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On this day in history...4th May

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

Tue 4 May 2004
PL Arsenal H 1-1
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Sun 4 May 2003
Div 1 Bradford City A 5-0
Festa, Todorov 3 (1p), Stone
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Sun 4 May 1997
Div 1 Wolves A 1-0
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Sat 4 May
1991 Div 2 Bristol Rovers H 3-1
Beresford, Wigley, Whittingham
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Mon 4 May 1987
Div 2 Crystal Palace A 0-1
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Sat 4 May 1985
Div 2 Blackburn Rovers A 1-0
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Sat 4 May 1968
Div 2 Ipswich Town H 1-2
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Sat 4 May 1963
Div 2 Cardiff City H 2-0
Saunders, Harris
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Wed 4 May 1949
Div 1 Arsenal A 2-3
Clarke 2
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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday May 4 2012

Time: 8:39AM

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Umm some interesting ones here!!! Firstly, away at palace in 1987, some 10,000 of us up there to party, just needing a point to get promoted back to the top flight for the first time since the 50s. Vince Hillaire gets sent off & a very young John Salako scores a late winner for them. Party on hold but Oldham lost the following night & that was enough to send up. Just a shame we couldn't have done it ourselves & partied in London. Also for the home game in 1991 & the championship winning party as we went to Bradford & won 5-0 another amazing day. In 2004 we hosted Arsenal, the unbeaten English champions & celebrated our own first season survival with a draw. Along with runners up Man Utd, we were the only 2 sides that season that Arsenal didn't beat in the league.

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