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Ipswich Town

Ipswich Town FC Profile

Club name Ipswich Town Football Club, since September 1888;
Ground(s) Portman Road since 1884;

Founded

1878 as Ipswich AFC; turned professional 1936;
Colours Blue shirts, white shorts, white stockings.
Domestic honours Football League Champions 1961-62; Division Two winners 1960-61, 1967-78, 1991-92; Division Three South winners 1953-54, 1956-57;
FA Cup winners 1977-78;
Texaco Cup winners 1972-73;
European honours UEFA Cup winners 1980-81;
International honours None
Most capped player Allan Hunter, 47, Northern Ireland

Chronologically

Most Capped
Player
No.
England Players Years Starts Subs Apps Capt Goals
945 Butcher, Terence Ian 1980-86 45 0 45 0 3
882 Mills, Michael Denis 1972-82 40 2 42 8 0
928 Mariner, Paul 1977-84 28 5 33 0 14
944 Osman, Russell Charles 1980-83 11 0 11 0 0
905 Beattie, Thomas Kevin 1975-77 7 2 9 0 1
929 Talbot, Brian Ernest 1977 4 1 5 0 0
908 Johnson, David Edward 1975 3 0 3 0 3
801 Crawford, Raymond 1961-62 2 0 2 0 1
907 Viljoen, Colin 1975 2 0 2 0 0
949 Gates, Eric Lazenby 1980 2 0 2 0 0
931 Whymark, Trevor John 1977 0 1 1 0 0
1101 Wright, Richard Ian 2000 1 0 1 0 0
12 Total 1961-2000 145 11 156 8 22

Notes

Three Town players started in an England line-up on ten separate occasions.  Firstly, Russell Osman, Terry Butcher and Paul Mariner played together twice, against Australia, May 1980, then against Spain, March 1981.  Mick Mills then partnered Butcher and Mariner against Switzerland, May 1981, the first of many.  Mills, Osman and Mariner started against Norway, September 1981.  Mills, Butcher and Mariner then started against Scotland, May 1982, and France, Czechoslovakia, West Germany and Spain in the 1982 World Cup Finals, June/July 1982.  Finally, Osman returned alongside Butcher and Mariner for the match against Denmark, September 1982.

Earlier, three players were on the pitch against Northern Ireland, May 1977.  Mick Mills and Paul Mariner started, Brian Talbot was a substitute.

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