New book celebrates Town’s top year

IT’S the season when Ipswich Town reached their peak.

When Bobby Robson led the Blues on a enchanting journey that led to success in the UEFA Cup, runners-up position in the old First Division and the semi-final of the FA Cup.

Ipswich Town were without doubt one of the very top clubs in the world.

And fans can now relive the glory times in the book ‘1980-81’ that will be hitting the shops on November 1.

Appropriately, 1,981 copies are being produced with a commemorative Sir Bobby Robson sleeve and if pre-orders are received by September 30 Town supporters can have their names listed in the book.

Town legend and the man that lifted the UEFA Cup in Amsterdam Mick Mills is backing the book and he said: “It was an incredible season and I was proud to be part of such a great team.

“If you love Ipswich Town then you will love this book”.

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Mills lists his top 10 games and goals from the season, and there are interviews with Sir Bobby Robson, coach Bobby Ferguson and every player in the first team squad.

A joint project the book is being produced by award-winning Ipswich based marketing and design agency White Space Design and Archant Suffolk, the publishers of the East Anglian Daily Times.

It will be available from November 1 with limited edition copies available on a first come, first served basis.

If collected from EADT/Evening Star offices the price is �19.81 while if delivered by first class post �22.50. To pre-order your copy simply complete the form in today’s Green ‘Un.

A donation from each book sold will go to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and Ipswich Town’s Community Trust charities with Blues employees Terry Baxter and Pat Godbold a big help in the project.

Neil Prentice, managing director of White Space Design, said: “The book will rekindle great memories and inform a new generation of supporters of the scale of the Town’s achievements that season.”

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