On this day in Town history: Town put six past Burnley and beat Man United

Pablo Counago scored twice on this day in 2003 as Town put six past Burnley

Pablo Counago scored twice on this day in 2003 as Town put six past Burnley

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

Alex Mathie was among the scorer as the Blues beat Man United on this day in 1997

Alex Mathie was among the scorer as the Blues beat Man United on this day in 1997 - Credit: Archant

We begin today’s on this day from 1997 when Ipswich beat Man United 2-0 at Portman Road, thanks to goals from Mauricio Taricco and Alex Mathie as the Blues knocked United out of the League Cup third round.

Shefki Kuqi was also among the scorers in Town's 6-1 win over Burnley in 2003

Shefki Kuqi was also among the scorers in Town's 6-1 win over Burnley in 2003

Fifteen years ago today, Pablo Couango scored twice as Town beat Burnley 6-1 at Portman Road as the Blues scored five of their goals during a devastating 20-minute spell before half-time.

Marcus Stewart scored as Town drew 1-1 with West Ham on this day in 2000

Marcus Stewart scored as Town drew 1-1 with West Ham on this day in 2000 - Credit: Archant

In 2000, Town drew 1-1 with West Ham at Portman Road in the Premier League with Marcus Stewart scoring for the Blues.

Mauricio Taricco also scored as the Blues knocked Man United out of the League Cup in 1997

Mauricio Taricco also scored as the Blues knocked Man United out of the League Cup in 1997 - Credit: Archant

On this day in 1967, Eddie Spearitt scored twice in Town’s 4-0 win over Derby at Portman Road, while in 1995 the Blues were held to a 1-1 draw with Derby at their Baseball Ground.

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