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On this day in history...5th April



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

Sat 5 Apr 2008
FASF West Bromwich Albion A 1-0
Kanu
Att: 83,584
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Sat 5 Apr 2003
Div 1 Walsall A 2-1
Harper, Todorov
Att:7,899
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Mon 5 Apr 1999
Div 1 Bristol City H 0-1
Att:13,026
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Sat 5 Apr 1997
Div 1 Grimsby Town H 1-0
Carter
Att:9,854
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Sun 5 Apr 1992
FASF Liverpool A 1-1
Anderton
Att: 41,869
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Wed 5 Apr 1989
Div 2 Brighton A 1-2
Fillery
Att:10,100
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Sat 5 Apr 1986
Div 2 Leeds Utd H 2-3
Blake 2
Att:14,430
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Sat 5 Apr 1980
Div 4 Hereford Utd H 0-0
Att:15,457
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Sat 5 Apr 1975
Div 2 Blackpool A 2-2
Mellows, Marinello
Att:6,543
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Sat 5 Apr 1969
Div 2 Crystal Palace A 1-3
Jennings
Att:24,263
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Sat 5 Apr 1958
Div 1 Wolves A 0-1
Att:31,259
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Sat 5 Apr 1952
Div 1 Manchester Utd H 1-0
Reid
Att:25,522
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Sat 5 Apr 1947
Div 1 Charlton Athletic A 0-0
Att:38,000
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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 5 2011

Time: 8:00AM

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west brom and bristol city in '99, altho was that the one we broke down to on the way so i missed it...
pompeyrug
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04/04/2011 19:23:00

Quite a few but it was FA CUP SF DAY, both were great days out + we should have won them both. Was it Awford gave away the free kick at Highbury
MickTait
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05/04/2011 10:25:00

Well you didn't seeit then Rug!!

Great day 5th April in recent years with two Semi Finals. The draw with Liverpool at Highbury and our first visit to Wembley since the war!!

Palace, Hereford, Leeds and Brighton too but they are not important right now!
eastneydave
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05/04/2011 10:59:00

Yosser - it was Awford!
eastneydave
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05/04/2011 11:00:00

6 for me. Every game from 1986 except Walsall away in 2003 & that was shown live on tv. OMG 3 years ago our Wembley debut and a memorable day & win, who will ever forget that who was there. Then in 1992, a lot younger & that oh so nearly day at Highbury. Ahhh the memories.
storagematt
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05/04/2011 14:17:00

not entirely sure it was that game, i know there was one on a bank holiday monday - i am assuming easter monday - that we missed as this happened. think it was bristol city...
pompeyrug
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06/04/2011 09:22:00

 

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