Nov 012017

Famous Births and Deaths on this day in history



1964 – Paul Wood

Paul Wood is an English former footballer who played as a right-sided attacking midfielder in the Football League for Portsmouth, Brighton & Hove Albion, Sheffield United and Bournemouth. He played in Hong Kong for Happy Valley and on his return joined Havant & Waterlooville in September 1998, was the club’s Player Of The Year in 2001, and retired at the end of the 2002–03 season.

Wood played 95 times for Portsmouth scoring 14 goals between 1983 – 1996

Age 53

1994 – Matty Kennedy

Matthew Kennedy is a Scottish footballer who plays as a winger for League One side Portsmouth, on loan from Championship club Cardiff City.

He began his career at Kilmarnock, and represented Scotland at all youth international levels. He was sold to Everton in August 2012, and was loaned out to Tranmere Rovers, Milton Keynes Dons, and Hibernian, before being sold on to Cardiff City in February 2015. Initially a first team regular at Cardiff, he was dropped in the 2015–16 season and joined Port Vale on loan in January 2016, and then Plymouth Argyle on loan in January 2017. He helped Plymouth to achieve promotion out of EFL League Two at the end of the 2016–17 season. He joined Portsmouth on loan for the 2017–18 season.

Age 23

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