UK time is: 07:27:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

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
Click here for match details

Sat 5 Oct 2002
Div 1 Rotherham Utd A 3-2
Pericard, Todorov, Merson p
Att:8,604
Click here for match details

Wed 5 Oct 1994
FLC2 Everton H 1-1
Hall
Att: 13,605
Click here for match details

Tue 5 Oct 1993
FLC2:2 Rotherham Utd H 5-0
Stimson, McLoughlin, Durnin, Walsh, Burns
Att: 4,589
Click here for match details

Sat 5 Oct 1991
Div 2 Newcastle Utd H 3-1
Beresford p, 1og, Clarke
Att:10,175
Click here for match details

Wed 5 Oct 1988
Div 2 Manchester City A 1-4
Aspinall
Att:17,202
Click here for match details

Sat 5 Oct 1985
Div 2 Barnsley A 1-0
Blake
Att:7,064
Click here for match details

Sat 5 Oct 1974
Div 2 Notts County A 1-1
Davies
Att:8,573
Click here for match details

Sat 5 Oct 1968
Div 2 Oxford Utd H 3-0
Trebilcock 2, Pointer
Att:19,888
Click here for match details

Sat 5 Oct 1963
Div 2 Rotherham Utd H 2-1
Saunders, McCann
Att:11,452
Click here for match details

Sat 5 Oct 1957
Div 1 West Bromwich Albion A 1-3
Harris
Att:31,600
Click here for match details

Sat 5 Oct 1946
Div 1 Sunderland H 4-1
Barlow 2, McAlinden, Froggatt
Att:33,502
Click here for match details

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

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Join the Vital Pompey Forum Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: eastneydave Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday October 5 2011

Time: 8:00AM

Your Comments

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.
storagematt
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Another Pompey win (Wednesday July 23 2014)

AA not 'actively pursuing anyone' (Tuesday July 22 2014)

On this day in history...22nd July (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Pompey's key to success (Monday July 21 2014)

Pompey crush Rocks (Saturday July 19 2014)

On this day in history...19th July (Saturday July 19 2014)

Archived Portsmouth Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. pompeyrug 106
2. PFCblue 49
3. mslorna48 48
4. Lemmi 40
5. eastneydave 29
6. Emsworthianblue 22
7. pompeyloyal 13
8. Et_tu_Pompeii 10
9. storagematt 7
10. NZ_Portsmuff 7

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Northampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Oxford 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Plymouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Portsmouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Shrewsbury 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Southend 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Stevenage 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Accrington 2-2 Blackburn
Accrington : 23/07/2014 22:46:00
City pay for mistakes
York : 23/07/2014 21:23:00
Bennett & Sercs Talk Brazil
Exeter : 23/07/2014 21:19:00
Howell - Friendly Defeats Won't Phase Us
Dag & Red : 23/07/2014 21:11:00
Cobblers Draw With Blades
Northampton : 23/07/2014 20:57:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

AA says we are done but are we still short in...
Suggested By:  pompeyrug
Defence 60%
Midfield 0%
Attack 20%
In AA we trust! 20%