On this day in Town history: Win over Wolves and a derby day draw

Alan Lee scored for the Blues as they drew 2-2 with Norwich in 2007

Alan Lee scored for the Blues as they drew 2-2 with Norwich in 2007

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history – and today features Daryl Murphy scoring twice in a win over Wolves and a derby day draw at Carrow Road.

It was on this day in 2007, Town drew 2-2 with Norwich at Carrow Road

It was on this day in 2007, Town drew 2-2 with Norwich at Carrow Road

We begin today in 2007 when the Blues drew 2-2 with Norwich City at Carrow Road, as Alan Lee and Pablo Counago scored first-half goals. Norwich finished the game with ten-men as Darren Huckerby was a shown a straight red.

This time last year, Town beat Preston 3-0 at Portman Road

This time last year, Town beat Preston 3-0 at Portman Road - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Bersant Celina was among the scorers on this day in 2017 as the Blues beat Preston 3-0 at Portman Road in 2017.

Daryl Murphy scored twice for Town in their 2-0 win over Wolves on this day in 2014

Daryl Murphy scored twice for Town in their 2-0 win over Wolves on this day in 2014 - Credit: Archant

In 2014, Daryl Murphy scored twice as Town beat Wolves 2-1 at Portman Road to make it six games unbeaten at home, while Paul Mason scored twice in Town’s 2-2 draw with Grimsby Town at Portman Road in 1995.

In 1989, Town beat West Brom 3-1 at Portman Road

In 1989, Town beat West Brom 3-1 at Portman Road - Credit: Archant

And it was on this day in 1989 that the Blues beat West Brom 3-1 at Portman Road, thanks to goals from Chris Kiwomya, David Lowe and Simon Milton, while in 1972, Town were held to a 2-2 draw with Leeds United at Portman Road.


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