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On this day in history...20th October

On this day in history...20th October



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

Sat 20 Oct 2007
PL Wigan Athletic A 2-0
Mwaruwari, Johnson
Att:17,695
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Sat 20 Oct 2001
Div 1 Sheffield Utd H 1-0
Edinburgh
Att:15,538
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Tue 20 Oct 1998
Div 1 Bradford City H 2-4
Aloisi 2
Att:10,062
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Sat 20 Oct 1990
Div 2 Leicester City H 3-1
Aspinall, Clarke, Black
Att:9,286
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Sat 20 Oct 1984
Div 2 Wimbledon A 2-3
Doyle, Biley
Att:8,212
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Tue 20 Oct 1981
Div 3 Gillingham A 2-4
Tait, Rafferty
Att:5,546
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Sat 20 Oct 1979
Div 4 Bradford City H 4-1
Ashworth 2, Rogers, Garwood
Att:23,871
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Sat 20 Oct 1973
Div 2 Hull City A 1-4
Hand
Att:6,874
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Wed 20 Oct 1971
Div 2 Bristol City H 1-1
Ley
Att:12,575
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Tue 20 Oct 1964
FLC3 Northampton Town A 1-2
Barton
Att: 7,380
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Sat 20 Oct 1956
Div 1 Charlton Athletic H 1-0
Penk
Att:20,070
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Sat 20 Oct 1951
Div 1 West Bromwich Albion A 0-5
Att:22,000
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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...

20/10/1943: Chris Lawler

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Writer:pompeyrug/PompeyRama
Date:Thursday October 20 2011
Time: 8:22AM

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The last 4 homes 1979-2001. That 1979 win in Div 4, with a crowd of over 23,000 to see us beat promotion rivals Bradford, great days. A generation of youngsters starved of football success that began with the climb back out of the lowest league.
storagematt
20/10/2011 09:36:00
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Now 1984 was a famous well infamous day in Pompey history as they lost their unbeaten record at Plough Lane in unusual circumstances. Played in a gale Pompey went 1-0 down just before the break and when they kicked off they managed to score a goal for the Dons without them touching the ball as Noel Blake rolled the ball past Alan Knight who was bent down feeling his knee!!! Kevin Dillon also missed a second half penalty too.

I was there and Bristol City in 1971 the Bradford game as described by Matt and Leicester in 1990.
eastneydave
20/10/2011 11:37:00
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