Ipswich Town football club is an international English professional football league team located in the city of Ipswich, England. The club was established in 1878 and started playing the professional football in 1936. Ipswich football club is currently playing in the Second-Division the ‘Championship’ and are regarded as the mid table team. The last time they appeared in the Top-Division ‘English Premier League’ was in 2001-02 season. The club plays under the coaching leadership of Paul Jewell, while Marcus Evans is the current owner and chairman of the club. Ipswich’s home ground is ‘Portman Road’ having capacity of 30,000 spectators.
Ipswich Town FC are more often nicknamed “The Blues” and “The Tractor Boys”. They play home games in Blue jersey with White shorts, while away games in Black jersey with Black shorts.
Ipswich Town have won their first and last English Premier League title in 1961/62 season, and have been runners-up twice in 1980/81 and 1981/82 season. They are also one time winners of FA Cup in 1977/78 season and the UEFA Cup winners in 1980/81 season.
Mick Mills football player holds the record for most league appearances with 591 official matches for Ipswich Town, while Ray Crawford football player holds the record for top goal scorer for Ipswich Town with 203 goals. Ted Phillips is the record goal scorer for Ipswich in a season, with 41 goals in 1956/57 season.
Their strongest victory in terms of goal scored is 7-0 against Portsmouth Football Club in the Second Flight in 1964, against Southampton Football Club in the Top-flight in 1974 and against West Bromwich Albion football club in the top-flight in 1976 season.
Kieron Dyer Football Player is recorded as the most expensive player in the history of Ipswich Town football in terms of transfer fee received of 6.5 million pounds from Newcastle United Football Club, while Matteo Sereni Football Player holds the record for most money spent on with 4.75 million pounds.
Wolverhampton Wanderers football club have a strong history of playing great football over the years. Well known as the Wolves are amongst the oldest league teams in English Football as well as the pioneers of UEFA Champions League.They have set countless records and won many titles in the history of clubs’ football.
The honors and achievements earned by the Wolves football club throughout in its football career are:
- Appearances: Most appearances (total) : Derek Parkin – 609 (1968-82)
- Most appearances (league) : Derek Parkin – 501 (1968-82)
- Most consecutive appearances : 171 (127 league) – September 1970 to September 1973
- Most goals scored (career) : Steve Bull – 306 (1986-99)
- Most league goals scored (career) : Steve Bull – 250 (1986-99)
- Most goals scored (season) : Steve Bull – 52 (1987-8)
- Most league goals scored (season) : Dennis Westcott – 38 (1946-7, First Division)
- Most goals scored (FA Cup) : John Richards – 24 (1969-83)
- Most goals scored (League Cup) :
- John Richards – 18 (1969-83)
- Steve Bull – 18 (1986-99)
- Most hat-tricks scored : Steve Bill – 18 (1986-99) Most goals in european
- Champions: 1953–54, 1957–58, 1958–59
- Runners-up: 1937–38, 1938–39, 1949–50, 1954–55, 1959–60
- Champions: 2008–09
- Champions: 1931–32, 1976–77,
- Runners-up: 1966–67, 1982–83
- Play-off winners: 2003
Third Division (North)/Third Division
- Champions: 1923–24, 1988–89
- Champions: 1987–88
- Runners-up: 1972
- Winners: 1893, 1908, 1949, 1960
- Runners-up: 1889, 1896, 1921, 1939
- Third-place: 1973
- Semi-finalists: 1890, 1951, 1979, 1981, 1998
Football League Cup
- Winners: 1974, 1980
- Semi-finalists: 1973
FA Charity Shield
- Winners: 1949*, 1954*, 1959, 1960* (* joint holders)
- Runners-up: 1958
Football League Trophy
- Winners: 1988
- Winners: 1971
Football League War Cup
- Winners: 1942
FA Youth Cup
- Winners: 1958
- Runners-up: 1953, 1954, 1962, 1976
United Soccer Association
- Champions 1967 — playing as Los Angeles Wolves
North American Soccer League International Cup
- Winners 1969 — playing as Kansas City Spurs
The Central League
- Winners 1931–32, 1950–51, 1951–52, 1952–53, 1957–58, 1958–59
Birmingham Senior Cup
- Winners 1891-92, 1892-93, 1893-94, 1899-1900, 1901-02, 1923-24, 1986-87
- Runners-up 1888-89, 1896-97, 1897-98, 1903-04, 1906-07, 1908-09, 1912-13, 1998-99, 2003-04
Birmingham Football Combination
- Winners 1934-35
Birmingham and District League
- Winners 1892-93, 1897-98, 1898-99, 1900-01, 1953-54, 1957-58, 1958-59
Worcestershire Football Combination
- Winners 1957-58
Staffordshire Senior Cup
- Winners 1887-88, 1893-94, 1966-67
- Runners Up 1884-85
Walsall Senior Cup
- Runners Up 1885-86
- Winners 1884 (First ever Trophy)
Gothia World Youth Cup
- Winners 200
Wolverhampton Wanderers football club is an English professional league football team located in the city of Wolverhampton, in West Milands region of England. The club was founded in 1877 as St. Luke’s, currently playing in the top-flight “English Premier League”. The club plays the home games at Molineux Stadiuam with the capacity of 30,000 spectators. Wolverhampton FC are the pioneers of football as well as played an important role in the establishment of the UEFA Champions League.
