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On this day in Town history: UEFA Cup win and that 4-4 draw at Derby!

PUBLISHED: 12:00 01 October 2018 | UPDATED: 12:00 01 October 2018

In 2011, Town beat Brighton 3-0 at Portman Road

In 2011, Town beat Brighton 3-0 at Portman Road

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history...

It was five years ago today that Town were left stunned as Derby fought back to claim a 4-4 draw at Pride ParkIt was five years ago today that Town were left stunned as Derby fought back to claim a 4-4 draw at Pride Park

We begin today five years ago when Town allowed a 4-1 half-time lead slip as Derby County fought back to claim a 4-4 draw at Pride Park, while Town drew 1-1 with Barnsley at Portman Road in 1996 with Alex Mathie scoring Town’s goal.

Nicky Forster came off the bench to score as the Blues beat Crewe in 2005Nicky Forster came off the bench to score as the Blues beat Crewe in 2005

In 2005, Darren Currie and Nicky Forster scored for the Blues as they beat Crewe 2-1 at Portman Road, while 10 years ago, David Lowe and Jason Dozzell were on target for the Blues as they beat West Brom 2-1 at The Hawthorns.

Michael Chopra scored twice on this day in 2011Michael Chopra scored twice on this day in 2011

It was on this day in 2011 that Michael Chopra scored twice as Town beat Brighton 3-1 at Portman Road to make it five wins out of their first 10 league games in the 2011-12 season, while the Blues beat Newcastle 2-1 at Portman Road in 1977.

Trevor Whymark scored in both legs against Feyenoord in 1975Trevor Whymark scored in both legs against Feyenoord in 1975

And finally, on this day in 1975, Town beat Feyenoord 2-0 at Portman Road to progress to the next second round of the UEFA Cup, thanks to goals from Clive Woods and Trevor Whymark.

The family of an elderly man who died after “woeful” record-keeping at a care home failed to detect health problems have said they hope his carers have learned lessons from the tragedy.

The centenary of the end of the First World War is now just three weeks away with ceremonies to mark the Armistice happening across the world as well as here at home in East Anglia.

Once the mist and fog clears this morning, it is set to be a dry and bright day in Suffolk and north Essex with plenty of sunshine expected over the weekend.

Today is your final chance to stake your claim on a share of £10,000 worth of sporting equipment that we are giving away to Suffolk youth football teams.

What jobs will be gone in 20 years time? Lynne Mortimer looks at the most vulnerable.

Raiders caused hundreds of pounds of damage when they threw a concrete paving stone through a shop door window – just to steal a few measly bags of crisps.

A rider who reportedly tested positive for drugs was arrested after an unregistered vehicle was stopped by police.

Although most of the 93,000 passengers passing through Stansted’s doors tomorrow for the start of their half term holidays will be blissfully unaware of it, the next few weeks will be a crucially defining moment in the history of Stansted Airport.

A child has been injured after reportedly being hit by a suspect’s vehicle during a police car chase in Ipswich.

Two police officers could face court action relating to the death of former Ipswich Town striker Dalian Atkinson.

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