1948-49 Football League Division One (D1) Match 37 Portsmouth 5-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Apr 16, 1949
Match Type First Team
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Stage Match 37
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Fratton Park
Weather Fine
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Wolverhampton Wanderers
Attendance 44225
Referee A Blythe (London)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 5-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Home Scorers Phillips 6, Reid 44, 48, Clarke 7, 70
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Butler Hindmarsh Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Reid Clarke Phillips Froggatt
Away Line Up Williams Springthorpe Pritchard Crooks Chatham Baxter Hancocks Forbes Wilshaw Dunn Smith
Match Summary Shirt-sleeved fans see Phillips fire home and quick-thinking Clarke nip in to score. Butler is redundant in a first half which ends with Reid crashing home Ferrier’s pass. Another thunderbolt makes it four, then Harris and Scoular set up Clarke to net Pompey’s 50th at Fratton so far.