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Days Gone By: Throwback Thursday remembers THAT Norwich City blunder that saw Blues crowned derby winners in 1996

PUBLISHED: 07:00 12 April 2018

Children at Orwell Park School enjoying their Easter fun day. Picture: ANDREW HENDRY

Children at Orwell Park School enjoying their Easter fun day. Picture: ANDREW HENDRY

Throwback Thursday returns once again, this time we look back to April 1996, and features Orwell Park School, Crown Pools and the Railway pub in Ipswich.

Children enjoyed the carousel in Felixstowe. Picture: ANDREW HENDRYChildren enjoyed the carousel in Felixstowe. Picture: ANDREW HENDRY

We kick things off in Felixstowe where Easter festivities were well underway with a fun fair being set up by the seafront.

Felixstowe had plenty of games for children to win prizes. Picture: ANDREW HENDRYFelixstowe had plenty of games for children to win prizes. Picture: ANDREW HENDRY

Orwell Park School was certainly enjoying the Easter celebrations as children across several year groups took the chance to enjoy a fun day at the school.

The Railway pub hosted Eddie and the Hot Rods. Picture: DAVID KINDREDThe Railway pub hosted Eddie and the Hot Rods. Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Also in April 1996, Crown Pools staff visited Orwell Park School to take on an assault course to test their fitness with a number of different obstacles.

The team at Crown Pools take on the monkey bars at Orwell Park School. Picture: DAVID KINDREDThe team at Crown Pools take on the monkey bars at Orwell Park School. Picture: DAVID KINDRED

The Railway pub in Ipswich, who have played host to Status Quo among plenty of other bands, held another gig night but this time with Eddie and the Hot Rods performing.

Bryan Gunn's blunder is perhaps the most famed own goal in Ipswich Town history. Picture: JAMIE NIBLOCKBryan Gunn's blunder is perhaps the most famed own goal in Ipswich Town history. Picture: JAMIE NIBLOCK

Finally, we remember a time that will stand firmly in the minds of Ipswich Town fans, as Norwich Goalkeeper Bryan Gunn missed a kick and let in the winning goal for the Blues.

Town fans invade the Portman Road pitch. Picture: ARCHANTTown fans invade the Portman Road pitch. Picture: ARCHANT

To share your own pictures and memories with us from April 1996, email our picture desk.


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