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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

Your Comments

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

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