Colin HARPER

Colin Harper - Ipswich Town FC - League appearances for Ipswich Town.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 15 September 1973

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    • POSITION
      Left Back
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 25 July 1946
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Ipswich, England. Died 29th. March 2018 aged 71.
  • CLUBS
  • Ipswich Town FC
    • Club Career Dates
      1965-1977
    • League Debut
      Unknown
    • Club Career
      144 League apps (+4 as sub), 5 goals
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Colin HARPER - Ipswich Town FC - League appearances for Ipswich Town.

Colin Harper is pictured in Ipswich Town's1-1 draw with Stoke City.


Club career: 148 League games 5 goals.

 


Ipswich:   1965-1966     Played   6     Scored   0   goals   (Division 2)
     1966-1967     Played   4     Scored   0   goals   (Division 2)
     1967-1968     Played   2     Scored   0   goals   (Division 2)
     1968-1969     Played   4     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1969-1970     Played   18     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)







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     1970-1971     Played   13     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1971-1972     Played   42     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1972-1973     Played   35     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1973-1974     Played   14     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1974-1975     Played   10     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1975-1976     Played   0     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1976-1977     Played   0     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
 
Grimsby Town:   1976-1977     Played   3     Scored   0   goals   (Division 3)   (on   loan)
 
Cambridge Utd:   1976-1977     Played   15     Scored   0   goals   (Division 4)   (on   loan)
 
Transferred from Ipswich to Port Vale in August 1977
 

 

Colin Harper was part of the team which beat Real Madrid in the 1973 Uefa Cup.

He became player-manager for brief spells at Port Vale, Waterford (Ireland), Chelmsford City,

Sudbury Town, and Chelmsford City, before entering the building trade.He continued to follow

Ipswich Town until his deat on 29 March 2018; he left behind wife Carol, and three children,

Chris, Jamie and Zoe. An inquest revealed that he died from mesothelioma, an asbestos-related disease,

having been exposed to asbestos whilst working as an apprentice joiner and carpenter before

he took up his football career.