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On this day in history...23rd April



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

Sat 23 Apr 1994
Div 1 Birmingham City H 0-2
Att:11,101
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Sat 23 Apr 1988
Div 1 Norwich City H 2-2
Quinn, Mariner
Att:12,762
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Sat 23 Apr 1983
Div 2 Chesterfield H 4-0
Dillon 2, Rogers, Biley
Att:13,003
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Sat 23 Apr 1977
Div 3 Bury A 0-1
Att:5,211
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Mon 23 Apr 1973
Div 2 Brighton A 1-1
Pointer
Att:15,535
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Sat 23 Apr 1966
Div 2 Wolves H 2-0
Hiron, Kellard
Att:20,282
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Mon 23 Apr 1962
Div 3 Watford H 2-1
Saunders, Campbell J
Att:18,139
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Sat 23 Apr 1960
Div 2 Hull City H 1-1
Harris H
Att:12,205
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Sat 23 Apr 1955
Div 1 Cardiff City A 1-1
Harris
Att:25,000
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Sat 23 Apr 1949
Div 1 Bolton A 2-1
Harris, Clarke
Att:28,816
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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...

23/4/1937: Robert Campbell
23/4/1921: Charlie Vaughan
23/4/1919: Phil Rookes

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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 23 2010

Time: 8:00AM

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At least the last 2 home games, can't be sure about 1983. The draw with Norwich sticks out. Desperate to stay up in our first season in the top flight. A must win game against a side also struggling. We concede a very penalty to draw. We went down & they stayed up! Happy St. George's Day to anyone proud to be English!!!
storagematt
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23/04/2010 09:02:00

Quite a few games leading to promotion and relegation.

1962 clinched promotion after the 'fixed game with Peterborough on the Saturday

1983 a convincing win that left us on the cusp of Division Three title again!!

1988 our last point before relegation.

Right back in 1949 Pompep clich league title. A great day St George's Day.

And all except Harry Harris and Jimmy Campbell of the goalscorers were English including three Internationals!!
eastneydave
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23/04/2010 13:49:00

Sorry just checked and Jimmy Campbell was born in St Pancras.
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