Suffolk Punch: How Ipswich Town Shocked The Football League In 1962

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Ian began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

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7 Responses

  1. b says:

    Is there a prize for spotting the deliberate mistake at the end?

  2. SD says:

    The bit about the Anglia TV broadcast rights is fascinating, never knew that.

    People do seem to forget about Ipswich’s league title win. This in my mind is Ramsey’s greatest achievement, not the world cup. And it was their first ever major trophy as well. Thanks for the article.

  3. CE says:

    An amazing achievement made more impressive by the fact Ipswich were a really small country club back then with a cattle market next to the ground. The stories of their Chairman John Cobbold are legendary. What great times for the people of Suffolk… good luck for the future tractor boys.

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