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On this day in Town history: Blues crush Manchester City

PUBLISHED: 12:00 17 October 2018

On this day in 1987, the Blues beat Man City 3-0 at Portman Road

On this day in 1987, the Blues beat Man City 3-0 at Portman Road

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In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history...and today includes a look back to the time the Blues crushed current Premier League champs Manchester City!

David Johnson scored on this day in 1998David Johnson scored on this day in 1998

We begin today 20 years ago when David Johnson scored Town’s only goal as the Blues beat Swindon Town 1-0 at Portman Road to win their third straight game in the 1998-99 season.

Graham Harbey was also among the scorers in Town's win over Man City in 1987 Graham Harbey was also among the scorers in Town's win over Man City in 1987

And it was on this day in 1987 that Neil Rimmer scored twice as the Blues beat Man City 3-0 at Portman Road to continue their unbeaten home record in the 1987-88 season, while in 1970, Town beat Stoke City 2-0 at Portman Road.

On this day in 2009, the Blues were still winless in the 2009-10 seasonOn this day in 2009, the Blues were still winless in the 2009-10 season

And finally on this day in 2009, Pablo Counago scored Town’s equaliser as the Blues drew 1-1 with Swansea City at Portman Road to make it 12 games without a win at the start of the 2009-10 season.

Cole Skuse agrees that his team mate and good friend Luke Chambers has probably taken on too much responsibility as Ipswich Town captain.

Shrewsbury Town chief executive Brian Caldwell has ruled out Paul Hurst returning to the club following his recent sacking by Ipswich Town.

More than 500 tickets have been donated for Ipswich Town’s home game against West Brom next Friday evening after one small act of kindness gained online momentum.

Toto Nsiala may currently find himself on the fringes of the Ipswich Town first-team but the central defender continues to make an impact off the field each and every week.

We’ve ranked the home kits of all 24 Championship teams. So who comes out on top?

Andre Dozzell has revealed his frustration as his return to action stalled earlier in the season but the teenager is now hungry for minutes on the field after returning to the first-team picture.

In past columns I have talked about a divide between athletes that earn large amounts of money, and those that do not, and how there is a movement in Ipswich to bring this sporting diversity together.

ANDY WARREN spoke to Ipswich Town No.2 Stuart Taylor about his journey from cleaning Paul Lambert’s boots at St Mirren to assisting him at Portman Road.

Striker Kayden Jackson scored a hat-trick as Ipswich Town defeated QPR 5-1 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Playford Road this afternoon.

Trevoh Chalobah has been training with the full England squad today ahead of the Three Lions’ clash with the United States tomorrow night.

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