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On this day in history...18th August



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

Sat 18 Aug 2007 PL Bolton H 3-1
Kanu, Utaka, Taylor
Att:17,108
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Sat 18 Aug 2001
Div 1 Bradford City H 0-1
Att:17,239
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Tue 18 Aug 1998
FLC1:2 Plymouth Argyle H 3-2
Hillier, McLoughlin p, Aloisi
Att: 5,479
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Tue 18 Aug 1987
Div 1 Chelsea H 0-3
Att:16,917
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Sat 18 Aug 1979
Div 4 Hartlepool Utd A 3-0
Bryant, McLaughlin, Garwood
Att:9,098
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Sat 18 Aug 1962
Div 2 Walsall H 4-1
Dodson 3, Barton
Att:18,469
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Sat 18 Aug 1956
Div 1 Newcastle Utd A 1-2
Gordon Att:29,000
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Sat 18 Aug 1951
Div 1 Liverpool A 2-0
Mundy, Phillips
Att:42,770
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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...

18/8/1980: Mark Burchill
18/8/1965: Martin Allen
18/8/1965: John Durnin
18/8/1961: Keith James

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Date:Thursday August 18 2011

Time: 8:00AM

Your Comments

Chelsea and Bolton and Utaka's wonder goal - what a player we all thought! But how wrong we were.
eastneydave
Chelsea and Bolton and Utaka's wonder goal - what a player we all thought! But how wrong we were.
eastneydave
The last 3 home games for me. In 1987 a wake up call in one of early home games back in the top flight which ended in relegation, sad times. Little to remember about losing to Bradford at home in 2001, other than we were in for another long poor season. Happier days in 2007, what a season that turned out to be. Most memorable was Utaka's run & goal, what a player we all thought. Sadly that was probably as good as it got.
storagematt
The last 3 home games for me. In 1987 a wake up call in one of early home games back in the top flight which ended in relegation, sad times. Little to remember about losing to Bradford at home in 2001, other than we were in for another long poor season. Happier days in 2007, what a season that turned out to be. Most memorable was Utaka's run & goal, what a player we all thought. Sadly that was probably as good as it got.
storagematt
Just spotted the attendance at Hartlepool in 1979 is wrong!! 9,000 at the Vic no chance, I also know where Pompeyrama got that from. Saddo that I am I will get that corrected.
eastneydave
Just spotted the attendance at Hartlepool in 1979 is wrong!! 9,000 at the Vic no chance, I also know where Pompeyrama got that from. Saddo that I am I will get that corrected.
eastneydave
 

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