On this day in Town history: East Anglian Derby win and Roy Keane suffers defeat at the hands of Ipswich

Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman is beaten by a header from Ipswich's Marcus Stewart on this day 18 y

Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman is beaten by a header from Ipswich's Marcus Stewart on this day 18 years ago at Portman Road - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

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

Roy Keane suffered his first defeat as manager at the hands of Ipswich Town on this day in 2006
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Roy Keane suffered his first defeat as manager at the hands of Ipswich Town on this day in 2006 PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT

Today’s on this day begins with Town’s 2-0 win over Norwich City at Portman Road in 1975, thanks to goals from Kevin Beattie and Bryan Hamilton.

Roy Keane suffered his first defeat as manager at the hands of Ipswich Town on this day in 2006
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Roy Keane suffered his first defeat as manager at the hands of Ipswich Town on this day in 2006 PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT

Alan Lee scored twice as the Blues beat Sunderland 3-1 at Portman Road to give Roy Keane his first defeat as manager in 2006, with his side going down to 10 men.

On this day in 1975, Town beat Norwich 2-1 at Portman Road

On this day in 1975, Town beat Norwich 2-1 at Portman Road - Credit: Archant

18 years ago today, Town drew 1-1 with Arsenal at Portman Road with Marcus Stewart scoring the Blues goal.

Kevin Beattie and Bryan Hamilton scored for Town in the Blues 2-0 win over Norwich

Kevin Beattie and Bryan Hamilton scored for Town in the Blues 2-0 win over Norwich - Credit: Archant

Also on this day in 1997, Matt Holland scored twice as the Blues won 3-0 at Torquay United in the League Cup 2nd round, 2nd leg.


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