Vital Football

On this day in history...10th August

On this day in history...10th August



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

Sat 10 Aug 2013
League Two Accrington Stanley A 2-2
Connolly 2 (1 p)
Att:2,531
Click here for match details

Sun 10 Aug 2008
FACS Manchester Utd A 0-0
Att: 84,808
Click here for match details

Sat 10 Aug 2002
Div 1 Nottm Forest H 2-0
Burton, Pericard
Att:18,510
Click here for match details

Sat 10 Aug 1968
Div 2 Huddersfield A 0-0
Att:10,885
Click here for match details

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.

10/8/1921: Bill Thompson
10/8/1933: William Albury
10/8/1969: Andy Cook

From the Ed


Happy birthday to Bill Thompson, William Albury and Andy Cook - the Pompey players from the Blues' past born on this day.

Albury and Thompson aren't too familiar to me as those two were well before my time following Pompey, in fact I dare say before the time of many to be honest? Cook is one I can only really remember, albeit it vaguely, by name as cannot recall personally seeing him play for the Blues?

Now onto the games previously played.

Played - 4
Won - 1
Drawn - 3
Lost - 0

I was at the win over Nottingham Forest in 2002 - the first game of the 2002-03 season; certainly first Fratton Park one of it - but that game at the Park is the only one I have taken in on this day.

However, I do remember the Accrington game being shown live on sky sports and watching that draw in 2013, a game we SHOULD have won really, which was common from that period with the Blues really.

What are your memories of Thompson, Albury - probably too early for anyone - and/or Cook from their Pompey days? Also have you taken in any of the games previously played today - if so what are the memories from them too?

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Follow @VitalPortsmouth.

Pompey Bloggers
Join the Vital Pompey Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:pompeyrug/PompeyRama
Date:Thursday August 10 2017
Time: 9:05AM

Comments

0
2002 & opening win over Forest with no idea what a fabulous season we were about to have & end up Champions & the promotion to the Premier league. 6 years on we are at Wembley as FA Cup Winners in the Community Shield, lost on pens!!!
storagematt
10/08/2017 09:45:00
0
Just the Community Shield.
eastneydave
10/08/2017 11:10:00
0
13,tick off the Crown Ground,up early for a 12-30 start as it was on Sky...08 at Wembley of course...I missed 02 as I was on holiday :(
Copnor43
10/08/2017 12:49:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Revenge, a quarter of a century in the making

What did I say? I wasn't entirely sure what way it would go - I did think there would be a winner - but eventually stuck my neck out and said Pompey would sneak it at Charlton.

Vital View - League One - 9th December 2017

The League One season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 9th December.

On this day in history...10th December

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 10th December.

Sunday Chimes #135 - Pompey wreck Charlton party

Great win at the Valley to ruin home sides celebrations, were you there? channel hopping and cricket??

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Charlton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
McGee19%
Thompson8%
Clarke8%
Burgess8%
Haunstrup8%
O'Keefe0%
Rose16%
Lowe25%
Chaplin0%
Evans0%
Pitman8%
Sub - Bennett0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug14
2.Copnor4313
3.eastneydave6
4.storagematt5
5.uspompeyfan4
6.Dorking Pompey3
7.chris19543
8.steaming2
9.Jimsmithswig1
10.ibizanblue1
Vital Football Comment