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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

On this day in Town history: Simon Milton scores twice as Town stay unbeaten at home

PUBLISHED: 10:00 13 October 2018

On this day in 1988, Town beat Port Vale 3-0 in the League Cup

On this day in 1988, Town beat Port Vale 3-0 in the League Cup

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

On this day in 2001, the Blues held Everton to a goaless draw at Portman RoadOn this day in 2001, the Blues held Everton to a goaless draw at Portman Road

We start today’s on this day 45 years ago when David Johnson scored twice as the Blues beat Chelsea 3-2 at Stamford Bridge to make it eight games unbeaten in all competitions.

Micky Stockwell was also on the scoresheet on this day in 1990Micky Stockwell was also on the scoresheet on this day in 1990

In 2001, the Blues held Everton to a goaless draw at Portman Road in the Premier League, while Eric Gates scored in Town’s 1-1 draw with QPR at Portman Road to stay unbeaten at home in the 1984-85 season.

In 1984, Eric Gates scored as the Blues drew 1-1 with QPRIn 1984, Eric Gates scored as the Blues drew 1-1 with QPR

And finally on this day in 1990, Simon Milton scored twice as the Blues beat Port Vale 3-0 at Portman Road to keep their home unbeaten run in all competitions to five games.

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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