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On this day in history...19th April



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

Tue 19 Apr 2005
PL Liverpool H 1-2
Kamara
Att:20,205
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Sat 19 Apr 1997
Div 1 Charlton Athletic A 1-2
Hall
Att:12,342
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Tue 19 Apr 1988
Div 1 Wimbledon A 2-2
Mariner, Dillon
Att:9,009
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Sat 19 Apr 1986
Div 2 Grimsby Town H 3-1
Quinn, Hilaire, McGarvey
Att:12,967
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Tue 19 Apr 1983
HPC Bournemouth H 1-3
Morgan
Att: 2,621
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Sat 19 Apr 1980
Div 4 Halifax Town A 2-1
Hemmerman, Gregory
Att:2,950
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Tue 19 Apr 1977
Div 3 Tranmere Rovers H 0-3
Att:12,710
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Sat 19 Apr 1975
Div 2 Fulham A 2-2
Reynolds 2
Att:17,580
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Mon 19 Apr 1965
Div 2 Norwich City H 4-0
Harris 2, McClelland, Portwood
Att:15,701
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Wed 19 Apr 1961
Div 2 Bristol Rovers H 3-0
Gordon 2, Saunders
Att:10,793
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Sat 19 Apr 1958
Div 1 Luton Town A 1-2
Gordon
Att:12,932
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Fri 19 Apr 1957
Div 1 Cardiff City H 1-0
Harris
Att:21,223
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Mon 19 Apr 1954
Div 1 Arsenal H 1-1
Barnard
Att:30,958
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Sat 19 Apr 1952
Div 1 Preston NE H 1-2
Phillips
Att:27,710
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Sat 19 Apr 1947
Div 1 Preston NE A 1-1
Reid
Att:22,530
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Wed 19 Apr 1939
Div 1 Grimsby Town H 2-1
Parker, Anderson
Att:16,514
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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 19 2012

Time: 9:02AM

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3 for me. A home win over Grimsby in 1986 as we pushed for automatic promotion, though we ended up coming 4th & missing out, no play offs then when we needed them. 2 years later we were in the top flight & desperate to hang in there. A difficult night at Plough Lane, cold & wet. Dodgy meat pies, those were the day. Alan Knight got a John Fashanu elbow in the face, no sub g/k so used an outfield player, name escapes me. Were doing well until they scored with 5 mins to go. Gutted. Then the loss to Liverpool in 2005 by then we were clear of the relegation battle. Is it me but isn't every season a case of near the top or near the bottom???
storagematt
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19/04/2012 10:30:00

Having looked at the team sheet it was Kevin Ball who went in goal. Therafter Andy Gosney replayed AK & to be fair AG did very well even keeping the legend out once fit.
storagematt
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19/04/2012 10:37:00

Norwich at home in 1965 was Jimmy Dickinson's last game at Fratton Park and I was there. After that Fulham A, Tranmere, Bournemouth, Grimsby and Liverpool - six in all.
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