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On this day in Town history: Happy birthday Gavin and an unbeaten run goes on

PUBLISHED: 12:00 10 October 2018

Gavin Johnson was born on this day in 1970

Gavin Johnson was born on this day in 1970

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

Kevin O'Callaghan scored the only goal as the Blues beat Wolves 1-0 at Portman Road in 1981Kevin O'Callaghan scored the only goal as the Blues beat Wolves 1-0 at Portman Road in 1981

We begin today by wishing former Town midfielder Gavin Johnson a happy birthday as he was born on this day in 1970 and went on to make over 150 appearances and score 16 goals between 1989 and 1995.

On this day in 1981, the Blues beat Wolves 1-0 at Portman RoadOn this day in 1981, the Blues beat Wolves 1-0 at Portman Road

In 1984, the Blues drew 1-1 with Derby County at the Baseball Ground in the League Cup to progress to the third round, after winning the first leg 4-2 at Portman Road.

And finally on this day in 1981, Kevin O’Callaghan scored the only goal as Town beat Wolves 1-0 at Portman Road to stay unbeaten at home in the 1981-82 season.

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Detectives investigating reports of an attack outside an Ipswich restaurant have arrested two people.

The prime minister might have won a confidence vote but, asks political editor RICHARD PORRITT, what now for her leadership, Brexit and the country?

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A powerhouse supermum from Melton has been crowned the World’s Strongest Woman – having only taken up the sport three-and-a-half years ago.

The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich is set for a radical makeover after planning permission was approved for the development of the old borough council site and spiral carpark.

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Police calling on the public for help locating a 51-year-old man from Ipswich.

Forecasters are warning Suffolk and north Essex could see a sprinkling of sleet over the next few days – as overnight temperatures look set to plummet.

Five young Ipswich Town stars visited West Suffolk Hospital to spread some Christmas cheer and hand out presents to children.

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