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Ipswich v Bolton nostalgia: Edwards scores late to dent Bolton play-off push

PUBLISHED: 16:39 21 September 2018

Ipswich Town celebrate after Carlos Edwards scores in the final minutes taking Ipswich to a 1-0 victory over Bolton at Portman Road in 2013. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Ipswich Town celebrate after Carlos Edwards scores in the final minutes taking Ipswich to a 1-0 victory over Bolton at Portman Road in 2013. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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In this week’s Ipswich Town nostalgia, we look back to March 16, 2013, when skipper Carlos Edwards netted a late minute winner to see the Blues to a crucial 1-0 victory over Bolton at Portman Road.

Daryl Murphy came close to scoring in both halvesDaryl Murphy came close to scoring in both halves

Town should have been ahead in the first half, with Edwards, Andy Drury and Daryl Murphy going close for Mick McCarthy’s side.

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas set up Carlos Edwards late winner for the Blues at Portman Road in 2013Jay Emmanuel-Thomas set up Carlos Edwards late winner for the Blues at Portman Road in 2013

After the break, the two sides both had chances to break the deadlock with Murphy lifting a shot over the bar and Chris Eagles scuffing a shot wide for Bolton.

Ipswich Town celebrate Carlos Edwards' late goal against BoltonIpswich Town celebrate Carlos Edwards' late goal against Bolton

With just two minutes remaining the Blues found the winner when Jay Emmanuel-Thomas charged down the wing and tricked his way past Sam Ricketts before sending in a low cross towards Edwards, whose first effort was blocked by Alonso but his second nestled in the corner of the net for his first goal of the campaign.

Ipswich Town players enjoy Carlos Edwards' late goal in their 1-0 win overIpswich Town players enjoy Carlos Edwards' late goal in their 1-0 win over

The Blues saw out the final minutes comfortably to record their first double of the 2012-13 season, after beating Bolton 2-1 at the Reebok in December.

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