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On this day in history...24th August

On this day in history...24th August



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

Sat 24 Aug 2002
2002 Div 1 Watford H 3-0
Merson p, Todorov, Burton
Att: 17,901
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Tue 24 Aug 1999
1999 FLC2:2 Torquay Utd H 3-0
Nightingale 2, Lovell
Att: 8,741
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Tue 24 Aug 1993
1993 Div 1 Grimsby Town A 1-1
McLoughlin
Att: 5,259
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Sat 24 Aug 1991
1991 Div 2 Port Vale H 1-0
Clarke
Att: 8,083
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Sat 24 Aug 1985
1985 Div 2 Carlisle Utd H 4-0
Hilaire, Morgan 2, Hardyman
Att: 12,595
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Tue 24 Aug 1976
1976 Div 3 Swindon Town H 2-1
Denyer, Went
Att: 7,898
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Sat 24 Aug 1974
1974 Div 2 Nottm Forest H 2-0
Mellows, Reynolds
Att: 11,340
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Sat 24 Aug 1968
1968 Div 2 Birmingham City A 2-5
Trebilcock, Pointer
Att: 23,915
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Wed 24 Aug 1966
1966 Div 2 Birmingham City H 4-5
Lewis, Hiron, McCann, Barton
Att: 16,934
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Sat 24 Aug 1963
1963 Div 2 Manchester City A 2-0
Saunders, 1og
Att: 21,822
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Wed 24 Aug 1960
1960 Div 2 Luton Town A 0-1
Att: 17,514
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Sat 24 Aug 1957
1957 Div 1 Burnley H 0 - 0
Att: 30,137
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Wed 24 Aug 1955
1955 Div 1 Wolves H 2 - 1
Harris, Gordon
Att: 30,419
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Wed 24 Aug 1949
1949 Div 1 Manchester City H 1 - 1
Reid
Att: 44,297
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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...

24/8/1967: Michael Thomas
24/8/1957: Ken Todd

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Writer:pompeyrug/PompeyRama
Date:Tuesday August 24 2010
Time: 8:01AM

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My late mother's birthday and I was at five of those games including the two five goal defeats by Brum. We could have got something from both games at fratton Harry Harris hit the bar with the final kick and at St Andrews we were 3-0 down in twenty minutes with Geoff Vowden on fire but it should have been 3-3 at half time with any luck (it was 3-2), two late goals sealed our fate.

Winning thw next three games made up it though.
eastneydave
24/08/2010 14:46:00
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