Date: 14th November 2017 at 8:59am
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A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama.

Sun 14 Nov 1999
Div 1 West Bromwich Albion A 2-3
Whittingham, Awford
Att:11,483
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Sat 14 Nov 1998
Div 1 Grimsby Town A 1-1
Aloisi
Att:6,236
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Sat 14 Nov 1992
Div 1 Watford A 0-0
Att:8,714
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Sat 14 Nov 1987
Div 1 Nottm Forest A 0-5
Att:15,851
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Sat 14 Nov 1981
Div 3 Carlisle Utd H 1-2
Hemmerman
Att:8,858
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Sat 14 Nov 1970
Div 2 Sunderland H 2-1
Trebilcock , Hiron
Att:10,474
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Sat 14 Nov 1964
Div 2 Plymouth Argyle H 0-1
Att:9,050
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Wed 14 Nov 1962
FLC3 Sunderland H 0-0
Att: 13,500
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Sat 14 Nov 1959
Div 2 Scunthorpe Utd H 4-0
Saunders, Harris H, Hayward, Cutler
Att:14,849
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Sat 14 Nov 1953
Div 1 Preston NE H 1-3
Dale
Att:30,731
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Sat 14 Nov 1936
Div 1 Huddersfield H 1-0
McCarthy
Att:20,236
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Sat 14 Nov 1931
Div 1 Huddersfield H 3-2
Weddle, Cook, Easson
Att:16,583
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Sat 14 Nov 1925
Div 2 Clapton Orient H 3-2
Meikle 2, Mackie
Att:12,993
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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.

14/11/1947: Mick Mellows

From the Ed



Happy birthday to Mick Mellows – the Pompey player from the Blues’ past born on this day.

Mellows is known to me pretty well but only by name, I’m sure a good few will recall him though.

Now onto the games previously played.

Played – 13
Won – 5
Drawn – 3
Lost – 5

I recall talking about going to the Grimsby game in 1998 but this didn’t happen with it leaving me with just the one game, the most recent one.

With a friend of mine based in Coventry, and England having a Euro 2000 play-off with Scotland and Lennox Lewis fighting – I think Evander Holyfield – I took in a weekend away to see the lot and completed it with game at the Hawthorns against West Brom in 1999 – that ended in an entertaining enough game, but one we lost.

What are your memories of Mellows 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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2 Replies to “On this day in history…14th November”

  • Just 81….remarkable that was the last game at Fratton on this date, but hardly any games anyway…so no wins but I did see Mellows play & score for us.He was an ex England Amateur international as well

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