Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Ipswich Town badge

It doesn't seem as if there was a badge for Ipswich until John Grimmage designed the badge at the top in 1972. The badge shows the Suffolk punch, which he described as ' a noble beast'. The castle parts are the turrets of Wolsley Gate and I think that the squiggly lines represent the river that leads an estuary in Ipswich (I'll rectify that later.

Below is the latest version of the badge, which is pretty much the same, although on the shirts it also appears with 3 stars to celebrate the League win in 1962, the FA Cup in 1978 and the UEFA Cup in 1982

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