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On this day in history...16th December



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

Wed 16 Dec 2009
PL Chelsea A 1-2
Piquionne
Att:40,137
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Sat 16 Dec 2006
PL Arsenal A 2-2
Pamarot, Taylor
Att:60,037
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Sat 16 Dec 2000
Div 1 Huddersfield H 1-1
Claridge
Att:12,041
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Sat 16 Dec 1995
Div 1 Luton Town H 4-0
Hall 2, Walsh, Carter
Att:7,012
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Wed 16 Dec 1992
AIC Ascoli A 2-1
Aspinall, Whittingham
Att: 502
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Sat 16 Dec 1989
Div 2 Sunderland H 3-3
Kuhl p, Wigley, Ball
Att:7,127
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Sat 16 Dec 1978
FA2 Reading H 0-1
Att: 17,195
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Sat 16 Dec 1972
Div 2 Middlesbrough H 0-0
Att:4,688
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Sat 16 Dec 1967
Div 2 Queens Park Rangers A 0-2
Att:20,195
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Sat 16 Dec 1961
Div 3 Swindon Town H 2-2
Harris, Dodson
Att:13,990
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Sat 16 Dec 1950
Div 1 Middlesbrough A 1-3
Scoular
Att:30,000
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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...

16/12/1981 Sebastian Olszar
16/12/1977: Sylvain Distin
16/12/1970: Mark Blake

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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday December 16 2011

Time: 8:00AM

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The 3 home games from 1989-2000. Sadly missed the away game at Arsenal in 2006, unable to get a ticket in the ballot. Gutted at the time. 2 up then held out for a draw, almost the first team to win there.
storagematt
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16/12/2011 09:44:00

The 'famous' day back in 1972 when Middlesbrough came to town and only 4,688 came to watch. The smallest ever crowd for a league game and what was possibly the worst ever game - yes I was one of them as was the VP who uses the date as his tag.

Add Reading to Sunderland to the list too.
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