Days Gone By - When Ipswich Town players took part in cricket match at school in 1994
PUBLISHED: 14:30 14 July 2020
Do you remember when Ipswich Town players took part in a cricket match at Orwell Park School in 1994?
Both football and cricket are in the public eye at the moment, as sport returns after lockdown - and our gallery recalls a special occasion which appealed to fans of both sports.
In July 1994, the Blues did pre-season training at the school’s fields, in Nacton.
Players also took the opportunity to play a cricket match against a staff team.
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Can you spot familiar faces in the team line-ups, or among those watching the game?
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Orwell Park School’s Georgian mansion and grounds were formerly owned by Admiral Vernon, an 18th-century naval hero, and Colonel Tomline, the Victorian entrepreneur and founder of the Port of Felixstowe.
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