1948-49 Football League Division One (D1) Match 10 Portsmouth 3-0 Sheffield United

19480925 Football Mail Page 8
19480925 Football Mail Page 8
See more related items


Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Sep 25, 1948
Match Type First Team
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Stage Match 10
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Fratton Park
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Sheffield United
Attendance 36240
Referee A Tolley (Worcester)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 3-0 Sheffield United
Home Scorers Phillips 9, Harris 54, 89
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Butler Rookes Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Barlow Reid Phillips Froggatt
Away Line Up Smith Furniss Parkin Jackson Latham Young Jones Thompson Hitchin Ross Collindridge
Match Summary The South Stand is shut at 1.30 pm on a warm afternoon and the crowd is cheered when Phillips races away to place a cross-shot past Smith. Without displaying their usual fluency, Harris makes it 2-0 driving home after his initial shot hit the keeper, then he wraps it up at the death.