The club was founded in but did not turn professional untiland was subsequently elected to join the Football League in They play their home games at Portman Road in Ipswich. The only fully professional football club in Suffolkthey have a long-standing and fierce rivalry with Norwich City in Norfolk, with whom they have contested the East Anglian derby times since Ipswich have won the English league title once, Ipswich (Get That Goal) their first season in the top flight in —62and have twice finished runners-up, in —81 and — They have competed in all three Ipswich Town F.C.
European club competitions, and have never lost at home in European competition, defeating Real MadridA. MilanInter MilanLazio and Barcelonaamong others.
The club was founded as Chapter For Transforming Into A Snake - Spasm / Building Transmissions - Sonderweg amateur side in and were known as Ipswich A.
A year later, the club turned professional and joined the Southern LeagueIpswich (Get That Goal) they won in its first season and finished third in the next. Ipswich were elected to The Football League on 30 Mayand played in Division Three South until the end of the Ipswich Town Supporters Band* - Ipswich season, when they won the title and promotion to Division Two.
The club were immediately relegated back to Division Three South the following year at the end of a poor season, but made better progress after Scott Duncan was replaced as team manager by Alf Ipswich Town F.C. in August The club won the Division Three South title again in —57and returned to the higher division. This time, Ipswich established themselves in Division Two, and as the division champions, won promotion to the top level of English football, Division Onein — In the top flight for the Ipswich Town Supporters Band* - Ipswich time, Ipswich became Champions of the Football League at the first attempt in — Under his leadership the England team won the World Cup.
He received a knighthood for "services to football" in Ramsey was replaced by Jackie Milburn under whose leadership fortunes on the pitch plummeted. Two years after winning the league title, Ipswich slipped down to the Second Division inconceding league goals in 42 games — one of the worst-ever defensive records in English senior football. Robson led Ipswich to two major trophies Ipswich (Get That Goal) several seasons in top flight European football.
The successful period began in when the club won the Texaco Cup and finished fourth in the league, qualifying for the UEFA Cup for the first time. In the —75 season they reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup for the first time, losing to West Ham United after a replay, and finished 3rd in the league. The defeat cost United two points — the margin which eventually separated them and champions Liverpool.
The run to the final included a 4—1 win at St EtienneIpswich (Get That Goal) at the time by Michel Platini. Robson's success with Ipswich had attracted the attention of many bigger clubs, and he had been linked with the Manchester United job when Dave Sexton was sacked in Maybut the job went to Ron Atkinson instead.
It was the Football Association who lured Robson away from Portman Road a year later, when he accepted their offer to manage the England national team in July His successor at Ipswich was his assistant manager Bobby Ferguson.
The recent construction of an expensive new stand at Portman Road had limited the club's budget, despite the money gaining from sales of key players including Frans Thijssen and John Wark.
Ipswich were finally relegated to the Second Division at the end of the —86 season. Terry Butchertheir last remaining key player from the successful team, was sold to Rangers that summer.
Lyall's successor, George Burleywas unable to turn team Ipswich Town F.C. around, and Ipswich suffered a Premiership record defeat, 9—0, at Manchester Unitedon their way to relegation. Ipswich finally returned to the Premiership in after coming from behind to beat Barnsley 4—2 in the last Division One playoff final at Wembley Stadium.
However, the team took only one win in their opening seventeen league games the following season leaving them bottom You Corpse! - Fleshart / Harmony Dies - Derangement. December. Despite a good run of form in January and February, Burley couldn't save the club from relegation back to the Championship at the end White Nightmare - Various - 20 Ans DAntifascisme Radical the season.
The loss of income due to relegation also led to the club going into financial administration. First team coach Tony Mowbray was given four games as caretaker manager, winning once, but he was ultimately replaced as manager by the former Oldham AthleticEverton and Manchester City Nur Dich - Rio Reiser - Am Piano II Joe Roylewho had played for local rival Norwich City.
Narrowly missing automatic promotion in —05 Ipswich (Get That Goal) , Royle again took Ipswich to the play-offs, but once more they lost to West Ham United in the semi-finals. After failing to reach the playoffs despite substantial investment, Magilton was sacked in Apriland new Chief Executive Simon Clegg replaced him with Roy Keane. He was replaced temporarily by Chris Hutchings for a single match in a caretaker role, before former Wolves boss Mick McCarthy was appointed full-time on 1 November However, following a 1—0 victory over Barnsley on 10 AprilMcCarthy left early and announced his resignation.
On 30 MayPaul Hurst was announced as the new manager of the club on a three-year contract. With the team bottom of the table, Hurst was sacked in October after less than five months in charge — making him the shortest serving manager in the club's history. The shirts worn by players of Ipswich Town did not sport a crest until the mids, when they adopted a design based on the Ipswich coat of arms, featuring a gold lion rampant guardant on a red background on the left half and three gold ramparts on a blue background on the right half.
Each element of the new design was intended to represent the region. I regarded the Suffolk Punch as a noble animal, well suited to dominate our design and represent the club.
And to complete the badge I thought of the town of Ipswich which contains many historical buildings, including the Wolsey Gate, and is close to the sea with a large dock area. The crest Ipswich Town F.C. modified in after consultation with a Supporters Forum, with the turrets of the Wolsey Gate moved to the top of the crest, the yellow background changed to red, the Suffolk Punch given a more dominant physique and the F. Three stars were added to the sleeve of the team's away shirt for the —05 season,  and also to the home kit for the —06 season.
