table, four points behind 21st place Rotherham United.

Over the course of his 13 year coaching career, Lambert has managed Livingston, Wycombe Wanderers, Colchester United, Norwich City, Aston Villa, Blackburn Rovers, Wolves and Stoke – who he recently failed to keep in the Premier League, leading to his sacking.

Ipswich fans have been left split overt the decision to appoint the Scotsman as the new manager at Portman Road, and fans have been letting their feelings and opinions known on Twitter.


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