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On this day in history...26th December



A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama.

Fri 26 Dec 2008 PL
West Ham Utd H 1-4
Belhadj
Att:20,102
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Wed 26 Dec 2007
PL Arsenal H 0-0
Att:20,556
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Tue 26 Dec 2006
PL West Ham Utd A 2-1
Primus 2
Att:34,913
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Mon 26 Dec 2005
PL West Ham Utd H 1-1
O'Neil
Att:20,168
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Sun 26 Dec 2004
PL Crystal Palace A 1-0
Primus
Att:25,238
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Fri 26 Dec 2003
PL Tottenham Hotspur H 2-0
Berger 2
Att:20,078
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Thu 26 Dec 2002
Div 1 Crystal Palace H 1-1
Merson
Att:19,217
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Wed 26 Dec 2001
Div 1 Gillingham A 0-2
Att:10,477
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Tue 26 Dec 2000
Div 1 Wimbledon A 1-1
Claridge
Att:9,245
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Sun 26 Dec 1999
Div 1 Swindon Town A 1-1
Claridge
Att:10,279
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Sat 26 Dec 1998
Div 1 Ipswich Town A 0-3
Att:21,805
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Fri 26 Dec 1997
Div 1 Queens Park Rangers H 3-1
Pethick, McLoughlin p, Hall
Att:12,314
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Thu 26 Dec 1996
Div 1 Swindon Town H 0-1
Att:10,605
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Tue 26 Dec 1995
Div 1 Charlton Athletic A 1-2
Hall
Att:11,686
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Mon 26 Dec 1994
Div 1 Watford A 0-2
Att:9,953
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Sat 26 Dec 1992
Div 1 Bristol Rovers H 4-1
Whittingham 4
Att:14,288
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Thu 26 Dec 1991
Div 2 Bristol Rovers H 2-0
1og, Burns
Att:10,710
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Wed 26 Dec 1990
Div 2 Bristol City A 1-4
Clarke
Att:11,892
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Tue 26 Dec 1989
Div 2 Brighton A 0-0
Att:10,800
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Mon 26 Dec 1988
Div 2 Watford A 0-1
Att:15,224
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Sat 26 Dec 1987
Div 1 Charlton Athletic A 1-2
Quinn
Att:6,686
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Fri 26 Dec 1986
Div 2 Plymouth Argyle A 3-2
Quinn, Dillon, Hilaire
Att:21,249
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Thu 26 Dec 1985
Div 2 Brighton H 1-2
O'Callaghan
Att:15,265
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Wed 26 Dec 1984
Div 2 Brighton A 1-1
Hilaire
Att:14,854
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Mon 26 Dec 1983
Div 2 Charlton Athletic H 4-0
Hateley, Biley p, Morgan, Webb
Att:15,331
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Sat 26 Dec 1981
Div 3 Bristol Rovers H 0-0
Att:11,395
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Fri 26 Dec 1980
Div 3 Reading H 0-0
Att:17,412
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Wed 26 Dec 1979
Div 4 Hereford Utd A 0-0
Att:4,514
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Tue 26 Dec 1978
Div 4 Wimbledon A 4-2
Barnard, Davey, Wilson, Hemmerman
Att:7,862
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Mon 26 Dec 1977
Div 3 Gillingham A 0-0
Att:9,811
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Fri 26 Dec 1975
Div 2 Charlton Athletic A 3-1
Piper, Graham, Roberts
Att:10,736
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Thu 26 Dec 1974
Div 2 Southampton H 1-2
Piper
Att:19,534
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Wed 26 Dec 1973
Div 2 Millwall A 1-1
Davies
Att:9,797
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Tue 26 Dec 1972
Div 2 Swindon Town H 1-1
Lewis
Att:7,941
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Tue 26 Dec 1967
Div 2 Crystal Palace A 2-2
McCann, Travers
Att:23,122
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Mon 26 Dec 1966
Div 2 Plymouth Argyle H 2-1
Lewis, Portwood
Att:21,116
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Sat 26 Dec 1964
Div 2 Crystal Palace A 2-4
McClelland, McCann
Att:18,758
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Wed 26 Dec 1962
Div 2 Preston NE A 2-4
Saunders 2
Att:8,742
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Tue 26 Dec 1961
Div 3 Northampton Town H 4-1
Saunders 2, Gordon, Barton
Att:17,396
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Mon 26 Dec 1960
Div 2 Swansea Town A 0-4
Att:10,000
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Sat 26 Dec 1959
Div 2 Leyton Orient A 2-1
Howells, Saunders
Att:14,912
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Fri 26 Dec 1958
Div 1 Wolves H 3-5
Dickinson, Newman, Saunders
Att:28,022
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Thu 26 Dec 1957
Div 1 Chelsea H 3-0
Gordon, Barnard, 1og
Att:32,236
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Mon 26 Dec 1955
Div 1 Aston Villa A 3-1
Harris, Rees, Barnard
Att:24,000
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Sat 26 Dec 1953
Div 1 Tottenham Hotspur H 1-1
Vaughan
Att:36,777
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Sat 26 Dec 1952
Div 1 Derby County A 0-3
Att:30,243
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Wed 26 Dec 1951
Div 1 Arsenal H 1-1
Gaillard
Att:41,305
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Tue 26 Dec 1950
Div 1 Chelsea A 4-1
D Reid 3, Harris
Att:41,909
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Mon 26 Dec 1949
Div 1 Charlton Athletic A 2-1
Froggatt, Phillips
Att:38,000
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Thu 26 Dec 1946
Div 1 Arsenal H 0-2
Att:31,732
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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday December 26 2009

Time: 9:34AM

Your Comments

Odd the Boxing day hammers run; whatever; we need to reverse last seasons performance today. I remember the QPR game, Robbie Pethick whine I did not rate at all played out if his socks for 10 mins that game, more than he did all season. After the game we all went back to my hoops mate's house for a post match dinner; nukes turkey, sprouts like bullets, it all tasted lovely
russellm
Interesting that between 1978 (4th div) and 1980 (3rd div) we managed to get 10,000 more fans along. Well, I think it's interesting anyway! Perhaps 1978 was really bad weather. Both opposition teams were pretty local. 1978 was a great year! My first ever boxing day game. What a stormer. Was Billy Wilson the one with the blond hair who looked a bit like Harpo Marx?
hammersmithblue
At least a dozen games. Memorable games from the away game at Plymouth '86. A long trip for a lunchtime ko, great 3-2 win made it worthwile. The Whittingham 4 against Bristol Rovers in '92. One of these goals was a half a dozen one-twos with Paul Walsh, fantastic goal. 2 crackers from Berger to stuff Spurs 6 years ago. Linvoy's goals at Palace & West Ham bring back some happy memories.
storagematt
So many games to trawl through but let me count em first. I think it is twelve for me from 1966 on. Away games a bit difficult over the Xmas period with family commitments etc but I was a Palace in 67 morning kick off and then made Spurs v Fulham in the afternoon - strange fact both games ended 2-2!

Matt remembers Linvoy's goals, well those were his only three Premier League goals!! Should we have rolled him out today?!
eastneydave
Yes HSB - that was Billy Wilson. Palace away in 67 was my first away game - a long time ago, in a land far far away.........PUP
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