On this day in Town history: Town score seven and knock Real Madrid out of the UEFA Cup

On this day in 2002, the Blues beat FC Sartid 1-0 in Yugoslovia

On this day in 2002, the Blues beat FC Sartid 1-0 in Yugoslovia

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

Mark Venus was among the scorers as the Blues beat Crystal Palace 3-0 at Portman Road in 1998

Mark Venus was among the scorers as the Blues beat Crystal Palace 3-0 at Portman Road in 1998 - Credit: Archant

We start today 10 years ago when the Blues beat Crystal Palace 3-0 at Portman Road as Mauricio Taricco, Mark Venus and Alex Mathie netted to make it six win out of their first 12 leagues games in the 1998-99 season.

Dean Bowditch celebrates his goal as he was among the scorers in the Blues 2-1 win at Coventry City

Dean Bowditch celebrates his goal as he was among the scorers in the Blues 2-1 win at Coventry City in 2004

In 2004, Dean Bowditch was among the scorers as Town won 2-1 at Coventry City live on TV as the home side scored a 87th minute own goal to give the Blues their seventh league win of the 2004-05 season.

Marcus Bent scored from the spot as Town progressed to the next round of the UEFA Cup on this day in

Marcus Bent scored from the spot as Town progressed to the next round of the UEFA Cup on this day in 2002

It was on this day in 1979, Town beat Norwegian side Skied Oslo 7-0 at Portman Road in the UEFA Cup, while in 2002 the Blues won 1-0 in Yugoslavia, thanks to Marcus Bent scoring from the spot to beat FC Sartid and progress to the second round of the UEFA Cup.

In 1992, John Wark scored twice as the Blues beat Leeds United 4-2 at Portman Road

In 1992, John Wark scored twice as the Blues beat Leeds United 4-2 at Portman Road - Credit: Archant

John Wark scored twice on this day in 1992 as Ipswich beat Leeds United at Portman Road to remain unbeaten at home at the start of the 1992-93 season, while David Lowe was the only goalscorer as the Blues beat Barnsley 1-0 at Portman Road in 1987.

On this day in 1973, Town knocked out Spanish giants Real Madrid out of the UEFA Cup, after a goales

On this day in 1973, Town knocked out Spanish giants Real Madrid out of the UEFA Cup, after a goaless draw at the Bernabeu in the second leg, following their first leg win at Portman Road - Credit: Archant


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And finally on this day in 1973, Town held Real Madrid to a goaless draw at the Bernabeu to knock the Spanish giants out of the UEFA Cup, while in 1970, Town drew 2-2 with West Brom at Portman Road.

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