Profile: Ipswich Town football club

Ipswich town football club

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.

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