1948-49 Football Combination Match 1 Portsmouth 5-0 Bristol Rovers

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Aug 21, 1948
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination
Stage Match 1
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Fratton Park
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Bristol Rovers
Attendance 8600
Referee R Rogers (Southampton)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 5-0 Bristol Rovers
Home Scorers Delapenha (2), Juliussen, Beale Thompson
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Dore, Yeuell, Drummond, Neave, Bowler, Thompson, Brown, Delapenha, Juliussen, Beale, Parker.
Away Line Up Eddolls, Parkes, Dodds, Harrison, Winters, Morgan, Bush, Laing, Hawkins, Lockier, Watling.
Match Summary Pompey Reserves started off with a fine win over Bristol Rovers, and the crowd saw them give a much superior exhibition of football craft.