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Era 1946-1973
Season 1949-50
Date Wed Aug 24, 1949
Match Type First Team
Competition Sponsor
Competition Football League Division One (D1)
Match No 2
Stage League
Kick Off 6.30pm
Venue Fratton Park
Home Team Portsmouth
Away Team Manchester City
Attendance 43965
Referee W Muller (London)
Status Completed after 90 minutes
Final Score Portsmouth 1-1 Manchester City
Home Scorers Reid 36p
Away Scorers Munro 37
Home Line Up Butler Yeuell Ferrier Scoular Flewin Dickinson Harris Reid Clarke
Away Line Up Powell Williams Westwood Walsh Fagan Emptage Linacre Munro Smith
Match Summary This game should have been won by half-time, but Pompey miss three chances and only had Reid’s penalty when Walsh handled a cross to show. Within moments Munro netted after a scramble. Late on Pompey might have had a second pen. Powell (19) made City debut in goal.
Source Portsmouth Champions of England, Farmery C, Desert Island Books (2000)
Pompeyrama Portsmouth 1-1 Manchester City
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