Vital Football

On this day in history...23rd April

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
Click here for match details

Sat 23 Apr 1988
Div 1 Norwich City H 2-2
Quinn, Mariner
Att:12,762
Click here for match details

Sat 23 Apr 1983
Div 2 Chesterfield H 4-0
Dillon 2, Rogers, Biley
Att:13,003
Click here for match details

Sat 23 Apr 1977
Div 3 Bury A 0-1
Att:5,211
Click here for match details

Mon 23 Apr 1973
Div 2 Brighton A 1-1
Pointer
Att:15,535
Click here for match details

Sat 23 Apr 1966
Div 2 Wolves H 2-0
Hiron, Kellard
Att:20,282
Click here for match details

Mon 23 Apr 1962
Div 3 Watford H 2-1
Saunders, Campbell J
Att:18,139
Click here for match details

Sat 23 Apr 1960
Div 2 Hull City H 1-1
Harris H
Att:12,205
Click here for match details

Sat 23 Apr 1955
Div 1 Cardiff City A 1-1
Harris
Att:25,000
Click here for match details

Sat 23 Apr 1949
Div 1 Bolton A 2-1
Harris, Clarke
Att:28,816
Click here for match details

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

PLAY UP POMPEY!


Bookmark and Share


Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Trust



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:pompeyrug/PompeyRama
Date:Friday April 23 2010
Time: 8:00AM

Comments

0
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
23/04/2010 09:02:00
0
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
23/04/2010 13:49:00
0
Sorry just checked and Jimmy Campbell was born in St Pancras.
eastneydave
24/04/2010 11:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Evans - Right back or right midfield?

Drew Talbot and Adam Buxton are fit but Gareth Evans continues to fill in at right back. Should this change? If so where would it leave the battle between Evans and Carl Baker?

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

On this day in history...2nd December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 2nd December.

On this day in history...1st December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 1st December.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Change at right back? If so where would this leave Evans?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Keep Evans at RB25%
Drop Evans. Talbot or Buxton at RB75%
Drop Baker. Evans at RM0%
Keep Barker in RM. Leave out Evans completely0%
Cookie knows best (?) In him we trust0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
2 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
3 Doncaster 18 11 3 4 36 13
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
8 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
9 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
10 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
11 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
12 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
13 Yeovil 18 7 4 7 25 -4
14 Stevenage 17 7 3 7 24 0
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 18 6 5 7 23 -6
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 18 4 5 9 17 -5
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Grimsby Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Newport County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Luton Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 5 2017 7:45PM : Doncaster Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.eastneydave3
2.storagematt2
3.Copnor432
4.PompeyFrippy1
Write for Vital Football