Ipswich chief executive Simon Clegg has revealed he and owner Marcus Evans began the process of identifying possible successors to outgoing manager Paul Jewell "a number of weeks" ago.
Jewell left Portman Road by mutual consent after Tuesday's third consecutive loss against his former club Derby extended Town's winless streak to 10 matches and left them bottom of the npower Championship.
"We're very clear in terms of the type of individual we want," Clegg told Ipswich Player on the club's official website, www.itfc.co.uk. "Already Marcus and I have been brainstorming for a number of weeks what would happen if we got to this scenario."
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