English Popstar, Ed Sheeran, Celebrates Ipswich’s Promotion to EFL Championships

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English popstar and award-winning artist, Ed Sheeran, took out time to celebrate Ipswich’s promotion to EFL Championships from League One.

Ipswich secures promotion to Championships

Ipswich thrashed Exeter 6-0 to seal promotion to the English second-tier for the first time in four years.

Former Manchester United U-18 coach and assistant manager, Kieran McKenna, 36, has now led the tractor boys to Championships in his first job as a first team manager.

Kieran McKenna

Ed Sheeran was among the teeming fans who celebrated the landmark achievement in style.

Taking to his social media handle, Sheeran, 34, posted a clip of himself donning Ipswich shirt with the club’s badge.

He wrote, “up the football league we go.”

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Sheeran is a die-hard fan of Ipswich. He is one of the sponsors of Ipswich shirt and has been following and suporting the club since his childhood before he started his music career.

Who is Ed Sheeran?

Edward Christopher Sheeran, popularly known as Ed Sheeran, is an English songwriter and singer. Born on 17 February, 1991 in West Yorkshire, England, Ed Sheeran started his music career in 2004 when he was 13 years old.

Sheeran had supported Ipswich from childhood

Majoring in pop, soft rock, and folk-pop, the award-winning artist is also a guitarist, record producer, and actor.

Sheeran released his debut album, +(“plus”) in September, 2011 and it was a hit which topped the UK Albums Chart.

One year after the release of his first Album, Sheeran won the British Breakthrough Act and the Brits Award in 2012.

His second album, *(“Multiply”) released in 2014 was also a hit and was leading the music charts in the world.

Ed Sheeran’s music career has grown exponentially in recent years. In 2022, he was the most followed music artist on Spotify.

Sheeran is also into acting. He was featured in 2019 film, titled Yesterday.

Ed Sheeran Songs

Ed Sheeran has released 5 studio albums, one video album, and a compilation album. He has his name on 65 singles and 71 music videos.

You can listen to Ed Sheeran’s songs on Deezer.

Personal Life

Ed Sheeran was born in West Halifax, England but his childhood home is on Birchcliffe Road, near Hebden Bridge.

In 1995, he attended Brandeston Hall Preparatory School before attending Thomas Mills High School.

Ed Sheeran is a father of two. He was in a relationship with a Scottish-born and award-winning popstar and songwriter, Nina Nesbitt.

The pair broke up in 2012 and Ed Sheeran started dating Athina Andrelos before breaking up again in 2015.

Sheeran’s third relationship was with Cherry Seaborn. He started dating Cherry Seaborn in 2015. Three years into the relationship, he engaged her and got married to her in 2019.

They welcomed their first child, Lyra Antarctica, in September, 2020 and the second child, Jupiter, on May, 2022.

Ed Sheeran Net worth

In 2015, Ed Sheeran was ranked by Forbes as the 27th-richest celebrity in the world with a net worth of £57m.

In 2019, he has been ranked as the 17th-richest musician in the UK with a net worth of £207m. His current net worth is estimated as £200m.

Ipswich Town Football Club

Ipswich Town Football Club was founded in 1878. Nicknamed the tractor boys, the club’s home ground is the 29,673-capacity Portman Road Stadium.

Ipswich plays in the third-tier of the English football system but has earned promotion to the second-tier after a 6-0 mauling of Exeter.

Ipswich is owned by Gamechangers 20 Ltd. The club’s Chairman is Mike O’Leary. Former Manchester United assistant Kieran McKenna, 36, is the head coach.

Despite the slump into the third tier, Ipswich has a rich history in English football. They won the Premier League (then first division) in the 1962/63 season and were runnersup twice in 1980/81 and 1981/82 season.

They have won the EFL Championships 3 times in 1961, 1968, and 1992, including two League One titles in 1954 and 1957.

They are one-time FA Cup winners in 1978 and UEFA Cup (Europa League) winners in 1981.

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