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On this day in history...15th August

On this day in history...15th August



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

Sat 15 Aug 2009
PL Fulham H 0-1
Att:17,510
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Wed 15 Aug 2007
PL Manchester Utd H 1-1
Mwaruwari
Att:20,510
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Sat 15 Aug 1998
Div 1 Tranmere Rovers A 1-1
Aloisi
Att:6,714
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Sat 15 Aug 1992
Div 1 Bristol City A 3-3
Whittingham 3
Att:15,301
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Sat 15 Aug 1987
Div 1 Oxford Utd A 2-4
Mariner, Whitehead
Att:8,174
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Tue 15 Aug 1978
FLC1:2 Swindon Town A 2-4
Gilchrist, Pullar
Att: 7,343
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Sat 15 Aug 1970
Div 2 Norwich City A 1-1
Piper
Att:15,100
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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...

15/8/1982: Alessandro Zamperini
15/8/1975: Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi

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Writer:pompeyrug/PompeyRama
Date:Sunday August 15 2010
Time: 9:00AM

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I remember going to Bristol City. Very intimidating atmosphere as Docker Hughes had died during the close season so the 6.57 boys decided to "honour him" with mass fighting in the stands and firecrackers reverberated on the concrete terracing where we stood. My mate's new girlfriend was attending her first (and only) game and he had to walk her back to my car before the match had even started, listening to it on the radio and waiting for me to return after the match! If memory serves me correctly, Andy Cole (later of Newcastle, Man Utd and Pompey fame) also got a hat-trick to ruin Whittingham's (and our) day!
pastyman72
15/08/2010 11:27:00
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I remember the first time I saw Pompey play a top flight game!! What a let down stuffed 4-2 and only 8,000 there. Was also at Norwich 1970!!
eastneydave
16/08/2010 09:16:00
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