A-Z of Ipswich Town: B is for Kevin Beattie
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We’re back with another of our regular A-Z of Ipswich Town series, as Ross Halls takes us through the letter ‘B’.
And, of course, there's nowhere else you can go with for B than the legendary Kevin Beattie.
The Beat is regarded as the greatest ever Ipswich Town player, making over 200 appearances from 1972 to 1981.
Beattie should have won 100 England caps.. Instead, serious injury problems meant he only played nine times for his country
Of course, Beattie passed away, aged just 64 in September last year and the amount of people who turned out to applaud his funeral procession as it passed by Portman Road showed just how much Town fans loved him.
What are your memories of The Beat? Let us know below!
- 1 Thatch roof of cottage 'fully alight' in village near Needham Market
- 2 World War Two-themed holiday accommodation plans at former airfield
- 3 Police called to anti-vaccine demonstration at Suffolk pharmacy
- 4 New cafe toasts successful first week
- 5 Harper and El Mizouni made available for loan
- 6 Long delays on A12 after overturned tractor trailer
- 7 McKenna hoping Portman Road routine changes can help 'find an edge'
- 8 'Two suspicious individuals' spotted on primary school roof
- 9 Patrols 'throughout the night' following dispersal order in Suffolk town
- 10 Ex Town striker Wickham links back up with Manning at MK Dons