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On this day in history...8th March



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

Tue 8 Mar 2011
Championship Bristol City A 1-2
Kitson
Att:13,886
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Sat 8 Mar 2008
FA6 Manchester Utd A 1-0
Muntari (p)
Att: 75,436
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Wed 8 Mar 1995
Div 1 West Bromwich Albion H 1-2
Creaney Att:7,160
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Sat 8 Mar 1986
Div 2 Barnsley H 1-1
O'Callaghan
Att:10,426
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Sat 8 Mar 1980
Div 4 Doncaster Rovers H 2-0
Laidlaw p, Brisley
Att:14,382
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Sat 8 Mar 1975
Div 2 Oldham Athletic A 0-2
Att:10,303
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Sat 8 Mar 1969
Div 2 Middlesbrough A 0-1
Att:23,982
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Sat 8 Mar 1958
Div 1 Leicester City A 2-2
Harris, Gordon
Att:30,951
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Sat 8 Mar 1952
FA6 Newcastle Utd H 2-4
Gaillard, Reid
Att: 44,699
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Wed 8 Mar 1950
Div 1 Derby County A 1-2
Pickett
Att:17,000
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Wed 8 Mar 1939
Div 1 Leeds Utd H 2-0
Worrall, Barlow
Att:14,469
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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...

8/3/1971: Kit Symons
8/3/1932: Barry Mansell

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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 8 2012

Time: 8:50AM

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Doncaster and Barnsley and how I wish 2008 at Manure!! What a day that was - the day we won the FA Cup!!
eastneydave
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08/03/2012 15:47:00

Unsure about 1980, did a few that season, bit of a blur, but there for Barnsley in 1986, a bad draw for us, one of those games that cost us promotion! There in 1995, just over 7,000 to see us lose to WBA. Yes Dave, not there but one of the great days, vivid memories of the match as I screamed the street down as we arguably won the cup there. Happy birthday Kit, a great player for us.
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