On this day in Town history: Blues crush Manchester City

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 - Credit: Archant

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 1998

David Johnson scored on this day in 1998 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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 season

On this day in 2009, the Blues were still winless in the 2009-10 season - Credit: Ashley Pickering

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.


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