Former Ipswich Town defender Larry Carberry passes away aged 79

Larry Carberry

Larry Carberry - Credit: Archant

A member of Ipswich Town’s 1961/62 Division One title-winning side, Larry Carberry, has passed away.

 Larry Carberry and John Compton - two of the unsung heroes of Ramsey's 1962 Championship-winning si

Larry Carberry and John Compton - two of the unsung heroes of Ramsey's 1962 Championship-winning side. - Credit: Archant

Liverpool-born Larry scored once in 283 appearances for the Portman Road club and was one of five players that also won the Old Division Three South and Division Two titles during his time in Suffolk.

Larry won the Division Three title having played just 25 games for Town and made his debut against QPR in 1956, playing in a 4-0 home triumph.

Having rejected the chance to join home-town team Liverpool after completing his National Service, Carberry later admitted to having no regrets and played his final game for Town in a 3-1 away defeat at Swindon Town.

Larry, who was inducted into the Ipswich Town Hall of Fame in 2010, leaves his wife Mary, four children, and several grandchildren

1962 Flashback pictures for Oct 12.
April. Ipswich town Football Club won the First Division Cham

1962 Flashback pictures for Oct 12. April. Ipswich town Football Club won the First Division Championship after winning the Division Two title the previous season. The championship team were (from the left back row) John Compton, Billy Baxter, Andy Nelson (captain), Roy Bailey, John Elsworthy, Larry Carberry; front row: Roy Stephenson, Ray Crawford, Ted Phillips, Doug Moran and Jimmy Leadbetter. EADT 12 10 04


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