WATCH: The career of Kevin Beattie – including some of his greatest goals

Kevin Beattie, who has died aged 64 Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

Kevin Beattie, who has died aged 64 Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

Take a look at some of Kevin Beattie’s greatest moments on pitch and hear what Sir Bobby Robson thought of him.

Ipswich Town legend Kevin Beattie has died at the age of 64 - we take a look at some of his finest moments on the football field.

The Beat was regularly voted Town’s greatest ever player and spent 10 years at the club. During that time he was the 1973-74 PFA Young Player of the Year, won the FA Cup in 1978 and the UEFA Cup in 1981.

Read more: Ipswich Town legend Kevin Beattie dies aged 64

The defender also earned nine caps for England between 1975 and 1977.

Tributes for the talented footballer have been flooding in on social media.

You can read one here from former Ipswich Town player Allan Hunter.

We have also put together a photo gallery of all our memories of him, take a look here.


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