IPSWICH TOWN 

("The Blues", "Town", "The Tractor Boys")

Year formed1878
Turned professional 1936 
Limited company 1936
Previous namesIpswich AFC: 1878 - 1888

Ipswich Town: 1888 - .

GroundPortman Road, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2DA

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements112 x 72 yards (102.46 x 66 metres)
Ground capacity30,311
Record attendance at present ground38,010 v Leeds United, FA Cup 6th round, 8th March 1975 (drew 0-0)
League career

Eastern Counties League: 1935 - 1936

Southern League: 1936 - 1938

Division Three (South): 1938 - 1954

Division Two: 1954 - 1955

Division Three (South): 1955 - 1957

Division Two: 1957 - 1961

Division One: 1961 - 1964

Division Two: 1964 - 1968

Division One: 1968 - 1986

Division Two: 1986 - 1992

Premiership: 1992 - 1995

Division One: 1995 - 2000

Premiership: 2000 - 2002

Division One/Championship: 2002 - .

First Football League game27th August 1938 v Southend United, Division Three (South), won 4-2
Honours
EuropeanUEFA Cup winners: 1980-81.

Texaco Cup winners: 1972-73.

Domestic - LeagueDivision One champions: 1961-62

Division One runners-up: 1980-81, 1981-82

Division Two champions: 1960-61, 1967-68, 1991-92

Division Three (South) champions: 1953-54, 1956-57

Southern League champions: 1936-37

Domestic - CupFA Cup winners: 1977-78

Charity Shield runners-up: 1962-63, 1978-79

FA Youth Cup winners: 1972-73, 1974-75, 2004-05

FA Youth Cup runners-up: 1980-81, 1994-95

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position17th, Division Three (South), 1949-50, 1951-52
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1981-82, 1984-85, 2010-11
Most League points 
2 for a win64, Division Three (South), 1953-54, 1955-56
3 for a win87, Division One, 1999-2000
Fewest League points
2 for a win25, Division One, 1963-64
3 for a win27, Premiership, 1994-95
Most League goals scored106, Division Three (South), 1955-56
Most League goals conceded121, Division One, 1963-64
Fewest League goals scored32, Division One, 1985-86
Fewest League goals conceded32, Division One, 1998-99
Most wins in a League season27, Division Three (South), 1953-54
Fewest wins in a League season7, Premiership, 1994-95
Most draws in a League season18, Division Two, 1990-91
Fewest draws in a League season3, Division Three (South), 1947-48
Most losses in a League season29, Premiership, 1994-95
Fewest losses in a League season5, Division Two, 1967-68
Record League win7-0 v Portsmouth, Division Two, 7th November 1964

7-0 v Southampton, Division One, 2nd February 1974

7-0 v West Bromwich Albion, Division One, 6th November 1976

Record Cup win10-0 v Floriana, European Cup Preliminary Round, 25th September 1962
Record defeat1-10 v Fulham, Division One, 26th December 1963
Highest Number of League goals scored
in a season41, Ted Phillips, Division Three (South), 1956-57
in total204, Ray Crawford, 1958-63 and 1966-69
Most League goals in one match5, Alan Brazil v Southampton, Division One, 16th February 1981
Most League appearances 591, Mick Mills, 1966-82
Most capped player47, Allan Hunter for Northern Ireland, 1971-79
Youngest League playerJason Dozzell, 16 years 56 days v Coventry City, 4th February 1984 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£6,000,000 for Kieron Dyer to Newcastle United, July 1999

£6,000,000 for Richard Wright to Arsenal, July 2001

Highest Transfer Fee Paid£5,000,000 for Matteo Sereni from Sampdoria, August 2001