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On this day in history...23rd August



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

Wed 23 Aug 2006
2006 PL Manchester City A 0 - 0
Att: 37,214
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Tue 23 Aug 2005
2005 PL Aston Villa H 1 - 1
LuaLua
Att: 19,778
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Sat 23 Aug 2003
2003 PL Manchester City A 1 - 1
Yakubu
Att: 46,287
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Sat 23 Aug 1997
1997 Div 1 Sheffield Utd A 1 - 2
Perrett
Att: 15,895
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Fri 23 Aug 1996
1996 Div 1 Queens Park Rangers H 1 - 2
Igoe
Att: 7,501
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Tue 23 Aug 1994
1994 FLC1:2 Cambridge Utd A 3 - 2
Creaney, Powell 2
Att: 2,571
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Wed 23 Aug 1989
1989 FLC1:1 Bristol Rovers A 0 - 1
Att: 4,727
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Sat 23 Aug 1986
1986 Div 2 Brighton A 0 - 0
Att: 13,723
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Sat 23 Aug 1980
1980 Div 3 Rotherham Utd H 3 - 1
Gregory, Showers, Bryant
Att: 14,767
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Sat 23 Aug 1975
1975 Div 2 Nottm Forest H 1 - 1
Went
Att: 10,655
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Sat 23 Aug 1969
1969 Div 2 Oxford Utd A 2 - 0
Hiron, Jennings
Att: 10,853
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Mon 23 Aug 1965
1965 Div 2 Preston NE A 1 - 4
Portwood
Att: 17,952
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Wed 23 Aug 1961
1961 Div 3 Southend Utd H 1 - 0
Middleton
Att: 18,893
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Sat 23 Aug 1958
1958 Div 1 West Ham Utd H 1 - 2
Harris P
Att: 40,470
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Sat 23 Aug 1952
1952 Div 1 Blackpool H 0 - 2
Att: 43,478
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Sat 23 Aug 1947
1947 Div 1 Burnley H 0 - 1
Att: 34,000
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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...

23/8/1992: Lennard Sowah
23/8/1984: Glen Johnson
23/8/1954: Graham Horn
23/8/1942: Bill Williams
23/8/1922: Jimmy Stephen

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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 23 2011

Time: 8:59AM

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Oxford, Forest, Rotherham and Brighton from the bygone days and Villa from the modern era. The 2003 game at Citeh was the first ever game at Eastlands/City of Manchester Stadium or whatever it is called!!
eastneydave
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23/08/2011 11:47:00

Oxford, Forest, Rotherham and Brighton from the bygone days and Villa from the modern era. The 2003 game at Citeh was the first ever game at Eastlands/City of Manchester Stadium or whatever it is called!!
eastneydave
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23/08/2011 11:47:00

I remember that one Dave, our first Premiership away game, robbed by a last minute equaliser if I remember rightly.
PompeyFrippy
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23/08/2011 16:07:00

I remember that one Dave, our first Premiership away game, robbed by a last minute equaliser if I remember rightly.
PompeyFrippy
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23/08/2011 16:07:00

 

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