Ramsey facts and figures
The ‘House of Ramsey’ is named after the legendary England and Ipswich manager Sir Alfred Ernest ‘Alf’ Ramsey. He was born on 20th January 1920, and after a playing career that included playing for Tottenham Hotspur and England, he went into management. His breakthrough came when he managed Ipswich Town where during his 8 year reign he led them from the old 3rd to 1st division and won the league in their first year in the top flight. He then went on to manage England where in 1966 he led them to the world cup title. His statue outside of Portman Road was sculpted by Sean Hedges-Quinn (an ex-Westbourne student).