34 / Wed Apr 6, 1949 / League / Football League Division One (D1) / Newcastle United 0-5 Portsmouth

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Era 1946-1973
Season 1948-49
Date Wed Apr 6, 1949
Match Type First Team
Competition Sponsor
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Match No 34
Stage League
Kick Off 6.00pm
Venue St James Park (Newcastle)
Home Team Newcastle United
Away Team Portsmouth
Attendance 60611
Referee W Dellow (Croydon)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Newcastle United 0-5 Portsmouth
Home Scorers None
Away Scorers Froggatt 6, 34, 87, Harris 37, 82
Home Line Up Fairbrother Cowell Batty Harvey Brennan Dodgin Walker Robledo Stobbart Taylor Mitchell
Away Line Up Butler Hindmarsh Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Reid Clarke Phillips Froggatt
Match Summary Pompey tighten their title grip with five headed goals, making their nearest rivals look ordinary. The pick is Froggatt’s diving effort to make it 2-0, settling the team after a tricky spell. Only Scoular – ‘still prone to keep the ball too close’ according to ‘Ranger’ – comes in for any criticism.
Source Portsmouth Champions of England, Farmery C, Desert Island Books (2000)
Pompeyrama Newcastle United 0-5 Portsmouth
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