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On this day in Town history: Wark scores four as Town put six past West Brom

PUBLISHED: 12:30 30 October 2019

John Wark scored four as Town beat West Brom 6-1 on this day in 1982

John Wark scored four as Town beat West Brom 6-1 on this day in 1982

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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 John Wark scoring four goals in a big win over West Brom.

On this day in 1982, Town put six past West Brom at Portman RoadOn this day in 1982, Town put six past West Brom at Portman Road

We begin today in 1982 when John Wark scored four as the Blues put six past West Brom at Portman Road, which was their first win in five games, while in 1976 Clive Woods netted as Town beat Man United 1-0 at Old Trafford.

Shefki Kuqi was among the scorers on this day in 2004Shefki Kuqi was among the scorers on this day in 2004

In 2004, Shefki Kuqi was among the scorers as the Blues beat Preston 3-0 at Portman Road to remain unbeaten at home in the 2004-05 season, while in 1996 Paul Mason scored the only goal as Town beat QPR 1-0 at Loftus Road.

It was on this day in 2010, the Blues beat Millwall 2-0 at Portman RoadIt was on this day in 2010, the Blues beat Millwall 2-0 at Portman Road

It was on this day in 2010 that the Blues beat Millwall 2-0 at Portman Road, thanks to goals from Jason Scotland and Grant Leadbitter, to end Town’s barren three-game spell of games without a win, while in 1984, Town drew 1-1 with Newcastle in the League Cup Third Round at Portman Road.

Jamie Clapham scored as Town beat Grimsby 2-0 on this day in 1998Jamie Clapham scored as Town beat Grimsby 2-0 on this day in 1998

And finally, on this day in 1999, Jamie Clapham and Richard Naylor both netted as Town beat Grimsby 2-0 at Portman Road, while in 1991 Steve Whitton scored as Town drew 1-1 with Charlton at the Boleyn Ground.


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