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‘Sad to see him go but it’s for the greater good’ - Town fans react to Waghorn departure

PUBLISHED: 12:54 08 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:54 08 August 2018

Martyn Waghorn has left Ipswich Town to sign for Derby County. Picture: DERBY COUNTY

Martyn Waghorn has left Ipswich Town to sign for Derby County. Picture: DERBY COUNTY


Ipswich Town fans have been taking to social media to share their thoughts on the departure of star player Martyn Waghorn to Derby County.

The star forward, who scored 16 goals and provided 11 assists for the Blues in his lone season at Portman Road last campaign, has moved to the Rams for an initial £5m in a deal which could rise to £7.5m.

MORE: Waghorn signs for Derby

But his departure has paved the way for Town to sign Shrewsbury duo Toto Nsiala and Jon Nolan for £2m, with other deals in the pipeline.

MORE: ‘I was desperate to get up here’ - Waghorn on Rams move

And Town fans seem to largely be ready to embrace a new era without Waghorn, as long as boss Paul Hurst can use the funds to bring in more players to the side.

MORE: Town sign Shrewsbury duo

What do you think? Leave a comment below!

Cole Skuse agrees that his team mate and good friend Luke Chambers has probably taken on too much responsibility as Ipswich Town captain.

Shrewsbury Town chief executive Brian Caldwell has ruled out Paul Hurst returning to the club following his recent sacking by Ipswich Town.

More than 500 tickets have been donated for Ipswich Town’s home game against West Brom next Friday evening after one small act of kindness gained online momentum.

Toto Nsiala may currently find himself on the fringes of the Ipswich Town first-team but the central defender continues to make an impact off the field each and every week.

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Andre Dozzell has revealed his frustration as his return to action stalled earlier in the season but the teenager is now hungry for minutes on the field after returning to the first-team picture.

In past columns I have talked about a divide between athletes that earn large amounts of money, and those that do not, and how there is a movement in Ipswich to bring this sporting diversity together.

ANDY WARREN spoke to Ipswich Town No.2 Stuart Taylor about his journey from cleaning Paul Lambert’s boots at St Mirren to assisting him at Portman Road.

Striker Kayden Jackson scored a hat-trick as Ipswich Town defeated QPR 5-1 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Playford Road this afternoon.

Trevoh Chalobah has been training with the full England squad today ahead of the Three Lions’ clash with the United States tomorrow night.

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