1948-49 Football League Division One (D1) Match 38 Birmingham City 3-0 Portsmouth

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Mon Apr 18, 1949
Match Type First Team
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Stage Match 38
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue St Andrews
Home Team Birmingham City
Away Team Portsmouth
Attendance 29983
Referee W Edwards (Yeovil)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Birmingham City 3-0 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Stewart 32, Badham 68, Hindmarsh (og) 80
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Merrick Mardonal Green Dornan Duckhouse Ferris Berry Jordan Badham Stewart Laing
Away Line Up Butler Hindmarsh Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Reid Clarke Phillips Parker
Match Summary Dickinson's cut head on half-time means he has to swap with Phillips and Pompey never look like getting back into it. City score three for the first time since December, Hindmarsh's back-pass completing the rout. Newcastle go down 2-3 at 'Boro, meaning two more points should do.