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On this day in Town history: John Wark scores hat-trick in Town’s win over Blackburn

PUBLISHED: 12:00 05 October 2018

On this day in 1993, the Blues beat Cambridge 2-0 in League Cup Second Round

On this day in 1993, the Blues beat Cambridge 2-0 in League Cup Second Round

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

John Wark scored a hat-trick as Town beat Blackburn 4-3 at Portman Road in 1983John Wark scored a hat-trick as Town beat Blackburn 4-3 at Portman Road in 1983

We start today’s on this day from 1983 when John Wark scored a hat-trick as the Blues beat Blackburn 4-3 at Portman Road in the first leg of the League Cup second round.

Chris Kiwomya was among the goal scorers as the Blues won 2-0 at Cambridge UnitedChris Kiwomya was among the goal scorers as the Blues won 2-0 at Cambridge United

It was 25 years ago today that Town beat Cambridge United 2-0 at the Abbey Stadium to progress to the third round of the League Cup, thanks to goals from Ian Marshall and Chris Kiwomya.

In 1991, Town beat Oxford United 2-1 at Portman RoadIn 1991, Town beat Oxford United 2-1 at Portman Road

In 1991, Simon Milton and Steve Whitton scored as the Blues beat Oxford United 2-1 at Portman Road to make sevens wins out of their first 11 league games at the start of the 1991-92 season, with a young Jim Magilton scoring for the vistiors.

From an injury time corner the ball evades everyone and falls to Michail Antonio at the far to give Nottingham Forest a late share of the pointsFrom an injury time corner the ball evades everyone and falls to Michail Antonio at the far to give Nottingham Forest a late share of the points

And finally on this day in 2014, Daryl Murphy scored twice as the Blues drew 2-2 with Nottingham Forest at the City Ground, with the home side scoring a 94th minute equaliser.

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