Town pay tribute to former boss

TRIBUTES have today flooded in for Ipswich Town legend John Lyall.The former Town boss died at his home in Tattingstone last night at the age of 66.A statement released by the club paid respect to Lyall's achievements.

TRIBUTES have today flooded in for Ipswich Town legend John Lyall.

The former Town boss died at his home in Tattingstone last night at the age of 66.

A statement released by the club paid respect to Lyall's achievements.

It read: “It is with deep regret that Ipswich Town has learned of the death of John Lyall.

“John was first team manager and took the team into the new Premier League in 1992 and he managed the team until December 1994.

“We extend our sympathies and condolences to his family.

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“The club is planning to hold a minutes' silence before the home match against Derby on Saturday, and the players will be wearing black arm bands.”

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