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Lankester signs first professional contract with Ipswich Town

PUBLISHED: 15:55 17 August 2018 | UPDATED: 15:55 17 August 2018

Jack Lankester has signed his first professional contract with Ipswich Town. Picture: ROSS HALLS

Jack Lankester has signed his first professional contract with Ipswich Town. Picture: ROSS HALLS

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Jack Lankester has signed his first professional contract with Ipswich Town.

Jack Lankester shakes hands with former Ipswich Town loanee Mark Noble Picture: ROSS HALLSJack Lankester shakes hands with former Ipswich Town loanee Mark Noble Picture: ROSS HALLS

The 18-year old striker has signed a two-year deal at Portman Road, keeping him at the club until at least the summer of 2020.

The forward was a regular goalscorer for the Blues’ Under 18s last season, including a brace in the FA Youth Cup clash with Dagenham & Redbridge, while he also forced his way into the Under 23 side towards the end of last season. He scored goals in each of his last three games.

Lankester also spent time on loan with Bury Town last season.

He also made two appearances for the first team during pre-season, coming on as a substitute against both West Ham and MK Dons.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert has been impressing the players with his skills on the training pitch. STUART WATSON looks back on his playing career.

Tristan Nydam is keen to make the most of his loan stay in Scotland but is still keeping a firm eye on parent club Ipswich Town.

Former Ipswich Town boss Paul Hurst is the favourite in the betting as his former club Shrewsbury search for a new manager.

Former Ipswich Town goalkeeper Shane Supple has announced his retirement from football for a second time, due to a persistent hip injury.

ANDY WARREN takes a look at the changes made by Paul Lambert since his appointment as Ipswich Town manager.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features David Johnson signing for Town and Sir Bobby Robson’s testimonial match at Portman Road

Former Ipswich Town loanee Richie Wellens has been appointed Swindon Town manager, naming Noel Hunt as his assistant.

Stuart Watson and Andy Warren are back with the latest episode of the Kings of Anglia Podcast.

Jordan Spence has hailed the impact of manager Paul Lambert and believes the Blues can pull themselves away from trouble if they maintain the high standards they have set.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features wins over Arsenal and Stoke, while we also remember the late Marton Fulop.

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