Barnsley v Ipswich Town: Nostalgia: Keith Andrews eases pressure on Jewell as Blues hit five

Keith Andrews celebrates his second goal at Oakwell

Keith Andrews celebrates his second goal at Oakwell - Credit: Archant

Over the course of this season, we will be profiling an Ipswich Town game from the past, against this afternoon’s opponents. This week, we look at the Blues’ 5-3 victory at Barnsley in December 2011.

All smiles for Jason Scotland after adding the fifth goal at Barnsley

All smiles for Jason Scotland after adding the fifth goal at Barnsley - Credit: Archant

The Blues looked dead and buried at half-time, trailing 2-0, to goals from Craig Davies and Ricardo Vaz Te.

Michael Chopra scores Ipswich's fourth at Barnsley

Michael Chopra scores Ipswich's fourth at Barnsley - Credit: Archant

However, loan star Keith Andrews netted twice within four minutes of the restart, much to the delight of the visiting fans and those watching at home on TV.

Danny Collins makes it 3-2 in favour of Ipswich at Barnsley

Danny Collins makes it 3-2 in favour of Ipswich at Barnsley - Credit: Archant

Danny Collins, Michael Chopra and Jason Scotland then added to the tally, before Davies scored a wonderful free-kick consolation for the Tykes.

Jason Scotland pursues Barnsley's Craig Davies

Jason Scotland pursues Barnsley's Craig Davies - Credit: Archant

“Football is a results game and, when you don’t get them, there is pressure,” said Scotland.

Barnsley defender Jimmy McNulty survives a penalty shout as Michael Chopra closes in during the firs

Barnsley defender Jimmy McNulty survives a penalty shout as Michael Chopra closes in during the first half - Credit: Archant


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“It is hard to tell whether the manager’s job is on the line, but when you are not getting results, your job is up for grabs. This was a big three points for us, and things have changed.”

Paul jewell has a long walk back to the dressing rooms at Oakwell as Ipswich face a two goal deficit

Paul jewell has a long walk back to the dressing rooms at Oakwell as Ipswich face a two goal deficit after 45 minutes - Credit: Archant

Jason Scotland celebrates with Keith Andrews

Jason Scotland celebrates with Keith Andrews

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