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On this day in history...5th October

On this day in history...5th October



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

Sun 5 Oct 2008
PL Stoke City H 2-1
Crouch, Defoe
Att:19,248
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Sat 5 Oct 2002
Div 1 Rotherham Utd A 3-2
Pericard, Todorov, Merson p
Att:8,604
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Wed 5 Oct 1994
FLC2 Everton H 1-1
Hall
Att: 13,605
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Tue 5 Oct 1993
FLC2:2 Rotherham Utd H 5-0
Stimson, McLoughlin, Durnin, Walsh, Burns
Att: 4,589
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Sat 5 Oct 1991
Div 2 Newcastle Utd H 3-1
Beresford p, 1og, Clarke
Att:10,175
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Wed 5 Oct 1988
Div 2 Manchester City A 1-4
Aspinall
Att:17,202
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Sat 5 Oct 1985
Div 2 Barnsley A 1-0
Blake
Att:7,064
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Sat 5 Oct 1974
Div 2 Notts County A 1-1
Davies
Att:8,573
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Sat 5 Oct 1968
Div 2 Oxford Utd H 3-0
Trebilcock 2, Pointer
Att:19,888
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Sat 5 Oct 1963
Div 2 Rotherham Utd H 2-1
Saunders, McCann
Att:11,452
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Sat 5 Oct 1957
Div 1 West Bromwich Albion A 1-3
Harris
Att:31,600
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Sat 5 Oct 1946
Div 1 Sunderland H 4-1
Barlow 2, McAlinden, Froggatt
Att:33,502
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What a difference a day made sang Dinah Washington many years ago and how true it is in Pompey history. Yesterday (4 October) we had one win in thirteen games and today we eight victories!! Yesterday no birthdays and today we have three. Only two defeats as well and they both came in what would turn out to be awful seasons.

Three years ago we had our first experience of the dreaded Europe hangover (game after an away trip to Europe) always dreaded by the so called big clubs. We put Stoke to the sword to kill that tale.

1994 saw us knock the mighty Everton out of the League Cup after a 3-2 at Goodison Park, Paul Hall`s late equaliser sealing the Toffees fate - I enjoyed that one as I took a dyed in the wool Everton fan with me. Did I rub it in?

Poor old Rotherham United will not want to play Pompey on this day again with three defeats and ten goals conceded.

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...

5/10/1983: Shaun Cooper
5/10/1967: Brian Horne
5/10/1950: Dave Thomas

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Writer:eastneydave
Date:Wednesday October 5 2011
Time: 8:00AM

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Now, remember the radio listening 4-1 away defeat to citeh in 1988 as we were hanging on our Div 1 lives, all in vein. As for being there, Newcastle, Everton & Stoke.
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