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On this day in Town history: Counago scores twice in win over nine-man Rotherham

PUBLISHED: 10:33 04 October 2018 | UPDATED: 10:33 04 October 2018

On this day in 2003, the Blues beat 10-man Rotherham 2-1 at Portman Road

On this day in 2003, the Blues beat 10-man Rotherham 2-1 at Portman Road

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history...

Pablo Counago scored twice as the Blues beat Rotherham 2-1 at Portman Road in 2003Pablo Counago scored twice as the Blues beat Rotherham 2-1 at Portman Road in 2003

We begin today 15 years ago when Town beat nine-man Rotherham as Pablo Counago scored twice for the Blues in their 2-1 win at Portman Road, while the Blues drew 1-1 with Leeds United at Portman Road in 1980 with John Wark scoring for Town.

Alex Mathie scored as the Blues beat Man City 1-0 at Portman Road in 1997 Alex Mathie scored as the Blues beat Man City 1-0 at Portman Road in 1997

In 1997, Alex Mathie was the only goalscorer as Town beat Man City 1-0 at Portman Road to win their only second home league game at the start of the 1997-98 season

Jason Dozzell made his return in a Ipswich Town shirt on this day in 1997Jason Dozzell made his return in a Ipswich Town shirt on this day in 1997

In the same game, Jason Dozzell made his second Town debut, after returning to the club from Tottenham, while Mark Lambert scored in Town’s 1-0 win against Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road in 1969.

And finally former Town midfielder Mark Brennan was born on this day in 1965, he made over 200 appearances and scored 25 goals for the Blues between 1983 to 1988.

Former Ipswich Town captain Matt Holland has questioned Paul Hurst’s recruitment strategy and decision-making while admitting he fears for the future of his former club.

Ipswich Town are rock bottom of the Championship following their 2-0 home loss to QPR on Saturday. Andy Warren will be hosting a webchat from 12.30pm to discuss what’s going on with the Blues.

Matthew Pennington knows the Ipswich Town players must take their share of the blame after the 2-0 home loss to QPR saw the Blues return to the bottom of the Championship.

Ipswich Town fan Karl Fuller, like most Town fans, is at his wits end... So, what next?

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history – and today features wins over Crystal Palace and Tottenham, while the Blues also sat sixth in the Premier League table on this day in the year 2000.

Ipswich Town returned to the bottom of the Championship table with a 2-0 home defeat to QPR yesterday. Blues reporter STUART WATSON gives his considered verdict.

Northstander Terry Hunt paints a very gloomy picture of Town’s current plight. But, what happens now?

Paul Hurst insisted his players must stand up and take responsibility after an exchange of views in the dressing room following Ipswich Town’s 2-0 home loss to Queens Park Rangers.

Andy Warren hands out his playing grades following Ipswich Town’s 2-0 home loss to Queens Park Rangers this afternoon.

Ipswich Town returned to the foot of the Championship table following a 2-0 home defeat to QPR this afternoon. STUART WATSON gives his snap verdict.

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