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Klug takes caretaker charge of Ipswich Town after McCarthy’s departure

PUBLISHED: 09:11 11 April 2018 | UPDATED: 14:54 11 April 2018

Bryan Klug will lead Ipswich Town until the end of the season. Picture: EADT

Bryan Klug will lead Ipswich Town until the end of the season. Picture: EADT

Ipswich Town will be led by Bryan Klug for the final four games of the 2017/18 season following the departure of Mick McCarthy.

McCarthy quit as Ipswich manager following last night’s 1-0 victory over Barnsley at Portman Road, having previously been due to depart at the end of the campaign.

He leaves a side 12th in the Championship, with Klug taking over for the four remaining games, starting against Nottingham Forest on Saturday.

MORE: ‘I’m out of here’ - McCarthy quits as Ipswich boss after Barnsley win

Klug is currently the club’s head of academy coaching and has held various roles at Portman Road during a long association, including as assistant to Jim Magilton between 2006 and 2008.

After a spell at Tottenham’s academy, he returned to Blues in the summer of 2012 and will now take command of the first-team for Saturday’s visit to Nottingham Forest.

Following the game at the City Ground, Town host Aston Villa, travel to Reading and then finish their season at home to Middlesbrough.

MORE: Stu says: Five observations following Mick McCarthy’s dramatic exit announcement

Mark Heath, Andy Warren and Stuart Watson are back with another episode of the Kings of Anglia podcast.

Trevoh Chalobah was proud to captain England Under 20s in their 2-0 victory over Germany at Colchester on Monday night but has already turned his attention to Ipswich Town’s Friday clash with West Brom.

Ipswich Town left-back Jonas Knudsen says he is ready to talk to other clubs in January.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert is clear on his January recruitment strategy following a meeting with owner Marcus Evans yesterday.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features John Wark scoring twice in a draw with Swindon, while the Blues progressed in the League Cup.

Ipswich Town assistant manager Stuart Taylor believes the international break has offered the perfect chance for the Blues squad to bond further following the arrival of Paul Lambert.

Ipswich Town midfielder Andre Dozzell believes he is finally back up to speed following his year-long injury absence.

England Under 20s beat Germany 2-0 at Colchester this evening. ANDY WARREN was there to see how Trevoh Chalobah, Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes got on

Paul Lambert is confident Ipswich Town can quickly overturn their five point deficit if they continue the progress they have made in the early weeks of his reign.

Ipswich Town’s Under-23s beat their Crystal Palace counterparts 5-2 at Playford Road this afternoon. STUART WATSON gives his observations.

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