On this day in Town history: UEFA Cup win and that 4-4 draw at Derby!

In 2011, Town beat Brighton 3-0 at Portman Road

In 2011, Town beat Brighton 3-0 at Portman Road

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

It was five years ago today that Town were left stunned as Derby fought back to claim a 4-4 draw at

It was five years ago today that Town were left stunned as Derby fought back to claim a 4-4 draw at Pride Park

We begin today five years ago when Town allowed a 4-1 half-time lead slip as Derby County fought back to claim a 4-4 draw at Pride Park, while Town drew 1-1 with Barnsley at Portman Road in 1996 with Alex Mathie scoring Town’s goal.

Nicky Forster came off the bench to score as the Blues beat Crewe in 2005

Nicky Forster came off the bench to score as the Blues beat Crewe in 2005

In 2005, Darren Currie and Nicky Forster scored for the Blues as they beat Crewe 2-1 at Portman Road, while 10 years ago, David Lowe and Jason Dozzell were on target for the Blues as they beat West Brom 2-1 at The Hawthorns.

Michael Chopra scored twice on this day in 2011

Michael Chopra scored twice on this day in 2011 - Credit: Archant

It was on this day in 2011 that Michael Chopra scored twice as Town beat Brighton 3-1 at Portman Road to make it five wins out of their first 10 league games in the 2011-12 season, while the Blues beat Newcastle 2-1 at Portman Road in 1977.

Trevor Whymark scored in both legs against Feyenoord in 1975

Trevor Whymark scored in both legs against Feyenoord in 1975 - Credit: Archant

And finally, on this day in 1975, Town beat Feyenoord 2-0 at Portman Road to progress to the next second round of the UEFA Cup, thanks to goals from Clive Woods and Trevor Whymark.


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