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On this day in history...15th March

On this day in history...15th March



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

Sat 15 Mar 2014
League Two Fleetwood Town A 1-3
Wallace
Att:3,509
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Mon 15 Mar 2010
PL Liverpool A 1-4
Belhadj
Att:40,316
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Sat 15 Mar 2008
PL Aston Villa H 2-0
Defoe, 1 og
Att:20,388
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Sat 15 Mar 2003
Div 1 Wolves H 1-0
Stone
Att:19,558
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Sat 15 Mar 1997
Div 1 Huddersfield A 3-1
Igoe, Hall 2
Att:10,512
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Wed 15 Mar 1995
Div 1 Millwall H 3-2
Creaney 2, Hall
Att:6,032
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Tue 15 Mar 1994
Div 1 Wolves H 3-0
Chamberlain, Creaney 2
Att:7,840
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Sat 15 Mar 1986
Div 2 Charlton Athletic A 2-1
Channon, O'Callaghan
Att:10,132
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Sat 15 Mar 1980
Div 4 Darlington A 1-1
Rogers
Att:2,287
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Tue 15 Mar 1977
Div 3 Lincoln City A 1-2
Kemp
Att:4,648
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Sat 15 Mar 1975
Div 2 York City H 1-0
Hiron
Att:9,906
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Sat 15 Mar 1969
Div 2 Birmingham City H 0-0
Att:15,556
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Sat 15 Mar 1958
Div 1 Aston Villa H 1-0
Govan
Att:23,164
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Sat 15 Mar 1952
Div 1 Newcastle Utd A 3-3
Phillips 2, Harris
Att:60,000
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Sat 15 Mar 1947
Div 1 Liverpool H 1-2
Froggatt
Att:30,296
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Wed 15 Mar 1939
Div 1 Sunderland A 2-0
Anderson, McAlinden
Att:9,768
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Sat 15 Mar 1930
Div 1 Leicester City H 3-0
Easson, Nichol, Weddle
Att:13,945
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Sat 15 Mar 1924
Division Three South Watford H 4-0
Strange 2, Beedie, Mackie
Att:11,775
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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...

15/3/1969: Gianluca Festa

From the Ed


Happy birthday to Gianluca Festa - the Pompey player from the Blues' past born on this day.

Remember Festa well from his brief spell with Pompey. He made himself a popular figure at Fratton Park didn't he.

Now onto the games previously played.

Played - 18
Won - 11
Drawn - 3
Lost - 4

A great day as 11 of the 18 previously played have been won with only 4 lost. The other 3 have been drawn.


Can recall the most recent - and others - but wasn't at it. However, I did go to Anfield for the 4-1 defeat against Liverpool in 2010. I also took in the 2-0 win against Aston Villa in 2008 at Fratton Park.

What are your memories Festa from his Pompey days? Also have you taken in any of the games previously played today - if so what are the memories from them too?

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Writer:pompeyrug/PompeyRama
Date:Wednesday March 15 2017
Time: 9:00AM

Comments

0
Back to 69 and a goalless draw with Brum - no memories; do you ever of 0-0 draw?
eastneydave
15/03/2017 09:43:00
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There for the 4 wins in 94, 95, 03 & 08. a very good day. Vivid memories of the 03 game as we beat a good Wolves 1-0, they went up as play off winners. 08 and a great prem game against a good Villa side.
storagematt
15/03/2017 10:32:00
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08,03&75...Missed a couple,but 08 I remember the OG the most as their goalie raced out of his area because I think it was Defoe who chased a long ball with a defender & he smashed it as hard as he could onto the defender & it absolutely flew into the net.I am annoyed as I can't remember who the defender was.It went in at the Milton End...03 was part of the promotion season & 1 of the very best in my 46 yrs of following...as for 75, mind is blank...but did see Festa of course,more 03 memories
Copnor43
15/03/2017 14:23:00
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