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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
Yakubu
Att:20,140
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Sun 4 May 2003
Div 1 Bradford City A 5-0
Festa, Todorov 3 (1p), Stone
Att:19,088
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Sun 4 May 1997
Div 1 Wolves A 1-0
Hall
Att:26,031
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Sat 4 May
1991 Div 2 Bristol Rovers H 3-1
Beresford, Wigley, Whittingham
Att:9,410
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Mon 4 May 1987
Div 2 Crystal Palace A 0-1
Att:18,029
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Sat 4 May 1985
Div 2 Blackburn Rovers A 1-0
Tait
Att:7,747
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Sat 4 May 1968
Div 2 Ipswich Town H 1-2
McCann
Att:25,891
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Sat 4 May 1963
Div 2 Cardiff City H 2-0
Saunders, Harris
Att:10,538
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Wed 4 May 1949
Div 1 Arsenal A 2-3
Clarke 2
Att:60,000
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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 4 2014

Time: 8:00AM

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Ipswich and Palace where we should have clinched promotion!
eastneydave
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04/05/2014 11:52:00

!987, a mass of Pompey descended on Selhurst Park & a positive result would have given automatic promotion to the top flight after 2 heartbreak season of finishing 4th. No play offs then. This season, ply offs are brought in & we are battling Oldham for 2nd place. Vince Hilare gets sent off & a very late goal by a young John Salako breaks or hearts. Thankfully Oldham lost the next night & we were promoted. Also there for the games in 1991 & at Bradford in 2003 as we celebrated again promotion to the now premier league as Champions & beat Bradford 5-0. And 10 years ago, holding Arsenal during their unbeaten campaign.
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05/05/2014 20:27:00

 

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