Former Ipswich Town defender Larry Carberry passes away aged 79

PUBLISHED: 11:30 29 June 2015 | UPDATED: 11:30 29 June 2015

Larry Carberry

Larry Carberry

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A member of Ipswich Town's 1961/62 Division One title-winning side, Larry Carberry, has passed away.

 Larry Carberry and John Compton - two of the unsung heroes of Ramsey's 1962 Championship-winning side. Larry Carberry and John Compton - two of the unsung heroes of Ramsey's 1962 Championship-winning side.

Liverpool-born Larry scored once in 283 appearances for the Portman Road club and was one of five players that also won the Old Division Three South and Division Two titles during his time in Suffolk.

Larry won the Division Three title having played just 25 games for Town and made his debut against QPR in 1956, playing in a 4-0 home triumph.

Having rejected the chance to join home-town team Liverpool after completing his National Service, Carberry later admitted to having no regrets and played his final game for Town in a 3-1 away defeat at Swindon Town.

Larry, who was inducted into the Ipswich Town Hall of Fame in 2010, leaves his wife Mary, four children, and several grandchildren

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