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On this day in history...2nd May



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

Sat 2 May 2009
PL Arsenal H 0-3
Att:20,418
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Wed 2 May 2001
Div 1 Crystal Palace H 2-4
Mills, Tiler
Att:19,013
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Sat 2 May 1992
Div 2 Barnsley H 2-0
Symons, Whittingham
Att:11,169
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Mon 2 May 1988
Div 1 Newcastle Utd H 1-2
Quinn
Att:12,468
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Sat 2 May 1987
Div 2 Millwall H 2-0
Mariner, O'Callaghan
Att:15,777
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Mon 2 May 1983
Div 2 Leyton Orient H 2-2
Biley, Rafferty
Att:16,232
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Sat 2 May 1981
Div 3 Chester City A 1-0
Gregory
Att:2,153
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Mon 2 May 1977
Div 3 Mansfield Town A 0-2
Att:10,774
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Wed 2 May 1962
Div 3 Lincoln City A 2-2
Smith 2
Att:3,316
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Mon 2 May 1955
Div 1 Sheffield Utd A 2-5
Harris, Rees
Att:20,000
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Sat 2 May 1953
Div 1 Middlesbrough H 1-4
Dale
Att:18,765
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Wed 2 May 1951
Div 1 Fulham A 4-1
Clarke 2, Gaillard 2
Att:24,000
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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...

2/5/1985: David Nugent
2/5/1969: Tony Dobson
2/5/1962: Micky Quinn

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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday May 2 2011

Time: 9:00AM

Your Comments

The last 5 home games from 1987+. The defeat to Newcastle in 1988 with Paul Cascoigne was our last home game in top flight, until 2003. The defeat in 2001 to Palace was one of the worst home performances in living memory!!!
storagematt
For me Liverpool, Newcastle, Millwall and Leyton Orient.

Of interest 1977 was our only ever league visit to Field Mill, Mansfield. They celebrated promotion that night.
eastneydave
Palarse, Arsenal, Barnsley Newcastle, Millwall and Orient for me
MickTait
 

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