The next Ipswich Sporting Lunch Club will be held at Wherstead Park on Friday, 25 September 2020. The guest speaker is Paul Merson.
Paul Merson is undoubtedly one of the characters of football. Born in London in 1968, he won two League Championships, the FA Cup and the European Cup Winners Cup during his 12 years with Arsenal. Following his surprise transfer to 1st Division Middlesbrough in 1997 he was instrumental in helping them to gain promotion to the Premier League in 1998/99. He left the club less than a month into the new season to join Aston Villa for £6.75 million. During his career he earned 21 caps and represented his country at the 1992 Euros, 94 World Cup and 98 World Cup.