Date: 26th September 2017 at 7:51am
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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 26 Sep 2015
League Two Bristol Rovers A 2-1
Evans, Stockley
Att:8,555
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Sun 26 Sep 2004
PL Everton H 0-1
Att:20,125
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Tue 26 Sep 2000
FLC2:2 Blackburn Rovers H 1-1
Nightingale
Att: 2,731
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Sat 26 Sep 1998
Div 1 Sunderland H 1-1
Igoe
Att:17,022
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Tue 26 Sep 1989
Div 2 West Ham Utd H 0-1
Att:12,632
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Sat 26 Sep 1987
Div 1 Wimbledon H 2-1
Quinn, Sandford
Att:13,088
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Sat 26 Sep 1981
Div 3 Bristol City H 2-0
Tait, Berry
Att:10,203
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Tue 26 Sep 1978
Div 4 Wigan Athletic H 1-0
Davey
Att:13,902
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Sat 26 Sep 1970
Div 2 Leicester City A 0-2
Att:25,613
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Sat 26 Sep 1964
Div 2 Derby County A 0-4
Att:13,120
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Sat 26 Sep 1959
Div 2 Ipswich Town H 0-2
Att:16,646
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Sat 26 Sep 1953
Div 1 Manchester City A 1-2
Reid
Att:35,691
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Sat 26 Sep 1936
Div 1 Sheffield Wednesday A 0-0
Att:20,312
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Sat 26 Sep 1931
Div 1 West Bromwich Albion H 0-1
Att:19,273
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Sat 26 Sep 1925
Div 2 Sheffield Wednesday A 2-4
Martin, Haines
Att:22,966
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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.

26/9/1933: John Davies
26/9/1944: Alan Stephenson
26/9/1979: Jon Harley

From the Ed



Happy birthday to John Davies, Alan Stephenson and Jon Harley – the Pompey players from the Blues’ past born on this day.

Davies and Stephenson were both before my time and not really known to me, the former most likely wasn’t seen by many, if any.

I do recall the spell of Harley but his days with clubs before his time at Fratton Park are what he’ll be best recalled for – he did ok though.

Now onto the games previously played.

Played – 15
Won – 4
Drawn – 3
Lost – 8

Awful day, all being well it’ll improve this evening when Bristol Rovers come to Fratton.

I’ll not be at the Park tonight so the visit from Sunderland in 1998 – which ended in a draw – will remain my only game.

What are your memories of Davies – probably too early for anyway, Stephenson and/or Harley 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?

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One Reply to “On this day in history…26th September”

  • 1987 & a battling home win in Div 1, a rare success. There in 1989, 1998 & 2004. Ironically we won at Bristol Rovers 2 years ago & we top of Div 2.

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