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On this day in Town history: Counago scores twice in win over nine-man Rotherham

PUBLISHED: 10:33 04 October 2018 | UPDATED: 10:33 04 October 2018

On this day in 2003, the Blues beat 10-man Rotherham 2-1 at Portman Road

On this day in 2003, the Blues beat 10-man Rotherham 2-1 at Portman Road

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

Pablo Counago scored twice as the Blues beat Rotherham 2-1 at Portman Road in 2003Pablo Counago scored twice as the Blues beat Rotherham 2-1 at Portman Road in 2003

We begin today 15 years ago when Town beat nine-man Rotherham as Pablo Counago scored twice for the Blues in their 2-1 win at Portman Road, while the Blues drew 1-1 with Leeds United at Portman Road in 1980 with John Wark scoring for Town.

Alex Mathie scored as the Blues beat Man City 1-0 at Portman Road in 1997 Alex Mathie scored as the Blues beat Man City 1-0 at Portman Road in 1997

In 1997, Alex Mathie was the only goalscorer as Town beat Man City 1-0 at Portman Road to win their only second home league game at the start of the 1997-98 season

Jason Dozzell made his return in a Ipswich Town shirt on this day in 1997Jason Dozzell made his return in a Ipswich Town shirt on this day in 1997

In the same game, Jason Dozzell made his second Town debut, after returning to the club from Tottenham, while Mark Lambert scored in Town’s 1-0 win against Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road in 1969.

And finally former Town midfielder Mark Brennan was born on this day in 1965, he made over 200 appearances and scored 25 goals for the Blues between 1983 to 1988.

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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