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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.

The trial of three teenagers who face charges arising out of a stabbing at the McDonald’s branch in Ravenswood earlier this year has got underway at Ipswich Crown Court.

An ex-Ipswich Town player who worked with asbestos before becoming a professional footballer died of industrial disease, an inquest heard.

Ipswich Citizens Advice revealed the shocking case of the mother, who had depression and anxiety after giving birth, in a bid to call for new laws to crack down on debt collectors who flout the rules.

Officers stopped a vehicle with a faulty light to discover a child in a car seat not secured by a seatbelt.

Drivers were caught in delays after a car burst into flames near to the Copdock interchange on the A12.

It wouldn’t be Monday without a scroll through our weekly Yates gallery - can you see anyone you know?

It may have been 100 years since 26 brave servicemen gave their lives for their country.

The German budget supermarket chain is moving into a town still reeling from the loss of its M&S and Asda.

It is set to be a “messy week” in our region – with high winds and scattered showers making for a tumultuous forecast as the days draw in.

Teaching young people new “thinking skills” will make a “critical difference” to teenagers involved in gangs and violence, Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has said.

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