Jan 122018
 

On This Day

12 January 2018


Births



1962

Noel Blake

Age 56
Noel Lloyd George Blake is a retired footballer and current coach. He was formerly the head coach of the England national under-19 football team. He played in the Football League for Aston VillaShrewsbury TownBirmingham CityPortsmouthLeeds UnitedStoke CityBradford City and Exeter City, and in the Scottish Football League for Dundee.

Blake played 173 times for Portsmouth scoring 13 goals between 1984 – 1988
1969

Robert Prosinecki

Age 49
Robert Prosinečki is a Croatian football manager and former football midfielder, working as a manager of Bosnia and Herzegovina national team. He is one of the few footballers to have played for both the Spanish rival clubs Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.

Prosinecki played 35 times for Portsmouth scoring 9 goals between 2001 – 2002
1974

Ivica Mornar

Age 44
Ivica Mornar is a retired Croatian footballer.

Mornar played 12 times for Portsmouth scoring 1 goal between 2004 – 2005
1991

Pixie Lott

Age 27
Victoria Louise "PixieLott is an English singer, songwriter, and actress. Her debut single, "Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)", was released in June 2009 and went straight to number one in the UK Singles Chart. Her second single, "Boys and Girls", also topped the UK Singles Chart in September 2009.
1993

Craig MacGillivray

Age 25
Craig MacGillivray is an English professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for League One side Shrewsbury Town. In 2018, MacGillivray became a Portsmouth Football Club player on a two-year deal.


Deaths



2014

Alexandra Bastedo

(Born: 09 Mar 1946)

Died Aged 67
Alexandra Lendon Bastedo was a British actress, best known for her role as secret agent Sharron Macready in the 1968 British espionage/science fiction adventure series The Champions. She has been cited as a sex symbol of the 1960s and 1970s. Bastedo was a vegetarian and animal welfare advocate.


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