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Ipswich Town Football Club

The home of Ipswich's professional football club

Founded in 1878. the club turned professional in 1936 and Ipswich Town Football Club (ITFC) was elected to join the football league in 1938.

Ipswich Town has an impressive track record. The club won the men’s English league title in 1961–62, and twice finished runners-up, in 1980–81 and 1981-82. They won the FA Cup in 1978, and the UEFA Cup in 1981. Ipswich Town were also FA Youth Cup Winners in 1973, 1975 and 2005.

In 1991-92, Ipswich Town won the Division Two title and were promoted to the inaugural Premier League season, returning to the Championship and then League One for a few seasons before a return to glory in recent times, achieving Back to Back promotions from League One to the Championship in 2022/23 and from the Championship to Premiership at the end of the 2023/24 season. 

Ipswich Town FC has a ‘blue army’ of dedicated and passionate supporters and a great track record of developing exceptional football talent through the Ipswich Town Foundation. On matchdays a ‘Fanzone’ is held before the match on the practice pitch next to the Stadium for families to soak up the pre-match atmosphere!

The Club has a reputation for attracting managerial excellence (Sir Matt Busby, Bobby Robson, George Burley and Kieran McKenna). And, the current club sponsor is global superstar Ed Sheeran, a life-long town fan and Suffolk resident.

The Official ITFC store on Portman Road is part of the stadium with a range of ITFC club merchandise available, with club mascots bluey and crazee often seen at local community events.

Ipswich Town FC’s stadium on Portman Road also has a hospitality suite hosting events, conferences, seminars, exhibitions, parties and more! Visit for more information and to enjoy a virtual tour of the stadium!


Ipswich Town Football Club, Portman Road

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Registration No: 5339846. Registered Office: The Master’s House, 19 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1AQ.

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