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By TownFans.co.uk
May 6 2013

A season by season record of League finishes since 1938, divided up into regins of Town's managers past and present can be found below.

Sir Alf Ramsey (pictured) is the most successful  Town manager of all-time, winning the top division in England in the 1961/1962 season, later winning the World Cup with England.
 

Season   Pos P W D L F A Pts
Mick McCarthy
2013/2014 Championship 9th 46 18 14 14 60 54 68
2012/2013 Championship 14th 46 16 12 18 48 61 60
Paul Jewell
2011/2012 Championship 15th 46 17 10 19 69 77 61
2010/2011* Championship 13th 46 18 8 20 62 68 62
Roy Keane
2009/2010 Championship 15th 46 12 20 14 50 61 56
Jim Magilton
2008/2009*** Championship 9th 46 17 15 14 62 53 66
2007/2008 Championship 8th 46 18 15 13 65 56 69
2006/2007 Championship 14th 46 18 8 20 64 59 62
Joe Royle
2005/2006 Championship 15th 46 14 14 18 53 66 56
2004/2005 Championship 3rd 46 24 13 9 85 56 85
2003/2004 Division One 5th 46 21 10 15 84 72 73
2002/2003* Division One 7th 46 19 13 14 80 64 70
George Burley
2001/2002 Premier League 18th 38 9 9 20 41 64 36
2000/2001 Premier League 5th 38 20 6 12 57 42 66
1999/2000 Division One 3rd 46 25 12 9 71 42 87
1998/1999 Division One 3rd 46 26 8 12 69 32 86
1997/1998 Division One 5th 46 23 14 9 77 43 83
1996/1997 Division One 4th 46 20 14 12 68 50 74
1995/1996 Division One 7th 46 19 12 15 79 69 69
1994/1995* Premier League 22nd 42 7 6 29 36 93 27
John Lyall
1993/1994 Premier League 19th 42 9 16 17 35 58 43
1992/1993 Premier League 16th 42 12 16 14 50 55 52
1991/1992 Second Division 1st 46 24 12 10 70 50 84
1990/1991 Second Division 14th 46 13 18 15 60 68 57
John Duncan
1989/1990 Second Division 9th 46 19 12 15 67 66 69
1988/1989 Second Division 8th 46 22 7 17 71 61 73
1987/1988 Second Division 8th 44 19 9 16 61 52 66
Bobby Ferguson
1986/1987 Second Division 5th 42 17 13 12 59 43 64
1985/1986 First Division 20th 42 11 8 23 32 55 41
1984/1985 First Division 17th 42 13 11 18 46 57 50
1983/1984 First Division 12th 42 15 8 19 55 57 53
1982/1983 First Division 9th 42 15 13 14 64 50 58
Sir Bobby Robson
1981/1982 First Division 2nd 42 26 5 11 75 53 83
1980/1981 First Division 2nd 42 23 10 9 77 43 56
1979/1980 First Division 3rd 42 22 9 11 68 39 53
1978/1979 First Division 6th 42 20 9 13 63 49 49
1977/1978 First Division 18th 42 11 13 18 47 61 35
1976/1977 First Division 3rd 42 22 8 12 66 39 52
1975/1976 First Division 6th 42 16 14 12 54 48 46
1974/1975 First Division 3rd 42 23 5 14 66 44 51
1973/1974 First Division 4th 42 18 11 13 67 58 47
1972/1973 First Division 4th 42 17 14 11 55 45 48
1971/1972 First Division 13th 42 11 16 15 39 53 38
1970/1971 First Division 19th 42 12 10 20 42 48 34
1969/1970 First Division 18th 42 10 11 21 40 63 31
1968/1969* First Division 12th 42 15 11 16 59 60 41
Bill McGarry
1967/1968 Second Division 1st 42 22 15 5 79 44 59
1966/1967 Second Division 5th 42 17 16 9 70 54 50
1965/1966 Second Division 15th 42 15 9 18 58 66 39
1964/1965* Second Division 5th 42 15 17 10 74 67 47
Jackie Milburn
1963/1964*  First Division 22nd 42 9 7 26 56 121 25
Sir Alf Ramsey
1962/1963** First Division 17th 42 12 11 19 59 78 35
1961/1962 First Division 1st 42 24 8 10 93 67 56
1960/1961 Second Division 1st 42 26 7 9 100 55 59
1959/1960 Second Division 11th 42 19 6 17 78 68 44
1958/1959 Second Division 16th 42 17 6 19 62 77 40
1957/1958 Second Division 8th 42 16 12 14 68 69 44
1956/1957 Third Division (S) 1st 46 25 9 12 101 54 59
1955/1956 Third Division (S) 3rd 46 25 14 7 106 60 64
Scott Duncan
1954/1955 Second Division 21st 42 11 6 25 57 92 28
1953/1954 Third Division (S) 1st 46 27 10 9 82 51 64
1952/1953 Third Division (S) 16th 46 13 15 18 60 69 41
1951/1952 Third Division (S) 17th 46 16 9 21 63 74 41
1950/1951 Third Division (S) 8th 46 23 6 17 69 58 52
1949/1950 Third Division (S) 17th 42 12 11 19 57 86 35
1948/1949 Third Division (S) 7th 42 18 9 15 78 77 45
1947/1948 Third Division (S) 4th 42 23 3 16 67 61 49
1946/1947 Third Division (S) 6th 42 16 14 12 61 53 46
1938/1939 Third Division (S) 7th 42 16 12 14 62 52 44


Ipswich Town manager Alf Ramsey (r) talks to his new signings about the challenge they will face in
(L-R) Roy Stephenson, Ray Crawford, Doug Moran and Jimmy Leadbetter, Alf Ramsey

Note:
All managers are listed against the season they completed as manager providing they managed for at least the last three months of the campaign.

Key:
* Joined part way through season
** Jackie Milburn took over at Town on 30th April 1963
*** Roy Keane replaced Jim Magilton for last two games of season.

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