Ipswich Town v Hull City classic games: Nine-goal thriller and end of the season win

Alan Lee celebrates his goal as Town beat Hull City 1-0 at Portman Road in May 2008

Alan Lee celebrates his goal as Town beat Hull City 1-0 at Portman Road in May 2008

We take a look at some memorable games against today’s opponents Hull City over the years at Portman Road, including a nine-goal thriller and an end of season win.

Grant Ward has his head in his hands after a missed opportunity in the first half. Picture: Steve

Grant Ward has his head in his hands after a missed opportunity in the first half. Picture: Steve Waller www.stephenwaller.com - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

LAST TIME: Town failed to score for the fifth successive home game for the first time in their history as Hull City comfortably beat the Blues 3-0 at Portman Road in March last year.

MISSED OUT: On the final day of the 2007-08 season, Alan Lee scored as Ipswich beat third place Hull City 1-0 at Portman Road in May 2008 but missed out on the Championship play-offs by one point.

Paul Goddard celebrates one of his two goals against Hull City in 1991

Paul Goddard celebrates one of his two goals against Hull City in 1991 - Credit: Archant

GODDARD BRACE: In February 1991, Paul Goddard scored twice as the Blues beat The Tigers 2-0 at Portman Road in Division Two.

David Lowe celebrates his goal with Romeo Zondervan as Town beat Hull City 2-0 at Portman Road in 19

David Lowe celebrates his goal with Romeo Zondervan as Town beat Hull City 2-0 at Portman Road in 1988 - Credit: Archant

HOME WIN: Neil Woods and David Lowe scored as Town beat Hull City 2-0 at Portman Road for their first home league win in six games in March 1988.

Ray Crawford scoring one of his three goals as Town beat Hull City 5-4 at Portman Road in October 19

Ray Crawford scoring one of his three goals as Town beat Hull City 5-4 at Portman Road in October 1966 - Credit: Archant


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NINE-GOAL THRILLER: Ray Crawford scored a hat-trick as the Blues beat Hull City 5-4 in a entertaining game at Portman Road in Division Two in October 1966.

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