Apr 252018

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Jimmy Dickinson1925Died : 8 Nov 1982Aged 57

Jimmy Dickinson was an English footballer.

Dickinson holds the record for number of league appearances for Portsmouth (764).

He was part of the team that won successive league championships in 1948–49 and 1949–50. He went on to win 48 caps for England, making him Portsmouth's most capped English player of all time. During his record 845 club appearances for Pompey and his 48 England caps he was never once booked or sent off, earning him the nickname Gentleman Jim.

He played 834 times for Portsmouth scoring 10 goals between 1946 – 1965. He was Portsmouth manager between 1977 – 1979
Björn Ulvaeus1945Age 73

Björn Ulvaeus is a Swedish songwriter, producer, a member of the Swedish musical group ABBA, and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!. He co-produced the film Mamma Mia! with fellow ABBA member and close friend Benny Andersson.
David Hughes1960Age 58

David Hughes is an English keyboardist who played in different new wave bands including OMD, and later became successful making music for films.
Gina Torres1969Age 49

Gina Torres is an American television and movie actress. She has appeared in many television series, including Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, the short-lived Cleopatra 2525, Alias, Firefly, Angel, 24, Suits, The Shield, and Westworld.

She starred opposite Chris Rock in the feature film I Think I Love My Wife, as Carla in the independent film South of Pico, and she reprised her Firefly role in its feature film sequel Serenity. Since 2011, she has had a main role on the USA Network series Suits as Jessica Pearson. She and her husband Laurence Fishburne played a married couple on the NBC television series Hannibal.
Jason Lee1970Age 48

Jason Lee is an American actor, photographer, producer, skateboarder and comedian. He is best known for his roles as Earl Hickey in the television comedy series My Name Is Earl, David Seville in the live action/CGI Alvin and the Chipmunks, and the voice of Syndrome in The Incredibles. He is also known for his roles in Kevin Smith films such as Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Jersey Girl, Clerks II, and Cop Out.
Bryn Morris1996Age 22

Bryn Morris is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender or midfielder for League One club Portsmouth.
Sylvain Deslandes1997Age 21

Sylvain Deslandes is a professional footballer who plays as a defender for Segunda División B club FC Jumilla on loan from English club Wolverhampton Wanderers. He has represented France at under-16 through under-20 level.

He played 2 times for Portsmouth in 2018.

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