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3 April 2013

Former Blue Jason De Vos looks back fondly on his time at Portman Road and admits he could have easily played out his entire career in a Town shirt

Former Blue Jason De Vos visited Portman Road recently and explained to Ipswich Player that he could have easily spent his whole career at Town.

The Canadian defender joined Blues from Wigan in 2004 and quickly established himself as a real fans favourite for his committed performances in a Town shirt.

Jason, who now works as a sports broadcaster in his native Canada, still holds fond memories of Town and explains how he was persuaded to sign for the Blues from Wigan.

“I’ve got nothing but great memories of Ipswich Town,” said Jason in an exclusive interview with Ipswich Player.

“When I made the decision to leave Wigan I had around six or seven offers on the table and I spoke to David Hodgson, who was my first manager at Darlington when I first came to the UK.

“When I told him the clubs interested in me and I got to Ipswich, he told me to stop right there, get in my car and sign for Ipswich because I would love every minute of it.

“He was absolutely right and it’s a proper football Club with some excellent people working here, both on and off the pitch.

“Looking back now, if I could have spent my entire career at Ipswich then I would have done because I loved it here and enjoyed every minute.”

A full interview with Jason will be available to our Ipswich Player subscribers later today. To subscribe to the service that takes you behind the scenes at Portman Road, click here. 

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