Ipswich Town fans criticised over ‘dead atmospheres’ by parents at Planet Blue autograph signing

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Ipswich Town fans have been urged to get behind the Blues and stop creating “dead atmospheres” ahead of the East Anglian derby. Meanwhile, see our photo gallery of the event - can you spot your child?

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Planet Blue was packed with young families at a meet and greet session with players Martyn Waghorn, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Mustapha Carayol, Stephen Gleeson, Aaron Drinan, and Andre Dozzell yesterday. Ipswich face Norwich City at Carrow Road on Sunday (midday). Boss Mick McCarthy will be hoping to give the Blues a first derby win since 2009.

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Jonny Brome, who brought along children Alfie, seven, and Archie, five, said: “We need to get behind the team and show support.

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

“Fans are creating dead atmospheres. It can get frustrating but that isn’t going to help.”

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Rachel Goode, 19, said: “The North stand is very ‘Mick Out’ but we’re not (Co-op stand). He’s done a good job. I’ll take a draw at Norwich.”

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Lisa Calver, 30, of Ipswich, who brought children Ella, seven, and Harley, five, added: “The fans must lift the boys.”

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Martin Waghorn with Harley Calver. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN