Ipswich Town F.C.

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Ipswich Town F.C.
Full nameIpswich Town Football Club
Nickname(s)The Blues, The Tractor Boys, The Pride of East Anglia
Foondit1878; 143 years ago (1878)
GroundPortman Road
Ground Capacity30,311[1]
AwnerMarcus Evans
ManagerPaul Hurst
LeagueLeague One
2018–19Championship, 24t o 24 (relegatit)
WabsteidClub wabsteid
Current saison

Ipswich Town Football Club (pronounced /ˈɪpswɪtʃ ˈtaʊn/ (deprecatit template)) (forbye kent as Ipswich, The Blues, Toun, or The Tractor Boys) is an Inglis professional fitbaw team based in Ipswich, Suffolk. As o 2010, thay play in the League One, haein last appeared in the Premier League in 2001–02.

The club wis foondit in 1878 but didnae turn professional til 1936, an wis subsequently elected tae jyne the Fitbaa League in 1938. Thay play thair hame gemmes at Portman Road in Ipswich. The anerlie fou professional fitbaw club in Suffolk, thay hae a lang-staunin rivalry wi Norwich Ceety in Norfolk, wi whom thay hae contested the East Anglian derby 138 times syne 1902.

Ipswich wan the Inglis league title ance, in 1961–62, an hae been runners-up twice in 1980–81 an 1981–82. Thay wan the FA Cup in 1977–78, an the UEFA Cup in 1980–81.

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Honour Year(s)
Fitbaa League Champions 1961–62
FA Cup Winners 1977–78
UEFA Cup Winners 1980–81
First Division Play-Offs Winners 1999–2000
Old Seicont Division Champions 1960–61, 1967–68, 1991–92
Old Third Division Sooth Champions 1953–54, 1956–57
Texaco Cup Winners 1973
FA Youth Cup Winners 1972–73, 1974–75, 2004–05
Amsterdam 700 Tournament Winners 1981
Uhrencup winners 1963

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "History of the Stadium". Ipswich Town F.C. Archived frae the original on 3 Julie 2008. Retrieved 16 Mairch 2007.