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Former Town star quits Wanderers

PUBLISHED: 21:00 09 May 2006 | UPDATED: 06:55 02 March 2010

JASON Dozzell today quit as manager of Ipswich Wanderers as part of major shake-up at the Ridgeons League club.

JASON Dozzell today quit as manager of Ipswich Wanderers as part of major shake-up at the Ridgeons League club, writes Mel Henderson.

The former Ipswich and Tottenham star's decision came after a successful three-year stint with the Humber Doucy Lane outfit.

Dozzell, who continued his playing career with Wanderers, won the First Division title and last season they finished seventh in the Premier Division with a new record points tally.

He said: “I'm a bit gutted about it, but I just felt I had taken the club as far as I could. We'd got it right on the pitch, but it was frustrating that we couldn't seem to do the same off it.

“I'm off on holiday soon and when I get back I'll see what's best for Jason Dozzell. I hope something comes up.

“I had a very successful three years with Wanderers and it was time to move on. I had become a bit frustrated and even disillusioned, but I'm up for a new challenge elsewhere.”

Chairman David Bugg, assistant boss Kevin Cunningham and several players, including top scorer Rene Swann, are also leaving Wanderers.

Their likely destination is Needham Market, who lost manager Mark Morsley to AFC Sudbury last week and are bracing themselves for the departure of several others to accompany him.

Wanderers are now inviting applications for the post of manager. Anyone interested should contact Paul Crickmore on 07914 038568 or 01473 724011.

Worried neighbours in an Ipswich street claim brazen drug dealing is taking place in front of children returning home from school.

There is good news for bargain hunters in Stowmarket as a discount store bids to make a return to the town.

A 17-year-old youth accused of being involved in a fight in the car park of an Ipswich McDonald’s restaurant during which a 16-year-old boy was stabbed has admitted an offence of violent disorder.

Police are looking to speak to a man in connection with incidents of stalking in the Norwich Road area of Ipswich.

Families on the Ravenswood estate have spoken of their disappointment after it was announced Rudolph and Santa won’t be passing through their streets this year.

Ipswich singer/songwriter Richard Osborne - who records under his surname - Osborne, has a worldwide hit on his hands with his debut dance single.

MP Dr Dan Poulter has demanded that Mid Suffolk Council takes action to ensure there is no development on land at Brockford in his constituency without planning permission.

Strictly Come Dancing attracts millions of viewers every Saturday evening to the BBC and the show has breathed new life into what has been a popular pastime in Ipswich for decades.

A three vehicle crash on the A12 at Saxmundham caused traffic hold ups at lunchtime today.

David Button will lead by example as he joins more than 400 fundraisers to brave the wintry weather on Christmas morning and run into the sea at Felixstowe.

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