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Mick McCarthy leaves Ipswich Town

McCarthy leaves Town with immediate effect Credit: PA

Ipswich Town have announced that manager Mick McCarthy has left the club with immediate effect.

The Blues beat Barnsley 1-0 last night at Portman Road.

Speaking to the club's website, McCarthy said:

“I said I would see the season out but it’s been a new experience and it’s not one I have been enjoying to be honest.

“I have continued to do my job to the best of my ability but there is something missing and I’m not comfortable with that.

“I have had a great time here and worked with some great people and to all those who have given me wonderful support over the last five and a half years - and there are many - I want to put on record my personal thanks.

– Mick McCarthy

The club paid tribute to McCarthy and his assistant Terry Connor who also left.

Marcus Evans said: “I have always enjoyed a good relationship with Mick and that continues and on behalf of the Football Club I want to wish him and Terry the very best of luck going forward."

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