30 / Sat Mar 5, 1949 / League / Football League Division One (D1) / Portsmouth 3-0 Aston Villa

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Era 1946-1973
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Mar 5, 1949
Match Type First Team
Competition Sponsor
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Match No 30
Stage League
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Fratton Park
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Aston Villa
Attendance 34264
Referee R Burgess (Reading)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 3-0 Aston Villa
Home Scorers Phillips 35, 63, Froggatt 87
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Butler Yeuell Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Barlow Clarke Phillips Froggatt
Away Line Up Rutherford Parkes Cummings Powell Martin Moss Gibson Dixon Ford Dorsett Smith
Match Summary Villa’s recent run of form comes to an abrupt halt. Phillips nods home at the second attempt, then he makes the points safe with a 30-yard shot on the spin. Froggatt’s diving header rounds things off, while boss Jackson was elsewhere, with two directors, watching a potential signing.
Source Portsmouth Champions of England, Farmery C, Desert Island Books (2000)
Pompeyrama Portsmouth 3-0 Aston Villa
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