Video highlights from Ipswich Town’s remarkable Tuesday night home record
- Credit: Picture: Steve Waller
Ipswich Town’s have won 16 straight Tuesday night home games, with their remarkable record on the line tomorrow night against Hull. Watch all the goals from the stunning run, here.
April 16, 2013: v Crystal Palace – 3-0 - Following a 2-0 defeat against Watford on February 19, 2013, Town’s impressive run began in an unlikely fashion, as Frank Nouble struck twice in the first half to down Crystal Palace, with Aaron Cresswell completing the scoring before the break.
September 17, 2013: v Yeovil – 2-1 - The Blues had to come from behind against Yeovil, but strikes from Daryl Murphy and Cresswell were able to save the day, against a side who would go on to be relegated.
December 3, 2013: v Blackburn – 3-1 - Obviously, Jordan Rhodes scored, but strikes from Luke Hyam, Carlos Edwards and Nouble meant the hosts took all three points.
March 25, 2014: v Derby – 2-1 - Ipswich came close to losing their record before it had even begun, as they trailed Derby for more than an hour following Patrick Bamford’s first minute opener, but Jonny Williams levelled before Christophe Berra struck with a last-minute winner.
September 16, 2014: v Brighton - 2-0 - The goals came late, but Jonny Parr and Murphy found the net inside the final 15 minutes to win it for Ipswich.
November 4, 2014: v Wolves – 2-1 - Two goals for Murphy and three points for Ipswich.
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December 30, 2014: v Charlton 3-0 - A routine one for the Blues as Tommy Smith, Murphy and David McGoldrick find the net to easily beat Charlton, in the midst of a run which took them into automatic promotion contention.
February 10, 2015: v Sheffield Wednesday – 2-1 - Another game where the Blues had to come back from behind, following Kieran Lee’s opener, but goals from Murphy and Luke Chambers dug them out of a hole.
February 24, 2015: v Birmingham – 4-2 - A thrilling game under the Portman Road lights is finally put to bed by Kevin Bru, who killed off Birmingham in stoppage time.
March 17, 2015: v Bolton – 1-0 - Jay Tabb struck the winner with 10 minutes to go to keep the run going, as Bolton make this list for the first of two times.
April 14, 2015: v Cardiff – 3-1 - Cole Skuse struck a stunner as part of a good win over a decent Cardiff side, with Freddie Sears and Murphy scoring the other goals
August 11, 2015: v Stevenage – 2-1 - Into the current season, and a much-changed Ipswich came back from a goal down to progress in the Capital One Cup. Josh Yorwerth and Tabb scored the goals.
August 18, 2015: Burnley – 2-0 - Ipswich were well in control against a Burnley side still suffering the relegation hangover, with Sears and McGoldrick on target.
November 3, 2015: Bolton – 2-0 - Another appearance from Bolton, who this time beaten by strikes from Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Brett Pitman.
January 12, 2016: Leeds – 2-1 - Another late winner as Pitman headed home from Ryan Fraser’s cross, after Luke Chambers had levelled matters following Leeds’ goal just 12 seconds in.
February 2, 2016: Reading - 2-1 - It’s almost a mirror image as Pitman again grabs a last gasp winner, this time from Varney’s cross, to ensure Town’s run keeps going. Ryan Fraser had given the Blues the lead before Garath McCleary fired home from the spot to seemingly gain a point for Reading, before Pitman’s late heroics.