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On this day in history...12th April



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

Sat 12 Apr 2008
PL Newcastle Utd H 0-0
Att:20,507
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Wed 12 Apr 2006
PL Arsenal H 1-1 LuaLua
Att:20,230
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Mon 12 Apr 2004
PL Birmingham City H 3-1
Stefanovic, Lua Lua, Yakubu p
Att:20,104
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Sat 12 Apr 2003
Div 1 Sheffield Wednesday H 1-2
Bradbury
Att:19,524
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Sat 12 Apr 1997
Div 1 Tranmere Rovers H 1-3
Hillier
Att:12,004
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Mon 12 Apr 1993
Div 1 Derby County H 3-0
Whittingham, Walsh 2
Att:23,805
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Sat 12 Apr 1986
Div 2 Middlesbrough A 0-1
Att:7,160
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Mon 12 Apr 1982
Div 3 Reading H 3-0
Senior 2, Doyle p
Att:8,427
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Sat 12 Apr 1980
Div 4 Crewe Alexandra H 1-1
Rogers
Att:13,752
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Sat 12 Apr 1975
Div 2 Notts County H 1-1
Went
Att:10,960
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Fri 12 Apr 1974
Div 2 Leyton Orient H 0-0
Att:10,944
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Mon 12 Apr 1971
Div 2 Swindon Town H 0-2
Att:10,987
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Sat 12 Apr 1969
Div 2 Norwich City H 5-2
Hiron 4, Jennings
Att:16,259
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Sat 12 Apr 1958
Div 1 Blackpool H 1-2
Dougan
Att:25,311
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Sat 12 Apr 1952
Div 1 Tottenham Hotspur A 1-3
Phillips
Att:67,000
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Sat 12 Apr 1947
Div 1 Sheffield Utd H 0-0
Att:31,669
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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...

12/4/1954: Stuart Croft
12/4/1952: John Lathan
12/4/1944: Brian Yeo
12/4/1928: Charlie Mortimore

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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 12 2011

Time: 7:54AM

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The top 6 + Reading (Trevor Senior a name from the past), Crewe, Notts County, Orient, Swindon and Norwich. A long list today
MickTait
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12/04/2011 08:14:00

7 for me starting in 1980 at home to Crewe, our promotion season out of Div 4. In recent years vivid memories of stuffung Derby 3-0 as we went for promotion in 1993. The ridiculous loss at home to Sheff Wed who were bottom, a win would have given us promotion & a weekend to party but we blew it & had to wait a few days to celebrate. Then three prem games with various teams & implications. Brum we needed to win as were fighting relegation. Arsenal was just fun & Newcastle was a week after winning the semi against WBA and again party time.
storagematt
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12/04/2011 09:56:00

Boro on for me,
Russellm
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12/04/2011 11:57:00

Blimey all those home games - Norwich Hiron got 4 aided by new strike partner Bill Atkins, Swindon, Leyton Orient, Notts Co, Crewe, Reading Trevor Senior's only league goals against the club he became a hero at, Arsenal and Newcastle. I make that eight!
eastneydave
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12/04/2011 13:36:00

Actually gotta disagree with Matt for once - Arsenal fun? That was a vital point in the Great Escape!! Lua injured his ankle doing his somersaults too.
eastneydave
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12/04/2011 13:38:00

surprised, but none for me here...
pompeyrug
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12/04/2011 16:32:00

 

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