9 / Sat Sep 18, 1948 / League / Football League Division One (D1) / Manchester City 1-1 Portsmouth

19480918 Official Programme Manchester City Away
19480918 Official Programme Manchester City Away
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Era 1946-1973
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Sep 18, 1948
Match Type First Team
Competition Sponsor
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Match No 9
Stage League
Kick Off 3.30pm
Venue Maine Road
Home Team Manchester City
Away Team Portsmouth
Attendance 51590
Referee V Rae (London)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Manchester City 1-1 Portsmouth
Home Scorers McMorran 1
Away Scorers Reid 65
Home Line Up Swift Sproston Westwood Fagan McDowell Walsh Oakes Smith McMorran Linacre Clarke
Away Line Up Butler Rookes Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Barlow Reid Phillips Froggatt
Match Summary A coachload of fans who had travelled overnight welcome the team, but they are stunned by McMorran’s opener after Oakes hit the bar. Reid saves it, reacting first when Harris’ shot is blocked after Swift misjudges a corner. Late on the post denies him a second and the bar Barlow.
Source Portsmouth Champions of England, Farmery C, Desert Island Books (2000)
Pompeyrama Manchester City 1-1 Portsmouth
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