Sheffield Wednesday v Ipswich Town nostalgia: Quinn and Lee on target at Hillsborough in 2008

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

In this week’s Ipswich Town nostalgia, we look back to February 2 2008, when Town clinched their first away win of the 2007-08 season in the Championship, thanks to goals from Alan Quinn and Alan Lee

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

The Blues made a flying start when former Owls man Alan Quinn put Ipswich ahead in the fourth minute when he received a short pass from Jonathan Walters and the midfielder unleashed a stunning 25-yard drive into the top corner.

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

However, the lead lasted just nine minutes as Marcus Tudgay put Wednesday level, when he reacted quickest to a loose ball into the bottom corner from 15 yards.

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

Ipswich began to get on top in the second half, but chances were limited until Alan Lee converted Alex Bruce’s right-wing cross for his 10th goal of the season.

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

Bruce picked up the loose ball and found himself some space and sent in a cross to the far post which Quinn nodded back into the box and Lee stabbed past Grant and into the net on the 71st minute in front of the Town fans to clich the Blues first away win of the 2007-08 season.

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE

Alan Lee is mobbed after scoring the winner at Hillsborough Picture: WARREN PAGE


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Town: Bywater, Wright, Harding, De Vos, Bruce, Garvan (Sumulikoski 76), Miller, Norris, Quinn (Haynes 84), Walters, Couñago (Lee 64). Unused: Colgan, Naylor.

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