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On this day in Town history: Dalian Atkinson scores twice in cup win

PUBLISHED: 12:00 11 October 2018

On this day in 2003, the Blues beat Bradford 1-0 at Valley Parade

On this day in 2003, the Blues beat Bradford 1-0 at Valley Parade

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

Dalian Atkinson scored twice as Town beat Port Vale 3-0 in the League Cup on this day in 1988Dalian Atkinson scored twice as Town beat Port Vale 3-0 in the League Cup on this day in 1988

We start today 30 years ago, when Dalian Atkinson scored twice as the Blues beat Port Vale 3-0 at Portman Road to progress to the third round of the League Cup, while in 1995 Town drew 2-2 with Brescia in the Anglo Italian Cup League Stage.

Alan Mahon scored his only Ipswich Town goal on this day in 2003Alan Mahon scored his only Ipswich Town goal on this day in 2003

In 2003, Alan Mahon scored his only Town goal in the 1-0 win over Bradford City at Valley Parade, while back in 1975 Bryan Hamilton scored as the Blues beat Stoke 1-0 at the Victoria Ground to win their first away game of the 1975-76 season.

Mich D’Avray scored the only goal of the game as the Blues beat Brighton 1-0 at Portman Road on this day in 1986Mich D’Avray scored the only goal of the game as the Blues beat Brighton 1-0 at Portman Road on this day in 1986

And finally, in 1986, Town beat Brighton 1-0 at Portman Road as Mich D’Avray scored the only goal of the game, while the Blues drew 1-1 with Liverpool at Anfield in 1980 as Frans Thijjsen scored for Town.

Worried neighbours in an Ipswich street claim brazen drug dealing is taking place in front of children returning home from school.

A 17-year-old youth accused of being involved in a fight in the car park of an Ipswich McDonald’s restaurant during which a 16-year-old boy was stabbed has admitted an offence of violent disorder.

Police are looking to speak to a man in connection with incidents of stalking in the Norwich Road area of Ipswich.

Families on the Ravenswood estate have spoken of their disappointment after it was announced Rudolph and Santa won’t be passing through their streets this year.

Ipswich singer/songwriter Richard Osborne - who records under his surname - Osborne, has a worldwide hit on his hands with his debut dance single.

MP Dr Dan Poulter has demanded that Mid Suffolk Council takes action to ensure there is no development on land at Brockford in his constituency without planning permission.

Strictly Come Dancing attracts millions of viewers every Saturday evening to the BBC and the show has breathed new life into what has been a popular pastime in Ipswich for decades.

A three vehicle crash on the A12 at Saxmundham caused traffic hold ups at lunchtime today.

Ed Sheeran is known for his romantic music - and now the star has stopped a show to allow a fan to propose to his girlfriend.

A BMW X5 has been broken into with the centre dashboard, including sat-nav device and steering wheel stolen.

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