Town are European chart makers

IPSWICH TOWN: While the Blues have been struggling to make an impact at Championship level for over eight seasons now, their European pedigree remains intact.

Town are in the top 10 English goalscorers in European football after playing against continental opposition in the European Cup, European Cup-Winners Cup and UEFA Cup under the management of Sir Alf Ramsey, Sir Bobby Robson, George Burley and Joe Royle.

It brings back memories of the glory days at Portman Road and many memorable games with this being the 30th anniversary of Ipswich winning the UEFA Cup in the Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam.

Ipswich held the record aggregate European score for a number of years after beating Floriana from Malta 14-1 in the European Cup in 1962/63 – winning the home leg 10-0.

They also beat Avenir Beggen from Luxemburg 8-1 at home in the UEFA Cup in 2002/03 – 9-1 on aggregate.

Liverpool top the scoring charts with 561, followed by Manchester United with 519, Arsenal (373), Chelsea (282), Tottenham Hotspur (286), Leeds United (247), Newcastle United (182), Everton 115, Ipswich (120), Aston Villa (101) and Manchester City (100).

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