Full Name: Ian John Westlake

Dob: 10-07-1983

Pob: Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, GB

Position: Midfielder

Era: Professional

Club Appearance Record

SeasonTot AppsTot Goals
1998-99 0 0
1999-00 0 0
2000-01 0 0
2001-02 0 0
2002-03 0(5) 0
2003-04 34(9) 6
2004-05 46(4) 8
2005-06 20(8) 2
2006-07 0 0
TOTALS 100(26) 16

Career Appearance Record

ClubDate SignedDate LeftFee
Ipswich Town September 1998 August 2006 Academy
Leeds United August 2006 January 2009 £450,000
Brighton & Hove Albion March 2008 May 2008 On Loan
Cheltenham Town October 2008 October 2008 On Trial
Cheltenham Town October 2008 January 2009 On Loan
Cheltenham Town January 2009 June 2009 Free
Oldham Athletic March 2009 May 2009 On Loan
Wycombe Wanderers July 2009 July 2009 On Trial
Wycombe Wanderers July 2009 March 2011 Free
Colchester United March 2011 March 2001 On Trial
Montreal Impact July 2011 July 2011 On Trial
Montreal Impact July 2011 February 2012 Free
Needham Market July 2013 May 2015 Free

(25) Comments

  • Ian played 77 games for Needham Market, scoring 15 goals.

  • Summer 2015 - retiring from football

  • Has joined local team Needham Market - June 2013

  • Will be playing for Needham Market in the upcoming season

  • Ian has been released the Montreal Impact

  • Joint winner of the Montreal Impact's "Newcomer of the year" award. Ian joined the Impact midway through the NASL season scoring twice in thirteen games. http://www.montrealgazette.com/sports/Impact+hands+awards/5502562/story.html

  • signed for Montreal Impact, making his debut against Atlanta Silverbacks on the 17th July 2011, scored his first goal on the 6th August in a defeat at Minnesota Stars

  • On trial with NASL side the Montreal Impact and is lined-up to play in their next league match against Fort Lauderdale, on July 13

  • Has been let go by Wycombe and is currently training with Colchester United, played for Colchester Utd Reserves on the 29th March 2011

  • Has joined Wycombe Wanderers on a two-year deal following a short trial

  • On loan at Wycombe, Westlake played in the Chairboys 1-0 friendly win against AFC Wimbledon on Saturday.

  • Has moved from Cheltenham to Oldham, on loan at the Lancashire club till the end of the season - where he will join up with former Town boss - Joe Royle.

  • Has parted company with Leeds United after his contract was terminated by mutual consent. Leeds have agreed to cancel Westlake`s deal six months before it was due to expire, and the 2004 Ipswich player of the year is now expected to complete a permanent move to Cheltenham Town, where he has been on loan since October.

  • Signed a 3 month loan deal at Cheltenham Town after a short trial period.

  • Played for Cheltenham Town Reserves in a 2-1 defeat against Swindon on the 14th October 2008.

  • On trial at Cheltenham Town

  • Ian has joined the new Ipswich Reserve team! Brighton and Hove Albion on a months loan from Leeds.

  • Westlake has joined Leeds in a deal that see`s Dan Harding head in the opposite direction. £400,000 is the fee, rising to £500,000 with sell-on conditions.

  • At the awards afternon at my school last year, my headteacher announced that she had got a special guest to hand out sports awards. I was really shocked when she told us it was and Ipswich player. When she announced his name I was really excited because he is one of my favourite players. Afterwards I got his autograph and my brother had a photo taken with Ian.

  • I went to Nursery school, primary and high school with Ian so I know him quite well. He`s done so well for himself and he hasnt changed abit! He`s worked damn hard for what he`s got and he`s our little star. He hasnt forgotten his friends thats for sure! But as for the `well fit` bit, I still remember him in his school uniform!!!!!

  • I met ian at bury bowl and he was so sweet and didn`t seem at all bothered that there was people all around him asking 4 his autograph. Some players can get big headed, but not ian he was so happy to sign anything and talk to you about anything, he even hugged me! westy 4 becky! loads of love ian, becky xxxxxxxxxx

  • Not only is he a superb football player,a really talented swimmer and he played water polo for England he is FIT FOT 100% FIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Luv Ya Ian x x x x

  • beth is right, Ian was born in Clacton!

  • I live in Clacton and i know ian quite well- he still lives there with his Dad. Not only is he a superb football player but he also was a really talented swimmer and he played water polo for England.

  • He was born in Clacton.

Contract Info

  • Ian Westlake joined Ipswich Town's School Of Excellence in either 1992 or 1993

    He signed Associated Schoolboy Forms with Ipswich Town in September 1998.

    He became an Ipswich Town Full Academy Player in July 2000 + Signed A 2 Year Scholarship ( Until June 2002 ).

    He signed a 2 Year Professional Contract with Ipswich Town in August 2002 ( Until June 2004 )

    He signed a 2 Year Extended Contract with Ipswich Town in November 2003 ( Until June 2006 )

    He signed a 2 Year Extended Contract with Ipswich Town in December 2004 ( Until June 2008 )

    He joined Leeds United from Ipswich Town in August 2006 - For A Fee Of £450,000 + Signed A 3 Year Contract ( Until June 2009 )

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