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On this day in history...17th April

On this day in history...17th April



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

Tue 17 Apr 2012
Championship Crystal Palace H 2-1
Allan, Halford
Att:14,847
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Mon 17 Apr 2006
PL Charlton Athletic A 1-2
D'Alessandro
Att:25,419
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Sat 17 Apr 2004
PL Manchester Utd H 1-0
Stone Att:20,140
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Sat 17 Apr 1999
Div 1 West Bromwich Albion A 2-2
Durnin 2
Att:12,750
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Mon 17 Apr 1995
Div 1 Watford H 2-1
Durnin p, Burton
Att:8,396
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Sat 17 Apr 1993
Div 1 Notts County A 1-0
Walsh
Att:11,014
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Fri 17 Apr 1992
Div 2 Cambridge Utd A 2-2
Kuhl, Aspinall
Att:9,497
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Sat 17 Apr 1982
Div 3 Doncaster Rovers H 0-0
Att:8,657
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Sat 17 Apr 1976
Div 2 Charlton Athletic H 2-2
Mellows 2
Att:7,992
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Sat 17 Apr 1971
Div 2 Middlesbrough H 1-1
Trebilcock
Att:8,916
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Sat 17 Apr 1965
Div 2 Cardiff City H 1-0
Portwood
Att:12,975
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Sat 17 Apr 1954
Div 1 Manchester Utd A 0-2
Att:29,663
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Sat 17 Apr 1948
Div 1 Sunderland H 2-2
Reid, Harris
Att:29,057
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Sat 17 Apr 1937
Div 1 Arsenal A 0-4
Att:29,098
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Mon 17 Apr 1933
Div 1 Derby County A 0-2
Att:11,269
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Wed 17 Apr 1929
Div 1 Liverpool A 0-0
Att:14,144
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Sat 17 Apr 1926
Div 2 Bradford City H 3-1
Martin, Mackie, Haines
Att:11,743
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Mon 17 Apr 1922
Division Three South Swansea Town A 2-2
Cherrett 2
Att:18,000
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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...

17/4/1954 Jimmy McIlwraith

From the Ed


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

McIlwraith was before my time and not really known to me either to be honest.

Now onto the games previously played.

Played - 18
Won - 6
Drawn - 8
Lost - 4

Draws, 8, are the most common outcome from the 18 played on this day. However, with 6 also win and only 4 lost it does make it a good day.

I've only managed the one today, the 2-1 win over Crystal Palace at Fratton Park in 2012 - the most recent game played. But do recall the Charlton defeat and Manchester United victory well.

What are your memories of McIlwraith 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:Monday April 17 2017
Time: 8:00AM

Comments

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Loads of games and went to Notts back in 93 when Walshie scored the winner Same again please!
eastneydave
17/04/2017 13:12:00
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12,06,04,82&76...Good I need 12,very unlucky in 06 played well & scored a great goal....famous win in 04 v MU..courtesy of Stone...& 2 draws in 82&76...saw McIllwrath play,came with a reputation but didn't fulfill that
Copnor43
17/04/2017 13:14:00
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12,06,04,82&76...Good I need 12,very unlucky in 06 played well & scored a great goal....famous win in 04 v MU..courtesy of Stone...& 2 draws in 82&76...saw McIllwrath play,came with a reputation but didn't fulfill that
Copnor43
17/04/2017 13:14:00
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