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Word on the Street: Ipswich Town fans give their predictions ahead of Norwich derby

PUBLISHED: 16:49 17 October 2017 | UPDATED: 16:54 17 October 2017

Alan Quinn scores against Norwich City at Portman Road in September 2009. Picture: ANDY ABBOTT

Alan Quinn scores against Norwich City at Portman Road in September 2009. Picture: ANDY ABBOTT


It’s just a matter of days until the East Anglian derby gets underway, watch what Town fans think the outcome will be.

The highly anticipated and first East Anglian derby of the season takes place this Sunday, October 22.

Mick McCarthy’s Blues have not won a game against Daniel Farke’s Canaries since April 2009, where Alan Quinn (24), Giovani dos Santos (62) and Jon Stead (90) took Ipswich to win 3-2 at home.

READ MORE: Ipswich Town v Norwich City: What’s your favourite derby day moment?

The Tractor Boys are currently in 10th position in the table with 18 points to six wins and five losses, Norwich are eighth with 19 points, five wins, four draws and three losses.

Watch: Town legend scoffs at Norwich striker’s ‘better club’ claim

Town lost their last game against third place Sheffield United last Saturday after Chris Basham’s first goal of the season saw the Blades win 1-0. A fortnight before they lost 3-1 to Bristol City.

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