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On this day in history...5th April



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

Sat 5 Apr 2008
FASF West Bromwich Albion A 1-0
Kanu
Att: 83,584
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Sat 5 Apr 2003
Div 1 Walsall A 2-1
Harper, Todorov
Att:7,899
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Mon 5 Apr 1999
Div 1 Bristol City H 0-1
Att:13,026
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Sat 5 Apr 1997
Div 1 Grimsby Town H 1-0
Carter
Att:9,854
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Sun 5 Apr 1992
FASF Liverpool A 1-1
Anderton
Att: 41,869
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Wed 5 Apr 1989
Div 2 Brighton A 1-2
Fillery
Att:10,100
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Sat 5 Apr 1986
Div 2 Leeds Utd H 2-3
Blake 2
Att:14,430
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Sat 5 Apr 1980
Div 4 Hereford Utd H 0-0
Att:15,457
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Sat 5 Apr 1975
Div 2 Blackpool A 2-2
Mellows, Marinello
Att:6,543
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Sat 5 Apr 1969
Div 2 Crystal Palace A 1-3
Jennings
Att:24,263
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Sat 5 Apr 1958
Div 1 Wolves A 0-1
Att:31,259
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Sat 5 Apr 1952
Div 1 Manchester Utd H 1-0
Reid
Att:25,522
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Sat 5 Apr 1947
Div 1 Charlton Athletic A 0-0
Att:38,000
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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 5 2012

Time: 8:21AM

Your Comments

1992 - the day we went to Highbury expecting to be thrashed by the mighty Liverpool and cane away totally dejected we could not book our Wembley tickets and the Anderton goal will live with every Pompey who was there forever. Add to that Palace away in 69 Hereford and Leeds.

Then of course on to 2008 and we are eventually at Wembley - the twin towers have gone but what ab occasion for nearly 40,000 fans who sang the Chimes for 90 minutes to celebrate our first game there for 66 years - the King did the rest!!
eastneydave
The birthdays are missing!! Today of course Pompey are 114 years old.
eastneydave
5 for me. The league games with Leeds in '86, Grimsby in '97 & Bristol city in '99. All unforgettable unlike the semi with Liverpool in 1992, face painted there with my best mate Dave, what a day, so gutted me didn't win. So that pain was eventually erased as we took to the Wembley stage in 2008, again with Dave, many friends & my brother. These moments are etched on our hearts & minds forever.
storagematt
 

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