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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Reading v Ipswich nostalgia: Town beat Reading for their first away win in ten months

PUBLISHED: 09:00 10 November 2018

Alex Mathie celebrates his goal as Town beat Reading 4-1 at Elm Park  in 1995

Alex Mathie celebrates his goal as Town beat Reading 4-1 at Elm Park in 1995

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In this week’s Ipswich Town nostalgia, we look back to October 28, 1995, when Town beat Reading 4-1 at the Elm Park to secure their first away win in ten months.

Geriant Williams opened the scoring for Town as they won 4-1 at Reading in 1995Geriant Williams opened the scoring for Town as they won 4-1 at Reading in 1995

Town were in search for their first away win in 10 months with the first half at Reading remaining goalless with Ipswich looking more likely to capitalise in the second half.

Ipswich Town players celebrate one of their four goals in the 4-1 win at Reading in 1995Ipswich Town players celebrate one of their four goals in the 4-1 win at Reading in 1995

Geraint Williams put Town ahead two minutes after the break, but the home side pulled the game level in the 63rd minute when Archie Lovell held off the challenge of Town defenders before calmly side-footing into the net.

Paul Mason scored Town's fourth goal in the 4-1 win over Reading in 1995Paul Mason scored Town's fourth goal in the 4-1 win over Reading in 1995

But Town took the ball down the other end shortly after, and beat Reading’s offside trap to regain the lead via Gus Uhlenbeek, before making 3-1 with five minutes of the game remaining as Alex Mathie scored with a far post header.

Ipswich Town fans witnessed the first away win in ten monthsIpswich Town fans witnessed the first away win in ten months

Paul Mason made it four in injury time to give Town their first away win since beating Liverpool at Anfield in January 14, 1995, thanks to a goal from Adam Tanner.

Gus Uhlenbeek was among the scorers as Town won 4-1 at Reading in 1995Gus Uhlenbeek was among the scorers as Town won 4-1 at Reading in 1995

Ipswich Town XI: Forrest, Stockwell, Taricco, Vaughan, Mowbray, Williams, Uhlenbeek. Milton, Mathie, Marshall, Mason.

Ipswich Town goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski discussed being left out of the team by former boss Paul Hurst, new coach Jimmy Walker and Paul Lambert’s positive impact when he spoke to the media this afternoon.

Paul Lambert sees Janoi Donacien as a central defender.

Paul Lambert has confirmed Jordan Graham is no longer in his plans at Ipswich Town with the winger’s loan set to be cut short in January.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert has told owner Marcus Evans that he believes defender Jonas Knudsen is worthy of a new contract.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert spoke to the media this afternoon ahead of the Friday night clash with West Bromwich Albion, and discussed the importance of the club’s fans creating a rocking Portman Road atmosphere as they try to escape the drop zone.

Mick McCarthy is the early favourite for vacant Republic of Ireland job following the departure of both Martin O’Neill and assistant Roy Keane.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today we look back to David Gregory scoring a hat-trick as Town progressed to the next round of the League Cup.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert is impressed with what he’s seen of the Blues’ academy during his early weeks of his reign.

Titus Bramble says Ipswich Town duo Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes were stand-out performers at the recent England Under-20 camp.

Mark Heath, Andy Warren and Stuart Watson are back with another episode of the Kings of Anglia podcast.

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