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On this day in Town history: Wins over Leeds and Liverpool

PUBLISHED: 12:00 02 October 2018 | UPDATED: 12:41 02 October 2018

In 2010, the Blues beat Leeds Unied 2-1 at Portman Road

In 2010, the Blues beat Leeds Unied 2-1 at Portman Road

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

Mich D'Avray scored as the Blues beat Liverpool on this day in 1982Mich D'Avray scored as the Blues beat Liverpool on this day in 1982

We begin today in 1982, when Mich d’Avray scored as the Blues beat Liverpool 1-0 at Portman Road to win their first home league game of the 1982-83 season, while in 1976, Town beat Bristol City 2-1 at Ashton Gate.

Tommy Smith was among the scorers as the Blues beat Leeds United 2-1 at Portman Road in 2010Tommy Smith was among the scorers as the Blues beat Leeds United 2-1 at Portman Road in 2010

Eight years ago today, the Blues beat 10-man Leeds United 2-1 at Portman Road, thanks to goals from Jason Scotland and Tommy Smith, while in 1991, David Lowe scored twice as Town beat Bristol Rovers 3-1 at Twerton Park in the Full Members Cup first Round.

In 2007, Town drew 2-2 with Burnley at Turf MorrIn 2007, Town drew 2-2 with Burnley at Turf Morr

In 2007, Town drew 2-2 with Burnley at Turf Moor, thanks to goals from Sylvain Legwinski and Alan Lee, while the Blues drew 2-2 with Brighton at the Amex Stadium in 2012 with Daryl Murphy scoring Town’s goal.

John Lewis is to stop selling DVD players. The “must have” technology of the first years of the 21st century is now officially redundant – here Paul Geater looks at but what might be next to bite the dust.

Preparations are under way to move four enormous electrical reactors for Suffolk’s billion-pound off-shore wind farm – weighing as much as 150 elephants – from Ipswich to Bramford.

There are long delays in and around the London Road area of Ipswich this evening following an earlier crash.

The woman tipped to temporarily take the reins at the region’s ambulance trust when the service’s chief executive steps down has a history of turning around a failing hospital.

A coroner has opened the inquest into the death of a 59-year-old man killed in a crash in Bramford.

A Suffolk singer is returning to her home county for a Christmas concert in aid of a children’s charity.

Suffolk police are advising members of the public not to approach 46-year-old Anthony Smith who has absconded from Hollesley Bay prison.

The Great Plague returns to Ipswich this Halloween - but are you brave enough to find out more?

Plans by an Anglian timber importer to develop a new business park on farmland in Hadleigh have been described as “woefully inadequate” by objectors.

Three people are accused of a “violent and prolonged” assault which led to the death of a rough sleeper in a Colchester car park.

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