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On this day in history...26th December



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

Sat 26 Dec 2009 PL
West Ham Utd A 0-2
Att:33,686
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Fri 26 Dec 2008 PL
West Ham Utd H 1-4
Belhadj
Att:20,102
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Wed 26 Dec 2007
PL Arsenal H 0-0
Att:20,556
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Tue 26 Dec 2006
PL West Ham Utd A 2-1
Primus 2
Att:34,913
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Mon 26 Dec 2005
PL West Ham Utd H 1-1
O'Neil
Att:20,168
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Sun 26 Dec 2004
PL Crystal Palace A 1-0
Primus
Att:25,238
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Fri 26 Dec 2003
PL Tottenham Hotspur H 2-0
Berger 2
Att:20,078
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Thu 26 Dec 2002
Div 1 Crystal Palace H 1-1
Merson
Att:19,217
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Wed 26 Dec 2001
Div 1 Gillingham A 0-2
Att:10,477
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Tue 26 Dec 2000
Div 1 Wimbledon A 1-1
Claridge
Att:9,245
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Sun 26 Dec 1999
Div 1 Swindon Town A 1-1
Claridge
Att:10,279
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Sat 26 Dec 1998
Div 1 Ipswich Town A 0-3
Att:21,805
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Fri 26 Dec 1997
Div 1 Queens Park Rangers H 3-1
Pethick, McLoughlin p, Hall
Att:12,314
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Thu 26 Dec 1996
Div 1 Swindon Town H 0-1
Att:10,605
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Tue 26 Dec 1995
Div 1 Charlton Athletic A 1-2
Hall
Att:11,686
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Mon 26 Dec 1994
Div 1 Watford A 0-2
Att:9,953
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Sat 26 Dec 1992
Div 1 Bristol Rovers H 4-1
Whittingham 4
Att:14,288
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Thu 26 Dec 1991
Div 2 Bristol Rovers H 2-0
1og, Burns
Att:10,710
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Wed 26 Dec 1990
Div 2 Bristol City A 1-4
Clarke
Att:11,892
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Tue 26 Dec 1989
Div 2 Brighton A 0-0
Att:10,800
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Mon 26 Dec 1988
Div 2 Watford A 0-1
Att:15,224
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Sat 26 Dec 1987
Div 1 Charlton Athletic A 1-2
Quinn
Att:6,686
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Fri 26 Dec 1986
Div 2 Plymouth Argyle A 3-2
Quinn, Dillon, Hilaire
Att:21,249
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Thu 26 Dec 1985
Div 2 Brighton H 1-2
O'Callaghan
Att:15,265
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Wed 26 Dec 1984
Div 2 Brighton A 1-1
Hilaire
Att:14,854
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Mon 26 Dec 1983
Div 2 Charlton Athletic H 4-0
Hateley, Biley p, Morgan, Webb
Att:15,331
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Sat 26 Dec 1981
Div 3 Bristol Rovers H 0-0
Att:11,395
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Fri 26 Dec 1980
Div 3 Reading H 0-0
Att:17,412
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Wed 26 Dec 1979
Div 4 Hereford Utd A 0-0
Att:4,514
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Tue 26 Dec 1978
Div 4 Wimbledon A 4-2
Barnard, Davey, Wilson, Hemmerman
Att:7,862
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Mon 26 Dec 1977
Div 3 Gillingham A 0-0
Att:9,811
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Fri 26 Dec 1975
Div 2 Charlton Athletic A 3-1
Piper, Graham, Roberts
Att:10,736
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Thu 26 Dec 1974
Div 2 Southampton H 1-2
Piper
Att:19,534
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Wed 26 Dec 1973
Div 2 Millwall A 1-1
Davies
Att:9,797
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Tue 26 Dec 1972
Div 2 Swindon Town H 1-1
Lewis
Att:7,941
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Tue 26 Dec 1967
Div 2 Crystal Palace A 2-2
McCann, Travers
Att:23,122
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Mon 26 Dec 1966
Div 2 Plymouth Argyle H 2-1
Lewis, Portwood
Att:21,116
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Sat 26 Dec 1964
Div 2 Crystal Palace A 2-4
McClelland, McCann
Att:18,758
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Wed 26 Dec 1962
Div 2 Preston NE A 2-4
Saunders 2
Att:8,742
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Tue 26 Dec 1961
Div 3 Northampton Town H 4-1
Saunders 2, Gordon, Barton
Att:17,396
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Mon 26 Dec 1960
Div 2 Swansea Town A 0-4
Att:10,000
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Sat 26 Dec 1959
Div 2 Leyton Orient A 2-1
Howells, Saunders
Att:14,912
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Fri 26 Dec 1958
Div 1 Wolves H 3-5
Dickinson, Newman, Saunders
Att:28,022
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Thu 26 Dec 1957
Div 1 Chelsea H 3-0
Gordon, Barnard, 1og
Att:32,236
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Mon 26 Dec 1955
Div 1 Aston Villa A 3-1
Harris, Rees, Barnard
Att:24,000
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Sat 26 Dec 1953
Div 1 Tottenham Hotspur H 1-1
Vaughan
Att:36,777
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Sat 26 Dec 1952
Div 1 Derby County A 0-3
Att:30,243
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Wed 26 Dec 1951
Div 1 Arsenal H 1-1
Gaillard
Att:41,305
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Tue 26 Dec 1950
Div 1 Chelsea A 4-1
D Reid 3, Harris
Att:41,909
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Mon 26 Dec 1949
Div 1 Charlton Athletic A 2-1
Froggatt, Phillips
Att:38,000
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Thu 26 Dec 1946
Div 1 Arsenal H 0-2
Att:31,732
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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...

26/12/1985 James Keene
26/12/1979: Aleksandar Rodic
26/12/1919: Billy Hindmarsh

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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday December 26 2010

Time: 8:54AM

Your Comments

It'll be weird not playing West Ham on Boxing Day again this year, although that could be fixed this time next year.
PompeyFrippy
Twelve games for me there (I think). Memories of 83 when Charlton debutant keeper Tony Lange had an absolute nightmare - the Fratton End struck up 'thank you very much for the three points Tony!'
eastneydave
Far too many for me, but the Plymouth away game sticks in 1986. Lunch time ko, very early coach from FP. Great 3-2 win.
storagematt
none for me, and all the time there is no public transport on a boxing day - or i stay in devon, for christmas or otherwise - this will not change!
NEVER done a pompey game on boxing day :-(
pompeyrug
One of those games was 2 days after Mrs L was born, I bought her the programme as a souvenir. I not saying which game though
Lemmi
 

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