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On this day in history...14th August

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

Tue 14 Aug 2012
FLC1 Plymouth Argyle A 0-3
Att: 5,318
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Sat 14 Aug 2010
Championship Reading H 1-1
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Sat 14 Aug 2004
PL Birmingham City H 1-1
Unsworth p
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Sat 14 Aug 1999
Div 1 Wolves A 1-1
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Sat 14 Aug 1993
Div 1 Oxford Utd A 2-3
Chapman 2
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Tue 14 Aug 1979
FLC1:2 Swindon Town A 0-2
Att: 9,097
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Sat 14 Aug 1976
FLC1:1 Crystal Palace A 2-2
Piper, Denyer
Att: 12,936
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Sat 14 Aug 1971
Div 2 Middlesbrough H 2-1
Storrie, McCann
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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...

14/8/1933: Ralph Hunt
14/8/1933: Alf Noakes

From the ed: Now, I remember going to the Plymouth game although I cannot remember too much of it!

I do recall being the main cheerleader trying to get the singing going though! I am not usually that vocal, singing wise - more so away - but that shows how much moonshine I had consumed...

Remember more about Reading, the only other one for me on this day!

What about you?

Can you claim to have been in attendance for any of these games, if so share your thoughts below on any stories you have...

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Writer: pompeyrug/PompeyRama Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 14 2014

Time: 7:00AM

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Vivid memories of going to Oxford in 1993. Having sold Guy Whittingham, we brought in Lee Chapman, who despite scoring twice we couldn't avoid defeat. This was a team that at the end of the previous season had the heartbreak of losing in the play-offs after missing promotion to the newly named Premier League. Also there in 2004 when we drew with Brum & Robbie Savage scored from a free kick that beat Shaka.
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14/08/2014 12:07:00

Yes Oxford, Matt, I don't think Lee liked his terrace tune - NaNaNaNa NaNaNaNa NaNaNaNa CHAPMAN! Don't know how we lost that game either but it wa a good day out...
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14/08/2014 12:32:00

As said above just Plymouth - not that I remember much - and Reading for me today.
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