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‘Excellent, only way is up with Lambert’ - Town fans react to boss Lambert’s first press conference

PUBLISHED: 10:58 30 October 2018 | UPDATED: 10:58 30 October 2018

Paul Lambert was unveiled as Ipswich Town boss this morning. Picture: ROSS HALLS

Paul Lambert was unveiled as Ipswich Town boss this morning. Picture: ROSS HALLS

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Ipswich Town fans have been taking to social media to give their thoughts on Paul Lambert’s first press conference as Blues’ boss – here’s a selection of what they’ve been saying.

Paul Lambert at his first Ipswich Town press conference today. Picture: ROSS HALLSPaul Lambert at his first Ipswich Town press conference today. Picture: ROSS HALLS

Lambert was officially unveiled at Playford Road this morning, meeting the press before taking training for the first time.

He told the media that he ‘can’t wait to get started’ and that he’ll ‘give it everything I have’.

MORE: Watch Lambert’s first press conference as Town boss

And fans largely seemed to warm to the new man, once a successful boss down the road in Norwich of course, but now very much a Blue – as he stressed repeatedley during the press conference.

MORE: Lambert’s Ipswich Town in-tray

He starts with what is a huge clash against Preston at Portman Road this weekend - North End sitting five points clear of the rock-bottom Blues in the table – before another massive game at Reading the Saturday after.

What did you think?

A pigeon cull on Ipswich Waterfront has been suspended following plans from protestors to “disrupt” the event.

Restoring a village pub that was once John Peel’s favourite watering hole has been a labour of love for two families in Rattlesden, who couldn’t bear to see their local pub falling into a state of disrepair.

Schoolchildren joined a poignant suffragette march through Ipswich to mark the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote.

This was the moment a miraculous double rainbow appeared over an Ipswich school.

The Ipswich-based Volvo retailer, Donalds Garage has celebrated the opening of their new multi-million-pound showroom at Futura Park.

Looking for bargain toys in the run-up to Christmas? If so, there’s still just time to take advantage of Argos three for two toy sale - while Smyths has unveiled early Black Friday offers.

Serious safety incidents led to 35 deaths at the region’s mental health trust over a six month period, figures have revealed.

Ipswich is expected to have one of the fastest-growing city economies in the UK in the three months following the scheduled date for leaving the EU, according to a new report.

A road in a coastal town centre has been shut at short notice for emergency repairs.

Suffolk last week took a step nearer to taking charge of enforcing parking along streets, writes Mary Evans, Suffolk County Council’s deputy leader and cabinet member for highways, transport and rural affairs.

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