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On this day in Town history: Stockwell scores and Town win in Europe

PUBLISHED: 12:00 19 October 2018

Micky Stockwell scored on this day in 1999 when Town beat Charlton 4-2 at Portman Road

Micky Stockwell scored on this day in 1999 when Town beat Charlton 4-2 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 – and today includes a UEFA Cup win and a strike from fan favourite Micky Stockwell.

Mark Venus was also among the scorers as Town beat Charlton on this day in 1999Mark Venus was also among the scorers as Town beat Charlton on this day in 1999

We begin today in 1999 when Micky Stockwell was among the scorers as Town beat league leaders Charlton 4-2 at Portman Road, while 50 years ago the Blues beat Nottingham Forest 2-1 at Meadow Lane.

On this day in 1996, Paul Mason scored Town's goal in their 1-1 draw with PortsmouthOn this day in 1996, Paul Mason scored Town's goal in their 1-1 draw with Portsmouth

In 2004, the Blues drew 2-2 with Leicester City at the Walkers Stadium with the Foxes’ Matt Heath turning from hero to villain as his late own goal earned Ipswich a point, while Paul Mason scored for Town as they drew 1-1 with Portsmouth at Portman Road.

Eric Gates scored on this day in 1977 in Town's win over Las PalmasEric Gates scored on this day in 1977 in Town's win over Las Palmas

And finally on this day in 1977, the Blues beat Spanish side Las Palmas 1-0 at Portman Road in the first leg of the UEFA Cup second round, with Eric Gates scoring the only goal of the game.

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