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On this day in Town history: A late Tommy Smith winner and a win in Italy

PUBLISHED: 11:00 08 November 2018 | UPDATED: 12:00 08 November 2018

Tommy Smith scored a late winner on this day in 2014

Tommy Smith scored a late winner on this day in 2014

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In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history – and today features Tommy Smith’s late winner against Watford and the Blues winning in Italy....

It was on this day in 2014, Town beat Watford 1-0 at Portman RoadIt was on this day in 2014, Town beat Watford 1-0 at Portman Road

We begin today’s On This Day in 2014 when Tommy Smith scored an 83rd-minute winner as the Blues beat Watford 1-0 at Portman Road, to make it six games unbeaten at home in the 2014-15 season.

David Norris celebrates his goal at Blackpool in 2008David Norris celebrates his goal at Blackpool in 2008

Ten years ago today, Town beat Blackpool 1-0 at Bloomfield Road as David Norris scored the only goal for Town to extended their unbeaten run to six league matches in the 2008-09 season.

Fiftheen years ago, Town came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Derby at Pride ParkFiftheen years ago, Town came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Derby at Pride Park

In 2003, Town came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Derby at Pride Park thanks to goals from Tommy Miller and Darren Bent, while Town drew 3-3 with Southampton at St Marys in 1980.

John Wark scored twice on this day 20 years agoJohn Wark scored twice on this day 20 years ago

And finally, on this day in 1988, John Wark scored twice as Town beat Walsall 3-1 at Portman Road, while Paul Mason scored as Town beat Italian side Foggia 1-0 at Stadio Pino Zaccheria in the Anglo Italian Cup League Stage.

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