35 / Sat Apr 9, 1949 / League / Football League Division One (D1) / Blackpool 1-0 Portsmouth

19490409 Blackpool Away
19490409 Blackpool Away
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Era 1946-1973
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Apr 9, 1949
Match Type First Team
Competition Sponsor
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Match No 35
Stage League
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Bloomfield Road
Home Team Blackpool
Away Team Portsmouth
Attendance 18723
Referee F Green (Wolverhampton)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Blackpool 1-0 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Adams 53
Away Scorers -
Home Line Up Farm Shimwell Suart Fenton Hayward Kelly Adams McCall McIntosh Davidson Wardle
Away Line Up Butler Hindmarsh Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Reid Clarke Phillips Froggatt
Match Summary Adams is offside, claim Pompey, as he runs on to a through-ball and fires past Butler, but there is no doubt Pool deserve the points. As tension mounts Scoular is booked for a foul near the end, and news of Newcastle’s win (4-2 at Derby) means any title celebrations are still on ice.
Source Portsmouth Champions of England, Farmery C, Desert Island Books (2000)
Pompeyrama Blackpool 1-0 Portsmouth
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