On this day in Town history: Crawford nets five as Town net 10 against Maltese side Floriana!

Ray Crawford scored five as Town beat Maltese side Floriana 10-0 at Portman Road in 1962

Ray Crawford scored five as Town beat Maltese side Floriana 10-0 at Portman Road in 1962

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

From the left: Doug Moran, Ray Crawford and Ted Phillips who all scored in Town's 10-0 win over Malt

From the left: Doug Moran, Ray Crawford and Ted Phillips who all scored in Town's 10-0 win over Maltese side Floriana - Credit: Archant

We start today from 1962, when Ray Crawford scored five as the Blues put 10 past Maltese side Floriana in the European Cup Preliminary Round, second leg at Portman Road.

Shefki Kuqi scored twice as the Blues beat Plymouth 3-2 at Portman Road in 2004

Shefki Kuqi scored twice as the Blues beat Plymouth 3-2 at Portman Road in 2004

In 1976, Town beat Arsenal 3-1 at home as Kevin Beattie, Eric Gates and Roger Osborne scored for the Blues in their Division One clash, while Paul Mariner scored twice on this day in 1982 as the Blues put six past Notts County at Portman Road.

Town beat Arsenal 3-1 at Portman Road on this day in 1976

Town beat Arsenal 3-1 at Portman Road on this day in 1976 - Credit: Archant

Fourteen years ago today, Shefki Kuqi scored twice as 10-man Ipswich beat Plymouth 3-2 at Portman Road, with Fabian Wilnis receiving a straight red card in the 26th minute in what was a five goal thriller, as Town made it six wins out of their first 10 league games.

Fabian Wilnis was shown a straight red card on this day in 2004

Fabian Wilnis was shown a straight red card on this day in 2004

And finally on this day in 1984, Gates was among the scorers as the Blues progressed through to the third round of the League Cup after beating Derby 4-2 at Portman Road.

Eric Gates was among the scorers as Town beat Derby 4-2 at Portman Road in 1984

Eric Gates was among the scorers as Town beat Derby 4-2 at Portman Road in 1984 - Credit: Archant

Also on this day in 1974, Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst was born, happy birthday!