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On this day in history...7th April



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

Sat 7 Apr 2007
PL Manchester Utd H 2-1
Taylor, 1 og
Att:20,223
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Sun 7 Apr 2002
Div 1 Birmingham City A 1-1
Pitt
Att:25,030
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Sat 7 Apr 2001
Div 1 Nottm Forest H 0-2
Att:13,018
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Tue 7 Apr 1998
Div 1 Tranmere Rovers A 2-2
Durnin, Hall
Att:8,020
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Tue 7 Apr 1992
Div 2 Tranmere Rovers A 0-2
Att:6,692
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Sat 7 Apr 1990
Div 2 Sheffield Utd H 3-2
Fillery, Chamberlain, Whittingham
Att:9,004
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Sat 7 Apr 1984
Div 2 Sheffield Wednesday A 0-2
Att:20,239
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Mon 7 Apr 1980
Div 4 Aldershot A 2-1
Perrin, Laidlaw
Att:11,989
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Sat 7 Apr 1979
Div 4 Northampton Town H 1-0
Garwood
Att:8,066
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Sat 7 Apr 1973
Div 2 Blackpool H 1-0
Hiron
Att:6,768
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Mon 7 Apr 1969
Div 2 Blackburn Rovers A 1-3
1og
Att:6,432
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Sat 7 Apr 1962
Div 3 Grimsby Town H 0-2
Att:19,285
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Mon 7 Apr 1958
Div 1 Birmingham City A 1-4
Crawford
Att:23,380
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Sat 7 Apr 1956
Div 1 Luton Town A 0-1
Att:17,824
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Wed 7 Apr 1954
Div 1 Sheffield Wednesday H 2-1
Gordon, Dale
Att:15,179
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Sat 7 Apr 1951
Div 1 Sunderland H 0-0
Att:30,364
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Fri 7 Apr 1950
Div 1 Fulham H 3-0
Harris 2, Froggatt
Att:39,342
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Sat 7 Apr 1947
Div 1 Brentford H 3-0
Reid 2, McAlinden
Att:33,409
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Fri 7 Apr 1939
Div 1 Derby County H 1-3
Worrall
Att:36,822
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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...

7/4/1946: George Ley
7/4/1943: Derek Gamblin
7/4/1928: Basil Hayward

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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 7 2011

Time: 8:00AM

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OMG. Away to Aldershot in 1980. Went up on mini-bus as a 13 year old with other lads from the Sunday league team I played for, this does make feel old!!! Also 1990 to Sheff Utd, home to Forest in 2001 & that great win over the Mancs on Easter Saturday in 2007.
storagematt
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07/04/2011 09:49:00

Wow another long list for me - Blackpool in 1973 bro got married for the first time - lost count now! - and I arrived late but Ray Hiron waited until just after half time to score the winner. Had a good evening too!

Northampton in 1979 and Aldershot on Easter Monday 1980 as promotion loomed - the Recreation Ground packed and Colin Garwood who score the winner the previous years game is now in the opposition. I am stood next to a tree and it spontaneously combusts!!

Then Manyoo in 07 what a day that was!!
eastneydave
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07/04/2011 13:36:00

Perrin, thats right Steve not the Manager (sorry spelling block)
MickTait
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07/04/2011 15:13:00

 

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