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On this day in history...12th April

On this day in history...12th April



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

Tue 12 Apr 2011
Championship Coventry City H 0-3
Att:13,132
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Sat 12 Apr 2008
PL Newcastle Utd H 0-0
Att:20,507
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Wed 12 Apr 2006
PL Arsenal H 1-1 LuaLua
Att:20,230
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Mon 12 Apr 2004
PL Birmingham City H 3-1
Stefanovic, Lua Lua, Yakubu p
Att:20,104
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Sat 12 Apr 2003
Div 1 Sheffield Wednesday H 1-2
Bradbury
Att:19,524
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Sat 12 Apr 1997
Div 1 Tranmere Rovers H 1-3
Hillier
Att:12,004
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Mon 12 Apr 1993
Div 1 Derby County H 3-0
Whittingham, Walsh 2
Att:23,805
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Sat 12 Apr 1986
Div 2 Middlesbrough A 0-1
Att:7,160
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Mon 12 Apr 1982
Div 3 Reading H 3-0
Senior 2, Doyle p
Att:8,427
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Sat 12 Apr 1980
Div 4 Crewe Alexandra H 1-1
Rogers
Att:13,752
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Sat 12 Apr 1975
Div 2 Notts County H 1-1
Went
Att:10,960
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Fri 12 Apr 1974
Div 2 Leyton Orient H 0-0
Att:10,944
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Mon 12 Apr 1971
Div 2 Swindon Town H 0-2
Att:10,987
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Sat 12 Apr 1969
Div 2 Norwich City H 5-2
Hiron 4, Jennings
Att:16,259
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Sat 12 Apr 1958
Div 1 Blackpool H 1-2
Dougan
Att:25,311
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Sat 12 Apr 1952
Div 1 Tottenham Hotspur A 1-3
Phillips
Att:67,000
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Sat 12 Apr 1947
Div 1 Sheffield Utd H 0-0
Att:31,669
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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...

12/4/1954: Stuart Croft
12/4/1952: John Lathan
12/4/1944: Brian Yeo
12/4/1928: Charlie Mortimore

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Writer:pompeyrug/PompeyRama
Date:Thursday April 12 2012
Time: 8:33AM

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Funny how some days all games are away and others at home. This has loads for me - starting back in 69 with Norwich and four for Ray Hiron, then Swindon, Leyton Orient, Notts Co, Crewe Alex, Reading, Arsenal, Newcastle and Coventry. Phew that makes nine!

Memories well Arsenal sticks out as part of the Great Excape and Lua Lua injuring his ankle in his goal celebration and Ray's four against Norwich of course!
eastneydave
12/04/2012 13:42:00
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With you most of the way Dave. First game is Crewe in 1980, a certain Bruce Grobaaler in goal, I think? Stood in the old Fratton End, right behind the goal as a 13 year old. Had square eyes after the match, never stood there again. Other homes games included Derby in 1993 as we pushed for promotion. Tranmere in 1997. Sheff Wed in 2003, a win against the bottom club would have seen us get promotion but of course we didn't read the script, so we had to wait a few more days to party. A vital home against Brum in 2004 as we crawled away from the relegation spots. A great draw with the mighty Arsenal in 2006 & a home draw with Geordies in 2008 just after our cup semi victory. Quite an eventful day.
storagematt
12/04/2012 14:21:00
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