1948-49 FA Challenge Cup Third Round Portsmouth 7-0 Stockport County

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Jan 8, 1949
Match Type First Team
Competition FA Challenge Cup
Stage Third Round
Kick Off 2.15pm
Venue Fratton Park
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Stockport County
Attendance 33590
Referee S Beasley (Burbage)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 7-0 Stockport County
Home Scorers Phillips 21, 67, Harris 22 ,82, 88, Clarke 41, 65
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Butler Rookes Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Barlow Clarke Phillips Froggatt
Away Line Up Bowles Staniforth Monks McCulloch Easdale Paterson Dainty Walker Swinscoe Herd Brown
Match Summary Barlow sends Phillips clear, then Harris is given time and space as Pompey show their class. Clarke scores from point blank, then two quick goals let the limping Rookes leave the field. Harris nabbed a hat-trick late on, bracketing County’s best effort which was cleared off the line.