Mahon ready to do a jig

IPSWICH loan star Alan Mahon is enjoying his football so much that he plans to revive his favourite goal celebration.If the Dubliner finds the net against Stoke at Portman Road tomorrow (kick-off 5.

By Mel Henderson

IPSWICH loan star Alan Mahon is enjoying his football so much that he plans to revive his favourite goal celebration.

If the Dubliner finds the net against Stoke at Portman Road tomorrow (kick-off 5.35pm) expect him to launch into an Irish jig.

He laughed: "I used to do it at Tranmere and Blackburn and it caught on with some of the lads. Even Marcus Bent copied it. It's based on the way my dad dances at weddings.

"But he said people back in Dublin were starting to take the mickey, so I dropped it. Now I'm thinking of bringing it back again."

Mahon, 25, admitted he was caught on the hop when he broke his Town duck to earn all three points at Bradford last week.

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He said: "I didn't really know what to do when I scored, so it wasn't anything special. I hadn't scored for a while and it's not something you do in the reserves."

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