Date: 17th May 2017 at 7:47am
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A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama.

Sat 17 May 2008 FAF
Cardiff City A 1-0
Att: 89,874
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Tue 17 May 1977
Div 3 Swindon Town A 3-4
Kamara 2 (2p), Kemp
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Sat 17 May 1947
Div 1 Manchester Utd A 0-3
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From the Ed

No birthdays today so it’s straight onto the games previously played.

Played – 3
Won – 1
Drawn – 0
Lost – 2

Another game with only a handful played – in fact 2 of the 3 games have ended in defeat but the one that REALLY mattered was won.

It’s amazing to think the FA Cup triumph of 2008 is almost a decade ago now – then again with some things that have happened at Pompey since it can feel like a lifetime.

This is the only game I’ve been at – I wasn’t even born when the other two were played – and beating Cardiff 1-0 at Wembley to win the FA Cup is a game I’ll never forget.

Have you taken in any of the games previously played today – if so what are the memories from them?


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2 Replies to “On this day in history…17th May”

  • Like it was yesterday rather than 9 years ago.
    We all have our wonderful memories of the day, an unforgettable moment in all our lives.

  • 08…what to say except it was the biggest day for my entire life of following Pompey,never in my wildest dream that one day that would happen….still Wembley’s largest crowd….etched forever in my heart

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