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Throwback Thursday - Ian Marshall signing and sponsored pub crawls in August 1993

PUBLISHED: 06:30 16 August 2018

Ian Marshall in action during his Portman Road debut as the Blues beat Southampton 1-0 in August 1993 Picture: OWEN HINES

Ian Marshall in action during his Portman Road debut as the Blues beat Southampton 1-0 in August 1993 Picture: OWEN HINES

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We kick off our Throwback Thursday feature off this week at Portman Road, as Ipswich Town sign the iconic Ian Marshall from Oldham Athletic for a fee around £750,000.

Ian Marshall officially signing for Ipswich Town  Picture: PAUL NIXONIan Marshall officially signing for Ipswich Town Picture: PAUL NIXON

Today’s photos - in case you had not guessed - date from August 1993. As the Premier League season got underway Marshall famously scored on his debut away at Oldham as well as scoring during his home debut against Southampton.

Ian Marshall celebrates with team-mates after scoring on his home debut against Southampton in August 1993 Picture: OWEN HINESIan Marshall celebrates with team-mates after scoring on his home debut against Southampton in August 1993 Picture: OWEN HINES

Over to Carr Street, the much loved Tom and Jerry made an appearance at Woolworths with many children coming to the store to catch a glimpse of their cartoon heroes.

Tom and Jerry meeting children outside Woolworths  Picture: IVAN SMITHTom and Jerry meeting children outside Woolworths Picture: IVAN SMITH

Crown Pools took advantage of the sunny weather by hosting a sand castle building competition just outside their complex.

Families enjoying a sand castle making competition outside Crown Pools  Picture: RICHARD SNASDELLFamilies enjoying a sand castle making competition outside Crown Pools Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL

There was quite a scene at the town hall as people dressed up in costume to go on a sponsored pub crawl around the town.

Gathering on the town hall steps before doing a sponsored pub crawl  Picture: TONY RAYGathering on the town hall steps before doing a sponsored pub crawl Picture: TONY RAY

Over to Handford Hall Primary School as children enjoyed a football week learning different techniques.

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