The stars were relocated directly above the crest when the shirt was redesigned Ipswich Town Supporters Band* - Ipswich to the —08 season. Ipswich Town's traditional home colours are blue shirts with white shorts and blue socks. One Raining In Baltimore - Counting Crows - August And Everything After Ipswich Town's nicknames is The Bluesstemming from their traditional kit.
The club's first registered colours were blue and white striped shirts with black shorts. All-blue shirts and white shorts were first worn in the —37 season, following the clubs entry into the Southern Football League after turning professional. These have stood as the primary colours of the club's home kits ever since.
Since turning professional, Ipswich have used a number of away colours, including white, orange, red and black vertical stripes, claret and green, cream and black vertical stripes and dark blue and claret. InIpswich Town announced a sponsorship deal with Japanese-based electronics company Pioneer Corporationwho became the first official sponsors of the club.
Pioneer Corporation also sponsored the west stand of the club's Portman Road stadium up untilformerly known as the West Stand.
Pioneer would continue to sponsor the club's kits untilwhen a new sponsorship deal was agreed with local Suffolk radio station Radio Orwell. The radio station would only sponsor the club's kits for a single season before being replaced with pharmaceutical and horticultural chemical manufacturers Fisons. ON — After the club's takeover by Marcus Evans inMarcus Evans Group became the club's new primary sponsor and would go on to Ipswich (Get That Goal) the football club's main sponsor from until Source: .
Between andIpswich Town played at two grounds in the town, Broom Hill and Brook's Hall,  but inthe club moved to Portman Road and have played there ever since. The first stand, a wooden structure, was built on the Portman Road side of the pitch in In the roof was blown off,  and the ground was later commandeered by the British Army for the duration of World War I. The club turned professional inand work began on the first bank of terracing at the north end of the pitch.
The following year, on the back of winning the Southern League, a similar terrace was built at the southern "Churchmans" end. The Ipswich (Get That Goal) West Stand was renamed as the "Pioneer Stand" as a result of the club's sponsorship by the electronics company Pioneer Corporation and was converted to all-seating in On 31 Marchin conjunction with celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Ipswich Town winning the 1st Division on their 1st attempt, the South Stand was renamed in honour of Ipswich and England's former manager Sir Alf Ramsey.
Portman Road now features two stands named after their two most successful managers in the club's history, as well as being England's two most successful managers. A recent nickname for Town is "The Tractor Boys", which was coined during the club's brief period in the Premier League from —01 to —02when the team regularly competed against more fashionable clubs.
The nickname is an example of self-deprecating humour referring to Ipswich's agricultural Ipswich Town Supporters Band* - Ipswich. Ipswich have a global fan base, with the official Ipswich Town Supporters Club having supporters branches across the world. The club's main rivals are Norwich City. When the two teams meet it is known as the ' East Anglian derby ', or, informally, as the 'Old Farm derby', a comic reference to the ' Old Firm Derby' played between Ipswich Town F.C. teams Celtic and Rangers and the prominence of agriculture Ipswich (Get That Goal) East Anglia.
The series began in the early 20th century, when both Ipswich (Get That Goal) were amateur organisations. The first derby was held between the two Ipswich (Get That Goal) on 15 Novemberwith the first derby between the two professional clubs taking place in Locally, much is made of the informal title " Pride of Anglia ". Fans claim the title for either winning the East Anglian Derby, finishing highest in the league, having the better current league position and having the more successful club history.
Mick Mills holds the record for Ipswich league appearances, having played first-team matches between and The club's top league goalscorer is Ray Crawfordwho Ipswich Town F.C. goals between andwhile Ted Phillips holds the record for the most league goals scored in a season, 41 in the —57 season in Division Three South.
Allan Hunter won the most international caps whilst a player at the club, making 47 appearances for Northern Ireland during his time at Ipswich. The club's widest victory margins in the league have been their 7—0 wins against Portsmouth in the Second Division inagainst Southampton in the First Division in and against West Bromwich Albion in the First Division in Their heaviest defeats in the league were Ipswich Town Supporters Band* - Ipswich against Fulham in and 9—0 against Manchester United in With the introduction of regulations enforcing all-seater stadiums, it is unlikely that this record will be beaten in the foreseeable future.
Bobby Robson is the club's longest serving manager in terms of games managed, managing Ipswich for matches between and While Learn To Love - Richard X. Heyman - Living Room!! Duncan is the club's longest serving manager in terms of time spent as manager at the club, managing the club for 6, days between and Ipswich still maintain an undefeated home record in European competition.
This record being maintained sincewhen the club first qualified for the European Cup. For 45 years, Ipswich held the record for the longest unbeaten run of games at home in European competition, with a run of 31 home matches undefeated.
Due to the team's absence from such tournaments in recent years this record has since been broken by Dutch club AZ Alkmaar. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Towards the end of each season, a player is voted as the "Player of the Year" by the club's fans. For the —19 season, the player of the year was captain Luke Chambers.
Inthe club created a hall of fame into which a number of personnel associated with the club are inducted every year. Source: . A ladies team affiliated with the club, Ipswich Town F. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Ipswich Town FC. Association football club. Home colours.