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On this day in Town history: Wins over Leeds and Liverpool

PUBLISHED: 12:00 02 October 2018 | UPDATED: 12:41 02 October 2018

In 2010, the Blues beat Leeds Unied 2-1 at Portman Road

In 2010, the Blues beat Leeds Unied 2-1 at Portman Road

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

Mich D'Avray scored as the Blues beat Liverpool on this day in 1982Mich D'Avray scored as the Blues beat Liverpool on this day in 1982

We begin today in 1982, when Mich d’Avray scored as the Blues beat Liverpool 1-0 at Portman Road to win their first home league game of the 1982-83 season, while in 1976, Town beat Bristol City 2-1 at Ashton Gate.

Tommy Smith was among the scorers as the Blues beat Leeds United 2-1 at Portman Road in 2010Tommy Smith was among the scorers as the Blues beat Leeds United 2-1 at Portman Road in 2010

Eight years ago today, the Blues beat 10-man Leeds United 2-1 at Portman Road, thanks to goals from Jason Scotland and Tommy Smith, while in 1991, David Lowe scored twice as Town beat Bristol Rovers 3-1 at Twerton Park in the Full Members Cup first Round.

In 2007, Town drew 2-2 with Burnley at Turf MorrIn 2007, Town drew 2-2 with Burnley at Turf Morr

In 2007, Town drew 2-2 with Burnley at Turf Moor, thanks to goals from Sylvain Legwinski and Alan Lee, while the Blues drew 2-2 with Brighton at the Amex Stadium in 2012 with Daryl Murphy scoring Town’s goal.

Andy Warren looks ahead to Ipswich Town’s clash with Wigan Athletic this afternoon.

Every day in the run-up to Christmas, we’re counting down Ipswich Town’s greatest-ever players, culminating in the Blues’ best featuring on Christmas Day.

In this week’s Ipswich Town nostalgia, we look back to December 21, 2004, when Darren Bent took Ipswich to the top of the Championsip on Christmas Day, after beating Wigan 2-1 thanks to his 89th-minute winner at Portman Road.

Captain Luke Chambers wants his Ipswich Town future sorted sooner rather than later but knows the club’s precarious position means he may have to be patient.

Paul Lambert believes striker Ellis Harrison has something to offer his side as the Welshman works towards full fitness.

Callum Connolly expects to take on an Ipswich Town side ‘playing with freedom’ when he makes his return to Portman Road tomorrow afternoon.

Oxford United boss Karl Robinson wants to sign Ipswich Town loanee Jordan Graham as soon as the January transfer window opens.

Ipswich Town take on a Wigan Athletic side including a number of familiar faces tomorrow. ANDY WARREN takes a look.

Ipswich Town’s East Anglian Derby visit to Norwich City will be shown live on Sky Sports.

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