Town paid agents £450,000 last season

IPSWICH Town paid out £450,000 in agents' fees last season in their bid to win promotion.They splashed out £280,000 in the period between January and June alone after signing Alan Quinn, David Norris, Veliche Shumulikoski, and Nick Colgan, while also bringing in Stephen Bywater on loan.

Derek Davis

IPSWICH Town paid out £450,000 in agents' fees last season in their bid to win promotion.

They splashed out £280,000 in the period between January and June alone after signing Alan Quinn, David Norris, Veliche Shumulikoski, and Nick Colgan, while also bringing in Stephen Bywater on loan.

The amounts relate to 22 transactions with Town signing eight new players, updating two contracts cancelling six contracts and being involved in eight loan deals.


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Town's outlay was the sixth highest in the Championship in the yearly figure and the fourth highest for the past six months.

Colchester United spent £247,480 in total and £150,000 in the latter six months.

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Only Blackpool went all season without paying an agent, while Leicester City, who were relegated paid put the most at almost £1.7m, while champions West Brom didn't pay anything from January and £633,300 in total.

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