Ipswich Town Football Club

Ipswich Town Football Club is a professional football club based in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. The club was founded in 1878 and has a rich history of success in English football.



Ipswich Town Football Club was founded in 1878 and has a long and storied history. The club has won the English league championship once, in 1961-62, and has also won the FA Cup once, in 1977-78. Ipswich Town has also had success in European competition, winning the UEFA Cup in 1980-81.

Cobbold Stand, Ipswich Football Club, Portman Road - geograph.org.uk - 5264297

Famous Managers

Ipswich Town Football Club has had many great managers over the years. Some of the most famous ones include:

Alf Ramsey: Led Ipswich Town to back-to-back league championships, winning the Second Division in the 1960–61 season followed by taking the First Division title in 1961–62 season. Ramsey was appointed England manager in 1963 and went on to win the 1966 World Cup.

Bobby Robson: Managed Ipswich Town from 1969 to 1982, leading the club to FA Cup glory in 1978 and UEFA Cup glory in 1981. He left Ipswich Town to manage England.

George Burley: Managed Ipswich Town from 1994 to 2002, leading the club to promotion to the Premier League in 2000.


Famous Owners

Ipswich Town Football Club has had several famous owners over the years. Some of the most notable ones include:

David Sheepshanks: Became chairman of the club in 1995 taking over a club recently relegated from the Premier League and in financial difficulty. Under George Burley, the club failed in three play-offs before finally winning promotion back to the top flight in 2000 after a 4–2 win over Barnsley at Wembley Stadium.


Famous Fans

Ed Sheeran: The chart-topping artist is a Tractor Boys fan and has sponsored the shirts of the men’s and women’s first-teams in the 2021-2022 season. He was also given the number 17 shirt for the official squad list for 2021-2022.


Key Information

Stadium: Ipswich Town Football Club plays its home matches at Portman Road, which has a capacity of 30,311 spectators. The stadium has been the home of Ipswich Town since 1884 and has undergone several renovations over the years.

Key Players: Ipswich Town Football Club has had many great players over the years. Some of the key players in the current squad include:

  • Tomas Holy: Goalkeeper
  • Luke Woolfenden: Defender
  • Rekeem Harper: Midfielder
  • Wes Burns: Forward



Ipswich Town Football Club has a rich history of success in English football. Some of the club’s key achievements include:

  • Winning the English league championship in 1961-62
  • Winning the FA Cup in 1977-78
  • Winning the UEFA Cup in 1980-81


Fun Facts

Ipswich Town Football Club was an amateur side and the team was selected by committee from 1878 to 1936. After turning professional in 1936, the club appointed Mick O’Brien as their manager who led them to immediate success in winning the Southern League.

Ipswich Town Football Club has a rich history that spans over a century. Founded in 1878, this club has seen its fair share of triumphs and challenges, capturing the hearts of fans and leaving a lasting legacy in the world of football.

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