On this day in Town history: A late Tommy Smith winner and a win in Italy

Tommy Smith scored a late winner on this day in 2014

Tommy Smith scored a late winner on this day in 2014 - Credit: Archant

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history – and today features Tommy Smith’s late winner against Watford and the Blues winning in Italy....

It was on this day in 2014, Town beat Watford 1-0 at Portman Road

It was on this day in 2014, Town beat Watford 1-0 at Portman Road - Credit: Archant

We begin today’s On This Day in 2014 when Tommy Smith scored an 83rd-minute winner as the Blues beat Watford 1-0 at Portman Road, to make it six games unbeaten at home in the 2014-15 season.

David Norris celebrates his goal at Blackpool in 2008

David Norris celebrates his goal at Blackpool in 2008

Ten years ago today, Town beat Blackpool 1-0 at Bloomfield Road as David Norris scored the only goal for Town to extended their unbeaten run to six league matches in the 2008-09 season.

Fiftheen years ago, Town came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Derby at Pride Park

Fiftheen years ago, Town came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Derby at Pride Park - Credit: Jason Cairnduff

In 2003, Town came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Derby at Pride Park thanks to goals from Tommy Miller and Darren Bent, while Town drew 3-3 with Southampton at St Marys in 1980.

John Wark scored twice on this day 20 years ago

John Wark scored twice on this day 20 years ago - Credit: Archant

And finally, on this day in 1988, John Wark scored twice as Town beat Walsall 3-1 at Portman Road, while Paul Mason scored as Town beat Italian side Foggia 1-0 at Stadio Pino Zaccheria in the Anglo Italian Cup League Stage.


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