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On this day in Town history: Shefki Kuqi scores on his Ipswich Town debut in Watford win

PUBLISHED: 12:00 27 September 2018 | UPDATED: 13:24 27 September 2018

Jim Magilton was also among the scorers as Town beat Watford 2-1 at Vicarage Road in 2003

Jim Magilton was also among the scorers as Town beat Watford 2-1 at Vicarage Road in 2003

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

Shefki Kuqi scored on his Ipswich Town debut against Watford on this day in 2003Shefki Kuqi scored on his Ipswich Town debut against Watford on this day in 2003

We start today’s on this day from fifthteen years ago with Shefki Kuqi scoring on his Ipswich Town debut as the Blues won 2-1 against Watford at Vicarage Road, the Finnish forward joined Town on loan from Sheffield Wednesday a day before.

Lee Bowyer scored a 89th minute winner against his former side West Ham on this day in 2011Lee Bowyer scored a 89th minute winner against his former side West Ham on this day in 2011

In 2011, Lee Bowyer scored an 89th minute winner against his former side West Ham United in Town’s 1-0 win at the Boleyn Ground, while 10 years ago today, Town drew 1-1 with Crystal Palace at Portman Road live on TV with Jon Stead scoring for the Blues.

Four years ago today, David McGoldrick and Daryl Murphy both scored in Town's 2-0 win over RotherhamFour years ago today, David McGoldrick and Daryl Murphy both scored in Town's 2-0 win over Rotherham

David McGoldrick and Daryl Murphy both scored inside the opening 10 minutes as the Blues beat Rotherham United at Portman Road in 2014 to make it five wins out of their first nine league games in the 2014-15 season.

John Wark scores from the spot as Town beat AZ Alkmaar 2-0 at Portman Road in the Cup Winners Cup 1st Round, second leg in 1978John Wark scores from the spot as Town beat AZ Alkmaar 2-0 at Portman Road in the Cup Winners Cup 1st Round, second leg in 1978

It was 40 years ago today, Town beat AZ Alkmaar 2-0 at Portman Road in the Cup Winners Cup 1st Round, second leg, thanks to goals from Paul Mariner and John Wark.

In 2001, Finidi George was among the scorers as Ipswich beat Torpedo Moscow 2-1 at Luzhniki stadium in the UEFA CupIn 2001, Finidi George was among the scorers as Ipswich beat Torpedo Moscow 2-1 at Luzhniki stadium in the UEFA Cup

And finally on this day in 2001, Town progressed through to the second round of the UEFA Cup, after beating Torpedo Moscow 2-1 at the Luzhniki Stadium with goals scored by Finidi George and Marcus Stewart for a memorable victory in Moscow.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert says winger Danny Rowe needs to get fitter if he is to feature more for the first team.

Sir Alf Ramsey was one of Ipswich Town and England’s greatest-ever managers. Some would say he WAS the greatest. Few reporters had the access to Sir Alf as former EADT/Ipswich Star and Green’Un editor TONY GARNETT enjoyed. Here are some of his memories

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today we feature wins over Leicester City and Manchester United among others.

Cole Skuse agrees that his team mate and good friend Luke Chambers has probably taken on too much responsibility as Ipswich Town captain.

Shrewsbury Town chief executive Brian Caldwell has ruled out Paul Hurst returning to the club following his recent sacking by Ipswich Town.

More than 500 tickets have been donated for Ipswich Town’s home game against West Brom next Friday evening after one small act of kindness gained online momentum.

Toto Nsiala may currently find himself on the fringes of the Ipswich Town first-team but the central defender continues to make an impact off the field each and every week.

We’ve ranked the home kits of all 24 Championship teams. So who comes out on top?

Andre Dozzell has revealed his frustration as his return to action stalled earlier in the season but the teenager is now hungry for minutes on the field after returning to the first-team picture.

In past columns I have talked about a divide between athletes that earn large amounts of money, and those that do not, and how there is a movement in Ipswich to bring this sporting diversity together.

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