|Full name||Basil Derek John Acres|
|Date of birth||27 November 1926|
|Place of birth||Brantham, England|
|Date of death||23 July 2000(aged 73)|
|Place of death||Ipswich, England|
|Playing position||Full back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
A native of the village of Brantham in the Babergh district of South Suffolk, Basil Acres began his career in his home parish, before signing with Ipswich Town F.C. in July 1951. In all, he spent nine seasons at the club, finally retiring in 1960, having made 217 Football League appearances there, and scoring six goals. After the end of his football career, he remained with the club, in various working capacities, for many years.
Basil Acres died at the age of 73.
- Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database profile
- Basil Acres profile at Pride of Anglia website [restricted access]
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