Date: 31st August 2011 at 8:56am
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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 31 Aug 2002
Div 1 Brighton H 4-2
Taylor, Merson p, Todorov, Crowe
Att:19,031
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Mon 31 Aug 1998
Div 1 Queens Park Rangers H 3-0
Aloisi, McLoughlin, Phillips
Att:12,106
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Tue 31 Aug 1993
AIC Bristol City H 3-1
Burns, Daniel, Powell
Att: 2,318
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Sat 31 Aug 1991
Div 2 Middlesbrough A 0-2
Att:12,320
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Mon 31 Aug 1987
Div 1 West Ham Utd H 2-1
Dillon 2 (1p)
Att:16,104
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Sat 31 Aug 1985
Div 2 Norwich City H 2-0
Morgan 2
Att:15,504
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Wed 31 Aug 1983
FLC1:1 Hereford Utd A 2-3
Hateley, Dillon p
Att: 4,631
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Tue 31 Aug 1982
FLC1:1 Crystal Palace A 0-2
Att: 6,631
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Wed 31 Aug 1977
FLC2 Leicester City H 2-0
Green, Kemp
Att: 13,842
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Sat 31 Aug 1974
Div 2 Leyton Orient A 1-1
Reynolds
Att:6,861
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Sat 31 Aug 1968
Div 2 Cardiff City H 1-3
Trebilcock
Att:21,871
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Sat 31 Aug 1963
Div 2 Swindon Town H 1-4
Saunders
Att:21,975
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Wed 31 Aug 1960
Div 2 Luton Town H 3-2
Saunders 2, Newman
Att:15,176
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Sat 31 Aug 1957
Div 1 Preston NE A 0-4
Att:22,429
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Wed 31 Aug 1955
Div 1 Wolves A 1-3
Henderson
Att:40,000
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Wed 31 Aug 1949
Div 1 Manchester City A 0-1
Att:32,631
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Sat 31 Aug 1946
Div 1 Blackburn Rovers H 3-1
Reid 2, 1 og
Att:30,926
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Wed 31 Aug 1938
Div 1 Blackpool H 1-0
Wharton
Att:24,998
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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…

31/8/1947: Ian Collard

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