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On this day in history...21st January

On this day in history...21st January



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

Sat 21 Jan 2006
PL Birmingham City A 0-5
Att:29,138
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Sat 21 Jan 1989
Div 2 Shrewsbury Town H 2-0
Aspinall p, Hogg
Att:8,446
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Sat 21 Jan 1984
Div 2 Cardiff City H 1-1
Dillon p
Att:11,938
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Sat 21 Jan 1967
Div 2 Rotherham Utd H 3-2
Hiron 2, Jennings
Att:15,253
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Sat 21 Jan 1961
Div 2 Sunderland A 1-4
Chapman
Att:31,062
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Sat 21 Jan 1956
Div 1 Arsenal H 5-2
Harris 2, Mansell, Dale, 1og
Att:30,513
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Sat 21 Jan 1950
Div 1 Huddersfield H 4-0
Froggatt 2, Reid, 1 og
Att:29,746
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Sat 21 Jan 1939
FA4 West Bromwich Albion H 2-0
Anderson 2
Att: 36,661
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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...

21/1/1949: John Collins

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Writer:pompeyrug/PompeyRama
Date:Friday January 21 2011
Time: 8:00AM

Comments

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Didn't go anywhere near these games; luckily.
russellm
21/01/2011 09:16:00
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none for me either, the brum spanking was a real low and a time when i, albeit for a brief time, almost 'accepted' relegation for the first time as something that would happen that season...
pompeyrug
21/01/2011 09:42:00
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Like you Rug, I remember listening to the Brum game on the radio, arguably our worst result in the 7 prem years. Thankfully the great escape happened. As for 1989, I clearly remember a very poor performance against bottom of the table Shrewsbury. A win but what an awful game to watch. The crowd was a poor one too.
storagematt
21/01/2011 11:01:00
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Shrewsbury, Cardiff and Rotherham for me. Note that in 1939 (well before I was born) the march to our first FA Cup triumph gathered pace. All our the rounds that year we were drawn at home.

Birthdays - John Collins was a left back who I think joined from Tottenham in 1971. Quite a useful little player too - I remember his first game in a pre-season friendly at Aldershot!! You are sad Dave you know!!
eastneydave
21/01/2011 12:42:00
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