1948-49 Football Combination Match 16 Portsmouth 0-2 Arsenal

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Era 1945-1970 : Magnificent to Mediocre
Season 1948-49
Date Sat Oct 23, 1948
Match Type Reserve Team
Competition Football Combination
Stage Match 16
Kick Off 3.00pm
Venue Fratton Park
Weather Fine
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Arsenal
Attendance 13300
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 0-2 Arsenal
Home Scorers None
Away Scorers Vallance, Lashman.
Home Line Up Humpston, Yeuell, Drummond, Bowler, McCoy, Thompson, Brown, Delapenha, Clarke, Elder, Parker.
Away Line Up Platt, Wade, Chenhall, Farquhar, Fields, Horsfield, Holland, Kelly, Goring, Lishman, Vallance.
Match Summary The largest crowd for a reserve game at Fratton Park so far this season had a big disappointment when they saw Pompey Reserves lose their unbeaten home record to Arsenal.