Ipswich Town’s 12 Greats of Christmas: Number 5 - Arnold Muhren
PUBLISHED: 05:00 21 December 2018
We’re counting down the 12 greatest players in Ipswich Town history in the run-up to Christmas – and today features another legendary Dutch midfielder.
Muhren watched the ball flying over his head endlessly on his Town debut. The team soon adapted to the Dutchman’s style and performances were transformed.
When he was joined by fellow Dutchman Frans Thijssen in Town’s midfield. the pair contributed massively to the team’s 1980-81 season, when they won the UEFA Cup.
Muhren’s magic left foot was still in fine fettle in 1988, creating Marco van Basten’s famous volleyed goal in the European Championships.