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Portman Road (ATT 23,083) 5th November 2005 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: M Atkinson

Ipswich Ipswich Town vs Plymouth Argyle Plymouth

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Ipswich punish poor Plymouth

By Lewis Rutledge.   Last Updated: 05/11/05 7:20pm

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Ipswich gained their first win in six games as they defeated struggling Plymouth 3-1.

Joe Royle's side were rewarded for their impressive start to the game with two first half goals.

After 23 minutes James McEveley netted his first goal for Town, volleying the ball home with his left foot from Darren Currie's corner.

Plymouth failed to learn their lesson, and Ipswich scored again from a Currie corner just eight minutes later, Jimmy Juan finishing after Jason De Vos nodded the ball on.

In-form Hungarian, Akos Buzsaky, pulled a goal back for Plymouth, curling a delightful free kick into the top corner.

Ipswich responded immediately, Matthew Richards converting a penalty after Nicky Forster had been brought down by keeper Romain Larrieu.

Plymouth offered little threat in the closing stages and Ipswich held on for a crucial three points.

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Sky Bet Championship

Sky Bet Championship
Pos Team P Pts
1 Norwich City 7 16
2 Watford 7 15
3 Nottingham Forest 6 14
4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 7 14
5 Charlton Athletic 7 13
6 Reading 7 13
7 Sheffield Wednesday 7 12
8 Middlesbrough 7 12
9 Ipswich Town 7 11
10 Brentford 7 11
11 Blackburn Rovers 6 10
12 Millwall 7 10
13 Leeds United 7 10
14 Derby County 6 9
15 Bournemouth 7 8
16 Wigan Athletic 7 8
17 Cardiff City 7 8
18 Brighton and Hove Albion 7 7
19 Rotherham United 7 7
20 Birmingham City 7 6
21 Bolton Wanderers 7 5
22 Huddersfield Town 7 5
23 Blackpool 7 1
24 Fulham 6 1

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