From goals, celebrations and head wounds to playing Santa and posing with dogs - Smith certainly made his mark at Town

Tommy Smith is leaving Ipswich Town after more than a decade in the first team

Tommy Smith is leaving Ipswich Town after more than a decade in the first team - Credit: Archant

Tommy Smith leaves Ipswich Town after more than 267 appearances for the Blues over 10 years - he certainly made his mark. We’ve picked out the best pictures from his time at Portman Road.

Tommy Smith, pictured on his Ipswich Town debut against Preston at Portman Road in August 2008. Pict

Tommy Smith, pictured on his Ipswich Town debut against Preston at Portman Road in August 2008. Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING - Credit: Ashley Pickering

It was the start of a journey which has seen him play 267 times for the Blues.
Picture Ashley Pick

It was the start of a journey which has seen him play 267 times for the Blues. Picture Ashley Pickering - Credit: Ashley Pickering

But he had to wait until the final day of that season for his next appearance. Picture: Andy Abbott

But he had to wait until the final day of that season for his next appearance. Picture: Andy Abbott

Simon Clegg and Tommy Smith as the defender signs a new deal

Simon Clegg and Tommy Smith as the defender signs a new deal - Credit: Archant

Smith visits Colchester General's Childrens Ward with presents over Christmas in 2009.

Smith visits Colchester General's Childrens Ward with presents over Christmas in 2009.

Smith scores Town's second goal against Blackpool in 2012.
PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT

Smith scores Town's second goal against Blackpool in 2012. PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT

Smith scored his first goal for the Blues at Middlesbrough on the opening day of the 2010/11 season.

Smith scored his first goal for the Blues at Middlesbrough on the opening day of the 2010/11 season. Picture: PA - Credit: PA

The Blues players mob Smith to celebrate his goal. Picture PA

The Blues players mob Smith to celebrate his goal. Picture PA - Credit: PA

He has made the most appearances of any player to have graduated from the Ipswich Town academy. Pict

He has made the most appearances of any player to have graduated from the Ipswich Town academy. Picture: PAGEPIX - Credit: Archant

Smith scores Town's second goal against Blackpool in 2012.
PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT

Smith scores Town's second goal against Blackpool in 2012. PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT

Ipswich Town players Tommy Smith and Tamas Priskin shop at Asda Stoke Park, for presents to take to

Ipswich Town players Tommy Smith and Tamas Priskin shop at Asda Stoke Park, for presents to take to the children at Ipswich hospital.

The Olympic Torch Relay leaves Ipswich on it's way to Essex
Emily Rogers waves to crowds from the B

The Olympic Torch Relay leaves Ipswich on it's way to Essex Emily Rogers waves to crowds from the Balcony of Christchurch Mansion with ITFC's Tommy Smith

Smith goes in for a tackle with former team-mate Liam Trotter

Smith goes in for a tackle with former team-mate Liam Trotter - Credit: Ashley Pickering

Smith celebrates his goal against Leeds in 2010

Smith celebrates his goal against Leeds in 2010 - Credit: Archant

Tommy Smith signs another new contract watched by managing director Jonathan Symonds

Tommy Smith signs another new contract watched by managing director Jonathan Symonds - Credit: Archant

Smith scored some vital goals for the Blues

Smith scored some vital goals for the Blues - Credit: Archant

This one came against Huddersfield in the 2014/15 season

This one came against Huddersfield in the 2014/15 season - Credit: Archant

He loves a kneeslide to celebrate goals.

He loves a kneeslide to celebrate goals. - Credit: Archant

Smith and Luke Hyam helped kick off the Blue Cross fundraising appeal.

Smith and Luke Hyam helped kick off the Blue Cross fundraising appeal. - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

Smith laps up the adulation of the North Stand against Bristol Rovers in 2012

Smith laps up the adulation of the North Stand against Bristol Rovers in 2012

Ipswich Town players Tommy Smith, Tyrone Mings and Cole Skuse show their colours.

Ipswich Town players Tommy Smith, Tyrone Mings and Cole Skuse show their colours. - Credit: Archant

Tommy Smith celebrates scoring during the first half at Charlton with Aaron Cresswell

Tommy Smith celebrates scoring during the first half at Charlton with Aaron Cresswell - Credit: Archant

Ipswich's Tommy Smith celebrates giving his team the lead against Brighton at The Amex with Abthony

Ipswich's Tommy Smith celebrates giving his team the lead against Brighton at The Amex with Abthony Wordsworth and Jonny Williams - Credit: Archant

Jay Tabb (left) and Tommy Smith join Rachael Mittell (community fundraiser) at Ormiston Children and

Jay Tabb (left) and Tommy Smith join Rachael Mittell (community fundraiser) at Ormiston Children and Families Trust in Ipswich to make cakes for a promotional video for the Bake up a Buzz event. - Credit: Archant

He also regularly helped launch Town's new shirts. Here he's with Luke Chambers and Christophe Berra

He also regularly helped launch Town's new shirts. Here he's with Luke Chambers and Christophe Berra and club legends John Wark (far left) and Frans Thijssen (far right) - Credit: Archant

He leaves having scored 23 goals for the Blues

He leaves having scored 23 goals for the Blues

Smith shows off this season's away kit

Smith shows off this season's away kit - Credit: Archant

Another memorable goal came at Brentford on Boxing Day 2014. Picture: PAGEPIX

Another memorable goal came at Brentford on Boxing Day 2014. Picture: PAGEPIX - Credit: Archant

Another memorable goal came at Brentford on Boxing Day 2014. Picture: PAGEPIX

Another memorable goal came at Brentford on Boxing Day 2014. Picture: PAGEPIX - Credit: Archant

Tommy Smith celebrates after Wolves' defender Richard Stearman had headed an own goal in 2015

Tommy Smith celebrates after Wolves' defender Richard Stearman had headed an own goal in 2015

Smith ran the full length of the pitch to celebrate scoring the equaliser in the play-off clash with

Smith ran the full length of the pitch to celebrate scoring the equaliser in the play-off clash with Norwich with fans.

Smith ran the full length of the pitch to celebrate scoring the equaliser in the play-off clash with

Smith ran the full length of the pitch to celebrate scoring the equaliser in the play-off clash with Norwich with fans.

Ipswich Town players Daryl Murphy and Smith ahead of the Ipswich v Norwich match on Sunday 21st Aug

Ipswich Town players Daryl Murphy and Smith ahead of the Ipswich v Norwich match on Sunday 21st August 2016 - Credit: Archant

He isn't afraid to put his body on the line

He isn't afraid to put his body on the line - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Smith heads wide at Bolton in 2015/16

Smith heads wide at Bolton in 2015/16 - Credit: Phill Heywood

He ended the opening game of this season with a bandage on his head

He ended the opening game of this season with a bandage on his head - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

His last appearance came at Fulham on January 2. Picture: PAGEPIX

His last appearance came at Fulham on January 2. Picture: PAGEPIX - Credit: Pagepix Ltd

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