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ITFC Hall of Fame

2007

Presented to the crowd prior to the 2007-08 season's opening game against Sheffield Wednesday, Ted Phillips, Mick Mills, Ray Crawford and John Wark, became the first inductee's into the newly created Ipswich Town Hall of Fame.

Ray Crawford, Ipswich Town's top goalscorer of all time, scored 227 goals in 353 appearances between 1958 and 1969.

With 46 goals in Town's Championship-winning season of 50 years ago, 1956/57, Ted Phillips is the highest goalscorer in a single season for Town. With a total of 179 goals in 294 appearances between 1954 and 1964, Ted is joint second-top all-time goalscorer together with...

Johnny Wark, Town's all-time top scoring midfielder who made a total of 678 appearances in three spells with Town between 1975 and 1996, which is topped only by...

Mick Mills who, with 741 appearances in a Town shirt between 1966 and 1982, sits proudly on top of the all-time appearances table for Ipswich.

Furthermore ...

Ray and Ted formed Town's most potent strike-force and in the 5 years between 1958 and 1963, scored 245 goals in the 194 games they played together!

Mick Mills made 42 appearances for England in addition to winning Under 23 and Youth caps. He captained his country 8 times, including all 5 games in the 1982 World Cup Finals in Spain.

In 1981 John Wark equaled the European record by scoring 14 goals in Town's UEFA Cup winning campaign (a figure only bettered once by Jurgen Klinsmann).

Between them, these four players have scored 615 goals [1] including 21 hat-tricks [2], made over 2,000 appearances [3], won 10 medals [4] and represented their countries on 73 occasions [5].

Footnotes:
[1] Ray 227 + Ted 179 + John 179 + Mick 30 = 615
[2] Ray 10 + Ted 8 + John 3 = 21
[3] Mick 741 + John 678 + Ray 353 + Ted 294 = 2,066
[4] Ray Division Two & One, Ted Divisions Three, Two & One, Mick FA & UEFA Cup, John FA & UEFA Cup & Division Two
[5] Mick 42 + John 29 (26 at Ipswich, 3 at Liverpool) + Ray 2 = 73

2008

Frans Thijssen, John Elsworthy, Kevin Beattie and Jimmy Leadbetter joined the Hall of Fame at the players' reunion dinner on March 29th, 2008.

2009

Billy Baxter, George Burley, Allan Hunter, Arnold Muhren and Roy Stephenson joined the Hall of Fame at the players' reunion dinner on March 20th, 2009 (the latter posthumously).

2010

Former Town and England captain Terry Butcher, FA Cup Final goal scorer Roger Osborne, Larry Carberry and Bobby Robson's right-hand man Cyril Lea were all inducted into the club's Hall of Fame at the Players' Reunion Dinner held in the Sir Bobby Robson Suite on April 17th, 2010.

2011

Sir Alf Ramsey, who led Town to the League Championship in 1962 and England to World Cup victory in 1966, along with four of the 61-62 side, Doug Moran, Andy Nelson, John Compton and the late Roy Bailey were all inducted at Players' Reunion Dinner on April 8th, 2001. Two of Sir Bobby Robson's 1981 UEFA Cup Winning side, Russell Osman and Paul Mariner, also joined the Hall of Fame that same evening.

2012

Eric Gates, Trevor Whymark, former trainer and physio Jimmy Forsyth and Basil Acres (the latter posthumously) where inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Players' Reunion Dinner held at the Portman Road on March 30th, 2012.

2013

Brian Talbot, Alan Brazil, Mick Stockwell were inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Players' Reunion Dinner held at the Portman Road on April 12th, 2013. Also inducted was Dale Roberts who was given a Posthumous award, while former chairmen John Kerr and David Sheepshanks received Special Merit Awards.

2014

Paul Cooper, Bryan Hamilton, Clive Woods and Matt Holland were inducted into the Hall of Fame at the 35th Players' Reunion Dinner held at the Portman Road on March 14th, 2014. Also inducted was the late John Lyall who was given a merit award.

2015

Mick Lambert and Jason Dozzell were inducted into the Hall of Fame and former Town manager and coach Bobby Ferguson received a merit award at the 36th Ex-Players' Hall of Fame Dinner held on March 6th, 2015.

2016

David Johnson, Tony Mowbray, Colin Harper, Charlie Woods (merit), Simon Milton (merit) and Danny Hegan (posthumously) were inducted into the Hall of Fame at the 37th Ex-Players' Hall of Fame Dinner held on March 18th, 2016.

2017

Steve McCall, Chris Kiwomya and long-serving former club secretary David Rose were inducted into the Hall of Fame at the 38th Ex-Players' Hall of Fame Dinner held on March 31st, 2017.

National Hall of Fame

2002

Sir Alf Ramsey was made an inaugural inductee of the National Hall of Fame in 2002 (management category).

2003

Sir Bobby Robson followed Sir Alf a year later (also in the management category).

2004

Roy Keane was inducted in 2004 (male player category) for his part in Manchester United's unprecedented success in domestic football during the 1990's.

Scottish Football Hall of Fame

2011

Terry Butcher, former Town and Glasgow Rangers captain, was inducted in November 2011.

2014

John Wark, capped 29 times by Scotland, was inducted in November 2014.

European Hall of Fame

2008

Sir Bobby Robson was inducted into the European Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the BT Convention Centre, Liverpool, in October 2008.

UEFA Lifetime Achievement Award

2009

Sir Bobby Robson received a lifetime achievement award from UEFA before a charity game between former England and German players at St James' Park, Newcastle on Sunday July 26, 2009.