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Under-fire Mick aims for strong finish


Mick McCarthy

Mick McCarthy

Mick McCarthy

Mick McCarthy says he will assess his situation at Ipswich Town at the end of the season due to his difficult relationship with the club's supporters.

The Tractor Boys, in Championship action at home to Cardiff tonight, are still in with a chance of the play-offs but McCarthy's standing with the supporters has been under scrutiny, especially after his reaction in last week's draw with Norwich City where he later apologised for swearing.

"I prefer it when they're supporting the team and if it's me being here that is affecting that, that really is sad," the former Republic of Ireland boss said.

"But, I'm here for the next 14 games at least, and I'm at pains to say at least, and I'm going to try and do as well as I can.

"The only way I can (improve) it is by winning games and playing well."