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Luke Matheson’s dad cheered his first Ipswich goal this weekend

New Ipswich Town signing Luke Matheson’s father Rob, a Norwich City fan said: “There is no conflict. I cheered my first Ipswich goal today.”

Matheson joined Ipswich, on deadline day, and he is on loan for the rest of the season. The right back made his debut in Saturday’s 2-0 victory against Blackpool. He signed for Wolves in January 2020 after impressing for Rochdale including scoring at Old Trafford when he just 16 on a school night.

Credit Rob Matheson, Luke and Rob at a Norwich game together and posted on Twitter as part of lockdown memory

Speaking on the Friday before the game, Luke told BBC Radio Suffolk “I’ve always looked up to my dad, so him being a Norwich fan was me just being a young boy wanting to be my dad.”

Luke admitted since he has been a professional footballer that he doesn’t follow Norwich anymore. “I can’t remember the last time I turned my phone on to check a Norwich line-up or score.”

In the interview he told Brenner Woolley that his dad Robert “is over the moon for me”.

Brenner Woolley said after his interview with Luke that “he was very intelligent, a genuinely nice kid and I warmed really well to him.”

Rob also went on to say: “We are incredibly proud of Luke and his achievements. He is an incredibly eloquent young man whose enthusiasm will be a breath of fresh air at Ipswich.”

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