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On this day in history...14th May

On this day in history...14th May



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

Sat 14 May 2005
PL West Bromwich Albion A 0-2
Att:27,751
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Sat 14 May 1983
Div 2 Plymouth Argyle A 1-0
Biley
Att:14,173
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Sat 14 May 1977
Div 3 York City H 3-1
Green 2, Kemp
Att:14,288
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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...

14/5/1987: Franck Songo'o
14/5/1984: Hassan Yebda
14/5/1977: Brian Priske

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Writer:pompeyrug/PompeyRama
Date:Friday May 14 2010
Time: 8:00AM

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Just the one. 1977. We had to beat York to stay in what was Div 3. Great scenes as we ran on the pitch to celebrate. Short lived as we went down the following season to the low of Div 4. I was 10 years old!!!
storagematt
14/05/2010 09:01:00
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I was there too Matt and we survived as you say for just one year. I was older than 10!!
eastneydave
14/05/2010 09:41:00
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I wasn't there I'm too young; I was at the baggies game, I recall being in a pub with some Baggies fans reading an interview with Milan Mandaric. Aware that if we lost scum were going down he was asked by the reporter if Pompey would make a serious effort? Milan responded "of course we are taking this game seriously we are proffessionals - that's why Harry's going upfront and I'm going in goal". We fans laughed team got stuffed, scum went down- oh happy day. going in goal". Oh happy days
russellm
14/05/2010 10:07:00
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I was at Plymouth too of course. The day we clinched the Division Three title!! Biley and Kemp score on the same day. So all in all 14th May is a good day - survival, a league title and Scummers relegated now that is a good day!!
eastneydave
14/05/2010 13:53:00
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Opps, I was at the WBA match when we threw the towel in to send the scum down. Unbelievable day!!!
storagematt
17/05/2010 14:18:00
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