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Ipswich Town’s 12 Greats of Christmas: Number 6 - Paul Mariner

PUBLISHED: 10:34 20 December 2018 | UPDATED: 12:21 20 December 2018

We've been counting down the 12 greatest Ipswich Town players ever in the run-up to Christmas Day

We've been counting down the 12 greatest Ipswich Town players ever in the run-up to Christmas Day

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Each day in the run-up to Christmas, we’re counting down Ipswich Town’s greatest-ever players, culminating in the Blues’ best-ever player, who will be featured on Christmas Day.

Today we’re at number six of Town’s 12 Greats of Christmas, Town won a three-way fight with West Brom and West Ham to sign Mariner from Plymouth – and what a capture!

Paul Mariner scored over 100 goals for TownPaul Mariner scored over 100 goals for Town

MORE: Town’s ten greatest-ever players

Mariner marked his home debut with a glorious solo goal against West Brom, ironically, and his Town career just soared, including the FA Cup win and the UEFA Cup triumph.

MORE: Town’s best-ever - 20 to 11

In all, he scored 139 goals in 339 games for Ipswich and also played more than 30 times for England, with a good goalscoring record.

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