1948-49 Football Combination Match 7 Portsmouth 4-0 Cardiff City

19480915 Official Programme Cardiff City Home FC
19480915 Official Programme Cardiff City Home FC
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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Wed Sep 15, 1948
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination
Stage Match 7
Kick Off 5.45pm
Venue Fratton Park
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Cardiff City
Attendance 5000
Referee Mr L C Brown (Salisbury)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 4-0 Cardiff City
Home Scorers Delapenha 2, Asher 2.
Away Scorers None
Home Line Up Humpston, Yeuell, Drummond, Bowler, McCoy, Foxton, Brown, Delapenha, Asher, Elder, Parker.
Away Line Up Canning, Nibloe, McBennett, Moore, Evans, Pembery, Gilchrist, Denyer, Barrie, Davies, Price. (Line-up taken from Programme)
Match Summary For three quarters of the game the crowd were bored by a very mediocre display, but Pompey at last settled down, and scored four times in the last quarter.