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Ipswich Town release senior goalkeeping coach Jimmy Walker




Ipswich Town have announced the departure of first-team goalkeeping coach Jimmy Walker with immediate effect.

The former West Ham United goalkeeper arrived at Portman Road in November 2018 as part of previous manager Paul Lambert's coaching staff.

However, following the recent arrival of new boss Paul Cook, the decision has been taken to move Walker on.

Ipswich have released goalkeeping coach Jimmy Walker. Picture: Barry Goodwin
Ipswich have released goalkeeping coach Jimmy Walker. Picture: Barry Goodwin

“I have thanked Jimmy for his work at the club,” Cook told the Ipswich website. “I explained to him that I just want to look to freshen things up right across the board.

“Jimmy knows the game and change often happens in football when a new manager takes over. I want to wish him all the best for the future."

Walker made headlines earlier this season when he took to Twitter to brand League One 'very average' and added that if Ipswich could not finish in the 'top 4 minimum we might as well rap up'.

Academy goalkeeping coach Carl Pentney will fill the void on an interim basis until Cook appoints a successor.

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