Les TIBBOTT

Les Tibbott - Ipswich Town FC - League appearances.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 28 February 1979

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    • POSITION
      Full Back
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 25 August 1955
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Oswestry, England.
  • CLUBS
  • Ipswich Town FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1973-1979
    • League Debut
      Saturday, 17th January 1976 in a 1-1 draw at home to Coventry City (Aged: 20)
    • Club Career
      (Mar 1973-Mar 1979)
      52 League apps (+2 as sub)
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Les TIBBOTT - Ipswich Town FC - League appearances.

Les Tibbott  is pictured above during the 3-0 win against Bristol Rovers on 28/2/1979 in the 5th

round replay of the F.A. Cup.

 

Ipswich Town:   1972-1973     Played   0     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1973-1974     Played   0     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1974-1975     Played   0     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1975-1976     Played   2     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1976-1977     Played   13     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1977-1978     Played   28     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1978-1979     Played   11     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
 

Transferred to Sheffield United in March 1979 for £100,000 for whom he played

78 League Games scoring 2 goals.

 

Tibbot retired from playing in 1981 but made a brief return in 1985 when he

became player-manager of Finnish side TP-Seinäjoki. They played in the Finnish 3rd division

and Les proved to be excellent player at that level. 1986 he was given player-manager role,

he was still one of the best players in the division and lead his team to their

first-ever promotion to second division.

He was later based in Hadleigh running his Travel business (Beaumont Cars). 


After finsihing in professional football he went back to Ipswich and was in the Stowmarket Town

team that won the Suffolk Premier Cup in 1986/87