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On this day in Town history: Kiwomya scores hat-trick in Cup win against Wigan

PUBLISHED: 09:00 06 October 2018

Chris Kiwomya scored a hat-trick on this day in 1992

Chris Kiwomya scored a hat-trick on this day in 1992

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

Alan Lee was among the scorers as the Blues beat Preston 2-1 in 2007Alan Lee was among the scorers as the Blues beat Preston 2-1 in 2007

We begin today in 2002 when Darren Ambrose scored a 90th minute winner against Wimbledon at Selhurst Park as the Blues claimed their first win of the season.

Savouring the moment: Darren Ambrose celebrates giving Ipswich the win at WimbledonSavouring the moment: Darren Ambrose celebrates giving Ipswich the win at Wimbledon

In 2007, the Blues beat Preston 2-1 at Portman Road, thanks to goals from Alan Lee and Tommy Miller, giving Town their their fourth successive home win at the start of the 2007-08 season.

It was on this day in 1992, Town beat Wigan 4-0 at Portman RoadIt was on this day in 1992, Town beat Wigan 4-0 at Portman Road

And it was on this day in 1992 that Chris Kiwomya scored a hat-trick as the Blues beat Wigan 4-0 at Portman Road to progress to the third round of the League cup, while in 1973 they were held to a 0-0 draw with Spurs at Portman Road.

Andy Warren looks ahead to Ipswich Town’s clash with Wigan Athletic this afternoon.

Every day in the run-up to Christmas, we’re counting down Ipswich Town’s greatest-ever players, culminating in the Blues’ best featuring on Christmas Day.

In this week’s Ipswich Town nostalgia, we look back to December 21, 2004, when Darren Bent took Ipswich to the top of the Championsip on Christmas Day, after beating Wigan 2-1 thanks to his 89th-minute winner at Portman Road.

Captain Luke Chambers wants his Ipswich Town future sorted sooner rather than later but knows the club’s precarious position means he may have to be patient.

Paul Lambert believes striker Ellis Harrison has something to offer his side as the Welshman works towards full fitness.

Callum Connolly expects to take on an Ipswich Town side ‘playing with freedom’ when he makes his return to Portman Road tomorrow afternoon.

Oxford United boss Karl Robinson wants to sign Ipswich Town loanee Jordan Graham as soon as the January transfer window opens.

Ipswich Town take on a Wigan Athletic side including a number of familiar faces tomorrow. ANDY WARREN takes a look.

Ipswich Town’s East Anglian Derby visit to Norwich City will be shown live on Sky Sports.

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