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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.

Two men who stalked and tried to rape a vulnerable young woman in Ipswich as she walked home from a night out have had their sentences cut.

Jurors in the trial of six people accused of murdering Ipswich teenager Tavis Spencer-Aitkens have been watching CCTV clips of a delivery van alleged to have been used to transport some of the defendants to the scene of the attack.

A teenager has appeared in court charged in connection with the robbery of an 81-year-old Ipswich man.

And what do you buy the woman who has everything? James Marston speculates about the Royals’ Norfolk Christmas

For more than 260 years generations of the Cobbold family had a great influence in Ipswich, writes David Kindred.

Drugs dealers have been using threats and intimidation to target vulnerable people in a coastal town, police have revealed.

A daylight robbery near Ipswich town centre has left a man shaken after an offender drew a knife in the middle of the afternoon.

The inquest into the death of a three-year-old girl who died after being thrown from an inflatable trampoline on Gorleston beach has been adjourned because a police report into the incident is not ready.

Two vehicles thought to be connected to ram raids in Suffolk overnight have been found by police.

A woman in Ipswich was left confused after waking in the night to see what appeared to be a flashing drone outside her window.

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