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On this day in Town history: A seven-goal thriller at Selhurst Park, plus Town sixth in Premier League

PUBLISHED: 15:17 21 October 2018 | UPDATED: 15:17 21 October 2018

On this day in 2003, Town was involved in a seven goal thriller at Selhurst Park

On this day in 2003, Town was involved in a seven goal thriller at Selhurst Park

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history – and today features wins over Crystal Palace and Tottenham, while the Blues also sat sixth in the Premier League table on this day in the year 2000.

Richard Naylor scored twice on this day 15 years ago todayRichard Naylor scored twice on this day 15 years ago today

We begin today 15 years ago when Richard Naylor scored twice as the Blues beat Crystal Palace 4-3 at Selhurst Park to stretch their run to eight wins from nine matches in the 2003-04 season.

Billy Clarke scored in Town's 3-1 win at Southend in 2006Billy Clarke scored in Town's 3-1 win at Southend in 2006

On this day in 2006, Billy Clark was among the scorers as Town beat Southend 3-1 at Roots Hall, while in 2000 the Blues beat Bradford City 2-0 at Valley Parade to sit sixth in the Premiership table.

Chris Kimowya celebrates with fellow goalscorer Simon Milton on this day in 1989Chris Kimowya celebrates with fellow goalscorer Simon Milton on this day in 1989

And it was on this day in 1989 that Chris Kiwomya scored twice as the Blues beat Plymouth 3-0 at Portman Road, his first goals of the 1989-90 season, while Ray Crawford scored twice as Town beat Spurs 3-2 at Portman Road in 1961.

Jermaine Wright scored against Fulham on this day in 2001Jermaine Wright scored against Fulham on this day in 2001

In 2001, Jermaine Wright scored for the Blues as they drew 1-1 with Fulham at Craven Cottage with the home side ending the game with 10-men, while 10 years ago today Tommy Miller scored as Town drew 1-1 with Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.

In 1972 saw the Blues beat Derby 3-1 at Portman RoadIn 1972 saw the Blues beat Derby 3-1 at Portman Road

And finally on this day in 1972, Kevin Beattie, Rod Belfitt and Trevor Whymark scored as the Blues beat Derby 3-1 at Portman Road for their first league win in five matches in the 1972-73 season.

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.

ANDY WARREN spoke to Ipswich Town No.2 Stuart Taylor about his journey from cleaning Paul Lambert’s boots at St Mirren to assisting him at Portman Road.

Striker Kayden Jackson scored a hat-trick as Ipswich Town defeated QPR 5-1 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Playford Road this afternoon.

Trevoh Chalobah has been training with the full England squad today ahead of the Three Lions’ clash with the United States tomorrow night.

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