1948-49 Football League Division One (D1) Match 33 Portsmouth 3-2 Liverpool

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Apr 2, 1949
Match Type First Team
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Stage Match 33
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Fratton Park
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Liverpool
Attendance 35013
Referee H Hartley (Chelmsford)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 3-2 Liverpool
Home Scorers Clarke 22, Harris 25, Phillips 48
Away Scorers Stubbins 54, Paisley 57
Home Line Up Butler Hindmarsh Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Reid Clarke Phillips Froggatt
Away Line Up Sidlow Shepherd Lambert Williams Hughes Paisley Payne Balmer Stubbins Done Liddell
Match Summary Pompey have 20 top-flight wins for the first time. Clarke glances home from a corner to open, then Harris’s pace allows him to get clear and steer home. Phillips drive seems to have sealed it, but Stubbins and Paisley take advantage of some slack defending to set up a tense finale.