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On this day in history...25th May

On this day in history...25th May



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

No games on this day previously...

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...

25/5/1942: Ron Davies
25/5/1927: Lindy Delapenha

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Writer:pompeyrug/PompeyRama
Date:Tuesday May 25 2010
Time: 8:04AM

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My Grandad always went on about Lindy; reckoned he was the first black player ever to have a contract to play in the league. I thought it was another but grandad insisted; particularly after a few Cornish ciders
russellm
25/05/2010 08:32:00
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Pretty certain grandad was right Russ. Lindy who is now back in his native Jamaica played only eight time for Pompey but was a real hit at Middlesbrough scoring one hundred goals during fifties.
eastneydave
25/05/2010 12:20:00
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