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Sheffield Wednesday v Ipswich Town nostalgia: Quinn and Lee on target at Hillsborough in 2008

PUBLISHED: 21:00 24 August 2018

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

In this week’s Ipswich Town nostalgia, we look back to February 2 2008, when Town clinched their first away win of the 2007-08 season in the Championship, thanks to goals from Alan Quinn and Alan Lee

Alan Quinn is mobbed by team mates after his first half goal Picture: WARREN PAGEAlan Quinn is mobbed by team mates after his first half goal Picture: WARREN PAGE

The Blues made a flying start when former Owls man Alan Quinn put Ipswich ahead in the fourth minute when he received a short pass from Jonathan Walters and the midfielder unleashed a stunning 25-yard drive into the top corner.

Alan Lee scores the Ipswich winner at Sheffield Wednesday ending the team's long wait for three points away from home Picture: WARREN PAGEAlan Lee scores the Ipswich winner at Sheffield Wednesday ending the team's long wait for three points away from home Picture: WARREN PAGE

However, the lead lasted just nine minutes as Marcus Tudgay put Wednesday level, when he reacted quickest to a loose ball into the bottom corner from 15 yards.

Alan Lee celebrates scoring the winner for Ipswich at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGEAlan Lee celebrates scoring the winner for Ipswich at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

Ipswich began to get on top in the second half, but chances were limited until Alan Lee converted Alex Bruce’s right-wing cross for his 10th goal of the season.

The scoreboard records the first Ipswich away victory of the 2007-08 season Picture: WARREN PAGEThe scoreboard records the first Ipswich away victory of the 2007-08 season Picture: WARREN PAGE

Bruce picked up the loose ball and found himself some space and sent in a cross to the far post which Quinn nodded back into the box and Lee stabbed past Grant and into the net on the 71st minute in front of the Town fans to clich the Blues first away win of the 2007-08 season.

Delight for the travelling Ipswich fans as they get to see an away win for the first time in 17 matches Picture: WARREN PAGEDelight for the travelling Ipswich fans as they get to see an away win for the first time in 17 matches Picture: WARREN PAGE

Town: Bywater, Wright, Harding, De Vos, Bruce, Garvan (Sumulikoski 76), Miller, Norris, Quinn (Haynes 84), Walters, Couñago (Lee 64). Unused: Colgan, Naylor.

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