"I'm a boring c***, somebody called me last week" - Mick McCarthy lashes out at fan criticism

Ex-Ireland boss is in charge of Ipswich Town

Mick McCarthy, Ipswich Town,

Mick McCarthy. Picture by: Paul Roberts / EMPICS Sport

Mick McCarthy has been in charge of Ipswich Town since 2012 and in that time, they have not finished outside the Top 10 in the Championship in his full seasons in charge.

The former Ireland boss has a good record at Championship level with Ipswich and beyond, although this season has seen the Tractor Boys start more slowly with one win from their four opening second tier games.

They have also just scored one goal in their past three matches. 

That has led to criticism from certain quarters as often happens where football managers are concerned.

But McCarthy didn't take that lying down in expletive-laden comments shared by the Daily Mail's Kieran Gill.

"I get sick to death. We play one bad half and we're all s*** and we can't play. The manager doesn't care. Get somebody who cares. I'm a boring c***, somebody called me last week. I wish they would call it to my face on my own. Because his pint of lager, he would have been wearing it," he said.

"I heard the comments and let me tell you if that's what they think about me and my team then they are sadly mistaken. I'm not having that. It really does hurt me that. Up and down like a bloody fiddler's elbow. I'm all right one week but I'm not the next."