On this day in Town history: Town play at the San Siro and George Burley returns as Derby boss

PUBLISHED: 11:45 06 December 2018 | UPDATED: 13:08 06 December 2018

Alun Armstrong scores from the penalty spot against Inter Milan at the San Siro on this day in 2001

Alun Armstrong scores from the penalty spot against Inter Milan at the San Siro on this day in 2001

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features the famous game against Inter Milan at the San Siro and Daryl Murphy scoring twice in a win over Leeds United.....

Inter Milan celebrate their first goal against Ipswich on this day in 2001Inter Milan celebrate their first goal against Ipswich on this day in 2001

We begin today in 2001 when Town’s European run came to an end as the Blues lost 4-1 against Inter Milan at the San Siro with Alun Armstrong scoring a late goal from the spot as Town lost 4-2 on aggregate in the third-round second-leg tie.

Town were second in the Championship on this day in 2014Town were second in the Championship on this day in 2014

In 2014, Daryl Murphy scored twice as the Blues came from behind to beat Leeds United 4-1 at Portman Road to stay second in the Championship, while David Johnson scored his fourth goal in five games as Town drew 1-1 with Tranmere at Prenton Park in 1997.

In 2003, Darren Bent scored inside 24 seconds in the Blues 2-1 win at DerbyIn 2003, Darren Bent scored inside 24 seconds in the Blues 2-1 win at Derby

15-years ago today, Darren Bent scored in 24 seconds as the Blues beat Derby 2-1 at Portman Road with George Burley returing to Portman Road for the first time as Derby boss, while Town drew 3-3 with Everton at Goodison Park in 1975.

George Burley returned to Portman Road as Derby boss for the first time on this day in 2013George Burley returned to Portman Road as Derby boss for the first time on this day in 2013

And finally on this day in 1980, Arnold Muhren scored as the Blues drew 1-1 with Man City in front of 35,215 at Maine Road, while Town were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Sheffield United in 1986.

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