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On this day in history...3rd May



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

Sat 3 May 2008
PL Middlesbrough A 0-2
Att:24,828
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Sun 3 May 1998
Div 1 Bradford City A 3-1
Durnin 2, Igoe
Att:15,890
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Sat 3 May 1986
Div 2 Bradford City H 4-0
Quinn 2, Dillon p, Wood
Att:9,568
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Sat 3 May 1980
Div 4 Northampton Town A 2-0
Davey, Purdie
Att:10,774
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Wed 3 May 1950
Div 1 Arsenal A 0-2
Att:65,000
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Sat 3 May 1947
Div 1 Wolves H 1-1
Reid
Att:37,711
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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 3 2012

Time: 8:00AM

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Oh where to start, it's one of those end of season days. I was there at Northampton in 1980, 13 years old with my mates & their older brothers, went up on some beat up mini bus, fantastic as we won & were promoted, taking the 4th & final promotion spot. For many of it was our first promotion & our slow way back, memorable day. The home win in 1986 was irrelevant as we just missed out on promotion. As in 1980, mad scenes at Bradford in 1998 as the win under Alan Ball saved us from relegation and sent Man City down to the third tier, now whatever happened to them???
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