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Hurst right to let McGoldrick leave Town – fans

David McGoldrick scored 45 goals in his time at Ipswich Town. Picture: PAGEPIX LTD

David McGoldrick scored 45 goals in his time at Ipswich Town. Picture: PAGEPIX LTD

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New Ipswich Town boss Paul Hurst was right to let striker David McGoldrick leave the club, according to Blues’ fans.

Town’s new boss revealed during the first day of pre-season training yesterday that the mercurial front man, who was out of contract, would not be returning to Portman Road.

MORE: Hurst reveals McGoldrick has left Ipswich Town

On his day, the 30-year-old was one of the best players in the league, but he’s been blighted by injury problems in recent seasons.

He joined the Blues in January 2013, initially on loan from Nottingham Forest, before signing permanently that summer.

All told, he made 159 appearances for the Blues, netting 45 goals.

MORE: Town sign Chelsea starlet Chalobah

And Town fans seem to agree with Hurst’s decision – 87% of more than 780 voters in a poll on this website yesterday said it was the right move to make.

Many others took to social media to express gratitude to McGoldrick for his service, but back the decision to allow him to move on.

- What do you think?

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

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

ANDY WARREN spoke to new Ipswich Town first-team coach Matt Gill about his time at Norwich and his start to life under Paul Lambert at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town trio Andre Dozzell, Flynn Downes and Trevoh Chalobah could have the chance to impress the club’s new management when England’s Under-20s take on Germany in Colchester tonight (7pm ko).

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