Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

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Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by hallamblue » Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:07 pm

According to reports on TWTD.

IF this happens surely this would dispel any reports that Lambert might not be at the Club next season. Players like Judge would happily play for Lambert and wouldn’t sign if there was any uncertainty regarding the managers position, surely?


https://www.twtd.co.uk/ipswich-town-new ... judge-deal

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by Charnwood » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:21 am

I don’t see any link with Alan Judge signing a new contract and Paul Lambert staying at Portman Road. Alan Judge is looking after himself in securing a 2 year deal which will take him through to near on age 33 which is good career planning. If you look back he’s spent half his career playing in League One which is where Brentford were when he joined them, and where he will be comfortable and hopefully play regular football subject to keeping fit.

If Paul Lambert stays and sees out Alan Judges contract that would be completely out of character, after all Ipswich is Lamberts 9th managerial appointment in less than 14 years and only twice in his managerial career (at Norwich and Aston Villa) has he stayed beyond 2 years, and neither of those did he stay for three.

I think he’ll be here till the end of May which will be longer than he stayed at his three previous clubs, Stoke City, Wolves and Blackburn Rovers, the guy is a serial career mover and has little stickability.

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by hallamblue » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:39 pm

Players leave or join Clus, based on who’s the manager is all the time Andy. So I’d say there’s s very strong correlation to whether Judge signs and Lambert staying !

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Post by Charnwood » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:44 pm

hallamblue wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:39 pm
Players leave or join Clus, based on who’s the manager is all the time Andy. So I’d say there’s s very strong correlation to whether Judge signs and Lambert staying !

It may be a consideration Liz but players are used to managerial changes and the only thing they’re really interested in is 💶💷💰💶💷💰, especially when they reach age 30.

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by hallamblue » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:57 pm

Very true Andy .

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by tangfastic » Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:15 pm

I would have thought someone Judge’s age would be looking to sign a 3 year deal.

I can’t help but think we’ll have to offer serious money for him. Maybe offer him team captaincy as well.

Chambo makes an excellent club captain/ B & B owner, but I think he needs to focus on his game on match days.

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by Andym » Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:28 pm

Looks like he's signed. Good news

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by Bluemike » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:06 pm

Excellent news, I wasn't convinced he would

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by Kerry Blue » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:12 pm

Great news I now think with him signing we will have a great chance of going straight back up.👍⚽

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by tangfastic » Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:06 pm

Really happy about this. Shows intent, too, for next year.

Fingers crossed now he’s signed the contract, his form doesn’t do a Bart and he stays fit.

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by nicscreamer » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:50 pm

I’m well chuffed about this! Great show of commitment from the player and club

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by Ando » Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:57 am

Great news for the club. Onwards and upwards !

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by marko69 » Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:06 am

Ando on the weed at midnight last night I see.

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by Ando » Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:42 am

marko69 wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:06 am
Ando on the weed at midnight last night I see.
Never touched the stuff mate, never even tried smoking, apart from 40 a night passive smoking in pubs and clubs back in the day. :(

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Re: Judge close to signing a 2 year deal

Post by marko69 » Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:34 am

Was just the song of choice at midnight , mate. :lol:

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