Wright 'disappointed' at Jim axe

IPSWICH Town's boxholders' Player of the Year David Wright has expressed his disappointment at the sacking of Jim Magilton.The full back, out for the season with a hamstring problem, said: “I am disappointed to see the manager go.

Elvin King

IPSWICH Town's boxholders' Player of the Year David Wright has expressed his disappointment at the sacking of Jim Magilton.

The full back, out for the season with a hamstring problem, said: “I am disappointed to see the manager go.

“He brought me to the club and showed faith in my ability and I have a lot of respect for the boss.


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"But we have not reached our target this year, which were the play-offs at least. That has been disappointing and Marcus Evans has made his decision.

“Roy Keane will have a chance to look at the players in the squad and we will get an idea of how he wants to play his football, looking ahead to next season."

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Richard Wright won the players' player of the year, Pim Balkestein the most improved player, Connor Wickham academy player of the year and Jon Walters was awarded goal of the year for his strike against QPR at Loftus Road.

The supporters' player of the year vote will take place ahead of the last home game of the season against Coventry City on Sunday, May 3 at Portman Road and online.

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