Ipswich Town’s Paul Anderson offers to pay for damage caused by fan’s celebration

Ipswich Town v Norwich City FC.
Sky Bet Championship.
Paul Anderson scores for Town taking them to

Ipswich Town v Norwich City FC. Sky Bet Championship. Paul Anderson scores for Town taking them to 1-1 in the first half. - Credit: Archant

An Ipswich Town fan who punched a hole in his ceiling during an overenthusiastic post-goal celebration was left in shock when the Blues player responsible for his reaction offered to pay for the damage.

Life-long Town fan Ross Morgan, 25, was watching Saturday’s East Anglian derby at home with friends when Paul Anderson’s equalizer just before half-time sent him “absolutely mental”.

“I jumped up and went crazy and made a fist punch through the ceiling,” he said.

“I was going absolutely mental and then when I noticed my fist had gone through the ceiling I stopped for a second and thought, what have I done?

“But then I decided it doesn’t matter too much and continued to jump around like crazy.”

Town fan Ross Morgan and his damaged ceiling

Town fan Ross Morgan and his damaged ceiling - Credit: Archant

Mr Morgan, who lives in Wetherby, near Leeds, posted a picture of the damage caused on Twitter, tagging Anderson in his tweet.

Unexpectedly the Blues player tweeted back and offered to pay for the damage caused.

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“I just thought what a top bloke,” Mr Morgan said.

Mr Morgan will be watching the second leg of the play-offs at home again next weekend, when he hopes to keep his celebrations in check.

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