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, well known as the Wolves, are sponsored by internet gambling company Sportingbet branding on both home and away games’ kit. The club plays home games in Orange jersey with Black shorts while away games in Black jersey with Black shorts.
In 1888, the club became a founder members of the English Premier League and finished 3rd on the league table. In 1893, Wolves achieved the first milestone beating the Leicester City Football Club in the finals of FA Cup. And a year later, they won their first League title. 1950s is regarded as the most successful years in the history of clubs’ football, as Wolves finally won the league championship for the first time in 1954 under the captaincy of Billy Wright. And repeated twice in the 1957/58 season and 1958/59 season and ended the 1959/60 season as runners-up.
The club was performing brilliantly in the 70s until the time 80s brought real decline. Wolves slipped right from top-flight all the way to the lowly fourth division. The club became in severe debts and the Molineux stadium itself became in dangour of being condemned. After some ownership changes, the club was sold to businessman Sir jack kayward in 1990. He amazingly paid off the debts and rebuilt the stadium. However slowly but surely, in 2003 they return to the top-flight “English Premier League”.
West Bromwich Albion FC possesses an old history in making great records, which includes winning the Premier League’s First Division back in 1920. However they have gained the FA Cup crown five times, although the last one was won back in 1968.
After the formation of the WBA football club in 1878, they enjoyed much of the early successes. West Bromwich Albion joined the Birmingham & District Football Association at the start of the 1881/82 season. The Albion side competed in the Birmingham Senior Cup, and though they couldn’t win the competition, they beat respected local sides “Elwells FC” and “Calthorpe/football club” on their way to the Quarter Finals.
- 1887/88 – FA Cup Winners
- 1891/92 – FA Cup Winners
- 1901/02 – Division Two Champions
- 1910/11 – Division Two Champions
- 1919/20 – Division One Champions
- 1920 – FA Charity Shield Winners
- 1930/31 – FA Cup Winners
- 1953/54 – FA Cup Winners
- 1954 – FA Charity Shield Winners (shared with Wolves)
- 1965/66 – Football League Cup Winners
- 1967/68 – FA Cup Winners
- Biggest League win: 12-0 vs Darwen (h), April 4, 1892
- Biggest FA Cup win: 10-1 vs Chatham (a), March 2, 1889
- Biggest League Cup win: 6-1 vs Coventry City (h), 1965/66 and 6-1 vs Aston Villa
- (h), 1966/67
- Biggest League defeat: 10-3 vs Stoke City football club (a), February 4, 1937
- Biggest FA Cup defeat: 5-0 vs Leeds United (a), February 18, 1967
- Biggest League Cup defeat: 6-1 vs Nottingham football club Forest, 1982/83
- Biggest League attendance: 60,945 vs Wolves football club, March 4, 1950
- Biggest FA Cup attendance: 64,815 vs Arsenal football club, March 6, 1937
- Record seasonal league goals total: 105 in Division Two, 1929/30
- Record seasonal league goalscorer: WG Richardson, 39 in 1935/36
- Record career goalscorer in all games: Tony Brown, 279
- Record career league appearances: Tony Brown, 574 (561 and 13 sub)
- Record career appearances in all games: Tony Brown 720 (706 and 14 sub)
- Oldest player: George Baddeley, 39 years, 345 days vs Sheffield Wednesday, April 18, 1914.
- Youngest player: Frank Hodgetts, 16 years, 26 days vs Notts County, October, 1940.