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On this day in Town history: Whymark scores twice as Town put five past Birmingham City

PUBLISHED: 09:00 15 October 2018

On this day in 1977, Town bea Birmingham 5-2 at Portman Road

On this day in 1977, Town bea Birmingham 5-2 at Portman Road

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

Jason Scotland celebrates with Michael Chopra at Cardiff on this day in 2011Jason Scotland celebrates with Michael Chopra at Cardiff on this day in 2011

We begin today’s on this day from 2011 as the Blues drew 2-2 with Cardiff City with both Jason Scotland and Michael Chopra scoring against their former club.

Trevor Whymark scored twice as the Blues beat Birmingham 5-2 at Portman Road in 1977Trevor Whymark scored twice as the Blues beat Birmingham 5-2 at Portman Road in 1977

In 1977, Trevor Whymark scored twice as Town beat Birmingham City 5-2 at Portman Road as they scored five goals in a game for the third time that season.

Freddie Sears rides a challenge from Blackburn's Ben MarshallFreddie Sears rides a challenge from Blackburn's Ben Marshall

And finally two years ago today, Town were held to a goaless draw with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park as they failed to score for a fifth game in a row in the 2016-17 season.

Two knife wielding robbers threatened staff at an Ipswich convenience shop before fleeing on foot with cash and cigarettes.

A driver who was stopped in Ipswich for allegedly using a mobile phone behind the wheel has been arrested after reportedly giving a positive drugs test.

Members of the public crowded round to help after a man’s foot was struck by a car in Ipswich town centre.

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A new design for Shotley Pier has been approved by the majority of stakeholders following a bout of tension over the future of the tourist attraction.

A pub landlord who smashed a pint glass over a customer was put behind bars this week. Take a look at the others here.

Uninsured drivers in Ipswich town centre were the latest targets of a week-long crackdown led by Suffolk Constabulary.

A learner motorcyclist had their bike seized after police found they had allegedly been riding with no rear brake pads.

Motorists are being warned of severe delays following a crash and car fire on the A12.

Further searches are being carried out today to help find missing Matthew Strasbaugh, 18, from Lakenheath.

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