Aston Villa v Ipswich Town nostalgia: Birthday Boy Chris Kiwomya scores twice as Town force a replay in the League Cup

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa in the League Cup Fourth Round in December 1992 - Credit: Archant

In this week’s nostalgia, we take a look at when two goals from Chris Kiwomya earned Ipswich Town a replay with Aston Villa in the fourth round of the League Cup, in December 1992.

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa in the League Cup Fourth Round in December 1992 - Credit: Archant

Two goals by Chris Kiwomya earned battling Ipswich Town a replay with Aston Villa in the fourth round of the League Cup in December 1992.

After a goaless first half, the home side took the lead in the 63rd minute when Dalian Atkinson headed home from a cross by Dean Saunders who had jinxed passed Town defender Phil Whelan on the byline.

Eight minutes later Ipswich were level when John Wark started the move that saw Jason Dozzell pass the ball into Mick Stockwell who set up Chris Kiwomya in space who finished with his right foot from ten yards.

But five minutes later the home side were back in front when Dalian Atkinson produced a glorious pass inside Stockwell and his strike partner Saunders did the rest with a lethal right foot finish.

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa in the League Cup Fourth Round in December 1992 - Credit: Archant


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Town got their second equaliser of the game eight minutes from the end when Mick Stockwell chased a long ball from Phil Whelan which flew to Kiwomya who calmy fired into the net from 25 yards to earn Ipswich a replay at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa in the League Cup Fourth Round in December 1992 - Credit: Archant

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa in the League Cup Fourth Round in December 1992 - Credit: Archant

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa in the League Cup Fourth Round in December 1992 - Credit: Archant

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya celebrates one of his goals with Eddie Youds in the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa in the League Cup Fourth Round in December 1992 - Credit: Archant

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