‘Lambert is going to mess this up’ – These Ipswich fans are not happy with manager’s post-match comments

Ipswich Town slipped to their third defeat of the season at the weekend and are now seven points behind League One leaders Wycombe Wanderers.

The Tractor Boys have now gone seven games without a win across all competitions. With the busy Christmas period on the horizon, a return to winning ways is paramount to ease concerns their promotion bid is coming under threat.

Bristol Rovers raced out of the blocks on Saturday and were 2-0 up after twenty-three minutes. Ipswich dominated much of the rest of the game but despite a James Norwood strike just before half time; they were unable to find an equaliser, even though the Gas played the last ten minutes with ten men after Ollie Clarke received a second yellow for coming back on the pitch without the referee’s permission.


Paul Lambert was a frustrated man in his post-match interview, lamenting giving Rovers a two-goal start but his comments came in for some criticism form Town fans on social media. Many supporters have become concerned over Lambert tinkering with the starting line up and feel the failure to field a settled team is stalling momentum and endangering their season.

Some are also unhappy with the repetitive nature of his post-match comments and believe their manager should be more positive even after a defeat.

It is more than likely Lambert will sort it out, and Ipswich will return to the Championship. However, their current run of form is endearing the former Norwich boss to Ipswich fans as the following selection of responses to his comments on Twitter illustrates.






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