Pompey Nostalgia: Three sent off for Blues at Bramall Lane

On this day in 1986, Three Pompey players were sent off in a Second Division match against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

Tuesday, 13th December 2016, 5:59 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:37 pm
Billy Gilbert, left, with Noel Blake

Billy Gilbert saw red for dissent, Kevin Dillon was sent off for two bookings and Mick Tait received his marching orders for an off-the-field incident involving the Blades’ Peter Beagrie.

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The former Everton winger was also sent off for his part in the incident.

Given their numerical advantage, the home side won the match 1-0.