1948-49 Football League Division One (D1) Match 39 Bolton Wanderers 1-2 Portsmouth

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Apr 23, 1949
Match Type First Team
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Stage Match 39
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Burnden Park
Home Team Bolton Wanderers
Away Team Portsmouth
Attendance 28816
Referee H Hoxley (Kent)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Bolton Wanderers 1-2 Portsmouth
Home Scorers Roberts 82
Away Scorers Harris 3, Clarke 25
Home Line Up Elvy Roberts Banks Howe Barrass Murphy Moir Dillon Lofthouse Bradley McShane
Away Line Up Butler Hindmarsh Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Reid Clarke Phillips Froggatt
Match Summary Pompey are Champions after their rivals drop points, but Roberts’ late goal makes Pompey fight for the crucial victory after Clarke and Harris had set each other up early on. The team is celebrating tonight with a meal in London, before a coach ride back to the city early tomorrow.