1948-49 Football League Division One (D1) Match 29 Sheffield United 3-1 Portsmouth

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Feb 19, 1949
Match Type First Team
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Stage Match 29
Kick Off 2.30pm
Venue Bramall Lane
Home Team Sheffield United
Away Team Portsmouth
Attendance 42876
Referee A Colley (Worcester)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Sheffield United 3-1 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Hitchen 12, Hagan 48, Collindridge 75
Away Scorers Froggatt 2
Home Line Up Butler Yeuell Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Froggatt Barlow Clarke Phillips Parker
Away Line Up White Bailey Cox Hitchen Latham Shaw Jones Hagan Smith Brook Collindridge
Match Summary Pompey fail to impress the watching FA international selection committee chairman. Froggatt scores from close in, only for Hitchen to level from 20 yards. Injured Flewin isn’t there for the re-start, but when he returns, Hagan has already flashed home. Collindridge makes it safe.