Alf Ramsey

Ramsey began his playing career as a right back for Southampton in 1943 before moving to Tottenham Hotspur in 1949 where he stayed for the rest of his playing career, notching up 226 appearances and scoring 46 goals. While he was at Southampton he got his call up to the England squad from Walter Winterbottom here he was capped 32 times and scored 3 goals.

Managerial Career

A brief overview of his career up to and including his position as manager of the England side.

TeamBest OddsPlayedWonDrawnLostWin %
Ipswich Town1955 - 19633691767511847.70
England1963 –197411369271761.06

After his retirement from playing he became the manager for Third division side Ipswich Town where during his 8 year tenure there he guided them to top flight football.

He was appointed the England coach in 1963 taking over from his old boss Walter Winterbottom. Ramsey insisted that he would be responsible for squad selections rather than by a committee. Ramsey's ultimate achievement was guiding the England World Cup team of 1966 to victory.