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On this day in Town history: Two wins on Sky and victory over Leeds

PUBLISHED: 15:53 21 September 2018

Pablo Counago celebrates scoring against Coventry in 2007. Picture: ARCHANT

Pablo Counago celebrates scoring against Coventry in 2007. Picture: ARCHANT

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

Ipswich celebrate their fourth goal against CoventryIpswich celebrate their fourth goal against Coventry

Today begins with Pablo Counago who scored twice on this day in 2007 as the Blues beat Coventry City 4-1 at Portman Road which was televised on Sky.

Connor Sammon celebrates his goal at Wigan in 2014Connor Sammon celebrates his goal at Wigan in 2014

The Blues were also on Sky in 2014, with Town winning 2-1 at Wigan in the Championship, thanks to goals from Luke Hyam and Conor Sammon to give the Blues their first away win of the 2014-15 season.

The Blues beat Leeds United 2-1 on this day in 1982The Blues beat Leeds United 2-1 on this day in 1982

In 1982, the Blues beat Leeds United 2-1 at Portman Road as Eric Gates and Terry Butcher scored for the Blues, while 18 years ago the Blues beat Bristol Rovers 2-1 at Portman Road, thanks to goals from Chris Kiwomya and Brian Gayle.

Ipswich Town supporters were among the best behaved fans in the Championship last season, according to a league table of bans for violence and disorder.

Catering staff at Ravenswood Primary School are serving up 225 hot lunches every day - and an increasing number of those are tailored for children suffering from fish, milk and gluten intolerances.

A pub licensee who punched a customer and then smashed him over the head with a pint glass has been jailed for 19 months.

Our Throwback Thursday feature returns once again - and this week we look back to November 1982 and what was going on in and around Ipswich.

Community leaders in Felixstowe have agreed to spend £68,000 to fund an extra police officer for the town to deal with specific problems.

It’s the news that families across Ipswich have been waiting for. Children bursting with excitement about Christmas want to know when Santa and Rudolph will be paying a visit to their part of town.

One of Suffolk’s oldest shop workers is celebrating 60 years behind the counter at her family-run newsagents in Debenham.

Martin Roberts had nothing but praise for Ipswich after he visited with the film crew from BBC series, Homes Under The Hammer this week.

For a second year in a row Ipswich Central will bring a real tree to the town centre.

The staff at an Ipswich travel firm are celebrating their 30-year-anniversary in Ipswich alongside everyone’s favourite elephant - Elmer.

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