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On this day in history...1st May



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

Sat 1 May 2010
PL Wolves H 3-1
Dindane, Utaka, Brown
Att:19,213
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Sat 1 May 2004
PL Fulham H 1-1
Yakubu
Att:20,065
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Sat 1 May 1999
Div 1 Crewe Alexandra A 1-3
McLoughlin
Att:5,759
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Sat 1 May 1993
Div 1 Sunderland A 1-4
Whittingham
Att:21,309
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Mon 1 May 1989
Div 2 West Bromwich Albion A 0-3
Att:9,586
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Sat 1 May 1982
Div 3 Chester City H 2-0
Rafferty, Doyle p
Att:6,196
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Sat 1 May 1971
Div 2 Leicester City H 1-2
Hiron
Att:18,795
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Wed 1 May 1963
Div 2 Preston NE H 1-2
Campbell
Att:8,599
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Wed 1 May 1957
Div 1 Sunderland H 3-2
Henderson 2, Weddle
Att:20,603
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Sat 1 May 1948
Div 1 Chelsea H 2-1
Harris, Clarke
Att:24,000
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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...

1/5/1975: Alexei Smertin

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The Journalist

Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 1 2012

Time: 9:42AM

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Happy Birthday to Alexei Smertin, did us proud in midfield. As for the games, was there in 1999 at Crewe, last game of the season, got tickets just in case we needed to win to stay up, but midweek results meant we survived, but we still went & watched an awful game. Home games in 2004 & 2010 in the prem. Most damaging day was away at Sunderland in 1993. I was at a wedding & kept disappearing to listen on the car radio. The defeat killed our automatic promotion hopes & Paul Walsh sent off who then missed the play off games.
storagematt
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01/05/2012 11:39:00

Leicester, Chester and Wolves - 1971 Leicester clinched promotion and I think Rodney Fern scored both - I remember a very large contingent of Foxes singing - he's here, he's there, he's even lost his hair Rodney Fern, Rodnet Fern - now that is my very sad memory!
eastneydave
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01/05/2012 12:40:00

Also a black day as in 1976, a certain blind linesman at Wembley allowed a Pompey born chap, to score a certain goal for a certain team not to far from us, win the only thing in their history.
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