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On this day in history...8th April



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

Tue 8 Apr 2008
PL West Ham Utd A 1-0
Kranjcar
Att:33,629
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Sat 8 Apr 2006
PL Blackburn Rovers H 2-2
LuaLua, Todorov
Att:20,048
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Sat 8 Apr 2000
Div 1 Norwich City H 2-1
Harper, Moore
Att:14,003
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Mon 8 Apr 1996
Div 1 Sheffield Utd H 1-2
Durnin
Att:8,978
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Sat 8 Apr 1995
Div 1 Sheffield Utd H 1-0
Creaney
Att:8,216
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Sat 8 Apr 1989
Div 2 Sunderland H 2-0
Quinn 2
Att:7,724
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Tue 8 Apr 1986
Div 2 Crystal Palace A 1-2
1 og
Att:11,731
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Mon 8 Apr 1985
Div 2 Fulham A 3-1
Dillon, Webb 2
Att:12,542
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Sat 8 Apr 1978
Div 3 Carlisle Utd H 3-3
Foster, Wilson, Pullar
Att:5,937
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Sat 8 Apr 1972
Div 2 Oxford Utd A 2-2
Piper 2 (1 p)
Att:6,933
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Sat 8 Apr 1967
Div 2 Bolton A 1-0 Gordon
Att:11,117
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Sat 8 Apr 1961
Div 2 Ipswich Town A 2-2
Howells, Cutler
Att:18,457
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Fri 8 Apr 1955
Div 1 Charlton Athletic H 2-0
Gordon, Harris
Att:32,291
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Sat 8 Apr 1950
Div 1 West Bromwich Albion H 0-1
Att:33,903
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Sat 8 Apr 1939
Div 1 Manchester Utd A 1-1
Barlow
Att:25,457
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Another feature, again courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, sees us look at those Pompey personalities - past or present - who have a birthday on this day...

8/4/1937 Tony Barton

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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 8 2010

Time: 8:00AM

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Five games for me and best memory is of the 3-1 win at Fulham in 1985. We parked on the bank of the Thames and during game there was a flood tide. After the game when we got back to the car it was flooded!!
eastneydave
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08/04/2010 09:13:00

Dave I lived then in Wandsworth so went to the Fulham game, you car boat types made the local papers! I've been to most of the games from the onwards, worst game was the match against Palace, quite frankly we were dreadfull, best game was against Blackburn, just a brilliant atmosphere and some good football, lualua may have even passed the ball to another Pompey player.
russellm
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08/04/2010 11:41:00

just norwich for me - always remember another fratton game against norwich in the 98/99 season i think? we travelled from devon ONLY to hear the game had been called off at around 1.30! my sister and i got dropped off at fratton station, only to find this out, luckily by the time ken and co had turned the mini bus round and headed off back the otherway towards the newcombe for a pint we had found out so were able to run up the road and jump in with them...
pompeyrug
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08/04/2010 12:06:00

The last 5 home games for me. A great game with Blackburn a few years ago , when we battered them & Bellemy scored 2 great goals with their only 2 shots on target!
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