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On this day in history...16th April

On this day in history...16th April



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

Sat 16 Apr 2005
PL Birmingham City A 0-0
Att:28,883
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Mon 16 Apr 2001
Div 1 Birmingham City A 0-0
Att:23,304
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Sat 16 Apr 1994
Div 1 Middlesbrough A 2-0
Creaney, Powell
Att:10,041
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Tue 16 Apr 1991
Div 2 Brighton H 1-0
Murray
Att:12,271
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Mon 16 Apr 1990
Div 2 Brighton H 3-0
Whittingham, Hogg, Gilligan
Att:10,924
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Sat 16 Apr 1983
Div 2 Newport County A 3-0
Rafferty 2, Biley
Att:10,419
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Mon 16 Apr 1979
Div 4 Newport County A 2-1
Garwood p, Barnard
Att:5,421
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Sat 16 Apr 1977
Div 3 Rotherham Utd H 5-1
Denyer 2, Kemp 3
Att:10,588
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Tue 16 Apr 1968
Div 2 Aston Villa A 0-1
Att:16,746
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Sat 16 Apr 1966
Div 2 Rotherham Utd A 3-3
Gordon, Edwards, McCann
Att:8,184
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Tue 16 Apr 1963
Div 2 Norwich City A 3-5
Saunders 2, McCann
Att:19,131
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Sat 16 Apr 1960
Div 2 Sheffield Utd A 0-0
Att:13,642
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Wed 16 Apr 1958
Div 1 Manchester Utd H 3-3
Harris, Dougan, Govan
Att:39,975
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Sat 16 Apr 1955
Div 1 Chelsea H 0-0
Att:40,230
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Fri 16 Apr 1954
Div 1 Arsenal A 0-3
Att:44,948
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Sat 16 Apr 1949
Div 1 Wolves H 5-0
Reid 2, Phillips, Clarke 2
Att:44,000
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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...

16/4/1970: Arjan De Zeeuw

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Writer:pompeyrug/PompeyRama
Date:Saturday April 16 2011
Time: 8:00AM

Comments

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Cant say I went to any of those
Russellm
16/04/2011 08:48:00
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same here, none for me either...
pompeyrug
16/04/2011 09:34:00
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Well I have!! And a strange list it is with Newport followed by Newport and then Brighton followed by Brighton!!

I start with Rotherham a game I have written about when Paul Denyer was thrown up front having never played there before and high flying Millers were thrashed by struggling Pompey. Only the forst Brighton game to add though.
eastneydave
16/04/2011 11:59:00
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The two Brighton homes games in 1990 & 1991. I took certain girlfriend to the 1990 game, we married a few years later & we got we divorced last year.
storagematt
17/04/2011 20:39:00
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