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On this day in Town history: Town put six past Burnley and beat Man United

PUBLISHED: 06:00 14 October 2018

Pablo Counago scored twice on this day in 2003 as Town put six past Burnley

Pablo Counago scored twice on this day in 2003 as Town put six past Burnley

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

Alex Mathie was among the scorer as the Blues beat Man United on this day in 1997Alex Mathie was among the scorer as the Blues beat Man United on this day in 1997

We begin today’s on this day from 1997 when Ipswich beat Man United 2-0 at Portman Road, thanks to goals from Mauricio Taricco and Alex Mathie as the Blues knocked United out of the League Cup third round.

Shefki Kuqi was also among the scorers in Town's 6-1 win over Burnley in 2003Shefki Kuqi was also among the scorers in Town's 6-1 win over Burnley in 2003

Fifteen years ago today, Pablo Couango scored twice as Town beat Burnley 6-1 at Portman Road as the Blues scored five of their goals during a devastating 20-minute spell before half-time.

Marcus Stewart scored as Town drew 1-1 with West Ham on this day in 2000Marcus Stewart scored as Town drew 1-1 with West Ham on this day in 2000

In 2000, Town drew 1-1 with West Ham at Portman Road in the Premier League with Marcus Stewart scoring for the Blues.

Mauricio Taricco also scored as the Blues knocked Man United out of the League Cup in 1997Mauricio Taricco also scored as the Blues knocked Man United out of the League Cup in 1997

On this day in 1967, Eddie Spearitt scored twice in Town’s 4-0 win over Derby at Portman Road, while in 1995 the Blues were held to a 1-1 draw with Derby at their Baseball Ground.

A street near Ipswich Hospital has been closed amid reports of an emergency incident.

Rail users will be faced with nine days of disruption from this weekend as signalling system upgrades are carried out.

Police are treating the stabbing of an 18-year-old man in Felixstowe yesterday as a targeted attack.

A radio station which lost its licence to broadcast on FM has said it believes the decision will not affect its number of listeners.

Fears have been raised that an Ipswich street has become inundated with drivers breaking the speed limit.

The bell of a ship sunk off the Suffolk coast by a German mine is to go on public display.

A Felixstowe man who wanted to have sex with the 11-year-old daughter of an undercover police woman who was posing as a 32-year-old mum in an internet chat room “sting” has been jailed for two years.

Were your eyes on the sky this morning? Did you see a Second World War fighter plane over Ipswich?

You want everything to go smoothly, you want everyone to be happy, you want your wedding day to be perfect. Hannah Marks, wedding co-ordinator, at the Ivy House Country Hotel, has some tips to make sure that your big day goes smoothly

Throwback Thursday returns once again - and this week we look back at what was going on in and around Ipswich in October 1998.

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