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On this day in history...4th October

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

Sat 4 Oct 2003
PL Charlton Athletic H 1-2
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Sat 4 Oct 1997
Div 1 Stockport County A 1-3
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Fri 4 Oct 1996
Div 1 Tranmere Rovers A 3-4
Bradbury, McLoughlin p, Perrett
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Sat 4 Oct 1986
Div 2 Sunderland A 0-0
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Tue 4 Oct 1983
LC2:1 Aston Villa H 2-2
Hateley, 1og
Att: 18,484
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Sat 4 Oct 1980
Div 3 Chesterfield H 1-0
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Tue 4 Oct 1977
Div 3 Chester City H 0-0
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Sat 4 Oct 1975
Div 2 Sunderland H 0-0
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Sat 4 Oct 1969
Div 2 Charlton Athletic A 2-2
Hand, Hiron
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Wed 4 Oct 1961
LC2 Derby County H 1-1
Att: 11,724
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Sat 4 Oct 1958
Div 1 Tottenham Hotspur H 1-1
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Sat 4 Oct 1952
Div 1 Sunderland A 1-1
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Sat 4 Oct 1947
Div 1 Arsenal A 0-0
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Wow what a disappointing day! No birthdays and just one win and an incredible nine draws! The one win came over Chesterfield in 1980. Winger Alan Rogers scored after only two minutes and Pompey held on against their high scoring opponents for the points. That win also gave Pompey three home wins in a week.

Eoin Hand`s goal at Charlton in 1969 was his first for the club in his 39th game. He did not score again for eighteen months and then scored in back to back home games with Bristol City and yes you`ve guessed it, Charlton. Funny how some players can only score against certain teams.

When Chester visited Fratton Park in 1977 they were not known as Chester City but Chester. The City did not come along until 1983. And for those wondering Ian Rush was not in the Chester side, he did not make his debut until April 1979.


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Writer: eastneydave Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 4 2011

Time: 8:00AM

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Late 70's, early 80s are a blur, went to some but not regular. Was defo there in 2003, when we let the winnable game go in the dying minutes. From memory Paulo Di Canio came on a sub for them & we just seemed to freeze.
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