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On this day in Town history: Counago scored twice in Sheffield Wednesday win

PUBLISHED: 15:13 12 October 2018

Pablo Counago scored twice on this day in 2002

Pablo Counago scored twice on this day in 2002

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

Michael Cole was among the scorers as the Blues drew 2-2 with Newcastle on this day in 1985Michael Cole was among the scorers as the Blues drew 2-2 with Newcastle on this day in 1985

We begin today’s ‘on this day’ in 1985 as the Blues drew 2-2 with Newcastle at Portman Road with Michael Cole and Romeo Zondervan scoring for Town, while Town were held to a 0-0 draw with Leeds United at Portman Road in 1974.

In 2002, the Blues beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 at Portman RoadIn 2002, the Blues beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 at Portman Road

In 2002, Pablo Counago scored twice as Town beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 at Portman Road to win their first home league game since the start of the season, while in 1991 the Blues drew 2-2 with Brighton at the Goldstone Ground.

On this day in 1991, Simon Milton was among the scores as Town drew 2-2 with BrightonOn this day in 1991, Simon Milton was among the scores as Town drew 2-2 with Brighton

And finally on this day in 1994, Town beat Ipswich Wanderers 7-3 at Humber Doucy Lane for their official floodlight opening.

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