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

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 - Credit: Tommy Hindley

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 2003

Shefki 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 2011

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

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 Rotherham

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

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 1s

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 1978 - Credit: Archant

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


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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.

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