1948-49 Football League Division One (D1) Match 12 Aston Villa 1-1 Portsmouth

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Oct 9, 1948
Match Type First Team
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Stage Match 12
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Villa Park
Weather Not known
Home Team Aston Villa
Away Team Portsmouth
Attendance 57649
Referee R Burgess (Reading)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Aston Villa 1-1 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Mulraney 72
Away Scorers Reid 66
Home Line Up Jones Ashton Cummings Dorsett Parkes Lowe Mulraney Brown Ford Edwards Smith
Away Line Up Butler Rookes Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Barlow Reid Phillips Froggatt
Match Summary A large Pompey following sees lowly Villa have a let off when Reid heads home, only for the referee to rule Froggatt had crossed from behind the goal-line. Villa crack when Reid wriggles through and rounds the keeper, but Mulraney levels with a fierce shot from the edge of the area.