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

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 - Credit: Archant

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 Road

On this day in 2001, the Blues held Everton to a goaless draw at Portman Road - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

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 1990

Micky Stockwell was also on the scoresheet on this day in 1990 - Credit: Archant

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 QPR

In 1984, Eric Gates scored as the Blues drew 1-1 with QPR - Credit: Archant

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.