Paul Jewell has revealed he will remain as manager of Ipswich Town for Tuesday night's (Wednesday morning AEDT) npower Championship match at home to Derby County.
Jewell revealed he was considering his future at the Suffolk club after Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Hull City left struggling Town winless in 10 games and still second-bottom in the table.
But the Liverpudlian received the complete backing of owner
"I had another restless night on Saturday and then spoke to
"We had a good chat and yet again he gave me his 100 per cent backing. I couldn't really ask for more support from the owner to be honest.
"I've had text messages of support from the players as well, from other managers and from players who have played for this club - even some I have let go!
"That has meant a lot to me. I've spoken to the coaching staff and we're now preparing for what is obviously a very important game on Tuesday against Derby.
"I said a few things after Saturday's game - perhaps in the heat of the moment but it's clear that results on the pitch have not been good enough. I can only continue to do my best for this football club to turn things around. That has to happen very quickly though."
Jewell will now hope to turn matters around against Derby, with whom he endured a failed spell in charge between
Another former employer is the visitor to Portman Road on Saturday in