Football in Ipswich

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Ipswich, England

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Ipswich Town, Sir Alf Ramsey and Sir Bobby Robson Jan 01, 2008
Although Ipswich’s reputation was quite low in the twentieth century, there is one field where this Suffolk town gained considerable respect at this time. Ipswich Town was one of the leading clubs in English Football in the 70s and early 80s. This was preceded by Ipswich’s sole Football League Champions Title in 1962. The manager of the victorious team was Sir Alf Ramsey, who was Ipswich’s coach from 1955 to 1963. Later on, he went on to lead England’s Three Lions to its sole World Championship in 1966. Another famous Ipswich manager is Sir Bobby Robson who won the UEFA cup, one of the highest european club titles, as Ipswich’s manager in 1978. He also later became manager of the english national football team. So, it is no wonder that football still plays a great role in Ipswich’s culture. Look around the stadium and see the statues of Sir Alf and Sir Bobby. And if you plan well ahead, why not visit a home game of Ipswich Town?
Portman Road Stadium, Ipswich
Sir Alf Ramsey, Ipswich
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Airpunk says:
Unfortunately, the big times are long gone. Now it's Championship matches against other teams with a glorious past like Leeds and Nottingham...
Posted on: Jan 27, 2017
davejo says:
i remember the great team in the early 70's with the two Dutch players, Muhren and Thijssen
Posted on: Jan 27, 2017
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